Last updated: 4/20/2012

Michele D. Seligman, LCSW, BCD (201) 444-5347
Last Updated: 4/20/2012
Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Family/Marital Therapist
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Years of Experience: 25

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


NJ - LCSW [44SC00203300]
NJ - Marriage & Family Therapist [F100499]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
American Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Clinical Member
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
American Hypnosis Board for Clinical Social Work, Diplomate
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Family Therapy, Certified in
Qualified Clinical Social Worker (QCSW)
School Social Worker, Licensed
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Michele Seligman LCSW
45 North Broad St. Suite 406
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 444-5347

Contact: Michele Seligman

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 10:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 12:00am
Thu: 9:00am - 10:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Parenting Issues Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Gender Identity Grief/Loss Infertility Learning Disabilities Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Medicine Cognitive/Behavioral Feminist Focusing Humanistic Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Case Management Coaching Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Geriatric Consultation Information and Referral Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Gifted Grandparents Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Disabled Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Clinical Social Work Federation (CSWF) Clinical Social Work Guild National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: $45
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Community Education
Information & Referral

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American Behavioral Managed Health Network
Beacon Health One Health Plan
Beech Street Corporation (PPO Network) PacifiCare Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO QualCare
First Health (Network) TRICARE
Government Employees Hospital Association United Behavioral Health (UBH)
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