Last updated: 12/18/2019

Elizabeth Read, MSW, LCSW (609) 896-2728
Last Updated: 12/18/2019
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Over the course of 40 years, I have worked with individuals of all ages, couples, families and groups - people presenting with a wide spectrum of  concerns and issues. I continue to enjoy very much the practice of clinical social work and focus on individual and couples counseling/therapy with people 18 years and older (and out of high school). My clinically diverse background has equipped me with a broad understanding of people and appreciation for the uniqueness of each person with whom I work.  Rather than emphasizing "diagnosis", I focus on the individual's/family's strengths and desire for self-understanding, problem-resolution, and change.  The nature of my practice is such that I am not able to provide crisis services or evaluations/records for any external purpose (eg., disability, legal, etc).

Focusing on:
Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Depression Dual Diagnosis Infertility Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Elizabeth Read, MSW, LCSW
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648  

(609) 896-2728

Contact: Ms. Elizabeth Read

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

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits


Years of Experience: 35

NJ - LCSW [44CS00074400]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

AETNA (Open Choice) Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon Healthcare)
Aetna Behavioral Health Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon Medicare PPO)
AETNA Health Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Horizon PPO)
AmeriChoice Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
AmeriHealth Comprehensive Major Medical Magellan Behavioral Health
AmeriHealth Insurance Company (AmeriHealth Personal Choice) Managed Health Network
AmeriHealth PPO MHNet
Beacon Health Oxford Health Plans
Beech Street Corporation (PPO Network) Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) QualCare
Devon Health Services United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO United Healthcare
Health Net United HealthCare (Options PPO)

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

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Diabetes Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Long-Term Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Behavioral Case Management Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Education Consultation Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Feminist Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Holistic Humanistic Imago Relationship Therapy Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Outreach Parent Guidance Prevention Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Social Support Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Asian Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)