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Elizabeth Babyak, Ph.D

Elizabeth Babyak, Psy.D., is a New Jersey licensed clinical psychologist. She provides psychotherapy services to adolescents, young adults and adults. Dr. Babyak has a special interest in working with young adults and truly enjoys coming alongside those navigating concerns unique to this season of life. Dr. Babyak also has a clinical interest in relationship difficulties, trauma, women’s issues (infertility, pregnancy, postpartum concerns), and transition to parenthood (parenting challenges). 

 

Dr. Babyak believes in a warm, thoughtful, collaborative, patient-centered approach that is tailored to each individual’s needs, goals, and wishes for treatment. Developing a strong working relationship by listening deeply and providing genuine empathy is essential to her practice. She is trained in both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy and utilizes an integrated therapeutic approach to treatment. Dr. Babyak also draws from a variety of sources including empirically-based treatment, attachment theory, family systems concepts, and mindfulness-based strategies

Dr. Babyak

Professional Focus

  • Individual therapy with adolescents, young adults, and adults 

  • College students 

  • Anxiety 

  • Depression 

  • Stress/Trauma 

  • Relationship Difficulties 

  • Adjustment/Life transitions 

  • Grief/Loss

Modality & Approach

  • Integrated approach 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 

  • Psychodynamic Therapy 

  • Person-Centered

 

Personal Interests

  • Spending time with friends and family, learning, traveling, being outdoors and enjoying the natural beauty, enjoying a good cappuccino

 

Education & Experience

  • New Jersey Licensed Clinical Psychologist 

  • Doctoral Degree Biola University located in Southern California 

  • Postdoctoral Training completed in culturally and economically diverse setting in Northern NJ 

  • APA Accredited internship at Stony Brook University Counseling Center in Long Island, NY

Contact

To contact Dr. Babyak, please email newpatient@medpsychnj.com.