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About The Providers

Director/Mental Health Clinician: 

Rose Celia Rosato, MA, LPC

With 28 years of experience in the mental health field as a counselor and psychotherapist, I have maintained a well-established practice in Bergen County for 23 years. My practice provides individual, group and family counseling and psychotherapy in addition to workshops and lectures. I have worked in a variety of community and private agencies which have provided me with experience with diverse populations and services. Areas of experience include: depression, anxiety, women’s issues, trauma, life transition, adolescent issues, family issues, addiction, gifted population and more. 

 In 2011 I expanded my practice and created Balance and Thrive, a center established to provide integrated mental health and wellness care for individuals and families. I have carefully chosen qualified, experienced and compassionate professionals to assist me in providing optimal health and wellness care to the people I serve. Each team member at Balance and Thrive works from an integrated perspective designed to help individuals and families enhance genuineness and insight and provide them with education and skills necessary to help achieve emotional balance and fulfillment in life. We will also provide referrals for services not offered at the center and if needed coordinate services.
I would like to welcome you to Balance and Thrive. Thank you for your interest in the services we provide.  We will work our hardest to help you achieve your goals. Please feel free to contact me at any time with questions or suggestions.

Jennifer Basilone, MA, LPC, NCC

Jennifer Basilone is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of NJ and a Nationally Certified Counselor.  Her academic background is in education and counseling, giving her a unique perspective in working with children, adolescents and their parents.   She has extensive experience in working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bullying, and adjustment disorders associated with life changes.  Using a humanistic and integrative approach, she works with the goal of bringing about positive change and helping individuals conquer those obstacles that keep them from realizing their fullest potentials.

Wendy Coffey, MSW, LCSW

Wendy Coffey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New Jersey. Her background is in family systems therapy. Having been trained in crisis intervention, she is familiar with family dynamics and how they affect the individual. Wendy has worked with adults, adolescents and children who present with anxiety, depression and time of life stressors. She believes in a holistic approach to treatment, which includes the integration of environment, body an

Academic Teacher/ Educator:

Maryann Siebert-Poris

Maryanne holds an MA in English from Rutgers University and NJ teaching certificates in English and English as a Second Language, K-12.  A retired Bergen County high school English and journalism teacher, Maryann adjuncts at Montclair State University and County College of Morris teaching academic writing and communication courses. In her spare time, she writes and travels back and forth to Austin, Texas, where her family and grandchildren live.