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Craig Springer, PhD, Psychologist in Short Hills, NJ


I am a clinical psychologist and licensed in New York (016741) and New Jersey (35SI00449700). I am credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. I am Level 3 certified in TEAM CBT and received specialized training in cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, trauma-informed treatments and have an advanced certificate in perinatal mental health. I have been named 2020- 2022 New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Doc and 2020-2023 Top Doctor by NJTopDocs.
I earned my MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University and completed my undergraduate degree summa cum laude at New York University.
I am the co-owner and founder of the Good Life Center for Mental Health. Previously, I was the Director of the Center for Psychological Services, overseeing 10 doctoral training clinics, at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. I was also Co-Director of the New Jersey Coordination Center for Child Abuse and Neglect Forensic Evaluation and Treatment. Prior to that, I served as a Supervising Psychologist at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, where I developed a model for treating trauma.
I have experience developing, conducting, supervising, and researching evidence-based psychotherapeutic programs for children, adolescents, and adults. Over the course of my career, I have given over 50 professional presentations and workshops, published numerous theoretical and empirical manuscripts and I co-authored a book entitled “Game-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Child Sexual Abuse: An Innovative Approach.” I served on the Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and was an editorial board member for the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse and reviewer for Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
I have expertise in the assessment and treatment of trauma, anxiety, mood problems, behavioral difficulties, and interpersonal problems. I enjoy working collaboratively with clients to assist them overcome the challenges and difficulties that they are facing.
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Craig Springer received a bachelor’s degree from the New York University and completed his PhD from the Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: New Jersey
  • License Number: 4497, received 2008


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Commitment Issues
  • Communication
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family Of Origin Issues
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Hoarding
  • Hypochondria
  • Inadequacy
  • Intimacy
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessions And Compulsions
  • Panic Disorder
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Depression Therapy
  • Social Anxiety Therapy
  • Self Esteem Therapy
  • Motivational interviewing

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Internet meeting

Works With:

  • Individual

Working With Marriages for:

  • 15 Year(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $250+

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

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Office Location

830 Morris Turnpike,
Short Hills New JerseyUnited States 7078