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Counseling Resources

Living a full life is experiencing many joys and living through times of sorrow. Sharing your life’s journey with someone else can help when life presents unforeseen challenges. Our clergy is available to listen and help you recognize God’s presence each day.

Should you desire to seek counseling outside our church, the links below may be helpful. If you would like to speak with a priest, please call the Parish Office. We also encourage you to contact our Rector directly: 

The Rev. Tim Mulder at tmulder@christchurchshorthills.org

 

Grace Counseling Center

Grace Counseling Center provides professional and affordable counseling services for all areas of your emotional and relational life, including adult & child concerns, couple & family issues, and, when requested, issues related to spirituality and religious faith. For more information, visit gracecounselingctr.com.

 

Emmy McBride, LCSW

Emmy McBride has earned a B.A. from Regis University, an M.S.W. from Fordham University, M.S.W., and graduate certificates in psychotherapy from The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, Center for Self Leadership (Internal Family Systems). With years of experience and training in a variety of approaches, she can work together with you to explore and work through old patterns or unexpected crises. Emmy has found that, by treating yourself with compassion rather than judgment, positive change happens. For more information, visit emmymcbride.com.

 

United Way Caregivers Coalition 

Suburban Essex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren, NJ, Providing care for a loved one’s coping with issues of aging, disability, or mental illness can be overwhelming. There are many resources in the area to support you in your role. The Caregivers Coalition is an effective group that helps caregivers locate the services and support they need. For information, visit UnitedWayNNJ.org or email Jean Funk.

 

Summit Behavioral Health in Florham Park

Just as each individual is unique, each person’s substance abuse problem is different, and therefore no single treatment approach works best for everyone. Summit Behavioral Health is an alcohol and drug rehab that offers personalized addiction treatment programs. They work closely and cooperatively with each client to develop a treatment plan that meets his or her individual needs. Their integrative approach blends today’s most effective treatment strategies with long-standing, evidenced-based techniques to help our clients achieve a lasting recovery. The hallmarks of their approach are integrative and personalized care delivered by an expert team of addiction treatment professionals. Their detox and intensive outpatient programs provide the structure, support and counseling needed to stop using alcohol and drugs and to prevent future relapse. For more information, visit summitbehavioralhealth.com

 

Northern NJ Alcoholics Anonymous

There is a Women’s AA meeting every Thursday at 7 pm at the Christ Church Nursery School.  All are welcome to join the meeting.  To request further information, contact office@christchurchshorthills.org or visit nnjaa.org

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7. For information, visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

 

Crisis Text Line 

Text START to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis. For information, visit crisistextline.org.

 

Center for Life Transitions

Contact Bradley & Sons Funeral Home in Chatham, NJ for information about their bereavement groups. For information, visit bradleyfuneralhomes.com

 

Interregnum

Interregnum is a bereavement support organization in Morristown, NJ, that helps families and individuals. They view loss as a life process and offer comfort, knowledge and hope throughout the grieving process. Even many years after a loss, people come to interregnum to work through their personal grief. For information, visit interregnum.org.

 

Good Grief

Good Grief (Morristown, NJ) provides free bereavement programs for children, teens and adults. The long-standing organization offers many different programs and support services for individuals and families seeking help after loss. For information, visit good-grief.org.

 

 

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