Last updated: 5/31/2020

MaryEllen Stiehl, Ph.D (201) 760-0795
Last Updated: 5/31/2020
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Psychotherapist specializing in corporate and entertainment life/work balance.

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Psychotherapist, Consultant, and Public Speaker, MaryEllen Stiehl has owned and operated a private psychotherapy practice in Northern New Jersey since 1987.  As a mental health professional, her practice provides care to individuals, couples, and groups in the private sector, corporate arenas, as well as, community and academic and the entertainment environment environments.  Dr. Stiehl’s expertise encompasses stress and anxiety disorders, depression, grief/loss and marriage counseling, and a broad range of other communication and relationship issues. 


As Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder of Me2directs, Dr. Stiehl has solidified her reputation among  professionals in the New York-Metropolitan area.   By offering integrative medicine in the areas of stress, time, and anger management, she has enabled high-profile executives and other corporate professionals to reach their highest levels of productivity, while balancing aspects of personal living. 


Dr. Stiehl served for 23 years as an English and History teacher--as w

Focusing on:
Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Eating Disorders Interpersonal Relationships Pain Management Parenting Issues Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Aging Bullying/Harassment Child Abuse and Neglect Multicultural Issues Postpartum Depression
Office and Contact Information
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175 E Crescent Ave
Allendale, NJ 07401  

(201) 760-0795


Office Hours:
Mon7:30am – 10:00pm
Tue7:30am – 10:00pm
Wed7:00am – 10:00pm
Thu7:00am – 10:00pm
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: 1 days

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 3 Hours

Ability to Schedule Sessions Online
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling


Years of Experience: 17

NJ - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [37FI00122000]
NY - Mental Health Counselor [001428 01]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Professional Psychology (Family)
Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress (BCETS)
Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC)
Certified Adoption Professional (CAP)
Certified by American Academy of Traumatic Stress
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC)
Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH)
Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP)
Certified in Couples Counseling
Certified in Family Therapy
Certified in Psychotherapy of Eating Disorders
Certified School MFT
Child and Youth Behavioral Military & Family Life Counselors (CYB-MFLC)
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Divorce Mediator
EdD Counseling Psychologist
Employee Assistance Specialist - Clinician (EAS-C)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLC)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $175
Couples: $200
Group: $100
Family: $200

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

Aetna Behavioral Health Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
AETNA Health Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon PPO)
AmeriChoice Horizon NJ Direct and Direct Access
AmeriHealth PPO Horizon PPO, EPO, HMO, POS
Beacon Health Options Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield United HealthCare (Options PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Couples Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Freelancers Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Single Parents Step Families Suicidal
Obese or Overweight Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Forensic Evaluation Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Jungian Parent Guidance Social Support
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Cognitive Testing Dream Work or Analysis Education Consultation Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Humanistic Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Sports Psychology Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Online Therapy
Other methods:
Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
Hispanic Irish Italian
Arabic Asian Caribbean
Professional Associations