Comprehensive Counseling Services

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505 New Rd., Northfield, NJ

3804 Church Rd., Mt. Laurel, NJ

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Karen Kerr - M.S., LCADC, LAC, CEAP, SAP, MAC

Karen has over 20 years experience, specializing in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction. She works with individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by substance abuse.


"Together our goal is to change negative thinking and behaviors through a therapeutic process that include cognitive and rational emotive behavioral therapies. I encourage the promotion of personal self-awareness and self-growth through healing and change for long-term recovery." Feel free to contact her to set up an evaluation. She has daytime and early evening hours available.


Meet our team of amazing counselors

You can trust our highly trained counselors and specialists to get you back on track toward a happy life.

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Suzanne Jacki Zipes - LCSW, LMFT, LCADC, CEAP, SAP

Decades of experience as a licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor gives Ms. Zipes the knowledge and experience needed to make the most out of every single therapy session.


Re-shaping, gaining awareness, healing, and finally moving on are the four cornerstones that embody the philosophy of her services. Making the most of every session is very important, and aside from family counseling, she has a strong focus on adolescents, teenagers, and young adults.

Frank Healy - LPC

Frank is a therapist who understands counseling can't always happen 9 to 5 and he offers evening and Saturday hours. His firm belief is that when he shows you that you really can have full control over your thoughts and feelings, you can be empowered to drastically improve your life. Don't let bad memories or negative feelings hold you back. Frank is the author of the book "Heal Your Memories, Change Your Life."


Frank sees patients of all ages from children as young as six years old to full grown adults.

Alison Maxfield - LCSW

Alison Maxfield, LCSW is a Psychodynamic therapist with Weekend hours available. She loves to help people review their lives to see where dysfunctional thinking patterns originated in order to help heal the issues affecting their lives today.  She enjoys encouraging all her patients to achieve greater levels of happiness and life satisfaction through self-reflection and increased awareness.


When requested, she also can provide spiritual and/or religious based counseling by working within your faith system to foster positive change and reduce anxiety and depression. Ms. Maxfield enjoys working with Teens, Individuals, and Couples. In Couples therapy, Ms. Maxfield works to foster greater happiness within each individual and to address dysfunctional patterns of communication so as to allow the couple to grow together.

Margo Ferrin - LPC

"Today you are taking a step on the path of growth and well-being. Feeling good about yourself and having a positive perspective on life is important for your mental and physical health." Margo is a licensed professional counselor and offers a variety of therapeutic skills to help you understand what you're feeling and learn positive ways to deal with life's challenges.


Her practice specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and rational emotive behavioral therapy for adults, adolescent, children, and couples with depression, anxiety, phobias, PTSD infertility, adjustment disorders, ADHD, family conflict, divorce, parenting, peer relationships, and self-esteem. All services are confidential and in a comfortable relaxing atmosphere.

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Rita Taylor, LCSW

Rita is a licensed clinical social worker who received her master's degree in social work from Rutgers University, and began practicing in 1995. She worked with Associates for Life Enhancement from 1995-2009 and recently has returned to our practice and is now seeing clients again in Northfield on Saturday's and Sunday’s. She is also accepting new clients in Mt.Laurel on Monday and Thursday evenings. Rita provides marital/couple, and individual therapy, utilizing CBT and solution focused therapies. She enjoys working with adults, couples and families.  Further, Rita is a dedicated professional to the field of counseling and is very compassionate, empathic and knowledgeable to the unique difficulties of her clients.


Rita also graduated with her BSN in nursing in 1989 from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Her nursing background has given her excellent clinical skills and she is well-trained and sensitive to the needs of women who are struggling with post-partum depression, infertility, adoption issues and any individual who is suffering from depression, anxiety or other mood disorders due to a medical condition.

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