Jennifer Perera

Accepting Clients

Specializing in maternal mental health, I help all parents conquer self-doubt and guilt through empowerment.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Springfield, NJ

About My Clients

I am passionate about helping parents find their joy again. As a mother myself, I will walk with you as you face the unexpected challenges & emotions that occur while trying to conceive & during pregnancy & postpartum. I have worked for a Fortune 100 insurance company in leadership roles so I understand all to well the pressure all parents (new & seasoned) experience to optimize both areas of life -- work & family. I have worked with many families just like you to help find that optimal balance.

How I Can Help You

Many women experience an odd feeling of failure as their new identity as a mother begins to develop. Many women were satisfied and thriving in their careers but feel motherhood through a curve ball. You probably feel lonely, but you are definitely not alone. As a mother who gets how hard it is, you will find that I bring my real self and experiences into therapy. It is my privilege to walk with you on your journey as you experience the unexpected challenges and emotions that occur while trying to conceive, during pregnancy and following childbirth. We will work together to get to the cause of your sadness or anxiety. We will find ways to help you cope with your discomfort so that you don’t have to feel like you are failing at work and home. We will figure out what is going on together.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

By creating a judgment free zone, I have helped many parents like yourself reclaim their joy again. We will work to find ways that you can control your emotions rather than feeling like your emotions control you. I understand what it is to go through this time in your life. I was very thankful that I had my training from graduate school to rely on when I was pregnant and now as I raise my family. Having worked in mental health for over 15 years, I have seen time and again the healing power of therapy. There is something truly healing about being heard, listened to and validated that is invaluable when it comes to your mental health. And it can be very freeing to simply have a safe space to speak your fears, worries and doubts.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 16 years of practice
  • Rate: $150 - 200/session


973-337-0586 Email Jennifer
499 Morris Ave
Springfield, NJ 07081

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