My practice takes the approach of working with clients through a genuine, real-life, human-to-human interaction. I have experience working with adolescents, adults of all ages, and families who are struggling with behavioral or mental health concerns. If you or a member of your family are struggling with emotional challenges (such as anxiety or depression) or behavioral concerns, contact me with any questions you may have about the services I can provide for you
Parenting is hard work! I can help. I am a Columbia University trained Clinical Psychologist specializing in maternal and child mental health and development. Women and/or their partners often seek support during pregnancy or the postpartum period for anxiety, depression, trauma, or difficulty adjusting. Parents with children of any age seeking their own psychotherapy often find is helpful to speak with someone who understands child development and issues related to parenting. Psychotherapy is individualized and may include aspects of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches.
My practice consists of children, adolescents and young adults. 18 years of experience has shown me the vitalness of individualizing my treatment to best suit your needs. Each person enters therapy with unique struggles and circumstances. My goal is to provide a safe setting where you are comfortable to address and vocalize inner thoughts, improve coping strategies, regulate emotions, tolerate distress and make choices that will improve the quality of your life. I focus on building each individual's strengths, raising self awareness and improving self confidence and interpersonal relationships. I work collaboratively with the family, school and other professionals.
I look at individuals and couples within the framework of their relationships. Goals include helping to strengthen positive connections and understand more about all of their relationships past and present in order to promote healing, and help sort through whatever difficulties they may be facing currently. I have worked with children and families on many issues including limit setting and behavior, adolescent development, anxiety, adoption, and separation/grief. Married and a mom of two teenagers and one young adult, I bring years of personal and professional experience to my work.
NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I'm a therapist trained in psychoanalysis and creative arts therapies with over fifteen years of experience. I draw from a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches such as Object Relations, CBT, and Humanistic Psychotherapy while using the creative arts as a complimentary means of exploration. I try to tailor my approach to your preferences and interests and work towards goals that you think will be helpful.
When choosing a therapist it is important to seek someone who is well trained and has a significant amount of experience. Throughout my career I have helped many people with a broad range of difficulties including: anxiety, depression, marital problems, parental issues, family problems, gender issues and more. I interact freely with my clients sharing with them the obstacles that are preventing them finding resolutions to their difficulties. In a supportive non judgmental and collaborative atmosphere I encourage clients to become curious about themselves and to understand the roadblocks that prevent them from solving their difficulties.
When a parent or child is struggling with emotions or behavior, it is not only difficult for the individual, but for the whole family. For a parent, it can be a time filled with anxiety and frustration and parents can benefit from support and guidance. Whether you are expecting a child, a new parent, or a parent seeking guidance in understanding and supporting the development of your child, I work to address the needs of both parents and children to most effectively support the family as a whole.
As a psychotherapist for over 20 years, providing individual, couple and family therapy. I strongly believe in the idea of "meeting the client where they're at." I work with adults focusing on anxiety, depression, trauma, and life stressors. With a specialization in family therapy and relationship issues, I work with couples as well as parent-child relationships, including with parents and their adult children.
People have the ability to change. I can help facilitate this process by offering you a therapeutic relationship that is honest, interactive and warm. I use a range of interventions including psychodynamic, interpersonal and cognitive-behavioral to meet the unique needs of each individual. Overall, I believe it is valuable to understand the "why" of behavior, and also to make specific changes that lead to growth and greater fulfillment.
I am a strong believer that our experiences and evolving knowledge shape who we are at that moment in time. I believe strongly that we can slowly change, if we choose, and become the person we strive to be, even if that changes over time. With hard work, dedication, and desire, we can achieve our goals and live a happy and fulfilling life.
With 30 years experience working with individuals and couples in Westchester, I practice in Hartsdale, NY, And have expanded my practice to New Paltz, NY. I work with ages 18 and up, adults and couples, treating issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression and relationship issues, parenting skills training and mindfulness. Making personal and life changes can be difficult. A skilled and caring therapist can help. This is an important piece of work I do, as we can never change others, only ourselves. I strive to create a safe, caring environment for clients. I also offer Equine (Horse) assisted learning therapy, no riding involved
I offer a relationship-based approach to psychotherapy in a safe and comfortable environment. I work collaboratively with you to explore and understand your feelings, your struggles, your dreams and your fears. Through this process you will find that your personal relationships and your sense of "self" are strengthened and your professional life is enriched. You begin to live your life more fully. I work with adults, adolescents, children and infants in individual, couple and family therapy. My areas of special interest and expertise are relationship issues, pre and post-natal counseling, adoptive parenting, divorce, and body image/eating disorders.
I believe therapy consists of a commitment and partnership between client and therapist to help navigate life's challenges. My approach to therapy involves building a trusting relationship with you first and then we can tackle it all together.
Are you or your child experiencing depression/anxiety, relationship issues, school or work-related difficulties? Or have you or your child experienced trauma? I specialize in these areas, and may be able to offer assistance. I also have experience with case management and advocacy, and do consult work at schools/organizations (workshops/trainings).
I provide solution-focused and trauma-informed therapy that helps people find healthy ways to deal with work-related burnout and toxic stress, combat anxiety, and make significant life changes that will improve their emotional health and relationships. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 15+ years of clinical experience who has focused on helping others overcome personal and professional challenges that have impacted their mental health and kept them from living the fruitful life they deserve. I have had the privilege of working with people from diverse backgrounds and am an LGBTQIA ally.
We all fall out of step from time to time. Sometimes we can get our rhythm back on our own, and sometimes we get help from family or friends. Then there are times when we need something different. Let’s figure out what is getting you off your game and find the best path forward.
As a Psychologist with over 20 years of clinical experience, I strive to create a safe, supportive environment in which to help you resolve a range of issues including anxiety, depression and relationship conflicts. Together, we work to make sense of buried feelings and longings and unravel connections to past experiences, including early trauma and loss, to help you to live your life more fully and confidently. Using a variety of approaches, I help you to identify and overcome obstacles to realizing your potential and accessing your inner strengths.
I am a psychologist with many years of experience treating adolescents and adults. I work with a range of issues and concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, life transitions and loss.
My work modality is psychodynamic/psychoanalytic which means that I help my clients better understand their underlying patterns and cycles of repetitions that have stalled their growth and overall life satisfaction. Within this framework, my clients are better able to understand their thoughts and feelings and thereby gain an increased capacity for living a more full and satisfying life.
I am a licensed psychotherapist who works with men and women struggling with self-esteem issues, depression, anxiety and life transitions. I have worked with individuals and groups in various outpatient settings primarily around issues of interpersonal trauma and abuse. I have lectured on domestic violence throughout Westchester County.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Hartsdale are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Hartsdale then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Hartsdale, or Child Psychologists in Hartsdale.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Hartsdale psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Hartsdale specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.