Kristin Pleines, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in New York
Kristin Pleines, LCSW is an experienced clinician who works as an associate therapist at the group practice of Dr. Chloe Carmichael on Park Avenue by Grand Central Station. Kristin is committed to helping her clients achieve their goals, and tailors treatment to meet each client's individual needs. Kristin received her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Connecticut, and is currently in the Clinical Social Work Doctorate program at New York University. Kristin utilizes an array of therapeutic modalities and tools, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness techniques. She is available Tuesday evenings and Saturdays.
Kristin has a passion for helping clients identify how the past and present are connected to change behavioral patterns. She emphasizes self-care and frames therapy as an opportunity to heal and grow. Kristin helps navigate relationship issues, stress from work or parenting, or shaping the way you engage generally.
Carmichael Psychology caters to busy clients. We have live reception 7 days per week. Although we are out of network, we have a full time biller to check your benefits, file claims, and have insurance reimbursements sent directly to our office to make your visits a seamless and positive experience!
Call or Email Kristin Pleines for a free phone consultation now - (646) 798-5768


  • License No. and State: 084738 New York


  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire BlueCross
  • GHI
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues


  • ADHD
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Client Focus


  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017
Kristin Pleines, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in New York

Kristin Pleines

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW