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Elaine T. Dill, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

NJ License #49740

Specializations and Expertise: 
  • Adult (individual) therapy; child and adolescent therapy; couple therapy; family therapy; group therapy
  • Self-esteem issues; psychosis; family relationships; divorce and separation; anxiety and stress; depression; grief and loss; mood and behavioral disorders; general adult issues
  • Internal Family Systems Model; cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT); object relations therapy; psychodynamic therapy; positive psychology; mindfulness techniques, meditation, visualization, and guided imagery; energy psychotherapy and emotional freedom technique (EFT); divorce mediation; crisis intervention
  • Horse-Powered Growth and Learning (horse-assisted programs)

A clinical social worker for more than 30 years, Ms. Dill integrates traditional psychotherapy with energy psychotherapy, meditation, and other mindfulness techniques. She was a clinical social worker, clinical supervisor, and psychotherapist in Florida; a social worker and crisis clinician for Jersey City Public Schools; and a psychotherapist with Union County’s Employee Assistance Program. She has facilitated groups on divorce and separation, and she volunteered as a court-appointed mediator for the Union County Courthouse. Drawing on her expertise, Ms. Dill has supervised social work students as well as seasoned therapists. She has been an adjunct professor on both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey (where she was named “Most Innovative Teacher”), Fordham University, Kean University, and New Jersey City University. A passionate horseperson since childhood, she is an EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) Certified Mental Health Professional. 

Education: 

MSW, Barry University
BA, Thomas Edison State University
EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) Certified Mental Health Professional
Certification in Critical Incident Stress Management, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Provider, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools
Anti-bullying certification, Utterly Global Youth Empowerment and New Jersey State Bar Foundation
Divorce mediation certification, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Training, Association for Spirituality and Psychotherapy

Professional Association Memberships: 

National Association of Social Workers
Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association
New Jersey Association of School Social Workers 

Contact: 
(908) 273-5558 ext 131

“Nothing is more exciting or rewarding than helping my clients feel better about themselves, their lives, and their relationships. My approach to therapy is positive and affirmative. Clients find my style refreshing and innovative, as I pull from disciplines incorporating mind, body, and spiritual work. Research and experience have shown routinely practicing these disciplines can lead to inner peace and centeredness. I’m inspired by Desmond Tutu’s quote ‘Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.’”

482 Springfield Avenue
Summit
NJ
07901
P: (908) 273-5558
F: (908) 273-3355
94 Valley Road
Montclair
NJ
07042
P: (973) 857-8857
F: (908) 273-3355

Summit Psychological Services, P.A.
Jeffrey S. Kahn, PhD, CGP, DABPS, Managing Director
Alison W. Johnson, PsyD, Director