Health Provider

Lidia D. Abrams, PhD

(973) 742-3113

Dr. Lidia D.Abrams, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey  and New York, with 20 years of experience providing psychological services including psychotherapy, psychological evaluations, client advocacy and clinical training.  She has co-authored two books in psychology, including a textbook on Personality Theories. She is a Diplomate, Fellow and Supervisor at the Albert Ellis Institute She has been board certified as a prescribing psychologist, with experience in making medication recommendations. She has offices in Clifton, Jersey City, and Scotch Plains.

Individual, Couples’ and Family Psychotherapy
Dr. Abrams practices Rational Emotive-Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral psychotherapy. She has a great deal of experience and expertise treating symptoms of

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Chronic Anger
  • Bereavement
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • General problems of living

Dr. Abrams has consulted to and provided services for the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family  Services, The New Jersey Office of Parental Representation,  the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Division of Family Services.  Dr. Abrams has been certified as an Expert Witness in Family Court.  She has successfully testified in court numerous times regarding client’s custody and visitation rights. 

Psychological testing and Evaluations for clinical and forensic purposes including:

  • Disability Cases
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Divorce, Custody, and Visitation Evaluations
  • State Child Protection and Child Advocacy Cases

New Jersey Psychologist Dr. Lidia Abrams is a Diplomate, Fellow and Certified Supervisor of the Albert Ellis Institute and has co-authored two books with Dr. Albert Ellis.  She is the Executive Director of the Resolve Community Counseling Center of Scotch Plains. Dr. Lidia Abrams has trained psychologists, counselors, social workers, and other mental health professionals for more than a decade. 

Dr. Abrams is fluent in Hungarian and Romanian.

Age Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Treatment Services
Outpatient Services

Last Updated: 01/25/14