Using a collaborative approach, we can help children, adolescents, adults & families in the following areas:

  • Anger management

  • Addictions

  • Anxiety

  • Career guidance

  • Codependency

  • Communication skills

  • Coping skills

  • Depression

  • Eating disorders / emotional eating

  • Emotional disturbance

  • Family counseling

  • Grief and loss

  • Infertility

  • Life transitions and adjustment issues

  • Marital & couples counseling

  • Mood disorders (including bipolar)

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders

  • Parenting stress & training

  • Personality disorders

  • Relationship issues

  • Self-esteem and self-worth building

  • Spiritual guidance

  • Stress management

  • Substance & alcohol abuse

  • Trauma & PTSD

  • Weight loss / nutritional counseling

  • Women's issues

Counseling by the Sea is a stigma-free environment. We have experience and training providing therapy to a variety of populations, including LGBTQIA clients.


Counseling by the Sea has pledged to be stigma-free with NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness. Take the pledge with us.

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Ocean City, NJ 08226

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Dr. Ashley Crooks, PhD, MS, LPC, NCC, CAC, CCTP, C-DBT

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