Licensed Psychoanalyst, MSSc, LP, ARC
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10001
"Navigating your way through the ups and downs of life isn't always easy but can be done better with some help along the way. I take a holistic approach to each person to help you deal with your challenges and worries, your dreams and nightmares, and your health and wellbeing in both your relationships with yourself and with others. Sometimes changes in personalities and expressions of oneself can seem confusing as we experience the many emotions in life and the reactions they bring as we work on healing the traumas within ourselves and in our relationships with others at home, at work, and in our families, schools and communities."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 642-1551
Verified
New York, New York 10001
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"Navigating your way through the ups and downs of life isn't always easy but can be done better with some help along the way. I take a holistic approach to each person to help you deal with your challenges and worries, your dreams and nightmares, and your health and wellbeing in both your relationships with yourself and with others. Sometimes changes in personalities and expressions of oneself can seem confusing as we experience the many emotions in life and the reactions they bring as we work on healing the traumas within ourselves and in our relationships with others at home, at work, and in our families, schools and communities."
Jeanette Williams, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10026
"I am a diverse Systemic Psychotherapist practicing in New Jersey and New York with a specialty in Marriage & Family Therapy. I will work with you to engage in maximizing functioning in your current relationships and how you interact with the world. Together we will work on you creating the narrative you wish to express more authentically in your personal relationships, work environment and your greater relationship circle(s). I have experience working with clients with a strong focus on life transitions, families in crisis, and those shifting careers and engaged in reinvention."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(908) 988-0763
Verified
New York, New York 10026
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"I am a diverse Systemic Psychotherapist practicing in New Jersey and New York with a specialty in Marriage & Family Therapy. I will work with you to engage in maximizing functioning in your current relationships and how you interact with the world. Together we will work on you creating the narrative you wish to express more authentically in your personal relationships, work environment and your greater relationship circle(s). I have experience working with clients with a strong focus on life transitions, families in crisis, and those shifting careers and engaged in reinvention."
Aja Evans, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10001
"It takes a lot to ask for help. There are a plethora of thoughts and feelings that can arise from realizing you may benefit from having someone to talk to. I am here to help you explore your life and how it influences your feelings. Whether it's a bad break-up, trouble at work, that anxious feeling that just won't go away, we could all benefit from taking some time for ourselves."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 681-7795
Verified
New York, New York 10001
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"It takes a lot to ask for help. There are a plethora of thoughts and feelings that can arise from realizing you may benefit from having someone to talk to. I am here to help you explore your life and how it influences your feelings. Whether it's a bad break-up, trouble at work, that anxious feeling that just won't go away, we could all benefit from taking some time for ourselves."
Integrated Therapy Services LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW(NJ, LMSW(NY, ATRBC, EMDR L2, OTR/LNY
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10003
"I find it especially gratifying to help persons who have suffered trauma, have difficulty regulating emotions, are teens or pre teens struggling with family, peer, or school issues, the elderly, those with autism, and persons who struggle with social shyness and isolation."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(908) 307-5174
Verified
New York, New York 10003
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"I find it especially gratifying to help persons who have suffered trauma, have difficulty regulating emotions, are teens or pre teens struggling with family, peer, or school issues, the elderly, those with autism, and persons who struggle with social shyness and isolation."
