NOTICE: Sessions are offered in person (observing public health guidelines), or over secure video calls.

NSAC North Jersey, also known as CBT Specialists of New Jersey, is located in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. As cognitive-behavioral therapists (CBT), we provide empirically supported treatment for social anxiety to adolescents and adults. In addition to individual therapy, we also provide group therapy for those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other social disorders. Our practice also specializes in the treatment of OCD, trauma, body-focused repetitive behaviors, substance abuse, and other anxiety and mood disorders.

Our co-founders have achieved rigorous certifications in CBT. Dr. Julie DiMatteo is board certified in behavioral and cognitive psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, and Dr. Cynthia Radnitz is certified by the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies.


Contact National Social Anxiety Center
North Jersey

CBT Specialists of New Jersey
[email protected]
(201) 844-9934

340 W. Passaic Street
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662


Staff at the National Social Anxiety Center
North Jersey


Julie DiMatteo, PhD, ABPP is a clinical psychologist licensed in New York, New Jersey, and is a registered telehealth provider in Florida. She the co-founder of CBT Specialists of New Jersey and board certified in behavioral and cognitive psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. She provides cognitive behavioral treatment of adolescents and adults with social anxiety, as well as other anxiety and mood disorders. She also specializes in adapting treatment for adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. DiMatteo earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Fordham University, a Master’s degree in Clinical & Counseling Psychology from William Paterson University, and her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU). She completed training practicums at FDU’s Center for Psychological Services, Seton Hall University’s Counseling & Psychological Services, and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. DiMatteo completed her APA-accredited internship at Northwell Health’s Zucker Hillside Hospital, and additional postdoctoral training in CBT and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

As a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) and the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Dr. DiMatteo prioritizes ongoing training in CBT and other empirically supported interventions to ensure she is providing the most current, evidence-based treatment to her patients. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Social Anxiety Center.

Cynthia Radnitz, PhD, A-CBT is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of CBT Specialists of New Jersey. She is licensed in New Jersey and New York, and registered to provide telehealth in Florida. Dr. Radnitz received her bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany where she studied under Drs. David Barlow, Richard Heimberg, and Edward Blanchard. She completed an APA-accredited internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. In addition to providing clinical services in both VA and private practice settings, Dr. Radnitz, held a faculty position at Fairleigh Dickinson University for thirty years, in their APA-accredited doctoral program where she provided CBT-focused supervision to doctoral students and taught an advanced course in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Radnitz specializes in treating mood and anxiety disorders, including social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, body-focused repetitive behaviors, and substance abuse.

As a fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a member of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Dr. Radnitz is committed to receiving regular continuing education in order to provide state-of-the-art empirically supported interventions to her patients.


NSAC New York City (NYC Cognitive Therapy): office in midtown Manhattan
NSAC Brooklyn (Chamin Ajjan Psychotherapy): office in Brooklyn Heights
NSAC Staten Island (Cognitive Therapy of Staten Island): offices in Staten Island and Clark, NJ

* Each NSAC Regional Clinic and Associate is an independent entity, and not a branch of a single clinic. To learn more about how clinics and clinicians become affiliated as NSAC Regional Clinics and Associates, click here.

The National Social Anxiety Center (NSAC) exists solely to promote
evidence-based treatment for social anxiety, and education about social anxiety.
NSAC is not a group psychotherapy practice, and does not provide any psychotherapy services.
NSAC assumes no liability for it’s regional clinics’ work or practices.