Positive Psychology Therapists in New York, NY

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Shayne Snyder
MHC-LP
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
New York, NY 10016
Shayne's approach is an eclectic application of Dialectical Behavior Therapy with influences from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Feminist Theory, and Positive Psychology. She believes clients are the experts on their lives and strives to provide an empathetic environment to process life’s difficult moments. Her personable and enthusiastic nature creates a solid therapeutic alliance. The safe space is built with the rapport developed to make positive change.
Shayne's approach is an eclectic application of Dialectical Behavior Therapy with influences from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Feminist Theory, and Positive Psychology. She believes clients are the experts on their lives and strives to provide an empathetic environment to process life’s difficult moments. Her personable and enthusiastic nature creates a solid therapeutic alliance. The safe space is built with the rapport developed to make positive change.
(929) 470-1452 View (929) 470-1452
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Michelle Palmer
MA, JD, MHC-LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10012
My preferred theoretical approaches include psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, humanistic, and positive psychology therapies.
The desire to help individual teens and adults, couples, and families face life’s challenges with positivity, resilience, strength, and curiosity is what led me to pursue a career in mental health counseling. I believe we all have the right to appropriately address the issues in our lives that cause us mental distress, and that with the right tools and support, we are all capable obtaining greater self-knowledge to help us lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.
My preferred theoretical approaches include psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, humanistic, and positive psychology therapies.
The desire to help individual teens and adults, couples, and families face life’s challenges with positivity, resilience, strength, and curiosity is what led me to pursue a career in mental health counseling. I believe we all have the right to appropriately address the issues in our lives that cause us mental distress, and that with the right tools and support, we are all capable obtaining greater self-knowledge to help us lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.
(929) 581-8766 View (929) 581-8766
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Diana Fortunato
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA-MHC, LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10012  (Online Only)
As your ally, I will support your path to health, while incorporating techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, and positive psychology.
When life gets difficult, sometimes asking for help seems like an impossible task. Whether it is relationship issues, financial stress, or day-to-day lack of motivation. My main priority is that, when stepping into a session, you understand that you’re entering a safe space and the beginning of a partnership. The foundations of this partnership are empathy, compassion, and support. Therapy is a journey that I am proud to be a part of. In this partnership, I will work to understand potential triggers and build a treatment plan with the goal of releasing these mental strains.
As your ally, I will support your path to health, while incorporating techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, and positive psychology.
When life gets difficult, sometimes asking for help seems like an impossible task. Whether it is relationship issues, financial stress, or day-to-day lack of motivation. My main priority is that, when stepping into a session, you understand that you’re entering a safe space and the beginning of a partnership. The foundations of this partnership are empathy, compassion, and support. Therapy is a journey that I am proud to be a part of. In this partnership, I will work to understand potential triggers and build a treatment plan with the goal of releasing these mental strains.
(347) 983-0854 View (347) 983-0854
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Tenzin Palbar
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10282
He combines theoretical concepts and interventions from the following evidenced based individual and relational therapy models: CBT, DBT, Positive Psychology, Gottman, Mindfulness, Emotion Focused Therapy, Attachment Based Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.
Tenzin Palbar (He/Him) is a psychotherapist who is passionate about social justice, community service and systems thinking. He is grounded, thoughtful, ethical, and culturally informed and has deep experience providing therapy to individuals (7-85), couples, families and divorced co-parents. His clinical expertise spans diverse races, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation and immigration status.
He combines theoretical concepts and interventions from the following evidenced based individual and relational therapy models: CBT, DBT, Positive Psychology, Gottman, Mindfulness, Emotion Focused Therapy, Attachment Based Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.
Tenzin Palbar (He/Him) is a psychotherapist who is passionate about social justice, community service and systems thinking. He is grounded, thoughtful, ethical, and culturally informed and has deep experience providing therapy to individuals (7-85), couples, families and divorced co-parents. His clinical expertise spans diverse races, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation and immigration status.
(929) 605-4934 View (929) 605-4934
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Andre Anteliz
Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10018  (Online Only)
I have extensive training with evidence-based treatments and utilize a therapeutic blend of client-centered, CBT, ACT, and positive psychology.
