Rolando Watley

MA, LAC, LMFT

Rolando Watley

MA, LAC, LMFT

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapy, Associate Counselor
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Horizon NJ Health
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • United Behavioral Health
  • ValueOptions
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

1050 Wall Street West Suite 310
Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071

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My Approach to Helping

Treatment Approach: Seeking counseling isn’t easy but if you are reading this you have already completed a very important first step. We all need help sometimes, whether it is to share your story with someone or to get more long-term support to move toward your most efficient daily functioning. I believe in creating a friendly and supportive environment to partner with you to create counseling goals. Some of the approaches I use are short term solution focused counseling, person centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness training among others.

Hobbies: I like to make time for traveling, experimenting in the kitchen, streaming a good series, doing anything active, and being outdoors. Most importantly, I enjoy quiet moments.

More Info About My Practice

Experience and Background: I am a New Jersey licensed School Counselor and a Licensed Associate Counselor. I have worked extensively with children, young adults, and parents from diverse backgrounds in a school setting. I began my career as an academic advisor for college students. I realized that I was doing more social, emotional and career counseling than academic advisement and I enjoyed that level of interaction. From there I transitioned into working as a School Counselor with student from grades 1-8 and currently I serve young adults and their families in grades 9-12.

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

Including but not limited to ADHD, Academic Underachievement, Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Career Counseling, Child or Adolescent, Chronic Impulsivity, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gambling, Intellectual Disability, Internet Addiction, LGBTQIA+, Medication Management, Narcissistic Personality, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Peer Relationships, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Suicidal Ideation, Teen Violence, Trauma and PTSD, Video Game Addiction, Weight Loss, Adoption, Bipolar Disorder, Domestic Violence, Grief, Life Coaching, Medical Detox, Oppositional Defiance, Sex Therapy, Sexual Addiction, Substance Abuse, Testing and Evaluation, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Men's Issues, School Issues, Sports Performance, and Stress

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Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Including but not limited to ADHD, Academic Underachievement, Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Career Counseling, Child or Adolescent, Chronic Impulsivity, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gambling, Intellectual Disability, Internet Addiction, LGBTQIA+, Medication Management, Narcissistic Personality, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Peer Relationships, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Suicidal Ideation, Teen Violence, Trauma and PTSD, Video Game Addiction, Weight Loss, Adoption, Bipolar Disorder, Domestic Violence, Grief, Life Coaching, Medical Detox, Oppositional Defiance, Sex Therapy, Sexual Addiction, Substance Abuse, Testing and Evaluation, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Men's Issues, School Issues, Sports Performance, and Stress

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Elder Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • First Responders
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Immigration issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Incest
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Psychosis
  • Racism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Terminal Illness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trichotillomania
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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