Last updated: 3/21/2020

Aunjuli Hicks, PhD, LPC, ACS, NCC (908) 364-7611
Last Updated: 3/21/2020
Licensed Professional Counselor

Years of Experience: 20

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


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

Credentials and Certifications:
Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Expressive Therapist

Dr. Hicks is the owner/managing director of Hicks Group and licensed mental health professional. She has worked in the field for over 20 years. "My primary work is with tweens, teens, and adults. And my ideal client is someone who is motivated and ready for change and transformation. My office focuses on providing mental health and recovery of substance abuse services. I want my patients to learn to live in peace"

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

Note: ESA Mental Health Prescriber

Office and Contact Information
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Hicks Group Wellness Center
2130 Millburn Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
(908) 364-7611

Contact: Aunjuli Hicks

Office Hours:
Mon: N/A
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

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

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
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
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
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:

Populations Served (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 Unemployed
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Biracial Children of Divorce College Students Corrections Officers Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Step Families
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)
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

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