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 My therapist 'got me' right away.
I was able to open up - and
her counseling lifted a huge weight
off my shoulders. 

Margaret Nichols, PhDTherapy in Highland ParkNew jersey Therapist

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Expert Therapy and Counseling in NJ

The Institute for Personal Growth - IPG Counseling - is the leading provider of effective, compassionate psychotherapy & counseling in New Jersey (NJ). We have more than three dozen therapists and counselors in NJ at three locations: Highland Park, Jersey City and Freehold, and new offices in New York City. We offer day and evening hours for providing quality NJ therapy and counseling six days a week. Although we are not in-network with insurance companies, we do accept assignment of benefits.

Best Matched Counselors

We provide individual, child, family, marriage, and couples counseling in NJ and NYC offices for problems ranging from depression and anxiety to addictions, marriage and relationship conflict to life crises. IPG can provide the therapist or counselor best matched to your needs. In addition to these general therapy and counseling services, we are the largest provider of sex therapy in New Jersey and surrounding regions. Since our founding in 1983, IPG counselors are well known for their expertise and work with LGBT and other sex and gender-diverse communities.

Supportive New Jersey Counseling

The majority of our clients come for our general services. We are well known for providing expert therapy in NJ and NYC for individual, family, child, relationship, couples, and marriage counseling needs, all provided in a caring, supportive environment. It doesn’t matter if you suffer from trauma and PTSD, work problems, stress or are just going through a difficult period. Due to the wide range of expertise and training of all IPG counselors and therapists in New Jersey, plus our extensive choice of locations and hours, we can quickly arrange an appointment with the counselor or therapist best for your needs. This enables you to obtain the best therapy and counseling in NJ, starting down the path to well-being as fast as possible.

To set an appointment with a therapist or counselor New Jersey close to you, please call 800-379-9220.

News & Eventsread more news here »

Apr 10, 2014

IPG staff attended a training on the 5th edition of the therapist "Bible" - the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (the DSM).  Trainings like this ensure we are up-to-date with changes in insurance reporting and practices in the field.  The training was provided by IPG's own Manda Gatto, LCSW.

Mar 31, 2014

Dr. Nichols again attended the annual SSTAR (Society for Sex Therapy and Research) conference, held in Pittsburgh this year.  Dr. Nichols and other IPG staff regularly attend professional conferences to keep our sex therapy practice current and on the cutting edge.  They exchange the latest research, exchange ideas and occasionally make presentations themselves.

Feb 15, 2014

The move of our Highland Park office is complete!  We're getting settled in now and love the extra space, the parking and the new decor!

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