As a native New Yorker, I deeply understand how the fast-paced world can leave us often feeling empty, depleted, irritable, and disconnected. I also understand the incredible courage and vulnerability it takes to seek therapy. Whether you’re looking to gain insight, strengthen your relationships, or identify ways to achieve your life goals and improve life satisfaction – I am here to help! My approach to therapy is strength-based, trauma informed, and rooted in cultural humility. I also employ a variety of mindfulness and insight-oriented interventions to provide a nonjudgmental brave space for openness and exploration.
I have extensive training with evidence-based treatments and utilize a therapeutic blend of client-centered, CBT, ACT, and positive psychology.
As a native New Yorker, I deeply understand how the fast-paced world can leave us often feeling empty, depleted, irritable, and disconnected. I also understand the incredible courage and vulnerability it takes to seek therapy. Whether you’re looking to gain insight, strengthen your relationships, or identify ways to achieve your life goals and improve life satisfaction – I am here to help! My approach to therapy is strength-based, trauma informed, and rooted in cultural humility. I also employ a variety of mindfulness and insight-oriented interventions to provide a nonjudgmental brave space for openness and exploration.
(646) 760-5935 View (646) 760-5935
Nicole Pecorella
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
Drawing from various evidence-based modalities, including Psychodynamic therapy, CBT, ACT, and positive psychology, we'll embark on a collaborative journey toward profound self-understanding and help you overcome life's challenges.
Congratulations on embarking on this brave journey towards cultivating greater self-love, healing, and personal growth. I'm Nicole, a therapist known for my genuine kindness, compassion, and deep empathy. My commitment lies in creating a nurturing and secure environment where you can freely explore your thoughts and emotions without any fear of judgment. Together, we'll strive for positive growth, uncover layers of self-discovery, and navigate the challenges that you're encountering with care and support.
Drawing from various evidence-based modalities, including Psychodynamic therapy, CBT, ACT, and positive psychology, we'll embark on a collaborative journey toward profound self-understanding and help you overcome life's challenges.
Congratulations on embarking on this brave journey towards cultivating greater self-love, healing, and personal growth. I'm Nicole, a therapist known for my genuine kindness, compassion, and deep empathy. My commitment lies in creating a nurturing and secure environment where you can freely explore your thoughts and emotions without any fear of judgment. Together, we'll strive for positive growth, uncover layers of self-discovery, and navigate the challenges that you're encountering with care and support.
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Healthy Minds NYC | Damaris Santiago-Singer
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10017
I draw from diverse treatment modalities including Solution-Focused therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Mindfulness.
ONLINE THERAPY AVAILABLE. Are you ready to begin feeling healthier and whole so you can reach your life goals? I'm here to help you overcome the obstacles holding you back: the fear, anxiety, discouragement, stress, anger or sadness that keep you stuck. I specialize in creating a warm, caring, and compassionate space for New Yorkers like you to wrestle with the complex struggles you're facing in your life. My style is collaborative, as we join your strengths with my psychotherapy training to get you the results you need.
I draw from diverse treatment modalities including Solution-Focused therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Mindfulness.
ONLINE THERAPY AVAILABLE. Are you ready to begin feeling healthier and whole so you can reach your life goals? I'm here to help you overcome the obstacles holding you back: the fear, anxiety, discouragement, stress, anger or sadness that keep you stuck. I specialize in creating a warm, caring, and compassionate space for New Yorkers like you to wrestle with the complex struggles you're facing in your life. My style is collaborative, as we join your strengths with my psychotherapy training to get you the results you need.
(646) 846-5386 View (646) 846-5386
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Juliette Shimkin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10016
I practice an integrated approach to Psychotherapy. I believe in meeting the client where they are and applying myriad psychotherapeutic interventions as they are needed by each client, week to week. I blend Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Analysis, EMDR, Positive Psychology, Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), CBT, and am well-versed in a range of Addiction recovery models spanning 12-step recovery, harm-reduction, and deep and reflective acknowledgment of the trauma experience that often has led to substance abuse and addiction, compulsive behaviors, and/or unwanted behaviors.
I practice an integrated approach to Psychotherapy. I believe in meeting the client where they are and applying myriad psychotherapeutic interventions as they are needed by each client, week to week. I blend Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Analysis, EMDR, Positive Psychology, Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), CBT, and am well-versed in a range of Addiction recovery models spanning 12-step recovery, harm-reduction, and deep and reflective acknowledgment of the trauma experience that often has led to substance abuse and addiction, compulsive behaviors, and/or unwanted behaviors.
