Ryan Fields, MA, LPC, ACS, NCC
Ryan Fields, MA, LPC, ACS, NCC
Ryan Fields has completed his undergraduate education at King’s College with a major in Psychology and a minor in Gerontology. Ryan attained a Master of Arts degree from Marywood University with a major in Psychology. He completed his post-graduate training at the East Orange General Hospital and trained under live-supervision in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Client-Centered Therapy with a diverse client population.
Ryan is an Approved Clinical Supervisor by the Center for Credentialing and Education Incorporated and a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey. Ryan is a National Certified Counselor, who has over 20 years of experience in overseeing the following levels of behavioral health services: Partial Hospital/Partial Care Programs, Acute Partial Hospital Programs, Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health Services, Addiction Services, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services. In addition, Ryan has over 15 years of leadership experience in training clinicians and counselors to provide the best service possible for every individual. Ryan possesses counseling experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, seniors, couples, and families. Ryan draws from diverse theoretical orientations in his clinical work and is experienced working with a broad range of presenting problems. Some of this experience includes counseling individuals with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress-related challenges, anger-management issues, personality difficulties, coping with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, school-related issues, and marital/relationship difficulties. Ryan’s mission is to serve others and he believes in healing through counseling of the mind, body, and spirit. He has helped reunite families and provides hope to those who lost a means of hope. He will provide services with the highest level of excellence, compassion, and professionalism because he cares and believes in each person.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS / TRAININGS
Ryan is an Approved Clinical Supervisor with the Centers for Credentialing and Education. Ryan was also a certified instructor in Non-violent Crisis Intervention with the Crisis Prevention Institute where he collaborated with 2 instructors in training over 1,000 employees. Ryan has completed numerous trainings that include but are not limited to the following: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Interventions, Anger Management Techniques, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Interventions, Treating Addictions with Rational Emotive Therapy, and the Use of Humor in Therapy.
- Anxiety Disorders
- Anger and Anger Management
- Depression and Depressive Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Families and Couples
- Children and Adolescents
- Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
- Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
- Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders
Ryan’s Specialty Areas:
Ryan completed his Post Graduate training at East Orange General Hospital under supervision in client-centered therapy interventions with a focus on building the therapeutic relationship to help the individual help themselves so they can achieve their optimal potential.
Ryan uses various mindfulness and body-awareness techniques to increase life satisfaction measures and decrease symptoms of anxiety and depression. He integrates principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy with various mindfulness and relaxation techniques. In particular, Ryan implements systematic desensitization, which is a treatment for phobias in which the patient is exposed to progressively more anxiety-provoking stimuli and taught relaxation techniques. He strives to promote total wellness and healing by treating the individual’s mind, body, and spirit.
Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
Ryan provides EMDR Therapy to help empower and heal individuals who have experienced trauma and trauma-related experiences by guiding them to address issues with their past and present so they are able to live successful lives and have a promising future. Individuals receiving EMDR Therapy receive holistic healing to experience clarity in their mind, reprocess memories, overcome somatic complaints, resolve problems with their bodies from trauma-related experiences, and cleanse their spirit from the distress of the trauma.
Training and Certifications – Calming an Overactive Brain; Training your Brain to Adopt Healthful Habits; Ethical Principles in the Practice of New Jersey Mental Health Professionals, Multicultural Awareness and Diversity: Powerful Strategies to Advance Client Rapport and Cultural Competence; Motivational Interviewing: Overcoming Client Resistance to Change; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies; Reasoning with Unreasonable People: Focus on Disorders of Emotional Regulation; Clinical Supervision in Behavioral Health: Building Skills for Ethical and Effective Practice; Passive Aggression, Sarcasm, Cold Anger, Hostility and Aggression: Brain-Based Advances in Managing Anger and Who Stays Well; Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs, and Alcohol; Illness Management and Recovery; Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, and numerous trainings in Humor and Positive Psychology.
EMDR Basic Training Weekend One – March 18 – March 20, 2022
EMDR Basic Training Weekend Two June 24 – June 26, 2022
Completion of 50 hours of EMDR Training on August 04, 2022
Professional Memberships – Center for Credentialing and Education as an Approved Clinical Supervisor; State of New Jersey Professional Counselor Examiners Committee as a Licensed Professional Counselor
Professional Presentations – The Importance of Self-Care Preventing Clinician Burnout; Positive Crisis De-escalation Techniques to Promote Safety; and The Significance of Having a Positive Attitude and Using Humor in Daily Living.