Paul Russomanno

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate Counselor

Paul Russomanno

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate Counselor

Professions: Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Ashley Appleton, Psy.D, LPC, 37pc00685500
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate Counselor - 37AC00533900
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • AllWays Health Partners
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • Meritain/Weyco
  • Meritain Health
  • Optum
  • Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
  • UMR
  • United
  • United Health Care
  • United Healthcare Student Resources
Fees: $100-$200 per session
Free 15-minute consultation
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

Newark, New Jersey 07102

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My Approach to Helping

Disputes. Disconnection. Disagreement. Whatever you want to call it, conflict is a reality of every relationship. It’s impossible for people to agree on everything, so we all eventually find ourselves in situations where our needs, values, and perspectives differ from the people in our lives.

Some of us shy away from difficult conversations, while others are quick to become aggressive or escalate the situation. If it isn’t handled in a healthy way, conflict can rupture bonds. My practice focuses on empowering people to work through conflict constructively using a practical approach emphasizing healthy interpersonal connection.

Instead of distancing ourselves, we can create opportunities to grow and establish more trusting, satisfying relationships.

More Info About My Practice

I’m an adventurer who loves traveling and exploring. I’ve gone backpacking through Europe twice and visited 10 countries so far.

Traveling and experiencing so many different cultures has taught me a lot about life. One of the lessons I’ve learned along the way is that taking risks empowers us to grow into the person we’ve always wanted to be. The more risks you take, even if they are small, the more confident and resilient you become. The same is true in therapy.

I also believe everyone has a story to tell. How we perceive our story is part of who we are and how we view the obstacles in front of us. Retelling and reframing your story can help you confidently approach and move past these obstacles.

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Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I work with older teenagers and adults experiencing conflict, which can contribute to anxiety, depression, and adjustment issues. Many of my clients are in transitional life phases when miscommunications and disagreements are most likely to emerge—especially with loved ones. I offer practical skills for communicating through conflict so clients can fully express themselves, feel understood, and use the situation as an opportunity to build the relationship.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Parenting
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Workplace Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Narrative Therapy

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