Gotham Wellness Group, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
New York, New York 10013
" Anxiety can be overwhelming and suck the joy out of life. If you suffer from anxiety, panic attacks, obsessions, compulsions, or phobias, there is help. You can learn ways to stress less and enjoy more. Gotham Wellness Group specializes in Solutions. We focus on Anxiety / Stress Management, Navigating Difficult Relationships, and Couples Counseling. Dr. Cynthia Giocomarra is an active participant in sessions using an eclectic variety of REBT, Transpersonal and DBT skills. "
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(631) 405-4925
Verified
Office is near:
New York, New York 10013
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
" Anxiety can be overwhelming and suck the joy out of life. If you suffer from anxiety, panic attacks, obsessions, compulsions, or phobias, there is help. You can learn ways to stress less and enjoy more. Gotham Wellness Group specializes in Solutions. We focus on Anxiety / Stress Management, Navigating Difficult Relationships, and Couples Counseling. Dr. Cynthia Giocomarra is an active participant in sessions using an eclectic variety of REBT, Transpersonal and DBT skills. "
Gerald LaMear Bray, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, BCD-P
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10128
"I am an experienced adult psychotherapist with accredited postgraduate training and clinical experience. I have special interests in work-related stress, performance anxiety, eating disorders and interpersonal relationships. I have an active affiliation with many major insurance plans. You can expect to have a consultation within one to two days. My office is conveniently located on the Upper East Side. Curiosity, humor and a toleration of paradox and irony can help. Let's see how we can bring out the best in you and make the world a better place for everyone."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(212) 996-0568
Verified
New York, New York 10128
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"I am an experienced adult psychotherapist with accredited postgraduate training and clinical experience. I have special interests in work-related stress, performance anxiety, eating disorders and interpersonal relationships. I have an active affiliation with many major insurance plans. You can expect to have a consultation within one to two days. My office is conveniently located on the Upper East Side. Curiosity, humor and a toleration of paradox and irony can help. Let's see how we can bring out the best in you and make the world a better place for everyone."
Rebecca Kangwa,
New York, New York 10012
"I operate from a holistic approach and focus on creating a custom experience to each individual client. I believe that building a strong, mutually beneficial, therapeutic relationship is one of the most important aspects of therapy. I welcome people from all walks of life and pride myself in creating a liberated space for all of my clients."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(607) 214-2780
New York, New York 10012
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"I operate from a holistic approach and focus on creating a custom experience to each individual client. I believe that building a strong, mutually beneficial, therapeutic relationship is one of the most important aspects of therapy. I welcome people from all walks of life and pride myself in creating a liberated space for all of my clients."
Christopher L Villani,
MHC, LP
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10033
"Hi, my name is Christopher, My approach to therapy is based on genuine human interaction. A person centered orientation is the foundation of any therapeutic relationship. Not every person benefits from the same treatment. For this reason I hold an eclectic orientation, including but not limited to: CBT, DBT, Emotional focused therapy, Mindfulness, and Relaxation. I believe in goal-setting and strategy building. However, I also understand that sometimes we just need to vent! I believe that every person has the innate ability to resolve their inner conflicts. You are the expert on you, I am just a guide on your journey to fulfillment"
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(914) 303-7937
Verified
New York, New York 10033
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"Hi, my name is Christopher, My approach to therapy is based on genuine human interaction. A person centered orientation is the foundation of any therapeutic relationship. Not every person benefits from the same treatment. For this reason I hold an eclectic orientation, including but not limited to: CBT, DBT, Emotional focused therapy, Mindfulness, and Relaxation. I believe in goal-setting and strategy building. However, I also understand that sometimes we just need to vent! I believe that every person has the innate ability to resolve their inner conflicts. You are the expert on you, I am just a guide on your journey to fulfillment"
Sharyn Wolf, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, R-LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10023
