Mental health treatment encompasses a wide range of psychological problems, from mild anxiety or depression caused by stress, to incapacitating emotional problems such as schizophrenia, major depression and severe
Unlike other health problems that are treated by a specific healthcare specialty, there are several different mental health professions. Each profession defines its own area of expertise, and these areas overlap considerably.
This website presents information about each of the different mental health professions. The professional groups licensed to provide mental health treatment in New Jersey are:
Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Counselors.
Consult the Health Information Center for more consumer information
related to this specialty
To locate a mental health professional, review
Information about Mental Health Specialties.
All Mental Health Professionals are listed together
with separate a County Directory for each county.