• I have thirty years of experience and training in helping adolescents and adults struggling with clinical issues (depression, anxiety, trauma, low self-esteem, addictions and body image), and environmental challenges (parenting, divorce, intimate partner abuse, illness, caring for aging parents). I listen to you, and then together we will strategize and
    problem-solve to help you perform at your best.


  • The interplay between the emotional and the physical is palpable. Talk and action go hand in hand. By identifying the core challenges that impede your effectiveness, I help you find solutions. Treatment is customized to find the right evidence-based interventions for you, whether through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, family systems, or psychodynamic techniques.


  • To find the right therapist, you must find the right fit, and then work toward your goals in partnership with your chosen professional.


  • I am a sought-after trainer and supervisor, widely respected in the field for my extensive knowledge of trauma, child abuse and domestic violence, and successful interventions with depressed and anxious clients.


  • As an organizational consultant, I am able to draw upon my 15 years as Executive Director, successfully operating and expanding Jewish Family Service of Bergen and North Hudson and the Family Service Bureau of Newark during financially challenging times. 


  • In expanding my Bergen and Essex County practice,
    Core Counseling, LLC, I am fulfilling my dream—
    promoting wellness and core emotional and physical
    strength in each of my clients.


er, MSW, LCSW, LCADC - Author of Strategies for Sanity Blog
“Lisa is knowledgeable, intuitive and sensitive to her clients’ core issues. Her honesty and integrity come through in everything she does. Our consultation over the years has contributed enormously to the accomplished therapist I am today.”

Bob H., NY, NY

“You are such a blessing in my life, Lisa. There is no possible way to thank you enough for helping me along this journey.”

Esther Y., Demerest, NJ


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