I am a clinical social worker and psychotherapist with extensive experience treating adults and adolescents facing a variety of challenges. Whether you have a pressing problem or simply want to live your life more fully, our work together can help shift the focus from deficit to enhancement. I have particular expertise in helping individuals with personality disorders and behavioral problems navigate and improve their interpersonal relationships. I also have significant experience assisting individuals to overcome problems with addiction and compulsivity. I take an empathic, person-centered approach to helping people I work with to develop and maintain a rich and rewarding life.
My Ideal client is someone who are of the ages 18-65 dealing with issues not limited to anxiety, depression , work stress, racial stress and familial issues. They are looking for weekly sessions as well as willing to do exercises at home and journaling. They are open to humanistic approaches like open chair as well as empirical approaches like CBT. They are looking for a therapist who is directive in approach and empathic is nature. The ideal client is someone who truly feels ready to do the necessary work to experience life in a different lenses.
There are often times in life when we run into problems that we don’t feel like we can handle alone. This is normal, and common reactions to this experience are depression and anxiety. I can help you work through these issues and many others, including but not limited to: Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks, OCD, Relationships including Couples, Marital, and Family Counseling, Career Issues and Life Transitions, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Learning and Disability Evaluations, Grief, Loss, and Parenting. Please call me at (646) 239-1397 for a free consultation, and I'll be happy to talk you through the process.
Are you tired of feeling stuck? Do you feel joy is no longer in your life? Therapy is a great way to regain your power and take control of your life. We often miss strong opportunities to improve our situation because we are simply too close and involved to see clearly anymore. This confusing and stuck cycle can take all of the joy out of life. Transforming your life is possible. Beginning therapy is a powerful way to stop struggling and take back the joy and power in your life. I believe we all have strength and resilience inside us. By connecting again to that strength we have amazing power to change and live the life we want!
Life is full of transitions and hardships, and for a person struggling with an Eating Disorder, Addiction, Anxiety, OCD, Depression or Relationship stress (whether as a parent, a partner, or a child) managing that change can often become overwhelming and more challenging. As a therapist specializing in the treatment of Eating Disorders and Relationships, I offer a safe and confidential space to explore both your past, present and what you would like out of your future, in a supportive and nonjudgmental environment.
I work with adults of all ages, individuals, couples and groups, on inner states and their manifestations which interfere with work, creativity, meaningful relationships and pleasurable pursuits. My specialties include people with physical disabilities, addictions, depression and anxiety, and relationship and work issues. I am an in network Medicare provider and my nursing background has been crucial in educating me about the geriatric population as well as those with disabilities, both physical and emotional.
Peter utilizes traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy principles with up to date, here and now techniques that get results. His style is respectful, interactive and dynamic. The art and science of the process calls upon his creativity and spontaneity which keeps things fresh and inspired. Complex issues are dealt with one step at a time. His core approach- deconstruct and dismantle limiting beliefs at their source. Support, clarify, and help you execute your potential. Throughout Peter’s 25 year career he has had the opportunity to work with a highly diverse group of people across a number of stages of life and challenges.
While NYC has much to offer, one can get caught up in the challenges and hardships that come along with the fast-paced and exhilarating life style. Whether you’re struggling with relationships, jobs, or having negative thoughts you just can’t seem to redirect, know that you don’t have to untangle them alone. It takes a great deal of courage to seek help, and doing so is the first step towards change. As a therapist, my role is to establish a secure and nurturing environment that allows for vulnerability, risk-taking, and discomfort in order to fuel self-exploration and promotes healing.
I am a learning specialist in private practice with 30 years of experience. I offer individualized instruction to children and adults with learning difficulties, as well as customized enrichment to gifted children. I analyze, assess, and identify individual needs, and develop a cohesive Education Action Plan to put into action. My comprehensive and integrative approach bridges the disciplines of neuroscience and education. It is designed to optimize each student's individual strengths and address specific goals in a timely and dynamic way. I integrate information about specific workplace or educational settings with an appreciation for the individual client's learning style.
I am passionate about helping my clients understand how they, despite their best efforts, consistently act in ways that don't further their goals. I help people get unstuck from unproductive patterns of behavior. Whether you're struggling in your personal or professional life, or want a more fulfilling integration of the two, I can help you to better understand what stands between you and the realization of your aspirations. The therapeutic process is an adventure, one we'll navigate together. I promise to bring my genuine curiosity, integrity, sensitivity and optimism to our work.
