Milissa Aronson,Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Milissa Aronson,Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - 44SC05427000
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Fees: $175 per session. Sessions typically range 45-55 minutes. Free 15-minute phone consultation.
Free Initial Phone Consultation
Evening Availability


467 Springfield Avenue
Suite 203-204
Summit, New Jersey 07901

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My Approach to Helping

Everyone has the capacity to grow and change at any time. Some days we can give it 110%. Some days good enough needs to be good enough. Sometimes we need to know when to give ourselves a break. Finding this balance can be our toughest challenge. We are often our toughest critic! I believe that some of the most important work we can do in therapy is to make peace with ourselves and our inner critic, but also know that many people come to therapy when they are feeling so overwhelmed that getting through the day can feel daunting. My work helps clients incorporate seamless habits into their existing routines so that they can feel some quick relief from stress and anxiety and have tools that they can easily use to relax when needed. As they start to feel better, we work on increasing self-understanding and recognizing patterns to make sustainable life changes. Confronting our inner critic in therapy can be hard work and scary at times but is worth the effort!

More Info About My Practice

I take a collaborative approach in my work and believe that you are the best expert on yourself. Together, we will develop a treatment plan that will help you reach your goals in a way that best fits your needs. My overall therapeutic approach is relational, where my goal is to help you gain a better understanding of the way you perceive things and react in relationships and draw connections to how your past experiences may impact current your current situation so that you can sustain lasting, improved change. This can be accomplished through Talk Therapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), HeartMath self-regulation techniques, or a combination of all of these methods.

While making a sustainable change may take a little time, I understand that, like many people, you may be starting therapy at a time when you are really struggling and want to feel better quickly. To help speed the process along, I will provide you with mindfulness techniques and coping skills that fit within your lifestyle in our early sessions so that you can start to feel better and be able to focus your time in therapy addressing the underlying issues that initially triggered your symptoms.

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Services I Provide

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    In addition to working with adults, I also work with High School and College athletes to address mental health and performance issues related to or impacting their sport.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Breakup
  • Control Issues
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Inadequacy
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Perfectionism
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Stress

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