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Psychotherapy Associates of New Jersey, LLP

Office: 216 Dayton St., Suite #1, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Note: New



Susan D. Gerstley


  • MSW: New York University, Silver School of Social Work

  • MBA: Northwestern University, J. L. Kellogg Graduate School

  • Board Member: New Jersey State Society for Clinical Social Work.

  • Board Member: New York State Society for Clinical Social Work

  • NASW New Jersey, Private Practice Subgroup

At various points in our lives, we all face difficult life transitions, workplace challenges and periods of adjustment.

I will guide you through difficult times, helping you turn them into opportunities to grow and become stronger, happier, and emotionally healthier.

I am uniquely qualified to leverage years of "real-world" experience as a corporate executive with years of experience as a therapist to help you achieve your goals. (see FAQs)

Phone: (201) 580-1449

The approach I use is collaborative, non-judgemental and individually tailored for maximum personal and professional growth.

  • Adult, Adolescents, and Couples

  • Anxiety, Stress, and Depression

  • Coping with Life Transitions: chronic illness, death of a loved one, becoming a parent, living with adolescent children, marital or separation issues, empty nest, retirement, etc.

  • Professional Development:  work related challenges, career transitions, job loss, workplace conflict, starting a new job/career

  • Managing life changes associated with COVID in home and professional environments

Serving Allendale, Franklin Lakes, Hillsdale, Oradell, Ridgewood, Saddle River, Upper Saddle River, Woodcliff Lake, Washington Township, Wyckoff and neighboring towns in Bergen and Rockland Counties.  Secure, tele-conferencing and/or phone sessions are also available.

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