"My 29 year practice has this goal; I want you to feel better in your life. I want you to like what you tell yourself about yourself. I want your self-compassion to be as rich as your empathy for others. For this, you will need to have a felt sense that you're with the right therapist--to feel that I 'get' who you are. Our time will be collaborative as we look closely at your behaviors and beliefs and how these your narrative may be troubling to you. Our work together may encompass talk, plus mind & body techniques as we widen your lens and strengthen your sense of self. I work with individuals, families, couples & groups. "
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 736-6493
Verified
New York, New York 10023
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"My 29 year practice has this goal; I want you to feel better in your life. I want you to like what you tell yourself about yourself. I want your self-compassion to be as rich as your empathy for others. For this, you will need to have a felt sense that you're with the right therapist--to feel that I 'get' who you are. Our time will be collaborative as we look closely at your behaviors and beliefs and how these your narrative may be troubling to you. Our work together may encompass talk, plus mind & body techniques as we widen your lens and strengthen your sense of self. I work with individuals, families, couples & groups. "
Heather Lortie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EdM
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10012
"So glad you are reaching out...looking, but perhaps unsure who can really help? Gently, lending energy and determination, I aim to join your inner drive to change, which is in motion, even as you feel alone, stuck, confused, angry, hurt or tired. By merging the deep relational & evidence-based practice with innovations in body-based & affective neuroscience, together we can support your natural capacity to heal, identify and overcome obstacles & integrate a renewed sense of your past experiences and your own capacity to become your best version of yourself."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 846-2204
Verified
New York, New York 10012
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"So glad you are reaching out...looking, but perhaps unsure who can really help? Gently, lending energy and determination, I aim to join your inner drive to change, which is in motion, even as you feel alone, stuck, confused, angry, hurt or tired. By merging the deep relational & evidence-based practice with innovations in body-based & affective neuroscience, together we can support your natural capacity to heal, identify and overcome obstacles & integrate a renewed sense of your past experiences and your own capacity to become your best version of yourself."
Sarah T. Curtis, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10011
"My diverse practice reflects and serves the needs of my neighborhood. My style of practice is interpersonal/humanistic meaning that I try to take an open minded approach to psychotherapy. The work is an exploration of the nature of relationships and sources of anxiety leading to an understanding of moment-to-moment experience of self and others. This understanding may lead to meaningful change and to the emergence of choices which were not previously considered. I am respectful of individual needs and differences and consider social & cultural influences. Email is best: drscurtis@gmail.com."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 386-2343
Verified
New York, New York 10011
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"My diverse practice reflects and serves the needs of my neighborhood. My style of practice is interpersonal/humanistic meaning that I try to take an open minded approach to psychotherapy. The work is an exploration of the nature of relationships and sources of anxiety leading to an understanding of moment-to-moment experience of self and others. This understanding may lead to meaningful change and to the emergence of choices which were not previously considered. I am respectful of individual needs and differences and consider social & cultural influences. Email is best: drscurtis@gmail.com."
Brenda A Lewis, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10011
"Experienced, highly effective therapist, focusing on sexuality, relationships & intimacy issues in individuals and couples. Embracing a wide range of ages, backgrounds and cultures and successfully work with sexual dysfunction in men and women and all emotional themes involving intimacy. It's important and imperative to find the uniqueness of everyone's story and find healing ways to make the present fulfilling. I strive to understand the people I work with deeply and to address non-working elements in a supportive, non-judgmental and collaborative way. Together, we look to discover, understand and resolve recurring obstacles to your well-being."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 759-1681
Verified
New York, New York 10011
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"Experienced, highly effective therapist, focusing on sexuality, relationships & intimacy issues in individuals and couples. Embracing a wide range of ages, backgrounds and cultures and successfully work with sexual dysfunction in men and women and all emotional themes involving intimacy. It's important and imperative to find the uniqueness of everyone's story and find healing ways to make the present fulfilling. I strive to understand the people I work with deeply and to address non-working elements in a supportive, non-judgmental and collaborative way. Together, we look to discover, understand and resolve recurring obstacles to your well-being."
