Vanessa H. Chafos, M.A., LPC

Vanessa H. Chafos, M.A., LPC

Professions: Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Mental Health Counseling
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Professional Counselor - 37PC00515300
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 25385
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11 Dundar Rd Ste 212
Springfield, NJ 07081
Springfield, New Jersey 07081 - United States
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My approach is highly personalized tailored to an individual's needs in a warm and supportive atmosphere. I am down to earth and direct, yet compassionate, empathetic, and caring. I will work with you in a way that builds on your strengths and potential, as well as challenges you to take your life to the next level. I strive to understand the special needs of each individual in order to enhance one's growth and development, while embracing a multicultural sensitive atmosphere. The most effective therapy environment I find is one of mutual trust, respect, and collaboration. My treatment approaches are based on sound contemporary scientific models of human cognition, behavior, and established methods of psychotherapy. Furthermore, I believe in the importance in staying up to date with the most efficacious treatment modalities. My commitment is to provide you with the highest quality service in order to help you achieve your goals in therapy and live a more meaningful life.

Email or Call Vanessa H. Chafos, M.A., LPC at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 25385

More Info About My Practice

For individuals who have difficulty attending daytime appointments, I do offer day evening appointments. Appointments can be made by phone, email, or through my website (see link on side of page).

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I have acquired experiences over the past years working with individuals in outpatient, residential, intensive outpatient, and inpatient settings. I am a trauma informed therapist and have treated individuals who have experienced stress, trauma, and PTSD. I also have training working with a variety of individuals ranging from mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, women's issues, addictions, relationship issues, and grief. I bring a variety of techniques to assist one in the growth process, and realization of strengths and goals. I believe in the importance in staying up to date with the most efficacious treatment modalities.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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