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Melissa Racklin

Melissa RacklinMelissa Racklin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with all clinical populations, including geriatric, adults, adolescents and children.

Ms. Racklin received her master’s degree from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. She has extensive experience as an outpatient psychotherapist and has worked with many different clinical populations.

She has treated clients with disorders such as depression, generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive, post-traumatic stress, and schizophrenic, among others. Her treatments of modality include dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, family systems, and client-centered therapy. She has conducted family therapy, marital/couples counseling, group therapy and play therapy for children.

Ms. Racklin holds her certification in clinical supervision and has supervised clinicians. She also has certification in suicide prevention.

Office hours: Mondays, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursdays, 3-9 p.m.


Clifton Behavioral Healthcare

Facility where we offer outpatient services in the Passaic county area

Mental Health Center 
777 Bloomfield Ave., Suite B 
Clifton, NJ 07012 
Phone: (973) 594-0125 
Fax: (973) 594-0536

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Clifton Behavioral Healthcare is accessible by NJ Transit Bus #709 (Bloomfield/Paramus Route)

For more information on programs and services, call (973) 594-0125.

Our Fees

Founded by the League of Women Voters for the community of Clifton, we remain dedicated to making superior mental healthcare available to everyone in the community.

Accordingly, we work collaboratively with our clients to make the cost of good care manageable. A variety of private and public insurance programs are accepted. For those who do not have insurance, we have a sliding scale based on income.

Please call for details.