Expansive Therapy, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10007
"Expansive Therapy is a bicoastal psychotherapy practice with locations in New York City and San Francisco. We have a diverse team of therapists offering a wide variety of modalities and specialties, and we match you with the therapist who best meets your needs and availability. Our website is expansivetherapy.com and you can reach our office manager Naomi at info@expansivetherapy.com or 212-655-9817 to book an appointment. We have immediate availability. "
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 760-5117
Verified
New York, New York 10007
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"Expansive Therapy is a bicoastal psychotherapy practice with locations in New York City and San Francisco. We have a diverse team of therapists offering a wide variety of modalities and specialties, and we match you with the therapist who best meets your needs and availability. Our website is expansivetherapy.com and you can reach our office manager Naomi at info@expansivetherapy.com or 212-655-9817 to book an appointment. We have immediate availability. "
Ben Velez,
MS, LMFT
New York, New York 10001
"As a firm believer in a mind-body-spirit approach to psychological health, I incorporate a long history of multi-disciplinary spiritual practice and investigation with my graduate training in relationship / family therapy into a holistic perspective that utilizes transitions and crises as opportunities to deepen insight and life skills that better navigate and manage them. In terms of couples work, I help with communications, developing conflict resolution strategies, healing from infidelities, addiction/codependency, and other sexual issues by examining your familial/relational histories and teaching a variety of guideposts to help you be your best selves, together and individually."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(347) 763-7863
New York, New York 10001
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"As a firm believer in a mind-body-spirit approach to psychological health, I incorporate a long history of multi-disciplinary spiritual practice and investigation with my graduate training in relationship / family therapy into a holistic perspective that utilizes transitions and crises as opportunities to deepen insight and life skills that better navigate and manage them. In terms of couples work, I help with communications, developing conflict resolution strategies, healing from infidelities, addiction/codependency, and other sexual issues by examining your familial/relational histories and teaching a variety of guideposts to help you be your best selves, together and individually."
Liz Margolies, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10011
"There are many excellent therapists listed on this site; the hard part is choosing the one who is the best fit for YOU. Experience, location and even price are just the beginning. You need a therapist who understands what you are talking about, moves at your pace and has expertise in the issues you are working on. Many of my clients begin therapy between 27 - 45 yrs old, a time when people are working through the big life questions about love, work, family and sexuality. It is common to become depressed, anxious or confused during this time. Therapy can be a valuable tool."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 583-1767
Verified
New York, New York 10011
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"There are many excellent therapists listed on this site; the hard part is choosing the one who is the best fit for YOU. Experience, location and even price are just the beginning. You need a therapist who understands what you are talking about, moves at your pace and has expertise in the issues you are working on. Many of my clients begin therapy between 27 - 45 yrs old, a time when people are working through the big life questions about love, work, family and sexuality. It is common to become depressed, anxious or confused during this time. Therapy can be a valuable tool."
Gary M Meier, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC, LBSW, MEd
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10001
"As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor I offer professional counseling, support, direction, and guidance to individuals by assisting them in successfully solving complex social problems. I believe the best results to counseling integrates all aspects of the human person (body, mind and spirit) in order to promote the psychological, social, behavioral and spiritual wellness of individuals. My specialized interest include LGBT issues, Spiritual Counseling and Addiction issues."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 402-6803
Verified
New York, New York 10001
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor I offer professional counseling, support, direction, and guidance to individuals by assisting them in successfully solving complex social problems. I believe the best results to counseling integrates all aspects of the human person (body, mind and spirit) in order to promote the psychological, social, behavioral and spiritual wellness of individuals. My specialized interest include LGBT issues, Spiritual Counseling and Addiction issues."
Shanet Dennis, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10023
"My interest in Marriage and Family Therapy stems from a desire to fill a gap that was present in my own community. Having had experiences where an unbiased sounding board could have been pivotal in navigating unstable relationships, I set a path that allowed me to be the change I wanted to see. The general philosophy that anchors my practice is “building healthy relationships one story at a time.” This includes the relationship with oneself. There is no one fits all solution to a problem, or one way of getting to a place of feeling well. This in mind I aim to listen, learn, validate, and advocate for what “works” for my clients."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(646) 681-7618
Verified
New York, New York 10023
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"My interest in Marriage and Family Therapy stems from a desire to fill a gap that was present in my own community. Having had experiences where an unbiased sounding board could have been pivotal in navigating unstable relationships, I set a path that allowed me to be the change I wanted to see. The general philosophy that anchors my practice is “building healthy relationships one story at a time.” This includes the relationship with oneself. There is no one fits all solution to a problem, or one way of getting to a place of feeling well. This in mind I aim to listen, learn, validate, and advocate for what “works” for my clients."