I'm a licensed psychologist and I’ve been doing this for over 25 years. I know how important it is to have a therapist who will listen and not judge. My style is conversational, educational, and non-judgmental. My role is to help get you back on track. Meeting a new therapist can be scary. Will Michael understand me and will he be able to help me? These are all very normal concerns. The only way to know for sure is to contact me. I am here. Believe me, I understand how opening up to someone and letting your guard down can be scary. But, something is making you think about seeing a new therapist, allow me to offer you some support.
I provide compassionate, evidence based psychotherapy, and work within a CBT model. I specialize in providing TEAM therapy- fast acting results oriented approach developed by Dr. David Burns at Stanford University. My approach is active, collaborative, and results driven. I provide my patients with the skills to overcome their anxiety, depression, and fears to help them get back to living more satisfying, and enjoyable lives. I push my patients to work hard to get better, so that they can achieve the results they desire. I try to develop a caring, collaborative, and supportive relationship with all my patients and their families.
Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? As a therapist my goal is to provide a non-judgemental and safe space to explore your life story. I assist clients in understanding why they might be self-medicating, experiencing anxiety or depressive symptoms. I provide a new perspective and feedback. My experience includes : Couples, individuals, trauma, anxiety, depression and recovery. Through utilizing CBT and Solution Focused Brief Therapy we are able to get to core stressors and find practical measures to alleviate them.
Life is often stressful, now so more than ever. The decision to begin therapy is a positive step, but finding the right therapist can be difficult. While we all seek to uncover and understand the sources of our problems, we also need concrete ideas for how to improve our lives. At various times in life we experience different issues, including anxiety, depression, damaged relationships, or a loss of direction. I utilize a flexible, integrative and interactive approach that is tailored to the client’s individual needs, goals, and expectations, and focuses on solutions.
I am a clinical social worker and psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults. In therapy, I help clients to express themselves, clarify their emotions, and find ways to proactively cope with difficulties and achieve life goals. A free in person consultation is offered before the start of treatment.
Perhaps you are unsure of what is bothering you, but aware that something isn’t working for you anymore. Maybe you're tired of worrying all the time, feeling tension in your body, or feeling stuck in cycles of thinking about the same things. Perhaps you're supportive and patient with others, but are self-critical, high-achieving, and set unrealistic expectations of yourself. Maybe until now, you’ve been pushing yourself to cope with what you’ve been feeling on your own. If you tend to prioritize others, you may be hoping to learn how to set healthy boundaries and communicate assertively, so you can stop feeling drained and isolated.
I have been working with parents and their children for more than a decade. While the nature of my work varies based on client needs, our goals are often similar; enhancing lives through simplification, understanding and consistency. I am a licensed psychologist and a certified school psychologist. I work with children and the adults in their lives to provide support and guidance to help navigate both the every day, and the more challenging days.
It is empowering to feel heard, understood and validated, to be recognized as a well-intentioned person, family member and member of your community. I view therapy as a process in which a person explores their thoughts, feelings, beliefs and relationships. In this process they find both characteristics of resilience and strength as well as unwanted or ineffective patterns that have developed over their lifetime. When guided by a well-trained, ethical and compassionate therapist what is learned can be applied to today's problems.
I specialize in working with young professionals, executives and teens. With so many uncertainties and challenges to navigate, you may be overwhelmed, stressed, or stuck in patterns that aren’t moving you forward. I can help you make the changes needed to be your best self. With years of experience as a therapist, lecturer, and supervisor I connect extremely well with teens and young professionals, building trust with humor, sensitivity, and a laid-back style that gets results. I’ll help you develop practical skills and strategies to enhance your relationships, improve your decision-making, and feel more confident.
I don’t have an ideal client, but I do have groups of people and issues that I hone myself on. A huge focus of mine is that of identity issues and acceptance. As a queer therapist I deeply understand the struggles of gender identity. The issue of identity goes into many different aspects of an individual, and I largely focus on self acceptance and the exploration of identity, as well as how self acceptance can allow a person to grow and flourish.