Are you stressed out, feeling depressed, and want to have better connections with others? Does it feel like you will never experience joy or accomplish your goals? Are you struggling with constant worry and concerns about your future? Have you tried to solve the problems in your life on your own and realized you need help from someone else? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you have made the right choice by being here.
And we know this is hard. You've likely been debating seeking help for months, if not years. But we're so glad you found us and have taken a courageous step of seeking help.
We're confident that together we can work to help equip you with the necessary tools to help you face and overcome these challenges. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, or relationship difficulties, it is important that you know you don't have to be alone in this journey. We have the experience to help you achieve your goals, overcome these struggles, and live a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
"Compassionate Psychotherapy to Help You Find Peace and Happiness"
We understand that no two individuals are the same, and we tailor our sessions together to address challenges unique to you. We will work together to understand the root cause of your struggles and address those issues with long-lasting strategies, helping you get closer to the life you've always wanted.
When you are ready to take the next step forward, we are here to help. Contact us today and let's get to work.
Meet Craig Springer, PhDDr. Craig Springer is a clinical psychologist who is licensed in New York and New Jersey and credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He earned his MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and completed his undergraduate degree summa cum laude at New York University. He is the former Director of the Center for Psychological Services, overseeing 10 doctoral training clinics, at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. Also, Dr. Springer was Co-Director of the New Jersey Coordination Center for Child Abuse and Neglect Forensic Evaluation and Treatment. Prior to that, he served as Supervising Psychologist at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, where he developed a model for treating trauma. Dr. Springer has extensive experience in developing, conducting, supervising, and researching evidence-based psychotherapeutic programs for children, adolescents and adults. He has given over 50 professional presentations and workshops, published numerous theoretical and empirical manuscripts and he is the coauthor of a book entitled "Game-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Child Sexual Abuse: An Innovative Approach." Dr. Springer served on the Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and was an editorial board member for the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse and reviewer for Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy. Dr. Springer has expertise in the assessment and treatment of trauma, anxiety, mood problems, behavioral difficulties, and interpersonal problems. He is Level 1 certified in TEAM-Therapy and he has received specialized training in mindfulness and trauma-informed treatments. Through his individualized and collaborative approach to working with clients, he continues his dedication and service to providing and disseminating evidence-based therapeutic interventions.
Meet Silvina Levine, MSW, LCSWMs. Silvina Falcon-Levine is a licensed clinical social worker who has been providing mental health services for over 25 years. Ms. Falcon-Levine earned her master’s degree in social work from Rutgers University and completed her clinical internships at Trinitas Medical Center and Bayonne Community Mental Health Center. Ms. Falcon-Levine has held positions at hospital and community mental health centers, where she provided individual, group and family therapy to adolescents and adults suffering from a wide variety of mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, trauma, obsessive compulsive disorder and body focus repetitive disorders, self–defeating habits and bereavement. Ms. Falcon-Levine has also served as a consultant providing bilingual parent training workshops to Spanish speaking populations. She specializes in working with clients who suffer from mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, and interpersonal difficulties. She is trained in EMDR (levels I and II) and is Level 1 Certified in TEAM-Therapy. Ms. Falcon-Levine utilizes a goal-oriented and collaborative approach integrating cognitive-behavioral methods with other empirically sound strategies to tailor treatment to address her clients’ individual needs.
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The Good Life Center for Mental Health offers professional services to residents of Cranford, Westfield, Millburn, Short Hills, Springfield Township, Union, Summit and Chatham as well as areas throughout New Jersey including Union, Essex, Morris and Middlesex Counties.