Light the Way Counseling Center
317 Godwin Avenue
Midland Park, NJ 07432

Lisa Shohen, MA, LPC

Do you want to live a life filled with more passion and purpose? As a counselor, I provide a safe, trusting and non judgmental environment. I would love to explore issues and behavioral patterns, help develop goals and coping tools in order to help you maximize happiness and life satisfaction.

I am a graduate of Stockton University and received a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Centenary College. I have over 10 years of experience as a specialist offering counseling and various services to clients with eating disorders, postpartum support, and other women's psychological issues.

My primary areas of research and practice include: Eating Disorders, Body Image, Pregnancy and Postpartum Support, Self Esteem, Life Transitions, Relationships, Personal Growth, Spirituality, Generalized Anxiety, Mild to Moderate Depression, Loss and Grief, Co-Dependency.

In addition to office sessions, I now offer online counseling as well as in-home visits for new mothers in order to provide care and support, and to assess and help prevent postpartum depression.


  • Eating Disorders
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Life Transitions

Lisa specializes in providing ethical, client-centered therapy therapy to women, also including adolescents and young adults. Her primary areas of research and practice include:

  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Assessments for Weight-Loss Surgery
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of New Jersey and South Carolina and is a Nationally Certified Counselor.


Years in Practice: 11 years

School: Centenary College

Year Graduated: 2007

License No. and State: 37PC00476900 New Jersey


Avg Cost (per session): $130 - $180

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express.

Accepted Insurance Plans: Out of Network

Treatment Approach

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Christian Counseling
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Young Adults
Individuals and Groups


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” --Henry Stanley Haskins

Ms Shohen gladly accepts patients in the following areas:

  • Bergen County
  • Passaic County
  • Wayne
  • Pequannock
  • Midland Park
  • Ridgewood
  • Wyckoff
  • Franklin Lakes
  • River Edge
  • Westwood
  • Oakland
  • Mahwah
  • Ramsey
  • Waldwick
  • Allendale
  • Ho-Ho-Kus
  • Saddle River
  • Upper Saddle River
  • Oradell
  • Hillsdale
  • Glen Rock
  • Woodcliff Lake
  • Paramus
  • Hawthorne
  • North Haledon
  • Haledon
  • Fair Lawn
  • Emerson
  • Park Ridge