Christopher James Rushton

Christopher James Rushton

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
State: New Jersey and New York

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Christopher James Rushton


Master of Social Work, Columbia University School of Social Work

Master of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College.

Master of Arts, Villanova University.

Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire College.

In-network Insurances

Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana & Optum (Oscar, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare, VACCN & UMR)


For new and existing patients, schedule a video appointment with Christopher below.  You can also call the office at (888) 220-6392.

Chris Rushton is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescent and adult residents in New York and New Jersey. He specializes in trauma, behavioral disorders, and mood disorders.
Chris’ interest in mental and behavioral healthcare first developed as a Crisis Counselor in New York City after 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy. He then obtained a Social Work degree (MSW) from Columbia University.
Chris is on two legal defense teams fighting to overturn wrongful convictions.He is married to a Brazilian, so his four kids speak Portuguese and English.
“Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds.” – Ana Claudia Antunes

Medical Insurance Overview

Most of our providers are in-network with the following plans: Cigna, Meritain Health, Optum (Oscar, Oxford Health Plans, UnitedHealthcare) and Wellfleet. Fees for treatment vary depending on length of appointment and type of treatment received. Payment should be made at the time of the visit. We do accept all major credit cards, HSA, and FSA.

Let Us Know What’s Up

We’ll ask for a brief medical history and get your insurance or payment information through our client onboarding process.

Your Therapy Session

Your virtual teletherapy appointment is the easiest part. To speak with one of our doctors all you need is a smartphone, tablet, or computer.

What We’ll Do

We’ll follow up to create the best therapy plan for you. We’ll set up a wellness plan and schedule another appointment.