Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2011

West Bergen Mental Healthcare
120 Chestnut Street • Ridgewood • New Jersey • 07450-2500 • 201-444-3550 • Fax 201-652-1613


West Bergen Mental Healthcare, a non-profit counseling and psychiatric center, is now offering a 5-week workshop for siblings and cousins of children with Asperger’s Disorder and related diagnoses. The workshop is designed for 7 to 10 year olds and will cover topics such as tolerance, coping strategies, focusing on your relative’s strengths, disclosure, fairness, finding common ground, etc.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. beginning October 19 through November 16 at West Bergen Center for Children and Youth, One Cherry Lane, Ramsey, NJ.

The fee for the workshop is $175 for the first child registered per family and $50 for each additional family member (verification of family relationship is required). Registration and payment are due by October 12, 2011. For further information or to register, please call Kelly Doyle at (201) 934-1160 ext. 7231.

Established in 1963 as a child guidance clinic, today West Bergen provides comprehensive services for all age groups with various levels of need. West Bergen Mental Healthcare recently celebrated being voted Number One in Client Satisfaction by the Mental Health Corporations of America’s National Survey for 2010. The Agency has earned this notable recognition seven times since 1998.


Contact: Carol Cohen, Director of Development, (201) 444-3550