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Elisa Silecchia, MA, LAC


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Elisa Silecchia, MA, LAC is a licensed associate counselor who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and young adults. She has had experience working with individuals in a school setting, hospital setting, and interning here at MedPsych. Elisa specializes in taking the person-centered as well as a creative approach to counseling. Her interventions are commonly pulled from CBT, DBT, solution-focused, as well as play therapy. Elisa has a passion for working with individuals who may be struggling with life transitions, anxiety, depression, stress, grief, and self-esteem.  ​

Elisa grew up in Northern New Jersey and received her Master’s Degree from William Paterson University. Being a collegiate athlete Elisa also has a passion for working with athletes and the life challenges that athletes may face. 

Professional Focus 

  • Clinical work with children, adolescents, and young adults  
  • Anxiety  
  • Depression  
  • Stress Management  
  • Suicidal Ideation/ Self-harm  
  • Grief  
  • Self-Esteem  
  • Life Transitions 

Modality & Approach 

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)  
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) 
  • Play Therapy  
  • Solution Focused  

Personal Interests 

  • Working out  
  • Sports  
  • Reading  
  • Boating  

Education & Experience 

  • Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling- William Paterson University  
  • New Jersey Licensed Associate Counselor  
  • Certified Student Assistance Coordinator

To contact Elisa Silecchia, please email newpatient@medpsychnj.com.