Jacqueline D. Brown, LMHC, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10011
"Therapy is healthy, it is as normal as getting an annual physical. There may be times when we need therapy more than just once a year. Throughout our busy lives we should make time to speak with someone regarding our emotions, thoughts and behaviors. Are you facing issues that you need help to work through? Do you have a life goal that you would like to achieve? Is it difficult to adjust to life style changes? I would like to be the licensed professional to help you work through them.We will work together to help you achieve your goal."
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(917) 809-6136
Verified
New York, New York 10011
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"Therapy is healthy, it is as normal as getting an annual physical. There may be times when we need therapy more than just once a year. Throughout our busy lives we should make time to speak with someone regarding our emotions, thoughts and behaviors. Are you facing issues that you need help to work through? Do you have a life goal that you would like to achieve? Is it difficult to adjust to life style changes? I would like to be the licensed professional to help you work through them.We will work together to help you achieve your goal."
Susan Gutwill, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW, PhD-ABD
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10024
"I see people with depression, anxiety, compulsive behaviors as well as traumatic histories and losses. Together, we will work to gain a deep understanding of your early and lifelong relationships, in which your struggles were formed. Additionally, I ask about how social, economic, gendered and racial issues frame your pain. I integrate a basic psycho-dynamic understanding integrated with trauma techniques, body work, hypnosis and cognitive behavioral work in individual and group therapy. Group therapy adds another layer of healing possibility through the camaraderie, clarity and empathy groups provide. "
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(732) 719-7991
Verified
New York, New York 10024
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"I see people with depression, anxiety, compulsive behaviors as well as traumatic histories and losses. Together, we will work to gain a deep understanding of your early and lifelong relationships, in which your struggles were formed. Additionally, I ask about how social, economic, gendered and racial issues frame your pain. I integrate a basic psycho-dynamic understanding integrated with trauma techniques, body work, hypnosis and cognitive behavioral work in individual and group therapy. Group therapy adds another layer of healing possibility through the camaraderie, clarity and empathy groups provide. "
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CCTSI
Verified by Psychology Today
New York, New York 10128
"It is sometimes difficult to understand how all our well intended efforts to feel good about ourselves and our relationships have been unsatisfying rather than satisfying. In fact, there have been disappointments, frustrations, and sadness that are sometimes painful and challenging to manage alone (or with individuals in our lives who may care but do not understand us). I am available as a professionally trained therapist to work with you on your concerns related to circumstances that have become problematic for you. My style is interactive and collaborative along with using several therapeutic methods to address your concerns. "
African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
(917) 994-9903
Verified
New York, New York 10128
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African-American
Humanistic
Narrative
"It is sometimes difficult to understand how all our well intended efforts to feel good about ourselves and our relationships have been unsatisfying rather than satisfying. In fact, there have been disappointments, frustrations, and sadness that are sometimes painful and challenging to manage alone (or with individuals in our lives who may care but do not understand us). I am available as a professionally trained therapist to work with you on your concerns related to circumstances that have become problematic for you. My style is interactive and collaborative along with using several therapeutic methods to address your concerns. "

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African-American Therapists
If you're looking for African American therapy in New York or for a New York African American therapist these professionals provide therapy, psychotherapy and counseling that's sensitive to African American cultural issues. They include African American therapists, African American psychologists, African American marriage counselors and African American counselors. Sometimes we refer to them as black therapists in New York or New York black psychologists, black marriage counselors or black counselors in New York. They provide African American counseling in New York or black counseling in New York and are sensitive to black couples and black marriages in New York.

Note: This term is sometimes spelled as 'African-American'.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in New York are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in New York you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in New York and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in New York or family therapy in New York.