About Us:

It Takes a Family(ITAF) is an innovative community based organization with locations in Cinnaminson, Bridgeton, East Orange and Galloway New Jersey. ITAF offers In home as well as outpatient behavioral health services to ensure that clients, families, children and communities have access to quality mental health and behavioral services. Our approach is holistic in nature, viewing our clients not from their perspective challenges, but in association with broader issues in relation to their lives. Our Doctors and Clinicians have years of experience in their various areas of expertise. We are unique in that we are able to provide all mental health and behavioral needs ranging from behavioral intervention to medication management. Our staff includes Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Licensed Therapist, Masters Level Clinicians, Advanced Practice Nurses as well as Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Our intent is to provide the best mental health interventions by having experts in all areas of mental health contributing to your care and overall well being.


It Takes a Family borrows from an ancient African Proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child" which teaches the eternal truth that no man, woman family or community is an island. ITAF believes in approaching sound mental health holistically and collectively knowing that a collaborative effort with the families empowers communities to raise children that build a positive society. At ITAF we advocate for partnerships between clients, Clinician, Doctors and all of our staff. We strongly believe in serving our clients and their circle of influence knowing that individuals are better equipped when anchored in a cohesive support system; consequently, the passion to serve a diverse population individually, collectively and the reason for the name, It Takes A Family


ITAF is contracted with various state divisions that offer a range of services. Services include Outpatient therapy, In Home therapy, Medication Monitoring , Psychological Assessments, Psychiatric Assessments, Behavior Modification, Individual and Family therapy, Clinical assessments as well and treatment for child behavioral issues such as ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Oppositional Defiance , Child Parent Conflict, Anger Management Self Esteem and Substance Abuse related issues to mention a few. To access services a simply phone call would do. The steps are as easy as calling and making an appointment. and making it to our office.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email It Takes A Family now - (609) 643-4191


  • Years in Practice: 5 Years
  • License No. and State: 101970104 New Jersey


  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Humana
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

It Takes A Family's Groups

It Takes a Family East Orange

One of our other four locations

More about this group


  • Child or Adolescent
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • ADHD


  • Academic Underachievement
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child Behavioral Interventions
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Medication Management
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis


  • Bisexual Issues
  • Gay Issues
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Transgender Identity

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American, Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: Greek, Spanish
Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transsexual Clients

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs

  • Continuing Care
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Psychiatric Residential
  • Substance Abuse

Out / Inpatient

  • Long Term (>30 Days) Residential
  • Outpatient

Family Services / Amenities

  • Free Parking
  • TV in Waiting Room
  • Wheelchair Access

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Behavioral Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2015
It Takes A Family, PHD, PsyD, MDAPN, LCSW, LPC, Treatment Facility in Cinnaminson

It Takes A Family

Treatment Facility