Last updated: 10/8/2015

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

Years of Experience: 16

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English
German

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:

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
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Personality Disorders Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Substance Aging Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Domestic Violence Elder Abuse Immigration/Newcomer Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Evaluation/Diagnostic Internal Family Systems (IFS) Relational Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Behavioral Case Management Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) EMDR Feminist Geriatric Consultation Humanistic Information and Referral Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psycho-Educational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Schema Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

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

Specific populations:
Biracial Step Families
Caregivers Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American
Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations

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)
Health Net

Groups