Psychotherapy in Sussex/Morris counties NJ

Psychotherapy in Sussex/Morris counties NJ

Psychotherapy in Sussex/Morris counties NJPsychotherapy in Sussex/Morris counties NJ

Who We Are


Our Practice

As a busy professional, mother, father, student, sibling, husband, wife, we burn the candle at both ends these days. We juggle all this and perhaps our own mental health issues and/or addictions as we navigate these deep woods called life. It isn’t easy, especially if you experience Anxiety, PTSD, Depression, or are dealing with family conflicts or doing your best to help your oppositional defiant youth, you feel like the water gets deeper and deeper each day and you just can’t seem to move to more shallow waters. All this leads to continued frustration, anxiety, worry and perhaps aggravated symptoms you are also already struggling with. 

Mind Menders Counseling was born out of years of experience and the knowledge of how important a warm, inviting, personal, laid back, and customized experience is for patients. We strive to have you walk into a home away from home, where the offices resemble no such thing, where you speak directly to and work only with your therapist instead of a stranger and have the confidence and security in knowing that you wont be "assigned to" a new professional out of the blue and will be left to start the process of getting to know your clinician all over again. An unfortunate consequence of many large agencies. Mind Menders Counseling was created to be different, because there are hundreds of brightly lit, generic offices with receptionists behind glass barriers, providers who are only accessible during the session time, and limited insurance network participation. 

Inquiries regarding Clinical Supervision are welcome.

-Mind Menders Counseling is an approved IIC (Intensive In-Community) provider (Performcare).

-In-Network with: 


Beacon Health Options

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield


United Healthcare 




Private Self-Pay

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Your questions are always welcome


Our Treatment Focus

Specializing in Trauma and PTSD as well as Compassion Fatigue (caregiver/first-responder burnout). 

Individual, couples, and family therapy offered, also treating Depression, Bereavement/Grief, Anxiety, Family Conflicts, work stress, and many more. 


Our Promise

We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. 

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Depression & Anxiety

IIC Services, ODD, Spectrum Disorders & Family Relationships

Depression & Anxiety

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 



Trauma & PTSD

IIC Services, ODD, Spectrum Disorders & Family Relationships

Depression & Anxiety

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing. 

Victoria Camacho, MA, LPC, NCC, ACS specializes in trauma treatment and will work with you on your journey towards healing. 


IIC Services, ODD, Spectrum Disorders & Family Relationships

IIC Services, ODD, Spectrum Disorders & Family Relationships

IIC Services, ODD, Spectrum Disorders & Family Relationships

We are contracted with the State of NJ and Medicaid to provide IIC (Intensive-In-Community) services through Performcare. If your youth is struggling with anxiety, anger, life/work stress, PTSD, Depression, or family problems you've taken the right step by visiting us. We strive to provide psychotherapy in Sussex and Morris county NJ through IIC services your youth is authorized for in order to strengthen communication, improve family relationships, educate caregivers and provide therapy and behavioral intervention to struggling children and teens. We offer family counseling as part of this service for the benefit of the family unit  in Sussex and Morris counties in NJ. 

Meet the Mind Menders!

Victoria Camacho, MA, LPC, NCC, CCFP, CCTP

Victoria Camacho, MA, LPC, NCC, CCFP, CCTP

Victoria Camacho, MA, LPC, NCC, CCFP, CCTP


Victoria Camacho, MA, LPC, NCC, ACS is a Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional (CCFP), and an advanced level Certified Complex Trauma Professional (CCTP-Level II C-PTSD). Victoria is also an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Victoria is an integrative therapist, comfortable with a wide range of modalities, tailoring sessions and approaches to best meet the client's unique and individual needs.

Victoria is versed in individual counseling, family systems therapy, couples and marriage therapy, and specializes in PTSD and other trauma disorders as well as trauma and compassion fatigue in professionals who serve others such as first-responders, as well as caregivers such as parents and grandparents or siblings caring for sick or disabled loved ones . She works with adolescents and adults with Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Grief/Bereavement, family and work stress, among others.

Victoria speaks English and Russian

Professional Affiliations:
ACA (American Counseling Association)
NBCC (National Board of Certified Counselors)

IATP (International Association of Trauma Professionals)

Denise Gaccione, MSW, LCSW

Victoria Camacho, MA, LPC, NCC, CCFP, CCTP

Victoria Camacho, MA, LPC, NCC, CCFP, CCTP


Denise Gaccione, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Denise specializes in the Developmentally Disabled population, having extensive experience in ABA and therapeutic approaches with both adult and adolescents with Developmental and Intellectual disabilities. Denise uses a wide variety of proven, evidence based theories and approaches to help individuals reach their highest level of independence.  Denise has what some describe as a "gift" for the special needs population.  Her passion, drive, and unconditional advocacy set her apart as an active, goal oriented practitioner, not only to her clients, but also to their families through advocacy and therapeutic intervention. When working with clients and families, she takes the time to formulate a personalized treatment plan and models the plan approaches to ensure all caregivers are able to effectively apply it to their loved one's unique needs. Denise offers psychoeducation for families in order to help them become more adapt at understanding their special needs loved ones' unique situation. Denise also has extensive experience with those living with mental illnesses and dual-diagnosis. 

Denise provides in-home individual and family therapy, as well as advocacy services

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Office Location

694 State Route 15 South

Suite 202

Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

Mind Menders Counseling, LLC

694 State Route 15 South, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849 908-621-1698

Our Hours


By Appointment

Therapy Sessions are by appointment only offered Monday through Saturday. 

We are ALWAYS open for calls and electronic inquiries about our services. Your initial phone or email/text consultation is always free with no obligation.