About Me


Robert C. Ciampi, LCSW has worn many “hats” in his professional career: clinician, therapist, patient advocate, supervisor, writer, and  author. He earned a BA in psychology from Montclair State University and he went on for his MSW at Rutgers University, both in New Jersey. After receiving his licensure as a clinical social worker, he worked in community mental health centers and hospital settings. As a psychiatric social worker, he provided care for individuals suffering from serious and persistent mental illness as well as patients who were dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse. He went on to work for a behavioral healthcare consulting firm and directed departmental interventions in hospital settings as well as coordinated a program that provided employee assistance help for staff issues in and outside of the workplace. He was also the Director of inpatient social work services for four years at the largest hospital in New Jersey. There he supervised 35 psychiatric social workers. Robert C. Ciampi, LCSW opened a private psychotherapy practice in 2010 and has helped clients with anxiety, depression, stress management, assertiveness training and with many other issues. He also sees clients for couples and marital counseling. Robert C. Ciampi, LCSW is a member of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies and utilizes a psychoanalytic approach in his work with clients. 

Robert C. Ciampi, LCSW is also the author of the book When to Call a Therapist - Expanded Edition which can be found on all online bookstores.

*Currently seeing clients via tele-therapy

Areas of help offered

  • Primary modality used: Psychoanalytic approach
  • Anxiety and depression (referrals for medication, if necessary)
  • Marital / relationship counseling
  • Work-related issues
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Life-transition issues
  • Academic readmission assessments (liaison with the university and family)
  • Anger management (court mandated included)
  • Grief counseling
  • Assertiveness training and self esteem building
  • Mindfulness training (certified for DBT skills training)
  • Impulse control disorders
  • Substance-abuse assessments (referrals made to appropriate level of care, if necessary)
  • Stress management (help develop coping strategies)
  • Family / adolescents 15+
  • Co-parenting issues
  • Certified for social work supervision
  • Corporate coaching / departmental interventions (please inquire)
  • RAMP mandated services
  • Stress / Burnout presentation to the healthcare population (please inquire)

Fees: $175.00 individual, couples; $200-$250 corporate coaching/interventions. Cigna, Aetna, Horizon, and United Healthcare credentialed. Please check to see if you have out-of-network benefits

Accept: Cash, checks, credit and debit cards, HSA and HRA accounts, Zelle, PayPal, Venmo 

Email: [email protected]

Location: 101 Park St. Montclair, NJ 07042 

Hours: Please call for appointment: 973.865.5012

*Weekend appointments available

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