Healing Through The Heart Center

Therapy For Lasting Change

In-person therapy in New Jersey for children, teens, and adults in Colts Neck, NJ.

Combining practical tools, inner wisdom, and a heart-centered approach to help you heal from within & empower your authentic self.

Trauma Specialists with Relational EMDR trained therapists

Weeknight, Weekend, & Weekday appointments available with no waitlist

In-Person or Online appts. We submit for out-of-network benefits

When talk therapy isn’t enough.

We know the benefits of traditional talk therapy – and we know it’s limitations. When you’re faced with challenges that feel bigger than words,

At Healing Through The Heart Center, we help you move forward with evidence-based tools and a holistic approach to acknowledge and support your body, mind, and soul.

When talk therapy isn’t enough.

We know the benefits of traditional talk therapy – and we know it’s limitations. When you’re faced with challenges that feel bigger than words,

At Healing through the Heart Center, we help you move forward with evidence-based tools and a holistic approach to acknowledge and support your body, mind, and soul.

Healing Through The Heart Center

Our Therapy Services

We combine practical tools, inner wisdom, and a heart-centered approach, to help you heal from within & empower your authentic self.

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Therapy For
Children & Teens

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Therapy For

Private Session with Professional Therapist

Therapy For

Areas Of Focus

Whatever challenges you are facing, there is hope. Using a combination of EMDR, Mindfulness, and DBT Skills, we work to dig deeper to create meaningful & lasting change.


Therapy to provide coping strategies and tools to manage anxiety symptoms, promoting relaxation and peace of mind.

Trauma & PTSD

Offering a safe space to heal emotional wounds, and develop healthy coping mechanisms to help you move forward.


Helping you identify the underlying causes and provide guidance toward hope and direction to feel better.

Life Transitions

Helping you navigate challenges, discover new opportunities, and find a sense of direction and purpose amidst transition.

EMDR Therapy

A specialized approach that allows you to process traumatic memories and negative experiences to help you heal.

Burnout & Stress

 Providing tools and strategies to manage stress, prevent burnout, and restore balance in life.

Peak Performance

Helping you achieve your highest potential by addressing mindset barriers and developing effective goal-setting strategies.

Relationship Issues

A safe and neutral space to address conflicts, and find common ground to foster healthier relationships.

Mindfulness, Meditation & Breathwork

A somatic approach to help cultivate present-moment awareness, reduce stress, and promote emotional balance.

We make getting started easy.

Book online or contact us.

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Psychotherapy in Colts Neck & Across New Jersey

Healing through the Heart Center

Jill Portaro



We believe we can only take our clients as far as we’ve gone.

Whether you’re struggling with trauma, anxiety, stress, or just trying to understand who you are better, it can be hard to know what you need. There are so many competing priorities that you feel confused and overwhelmed in a life that isn’t giving you enough happiness and meaning. We want to help you feel whole from within.

At Healing through the Heart Center we use effective tools to help you understand what’s going on below the surface so you can uncover the root cause of your struggles and confidently take care of yourself.

With over 15-years of combined experience, we provide therapy that is heart centered, effective, and professional. Our therapy practice was built on the philosophy that in order to create deep meaningful changes, we need to go beyond the surface, and that with the right help, you can feel less anxiety, be more in control and become the person you’ve always wanted to be.

When you’re tired of feeling stuck – we’re right here with you to get you the tangible changes you’ve been looking for.

We provide psychotherapy that is:


We honor the role of the heart and its wisdom & compassion in healing and personal growth, trusting it to uncover the root cause of your challenges and guide you toward wholeness.


We believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship and are in this with you. By using both your inner wisdom and ours, we can create transformation from a place of compassion and experience.


We are deeply passionate about the work we do and complete it with the highest integrity and professionalism. We love what we do!


Our approach is rooted in proven, research-backed, confident, and effective methods, often getting our clients the results they are looking for quickly.

Our Psychotherapy Team

Meet Our Therapists

Find the right fit for you. Our therapists are licensed to support individuals across New Jersey. Not sure who to book with? Contact us.


How Our Therapy Works

Personalized Connection

During a free consultation call, we prioritize understanding your unique needs to ensure the perfect therapist match.

Tailored Guidance

Together, we develop a personalized plan based on your goals and priorities, adjusting it as needed to ensure it evolves with you.

Ongoing Support

Our relationship is dynamic and enduring, offering support that evolves to meet your needs, whether for years or a brief period, you can come and go as you need.

Questions About Psychotherapy

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, in-person sessions are in Colts Neck, NJ. Online therapy is available anywhere in New Jersey.

Yes we are currently accepting new clients with convenient night hours to make it easy to fit in your schedule, either in person or online.

Therapy is designed to meet your unique needs and context. We will work together to discuss your needs and what you want to get out of therapy. The immediate aim of therapy is to get you feeling better within a short period of time, and from there, we can move on to deeply rooted issues. In therapy, the goal is to support you and help you recognize and develop your own strengths so you can meet the goals you have set for yourself.

Every person is unique and will require different lengths of time in therapy. We are aiming to make real, tangible changes that you can see in yourself and in your life. Beginning with your first session, we will develop a plan that will bring you to your set goals.
The therapeutic process is a partnership between you and your therapist. Treatment plans will be discussed and developed based on your individual goals and expectations.

We are an out-of-network provider. We provide documentation that you or we can submit to your insurance company for out-of-network coverage.

As an out-of-network provider, I have partnered with Mentaya to help my clients save money on therapy. Use the tool below to see if you qualify for reimbursement for my services.

Yes, we offer a sliding scale. Please contact us for more information about rates.

Yes, we offer a complimentary consultation. Contact us today by calling or by filling out the contact form and clicking send.

Healing Through The Heart Center

How To Get Started

If you’re ready to get started, you can book online using our secure booking platform. We strongly encourage you to book a free 15-minute phone consultation with our founder, Jill, who can answer your questions, understand your needs, and match you to a suitable therapist. You can also book an appointment directly with an available therapist.

If you prefer, you can call, email, or send us a message directly.

Use the form below to contact us. We typically respond within 24 hours (or the next business day after Holidays or Weekends).

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415 NJ-34 Suite 203, Colts Neck, NJ 07722

Online therapy sessions are available across New Jersey

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Psychotherapy in New Jersey

Healing through the Heart Center

Helping you cultivate self-love, find peace among the chaos, and live an intentional life.

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