Lucia Plaza LAC

Lucia Plaza is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in the state of New Jersey who specializes in the treatment of adults that struggle with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress management, self-esteem, body image, and grief. Lucia also works with young adults that are having difficulties with behavior and anger. Lucia’s treatment styles include providing tools and techniques to assist families who wish to receive support when faced with obstacles. As a multicultural counselor assisting individuals and families with evidence-based practices, primarily Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Person-Centered Therapy.

Lucia completed her M.A in Clinical Psychology at Centenary University. During her time at Centenary University, she completed her clinical internship at Healing Road Counseling Services and managed the virtual Hispanic Grupo organized by Family Support Organization for Hunterdon, Somerset, and Warren County which provided support to Hispanic individuals with diverse mental health and resource needs.

Prior to her time with Healing Road Counseling, Lucia has worked in various mental health settings providing therapeutic services to challenging populations. Her work has consisted of providing support to the homeless population with severe, persistent mental illness, as well as running support and processing groups for incarcerated individuals.

Since her involvement in the mental health field, Lucia has been a continued advocate for mental health and promoting the necessity of mental wellness for all. Through her involvement with counseling associations that inspire her and lasting connections she has made with other mental health professionals, she maintains up-to-date information on diverse therapeutic interventions, ethical changes and challenges, and available resources. Lucia is committed to expanding her knowledge with the latest evidence-based findings to provide the most effective care possible. As well her continuing passion working with multicultural individuals.

We are mental health providers which specialize in a variety of conditions including Generalized Anxiety disorder, Major Depression, OCD, PTSD, Bipolar, Mood disorders, Autism, Personality disorders, Anger management, Addiction.

(201) 490-5158


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