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Last updated: 10/8/2015

Brigitte Heffernan, MSW, LCSW (908) 200-9308
Last Updated: 10/8/2015
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Years of Experience: 16

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English
German

Office and Contact Information
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Brigitte Heffernan
93 Main Street
Newton, NJ 07860  
www.bridgetodiscovery.com
(908) 200-9308

Contact: Brigitte Heffernan

Office Hours:
Mon: N/A
Tue: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Fri: N/A
Sat: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Addictions/Substance
Aging
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Behavioral Problems
Bipolar Disorders
Career/Employment Concerns
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Domestic Violence
Education/Personal Development
Elder Abuse
Family Issues
Grief/Loss
Immigration/Newcomer
Interpersonal Relationships
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
Multicultural Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Physical Illness/Impairment
Postpartum Depression
Self Abuse
Sexual Abuse/Rape
Sexual Orientation
Sexuality Issues
Stress
Trauma/PTSD
Women's Issues

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Advocacy
Behavioral
Case Management
Coaching
Cognitive/Behavioral
Contemplative
Crisis Intervention
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
EMDR
Evaluation/Diagnostic
Feminist
Geriatric Consultation
Humanistic
Information and Referral
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Long-Term
Meditation/Relaxation
Mindfulness Based Approaches
Psycho-Educational
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic
Relational
Schema Therapy
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Social Support
Systemic

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Individual
Supervision/Consultation

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age Groups:
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Young Adults (18-25)

Specific Populations:
Biracial
Caregivers
Grandparents
Immigrants/Refugees
Interracial Families/Couples
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Military/Veterans
Step Families

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious Experience:
Buddhist Hindu Muslim
Christian Jewish

Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Caribbean Italian
Alaskan Native Haitian Native American
Arabic Hispanic Pacific Islander
Armenian Indian Portuguese
Asian Irish Russian

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $120

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
Aetna Behavioral Health Horizon Behavioral Services
AETNA Health, Inc. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon Healthcare)
AETNA Inc. (Medicare PPO) Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon Medicare PPO)
AETNA Inc. (Open Choice) Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon PPO)
AmeriChoice Magellan Behavioral Health
AmeriHealth HMO, Inc. Managed Health Network
AmeriHealth Insurance Company (AmeriHealth Personal Choice) MultiPlan
AmeriHealth PPO Oxford Health Plans
Beacon Health Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Beech Street Corporation (PPO Network) QualCare, Inc.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) TRICARE
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO United HealthCare (Options PPO)
GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees WellChoice (PPO)
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