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“I really felt like I was doomed to be depressed forever - like I couldn’t even remember what it was like NOT to be depressed.  But the therapist I saw helped pretty quickly - she gave me hope, right in the first session”.

-Bethany A., age 32

About Us

IPG Counseling - the Institute for Personal Growth - has led New Jersey in providing expert outpatient psychotherapy and counseling since 1983, and now also offers services in New York City.  We blend heart and mind:  compassionate, client-focused counseling informed by the latest in brain science and evidence-based treatment approaches.

We treat individuals, couples, families and children for problems ranging from depression and anxiety to addictions, relationship problems, sexual problems and life crises.  Our client population is diverse in background and types of problems.  We have a sub-specialty in sex therapy and we are internationally known for our work with the L/G/B/T/Q communities and other lifestyle and sexual minorities.  In addition, we also provide Special Education testing and evaluation services for children with disabilities.

Our group private practice includes more than three dozen counselors, therapists and Certified Sex Therapists.  We maintain day and evening hours - six days a week - and work with many insurance plans.  Our three offices in NJ and our new offices in NYC are convenient to south/central and northern New Jersey and all of New York City, including Bergen County,  Essex CountyHudson County, Mercer County, Middlesex CountyMonmouth County, Morris County, Somerset County and Union County.