Jill Pedersen Gestalt Psychotherapy

Traditional Therapy Out Of The Traditional Setting

Therapy tailored to your lifestyle

The idea of beginning therapy can seem like an impossible commitment. If you haven’t started because you don’t know how to fit it in, it’s time to think about therapy differently. I take traditional therapy out of the traditional setting with creative delivery strategies that support your lifestyle. I offer brief therapy during 8 week walk & talk intensives in the park, ongoing therapy while walking in the neighborhood where you work, in my office, and in some instances in your home.

Look below for therapy solutions tailored to your lifestyle… Let’s talk.

Let’s tailor a therapy solution to your lifestyle… Call: 917.913.3999 Email: jillpedersentherapy@gmail.comGo

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Summer 2012
Therapy Walk Talk

Walk Talk

Feel better one step at a time

Therapy Walk Talk is therapy combined with walking at Liberty State Park. It’s a warm, supportive, and inquisitive process where we explore what isn’t working in your life. You set the pace as we shift awareness and discover patterns that interfere with your happiness. Feel better one step at a time.

Therapy Walk Talk

Liberty State Park
8 Week Therapy Intensives
May / June
July / August
September / October
Morning and Evening Appointments Available

The Whole Woman Project

The Whole
Woman Project

Restoring balance while we walk and talk

The Whole Woman Project provides therapy for professional women struggling with the often conflicting roles of mother, partner, and professional. Available in 30 and 50 minute sessions, restore balance in your life while we walk and talk in your work neighborhood. This program infuses support without straining your already constricted schedule. Morning and afternoon appointments available in downtown Jersey City.

Therapy Exchange

Therapy @

Walking talk therapy in your work neighborhood

Therapy @ Exchange caters to your busy schedule by bringing the session to you. In a 30 or 50 minute session walking in your work neighborhood we will discover patterns that interfere with your happiness and cause you dissatisfaction. Morning and afternoon appointments available.

Office Therapy


Gestalt Therapy delivered in my downtown Jersey City office.

In my personal style, therapy is a warm, supportive, and inquisitive process where we explore what isn’t working in your life or relationships. Together we will build awareness, make connections and discover patterns that interfere with your happiness and cause you dissatisfaction. When we create space between emotion and action, we will expand your awareness and a world of new choices will emerge for you.

Therapy can be conducted in a few sessions or it may be open ended. The method we choose will depend upon the issue you choose to work on. If you are working with a specific problem and are looking for a concrete solution our work may be completed in a limited number of sessions with a measurable outcome. If you are struggling with a general dissatisfaction and are looking for broad change, these areas generally require an open ended number of sessions before you experience significant change.

Areas Of Specialization

I provide individual therapy and couples counseling specializing in the following areas:

What Is Gestalt Therapy?

Gestalt is a powerful method of therapy that has the ability to deepen the therapeutic work in a way other philosophies can’t. The benefit is that clients can see dramatic change in a shorter time than with other methods. The focus and medium for change in Gestalt Therapy is the embodied experience of the work. We tune in to our physical experience during the session to receive information that our intellectual faculties don’t have access to. That information changes our perception and understanding of the problem opening new avenues for change. While the focus is deepening of the experience, we are only able to move at the pace you set. You needn’t worry about moving too fast or becoming overwhelmed. Gestalt therapy is a supportive relationship where the client and therapist guide the work together.

Do You Accept Insurance?

I am an out of network provider with insurance companies. If your insurance plan has out of network benefits you may be reimbursed for a portion of the fee. You will be responsible for paying the full fee at the end of each session. I will provide you a monthly invoice for submission to your insurance company. Check with your insurance provider to determine your benefits and reimbursement rates.

Credentials and Training

  • New Jersey - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • New York - Licensed Master Social Worker
  • The Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training, New York, NY
  • Master Social Work – Hunter College, New York, NY
  • Master Information Resource Management – Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • BA Psychology, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA