Bergen Community College Counselors

Center for Student Success [Academic & Transfer Counselors], Rm. A-118
Professor Linda Seidman {Academic Counselor, OSS (Disability Office) Counselor, LGBTQ+ Liaison}
Health Services: HS 100 [Personal Counselors]

LGBTQ+ Community Resources and Referrals

Feel free to review the resources and referrals.

LGBTQ+ Resources

Resources for LGBTQ+ Health Care and more…

LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources

  • COPE Center:
    – Dr. Catherin Roland, LPC:  973-943-1273  [51 Upper Montclair Plaza, Upper Montclair, NJ]. *Catherine Roland is also a professor at Montclair State;
    – Clinical Director, Rose Maire (, MA, LCADC, CCS and Sue Seidenfeld, MS, LCADC, CCS;
    – Sue Seidenfeld (, Executive Director of COPE Counseling Center at 104 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
  • HMI Institute (Henry Martin Institute – in Newark, NJ.
  • LifeWorks Counseling LLC ( :
    – Gina Unger, LCSW (Nutley, NJ) takes insurance.  Holistic and focus on spirituality if client desires.
  • Center for Identity Development (CID):
    – Director: James Mahon, LCSW, 31 Trinity Place, Montclair, NJ, Phone:973-744-6386;
    – Dr. Rosemarie Kopacsi: 973-509-0574:  460 Bloomfield Ave., Suite 209, Montclair, NJ;
    – Debbie Frank, LCSW: 973-744-1600:  33 Plmouth St., Suite 208 Montclair, NJ.
  • West Bergen Mental Healthcare/Rainbow Resource Group
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – New Jersey
  • The Summit Wellness Group 
    • Over 50 mental health and substance use resources for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) community that includes a section for LGBTQ+.
  • Detox Local 
    • An extensive list of mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community that includes a section for LGBTQ+.
  • Live Another Day 
    • A dual diagnosis guide written specifically for LGBTQ+ people that helps to address the complex issues surrounding mental illness and substance abuse.