Frequently Asked Questions
Can counseling help me?
We are often faced with life events that are difficult to sort through, and sometimes, we are confronted with problems that are too difficult to manage alone. Relationship problems, work-related issues, parenting challenges, depression, grief, aging parent concerns, and chronic health difficulties are just a few examples of common difficulties that can diminish our abilities to manage our activities from one day to the next. Read through the statements below. If any sound true for you or someone you know, counseling may be helpful. I or someone I know:
- Feels sad or angry a lot.
- Feels tense or anxious a lot.
- No longer finds pleasure in activities that used to be enjoyable.
- Spends a lot of time and energy thinking and worrying about problems.
- Have caused other people to express concerns.
- Have problems that are taking a toll on health and ability to cope.
- Am having frequent problems in personal or work relationships.
- Am being negatively affected by pressures and stress.
- No longer sleeps very well because of worries about so many things.
To speak with someone about if counseling is right for you or your family, please call 609-924-0060.
Is TCS connected to Trinity Church?
No. TCS began as an outreach ministry of Trinity Church to the local community in 1968 but became incorporated as a separate entity in 1977. While we maintain a neighborly relationship with Trinity Church, we operate independently.
Is TCS only for Christians?
No. TCS is open to people of ALL faiths and our staff and clinicians represent a diverse group of individuals who practice many different faiths and spiritualities.
Does TCS only provide counseling?
No. TCS provides general counseling for adults, children, and families and we also provide psychological testing for adults and children. TCS also hosts a range of community-based programs that include workshops, seminars, and events on mental health topics.
Is TCS only for low-income individuals?
No. TCS clients represent every socio-economic group. We operate on a sliding scale, accept most major insurance plans, and have temporary financial assistance available for those who cannot afford to pay for counseling.
Is TCS only at one location?
Yes. TCS services are provided at 353 Nassau Street in downtown Princeton.
Is TCS comparable to a private practice setting?
Yes. The quality of service at TCS is the same as you would find in any private practice. In fact, many TCS clinicians also have private practices outside of their work with our organization.
Do I need insurance?
No. While TCS accepts most major insurance plans, you are not required to have insurance to use our services. There is a sliding payment scale based on household income, available to those who qualify.
Does TCS have parking for clients?
There are 6 metered spots in front of the building at $1/hour and payable by change or card (or you can use the ParkPrinceton app).
Additionally, public street parking is available on nearby streets (Markham, Sergeant, Wilton). Please make sure to read any signs indicating otherwise.
Please allow enough time before your session to find a legal parking spot.
Call us today to speak with our intake coordinator about whether TCS could be right for you: 609-924-0060.