Gina Totino, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Short Hills
Gina's therapeutic approach is simple: she believes balance in one's life leads to clarity and inner peace. She uses a strength-based approach, and evidence based modalities to assist her clients to achieve their goals and appreciate the value of their lives. Using the foundation of mindfulness, Gina collaborates with clients to improve interpersonal relationships and helps them to understand how to implement skills that provide long-term results. These skills include: emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. Gina also advocates for children and adolescents with special needs. She assists families to navigate the world of Special Education.
Gina's therapeutic approach is informed by Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). DBT is a cognitive behavioral treatment effective in treating emotion dysregulation and self injurious behavior. Gina takes the foundation and strategies of DBT and uses an informed approach to meet client's goals.
Gina uses a wide variety of treatment modalities and interventions that are client specific which include: Informed DBT therapy, Couples counseling, Short-term solution focused therapy, Parent coaching & training, Assistance with understanding and navigating Special Education Services, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Call or Email Gina Totino for a free phone consultation now - (973) 718-5492


  • License No. and State: 44SC05716300 New Jersey


  • Avg Cost (per session): $120 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
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  • Behavioral Issues
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Relationship Issues


  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength Based


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017
Gina Totino, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Short Hills

Gina Totino

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW