Resilience DBT and Eating Recovery Team

Discover Your Resilient Self with Resilience DBT & Eating Recovery! Led by Barbara Reese, our team helps people of all ages overcome eating disorders, traumas, depression, anxiety, and more. With 25+ years of experience, we provide effective, evidence-based therapies for various emotional disorders. Our skilled therapists specialize in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and other treatments to help you achieve full recovery and create the life you desire. We support individuals from diverse backgrounds, offering treatments in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Our services address conditions such as anorexia, bulimia, body dysmorphia, and related mental health issues. Contact us for help in accessing your most resilient self.

At Resilience Therapy Collaborative, we strive to provide the best Evidenced-Based Treatment and care to our patients. Our goal is to help our patients suffering from a variety of issues such as an eating disorder, anxiety, trauma, or self-harm to overcome these mental and emotional obstacles. We will provide the coping skills necessary that will help regulate emotions while improving one’s ability to interact with others. Let our team guide you to living a healthy lifestyle!


Barbara Reese,


Licensed in: New Jersey, Florida, Maryland

Pratt Institute

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Vanessa Matos,


Licensed in: New Jersey, Vermont

Montclair State University

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Kristen Palmieri,


Licensed in: New Jersey

Rowan University

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Jennifer Rogal.

Jennifer Rogal,


Licensed in: New Jersey, New York

Michigan University

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Join Our Team

Join our experienced team of mental health and eating disorder specialists. We are looking for talented and dedicated clinicians – PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, and licensed / registered Expressive Arts Therapists. To apply, click on the button, fill out our short form, and tell us why you’re interested in working at Resilience DBT & Eating Recovery.

Mission Statement

We want your distress and mental health symptoms to be short-lived. Through Personalized Care, Cutting Edge approaches, and our Comprehensive Clinical programs, you can access your resiliency and be empowered to live your happiest and healthiest life – and thrive! Recovery is possible and our clinical outcomes, demonstrate that.

It is our commitment to collaborate with our community partners, as well as train the next generation of mental health professionals- in the Prevention and Early Intervention of Eating Disorders and Body Image Dissatisfaction, and in the Prevention and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders through Dialectical Behavior Therapy and DBT Coping Skills. Eliminating Mental Health Stigma and Weight Stigma in a Gender-Inclusive and Culturally Compassionate framework – is our mission and our passion.

Evidenced Based Treatment

Efficient • Effective • Lasting

Locations We Serve

Resilience DBT & Eating Recovery are eating disorder therapists in New Jersey with proven evidence-based FBT, CBT-E, and DBT treatment expertise. We are experts at treating eating disorders and the underlying conditions many sufferers face.


New York

In-person • Telehealth • Virtual Groups

We offer in-person, telehealth, and virtual groups in New York.

New Jersey

In-person • Telehealth • Virtual Groups

We offer in-person, telehealth, and virtual groups in New Jersey.



Telehealth • Virtual Groups

We offer telehealth and virtual groups across the state of Florida.



Telehealth • Virtual Groups

We offer telehealth and virtual groups in Maryland.

Expert and Compassionate Care

With over 25 years of successful outpatient experience , the Resilience DBT & Eating Recovery Team can help you and your family in your healing journey.

In Person Treatment

Our experienced providers serve patients in person at our offices in New Jersey and Florida.

Telehealth Treatment

Our practitioners are licensed to treat in New Jersey ∙ New York ∙ Florida ∙ Maryland ∙ Vermont

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Your phone consultation with us is free. In this phone contact, it is our responsibility to you, to determine if coming to Resilience Therapy Collaborative is the appropriate step for you or your family’s needs, and that you are in the right place.

There is no charge to consult with us on the phone about your mental health needs and your particular situation. This initial phone screening/consultation is highly confidential, free, and cannot take place through e-mail exchange. Moving forward to scheduling your comprehensive intake for you is based on this brief initial phone screening.

Unfortunately no. To offer the highest quality mental health care possible, we are Out-of-Network Providers, for all insurance companies. We do ask you to pay upfront and submit to your insurance company for your reimbursement. We may be able to submit your paid claim for you, to keep you paperless if you wish this courtesy service.

To find out how much you will be reimbursed, You may call your insurance company to inquire about your Out-of-Network Outpatient Mental Health Benefits. This information will help you determine how much you will be reimbursed for your care at the Resilience Therapy Collaborative.

When you call your insurance company to get information about your Out-of-Network Benefits, be sure to ask what your Annual Deductible is, and if it has been met for this calendar year. Ask about the percentage your plan will reimburse you for each mental health visit, such as 80% or 70%, etc, after your Deductible has been met.

The CPT codes of treatment services that we most typically provide are:

Initial Consultation, CPT #90791;
Individual Psychotherapy, CPT# 90834/90837;
Group Psychotherapy CPT #90853;
Multi-Family Group Psychotherapy, CPT#90849;
Family Therapy CPT# 90847/90846

Seeking our help for a mental health concern or the evaluation of an eating disorder, begins with a one Comprehensive 90- Minute Evaluation, and can extend through four sessions.

During this evaluation we want to get to know you, your history, your strengths, your symptoms, and your struggles. If you choose to tell us your story, we want to listen. From this history, we can begin to develop an appropriate treatment plan for you or your child. This intake process should help you determine if you are confident that we have the appropriate expertise to help move you or your child move toward the health you envision for yourself or your child.

Even if we enjoy having you as a client, our job is to make sure you can return to full living as soon as possible. We have traditional training as counselors and psychotherapists, but we specialize in advanced Evidenced Based Treatments for both Mental Health and the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Treatments that have the most research behind them. We are committed to the efficiency of your symptom resolution, though Family Based Treatment, CBT-E, and Comprehensive DBT.

And of course, the rest is up to you. Evidenced-based treatments require your participation, therapy homework, and accountability 7 days a week. It is your between-session commitment that will help your therapy be effective, efficient, and powerful.

You are not responsible for your Reserved Individual or Family Therapy session when:

  • You give us 48 hours notice
  • You have a serious individual or family medical emergency
  • There are hazardous road or traveling conditions   

Resilience DBT & Eating Recovery Skills Groups are paid as a monthly tuition. Cancellation for DBT Group does not apply.
Fee Schedule: Our Consultation and Treatment Fees for this Calendar Year, are furnished upon request.

How do I begin?

Our team is dually and expertly trained in the Treatment of Eating Disorders and DBT for Mental Health. Our Evidenced-Based approaches include FBT, CBT-E, DBT-ED, and Comprehensive DBT for co-occurring mental health conditions. Our outpatient practice has helped Children, Teens and Adults achieve full Eating Disorder Recovery and Mental Health Stability for over 25 years.


Schedule your 15 minute free phone consultation

This phone screening is highly confidential to help determine if coming to the Resilience practice is the best course for you or your loved one.


Complete an Expert and Comprehensive Intake

During your intake appointment we will gather more information to identify your stressors and needs. And work with you to develop your resilience treatment plan.


Get connected with Your Personalized Care Team

Meet with a practitioner to get started on your journey of healing and wellness you know you deserve.

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