Werner S. Achatz

Psychologist, PhD

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Werner S. Achatz

Psychologist, PhD


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Offers online therapy

Offices of Werner S. Achatz, Ph.D.
211 West 56th Street
Suite 25G
New York, NY 10019
(646) 392-7361

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New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-9799
Announcement icon During the COVID-19 crisis I am offering all therapy sessions via Zoom Videoconference, all in compliance with HIPPA Laws and requirements.
I am a licensed Psychologist and Psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City, specializing in individual and couples therapy since 2002. I focus on helping you to improve and enhance self-understanding, to learn how to make better decisions, and to live a happier and more satisfying life, with stronger self-determination, autonomy, and a greater sense of freedom. I am also a Staff Member at at the Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, where I specialize in the treatment of Personality Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Dissociative Disorders, PTSD and Identity Issues.
My approach is client-centered, solution-focused and psychodynamic. Areas of expertise include: Personality Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Isolation and Loneliness, Trauma, Low Self-Esteem, Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Issues, Creative Blocks, Identity Issues, Separation, Loss and Grief, Relationship Conflicts, and Issues of Intimacy and Infidelity.
I offer my services in both English and German. My private practice is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan near Columbus Circle.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $275 - $400
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Paypal
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 18 Years
  • License: New York / 019216
  • School: Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
  • Year Graduated: 2010

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: The University of the State of New York / Psychoanalyst, License#:000880
  • Certificate Date: 2012
  • Certificate: The University of the State of New York / Psychologist, License #:019216
  • Certificate Date: 2011

Location

Offices of Werner S. Achatz, Ph.D.
211 West 56th Street
Suite 25G
New York, NY 10019
(646) 392-7361
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-9799
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorders
Issues
  • Adoption
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: German
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Coaching
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Marital/Couples Therapy
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021
Werner S. Achatz, PhD, Psychologist in New York

Werner S. Achatz

Psychologist, PhD