Kristen Merchant,PC

Kristen Merchant,PC

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Professional Counselor - 37PC00814500
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • GEHA Health Plans
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare Student Resources
Weekend Availability


Jersey City, New Jersey 07310

My Approach to Helping

Hi I’m Kristen! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey. I have experience as a therapist in various settings such as PHPIOP, Adolescent Residential, Intensive In-Community, and Outpatient serving clients with a range of diagnoses and levels of acuity. I use an eclectic approach to therapy with my clients with elements of Trauma- Informed approaches, Dialectical Behavioral and Cognitive Behavior Therapies, and am always client-centered. My goal is to always provide my clients with a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive space to sort through life’s ups and downs so that they can reach their goals of better mental health.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Industries & Communities Served

  • LGBTQ+

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Career Issues
  • Depression
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Relationships and Marriage

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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