Former field instructor for the graduate schools of Columbia and Rutgers universities. Clear and direct feedback with compassion. Focused short term and long term goal-oriented treatment sessions in the CBT and DBT treatment framework. Willing to accompany agoraphobic clients to feared settings. Knowledgeable about psychotropic medications and will work with prescribing physician as needed. Phone or e-mail inquiries are welcome. Reduced fee considered in special circumstances. Group therapy offered periodically.
I am actively involved in the therapeutic process and offer feedback and guidance in making the most productive use of each therapy session. The focus is mostly on the here and now, although past issues are explored as indicated or desired by the client. "Homework" is sometimes offered.
Adept at short term (one to 16 weeks) goal focused treatment intervention. Most clients feel confident after the first session that the counseling will be helpful. I have a sub- specialty treating anxiety disorders: panic, phobias, OCD, social anxiety and generalized anxiety.I have expertise in the cognitive and behavioral treatment modalities.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Cecilia Dilzell now - (973) 536-0318


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Rutgers University
  • Year Graduated: 1972
  • License No. and State: 37FI00079600 New Jersey


  • Avg Cost (per session): $140 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Medicare
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: SC 02938 State of New Jersey


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues


  • ADHD
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Concerns
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Cancer
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2014
Cecilia Dilzell, LCSW, ACSW, LMFC, Marriage & Family Therapist in Madison

Cecilia Dilzell

Marriage & Family Therapist, LCSW, ACSW, LMFC