Last updated: 7/10/2020

Aunjuli Hicks, PhD, LPC, ACS, NCC (908) 364-7611
Last Updated: 7/10/2020
Video Counseling Waiting RoomDrop-In Video
       Counseling
Open NowClosed
Mon: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Tue: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Wed: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Thu: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Fri: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Sun: 9:00am – 8:30pm
Licensed Professional Counselor

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:
English

Dr. Hicks is the owner of Hicks Group Wellness Center and a licensed mental health professional. She has worked in the field for over 20 + years. "My primary work is with tweens, teens, and adults. I am very particular about who I take as my client. My ideal client is someone who is motivated and ready for a transformation. My office focuses on providing mental health and substance abuse recovery counseling services. My desire is that my patients learn to live in their truth." Her role is simple, "to facilitate the awareness, growth, and psychological development of YOU."

Dr. Hicks's approach is eclectic and she has certifications and training in different therapeutic orientations. "I want my patients to learn to live in peace." She challenges them and supports them in their life's journey." This means lots of self-reflection. Working through uncomfortable awakenings through the patient and therapist relationship. Ready? Call

Note: ESA Mental Health Prescriber and Kink Friendly.

Specialties
Focusing on:
Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Depression Domestic Violence Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Pain Management Physical Illness/Impairment Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Substance Asperger's Syndrome Bipolar Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Parenting Issues Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Women's Health
Office and Contact Information
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Hicks Group Wellness Center
2130 Millburn Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040  
www.ahickslpcllc.com
(908) 364-7611

Contact: Aunjuli Hicks

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 2 Days
Weekends: 3 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (Doxy.me, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
PhD

Years of Experience: 20

Licensing:
NJ - LPC [37PC00408800]
GA - LPC [LPC007250]

Credentials and Certifications:
Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
Certificate of Intensive Training Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Certified Anger Management Specialist 1 (CAMS1)
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Expressive Therapist
National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $195
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

Insurance:
AETNA (Open Choice) Horizon NJ Direct and Direct Access
Aetna Behavioral Health Horizon Omnia Health Plan
AETNA Health Horizon PPO, EPO, HMO, POS
AmeriHealth HMO Magellan Behavioral Health
AmeriHealth PPO MAGNACARE
Beacon Health Managed Health Network
Beacon Health Options MultiPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Optum Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Oxford Health Plans
CIGNA HealthCare Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) QualCare
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Saint Barnabus System Health Plan
Horizon Behavioral Services TRICARE
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon Healthcare) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon Medicare PPO) United Healthcare
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon PPO) United HealthCare (Options PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
AIDS/HIV+ Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Freelancers Single Parents Unemployed
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Biracial Children of Divorce College Students Corrections Officers Gifted Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Polyamorous Step Families
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) EMDR Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Art Therapy Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Feminist Focusing Holistic Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Long-Term Prevention Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Spiritual Counseling Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Individual Online Therapy Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish Muslim
Buddhist LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Irish
Arabic Indian Italian
Professional Associations
American Counseling Association (ACA) American Psychological Association (APA) International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)