Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

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Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW
Sometimes when you’re in a dark place, you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.

Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW's style

🧘 Calm 🎯 Direct 💭 Open minded 😃 Humorous

Why Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW chose to be in the helping profession

I became a therapist propelled by an unwavering love for humanity and a genuine fascination with the intricate tapestry of human lives. There is an inherent satisfaction that comes with dedicating my professional journey to something as meaningful and impactful as assisting and supporting fellow individuals in their growth and healing.

The sheer depth of human experiences and the diverse array of personalities I encounter on this path are a perpetual source of inspiration. Each interaction, each life story, and each unique perspective adds another layer to my understanding of the human condition.

This wellspring of inspiration serves as the driving force behind my unwavering commitment to self-improvement and lifelong learning. It is also the motivation that compels me to continually evolve, both personally and professionally, as I strive to make a positive difference in the lives of those I am privileged to serve.

Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW's approach

As a client-centered therapist, I wholeheartedly embrace an approach that centers around the aspirations and objectives of the individual at the core of our therapeutic journey. My methodology is deeply rooted in the dynamic collaboration with the client, where their personal goals and aspirations serve as the guiding stars of our therapeutic expedition.

In my pursuit of aiding individuals in their healing and personal growth, I have adopted a framework known as the "Fairy Tale Model." This model offers a creative and compassionate approach that dissects intricate and profoundly impactful trauma work into more manageable and digestible pieces. Just like the chapters of a well-structured story, this model empowers us to explore and process complex emotions and experiences in a manner that is not only comprehensible but also emotionally manageable.

Within the therapeutic space, I am committed to embodying warmth and flexibility. I firmly believe that a nurturing and supportive environment is the bedrock upon which clients can comfortably share their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. My primary aim is to provide a safe and empathetic space, one in which clients can genuinely feel seen, heard, and understood. This warmth is artfully interwoven with a level of flexibility, as I adapt my approach to perfectly align with the unique needs and pace of each individual.

Nevertheless, I am acutely aware of the importance of accountability within the therapeutic process. While I provide warmth and flexibility, I also maintain a vigilant stance in reminding the clients of the goals they've set for themselves. This serves as a gentle yet crucial anchor that keeps our work on course, ensuring that we make meaningful progress toward achieving the client's desired outcomes. It is a delicate equilibrium, harmoniously providing support and focus, working in tandem with the client to help them reach their personal and therapeutic objectives.

What you can expect from sessions with Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW

As you step through the door of my office, you'll enter a realm meticulously crafted to embody professionalism, confidentiality, and warmth. It's a space thoughtfully designed to put you at ease and ensure your comfort during your visit. My utmost priority is to establish an environment that effortlessly marries the highest standards of professionalism with the inviting and cozy ambiance of a home-like setting.

Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW's experience working with the Jewish community

Over the course of the last decade, I've had the privilege of working closely with the Jewish community in different ways. I've been involved in educational institutions, worked with agencies, and had experiences in the private sector. These diverse experiences have significantly deepened my understanding and connection with this vibrant community. This journey has been incredibly rewarding, and I look forward to continuing to learn and grow in my interactions with the Jewish community.

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Languages spoken


People I work with

Adults Individuals

Personal religious affiliations

Frum open minded

Jewish community experience


Licensed to work in

New Jersey

Where people can see me in person


10 years in practice


  • LCSW. License number 44SC05668500


  • MSW by Rutgers University 2013


  • Certification In Progressive Countung and Trauma-Informed Psychotherapy / 2023 by Trauma Institute Child Trauma Institute 2023


  • CBT for insomnia 2017

Average costs per session

$215 - $250

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card

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