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Our Mission and History

Who We Are


Founded in 1963 as a Child Guidance Clinic, West Bergen has grown into a comprehensive mental health center serving the residents of Bergen County and beyond. Since its beginning, the Agency has grown to now serve approximately 3,000 individuals, couples and families each year.

Our Guiding Principles


The Mission of West Bergen Mental Healthcare is to promote psychological health and personal growth. Through comprehensive treatment and supportive services, we respond to the needs of our clients and the communities we serve.


We will distinguish ourselves as the metropolitan area’s recognized Center of Excellence and leader in the treatment of mental illness and its effects. Our services and programs will support our clients across their life span and will provide them, their families and our communities with needed counseling, therapy and education.

Guided by these principles, we offer a wide variety of quality programs and services tailored to the special needs of children, families, adults and seniors. Our goal is to provide research-based treatment that will help to improve the overall quality of your life and help you feel better.

West Bergen is committed to meeting the psychological needs of our clients with sensitivity and responsive, innovative services at the highest possible standard. We strive to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve…one life at a time.