Ms. Chery M Jones LAC, NCC, CSC, Counselor/Therapist
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Ms. Chery M Jones LAC, NCC, CSC

Counselor/Therapist | Mental Health

1401 Valley Road Suite 4 Wayne New Jersey, 07470


Chery Jones is a Licensed Associate Counselor under the Marriage and Family Board, Intensive Care Crisis Counselor and a Certified School Counselor. Chery assesses, diagnose and treat children, adolescents and adults with mental and emotional disorders. Chery has a holistic approach combining CBT, REBT, Life skills Acquisition, Talk Therapy and Art Therapy to treat individuals and help them to live a more fulfilling, healthy, and well-rounded life. 

Education and Training

New Jersey City University MA in CMHC & School Counseling 2019

Provider Details

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Ms. Chery M Jones LAC, NCC, CSC
Ms. Chery M Jones LAC, NCC, CSC's Expert Contributions
  • Can you treat ADHD?

    Yes, she can learn how to regulate emotions and impulses. Schedule a consultation: READ MORE

  • How long is a psychotherapy course for depression?

    Depends on what your insurance covers. Most private insurance covers up to 10 sessions for behavioral therapy. Medicaid covers weekly sessions anywhere from 6weeks to 1 year for children through PerformCare. Intensive care counseling is 6-8 weeks. Psychotherapy is a general label. Look for someone specializing in CBT. Schedule a consultation: READ MORE

  • Can you help with schizophrenia?

    Your friend would need to see a Psychiatrist or Neuropsychologist. Schizophrenia is manager through medication. Therapy would assist in managing the triggers and stressors but only in combination with the medication. READ MORE

  • What doctor should I see for manic depression?

    Psychiatrist READ MORE

  • What is the quickest treatment for depression?

    CBT Therapy is best, so you can learn how to regulate your emotions and develop coping strategies. READ MORE

  • Can schizophrenia be controlled?

    Yes with a combination of medicine and therapy READ MORE

  • How long is therapy for ADD?

    Intensive care therapy is 6-8weeks, Long term therapy varies based on what the insurance covers. It depends on if this is a child or adult. READ MORE

  • What treatment is the most effective for anxiety disorder?

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with DBT and REBT Techniques READ MORE

  • What therapy is most successful in treating panic attacks?

    CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) with techniques from DBT (Dialectic Behavioral Therapy). READ MORE

  • Which therapy is considered the best for depression?

    A communication off CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT ( Dialectic Behavioral therapy) and REBT ( Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy). REBT to Challenge irrational thoughts, understand the core beliefs driving the thoughts, emotions and behaviors, CBT to teach coping strategies, regulate emotions, work on communication and Relationship skills, etc. DBT to control any unhealthy impulses, sib, or self harm associated with the depression, if any. READ MORE

  • Is aggression a symptom of ADHD?

    Many children with ADHD may exhibit aggression because of difficulty controlling impulses, regulating their emotions and lack of coping strategies or routines. The behavior has to be conditioned into a more positive behavior. Ie. using nonverbal signals like peeing hands to the side of on lap to stop hitting. Lightly removing hand or tap desk when child grabs. Creating a virtual chart, song or sound during transitions between activities. The caregiver has to be consistent and patient and remember that it takes at least 3 weeks to form a new habit. Go to and look up the above mentioned skills. READ MORE

  • Do counseling psychologists treat depression?

    Counselors and Psychologists treat depression with different approaches. Psychologist focus more on the clinical assessment. Counselors help identify and address the cognitive and behavioral issues associated with the depression. Learning the skills needed and treating the root cause of the depression. If it is a chemical imbalance or neurological cause that requires antidepressants then you would need to see a Psychiatrist. Counselors do not subscribe medication. READ MORE

  • How do I overcome panic attacks without medication?

    Cognitive behavior therapy combined with dialectic behavioral therapy and desensitization. If the panics are caused by a specific trauma then trauma therapy would be necessary. READ MORE

  • Can counseling fix angry behavior?

    Counselors can use CBT and teach Anger Management Techniques but you will need to actively practice there skills and delve into the root cause and core beliefs that are governing the impulses and behavior READ MORE

  • Can a psychologist help with anger?

    I would suggest you seek out a Licensed Counselor specializing in CBT and REBT. So you can learn stress management, healthy social skills, and understand the core beliefs that are the underlying cause of your anxiety. A Psychologist does not have the same training as a Counselor. If you need anxiety medication then you would be referred to a Psychiatrist. READ MORE

  • Should I see a doctor after a divorce?

    If your experiences physical symptoms of stress, depression, or panic, then yes see a physician but I would urge you to seek Counseling because divorce can cause grieving. You no longer have the life you once chose and have to recenter yourself, relearn yourself without that person. Having a little help too find a new balance is important. READ MORE

  • Can psychotherapy fix my relations?

    I would suggest that you find a Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in treating couples. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

CounselingTherapyMarriage and Family TherapyChild CounselingMental Health CounselingIndividual TherapySchool Counseling


  • Psi Sigma Iota 2019 New Jersey City University 

Professional Memberships

  • American Mental Health Counselors Association  
  • American Art Therapy Association, Inc.  
  • National Board of Certified Counselors  
  • American Counselors Association  
  • New Jersey Educators Association  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Mount Pleasant Church

Ms. Chery M Jones LAC, NCC, CSC's Practice location

Wayne Wellness

1401 Valley Road Suite 4 -
Wayne, New Jersey 07470
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New patients: 973-274-8439

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Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
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