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Dr. Alfonso Ferguson
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Dr. Alfonso Ferguson,  in Newark, NJ


Dr. Alfonso Ferguson is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of New York and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey. He uses his knowledge, experience, and research to provide culturally responsive counseling services, foster understanding, and healing, and provide guidance on how to create safer spaces for all.
His multicultural and social justice training allows him to curate personalized treatment plans using an intersectional framework that understand your unique identities (i.e., gender, race, ethicality, sexual orientation, ability). Further, his training helps me to effectively identify what may contribute to psychological and community stressors.
Dr. Ferguson specializes in providing healing spaces along with culturally responsive services to Black indigenous people of color (BIPOC), lesbian gay bisexual transgender queer + (LGBTQ+), and other disenfranchised communities to work through emotional distress, trauma, relationship challenges, and identity development.
Alfonso Ferguson is also listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Newark


Dr. Alfonso Ferguson received a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and completed his PhD from the Montclair State University.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: New York
  • License Number: 007195, received 2016


  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender & sexual identity
  • General marriage
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Pre-marriage
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Brief Therapy
  • Strength Based Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • Phone
  • Internet meeting
  • Hybrid in NYC

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group

Working With Marriages for:

  • 6 Year(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $250+

Accepts Insurance?

  • Yes

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

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