Our dedicated staff is comprised of therapists with different backgrounds and strengths. Whether for you or for a family member, we have the experience to meet your specific needs.
You will receive highly personalized, specialized, sensitive, and confidential attention under the care of all of our providers!
Anthony Aquino, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Director
Dr. Anthony Aquino has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Aquino is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Dr. Aquino has over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults. He has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings including inpatient hospitals, outpatient treatment programs, public and private school settings, and residential treatment facilities. Dr. Aquino is trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy, family systems theory, as well as art and play therapy for children. Dr. Aquino also works with a multitude of individual clinical issues including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, depressive disorders, eating disorders, self-injury, substance abuse, trauma-related issues, learning disabilities, and social skill deficits. In addition to his individual and couples counseling work, Dr. Aquino is currently conducting social skills groups for children and adolescents.
Nancy Goodman, LCSW
Nancy Goodman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is the clinical director of A Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy Services, L.L.C. She has over 35 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Ms. Goodman is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems therapy, and marriage counseling. She works with many clinical issues including anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, grief recovery, and women’s issues. She believes strongly in the importance of incorporating humor into one’s life, and when appropriate into the therapy. Ms. Goodman is fluent in Spanish. She is well versed in both the trials and triumphs of working toward individual, marital, and family harmony. Ms. Goodman is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Linda Friedricks, LCSW
Linda Friedricks is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 38 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and families. She received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 1975. Ms Friedricks did her post-graduate work in analytic psychotherapy at the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy in New York City. She has a repertoire of therapeutic skills, which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and EMDR (trauma recovery work). Ms. Friedricks also helps clients with stress reduction, utilizing tools including meditation, mindfulness, and visualization. She works with many clinical issues such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bereavement, trauma, and addiction. Ms. Friedricks is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Michael Calderon, LCSW, LCADC
Michael Calderon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). He has abundant experience working with adults, youth, couples and families. As a former teacher, Mr. Calderon has extensive knowledge of Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and 504 Plans (Americans with Disabilities Amendment). Mr. Calderon draws from a multitude of therapeutic theories in his clinical practice such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Family Systems theory and mindfulness techniques. Mr. Calderon specializes in treating substance use disorders as well as co-occurring disorders. Additionally, he has extensive experience treating anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, Attention and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), trauma, and adverse childhood experiences. Mr. Calderon is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Rachel Borisow, LCSW
Rachel Borisow is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She has extensive clinical experience providing mental health and counseling services to adults, couples, families, adolescents, and children. Ms. Borisow applies a humanistic, strengths-based approach to understand each person’s experiences, strengths, and struggles. Ms. Borisow is a careful listener and helps to identify a person’s needs, wishes, goals, and potential obstacles. Ms. Borisow has abundant experience with a variety of treatment modalities, including but not limited to cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, psychodynamic, and family systems approaches. She is a certified practitioner in DBT and emotional freedom techniques. Additionally, Ms. Borisow has extensive experience treating depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, anger management issues, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, borderline personality disorder, relationship problems, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and many other barriers to achieving positive physical and mental health. Ms. Borisow possesses over a decade of experience providing community and clinical supports through working in tandem with NJ’s Division of Developmental Disabilities, as well as clinical work in NJ School systems with a knowledge base in special education and navigating the IEP (Individual Education Plan) or 504 Plan processes. This includes experience working with children diagnosed with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Ms. Borisow is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Philip Yucht, PhD, Practice Manager
Dr. Philip Yucht is the practice manager for A Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy Services, L.L.C. He is the former director of the practice and worked for 48 years as a mental health clinician. Dr. Yucht holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Seton Hall University and a Master’s degree in social work from Columbia University. Dr Yucht is a retired member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the New Jersey Society for Clinical Social Work.