(929) 415-9980 View (929) 415-9980
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Andrea Szucs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RDT-BCT, SIFI
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
New York, NY 10001
I use humanistic theories, tools of positive psychology, drama therapy, strengths-based positive interventions and action exploration.
Hope is the only positive emotion that needs something negative or uncertain to be activated. According to the newest research hope can be learned, activated, and practiced. My goal is to inspire hope and maximize the potential to heal and grow. We can explore how to shift your mindset to welcome fulfilled abundance becoming your best possible future self.
I use humanistic theories, tools of positive psychology, drama therapy, strengths-based positive interventions and action exploration.
Hope is the only positive emotion that needs something negative or uncertain to be activated. According to the newest research hope can be learned, activated, and practiced. My goal is to inspire hope and maximize the potential to heal and grow. We can explore how to shift your mindset to welcome fulfilled abundance becoming your best possible future self.
(646) 525-4525 View (646) 525-4525
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Jenna Sackman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC, LPC, MEd, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
New York, NY 10011  (Online Only)
Therefore, she uniquely tailors therapy sessions to each client’s needs by utilizing various Western and Eastern healing modalities, including solutions-focused & evidence-based cognitive therapies, positive psychology, mindfulness, and Buddhist Psychology.
Jenna Sackman is a holistic and integrative therapist who specializes in working with high functioning individuals (children, teens & adults) and couples and is passionate about making therapy a meaningful, joyful experience. Her areas of expertise are anxiety, relationship challenges, depression, loss/grief, transitional periods, and intrusive/negative thoughts. Most clients choose to work with her because she uses an active approach and provides her clients with concrete skills. Jenna understands that therapy is a huge investment, and she, too, is fully invested in helping her clients to realize significant and observable change.
Therefore, she uniquely tailors therapy sessions to each client’s needs by utilizing various Western and Eastern healing modalities, including solutions-focused & evidence-based cognitive therapies, positive psychology, mindfulness, and Buddhist Psychology.
Jenna Sackman is a holistic and integrative therapist who specializes in working with high functioning individuals (children, teens & adults) and couples and is passionate about making therapy a meaningful, joyful experience. Her areas of expertise are anxiety, relationship challenges, depression, loss/grief, transitional periods, and intrusive/negative thoughts. Most clients choose to work with her because she uses an active approach and provides her clients with concrete skills. Jenna understands that therapy is a huge investment, and she, too, is fully invested in helping her clients to realize significant and observable change.
(929) 334-4935 View (929) 334-4935
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Heather Thomas
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10012
I integrate mindfulness and self-compassion skills with tools from cognitive behavioral therapy and positive psychology to help you learn to trust your own wisdom and worth.
No matter what you are going through now or have been through in the past, I believe that you have innate goodness and value. You are not broken. You are whole, exactly as you are. However, we all need support to begin trusting our own goodness so that we can truly heal and flourish. My role as a therapist is to help you access the qualities of your wisest Self, the capacity that you inherently have for compassion, curiosity, clarity, creativity, calm, confidence, courage, and connectedness.
I integrate mindfulness and self-compassion skills with tools from cognitive behavioral therapy and positive psychology to help you learn to trust your own wisdom and worth.
No matter what you are going through now or have been through in the past, I believe that you have innate goodness and value. You are not broken. You are whole, exactly as you are. However, we all need support to begin trusting our own goodness so that we can truly heal and flourish. My role as a therapist is to help you access the qualities of your wisest Self, the capacity that you inherently have for compassion, curiosity, clarity, creativity, calm, confidence, courage, and connectedness.
(929) 238-8340 View (929) 238-8340
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Stella Badalyan Holistic Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
New York, NY 10001
I provide a supportive, holistic, responsive, warm space and help you develop new coping skills, awareness, self-discovery, growth, and healing. I believe in an individual and integrative approach and go beyond talk therapy; the tools and techniques will differ depending on your needs. Together, we will create a new vision of who you want to be and what you want to accomplish in your journey, discover your true potential, as well as to create opportunities, and achieve your goals. I often use the Positive Psychology field of theory and research, focusing on both individual and social well-being versus the stigma of diagnosis.
I provide a supportive, holistic, responsive, warm space and help you develop new coping skills, awareness, self-discovery, growth, and healing. I believe in an individual and integrative approach and go beyond talk therapy; the tools and techniques will differ depending on your needs. Together, we will create a new vision of who you want to be and what you want to accomplish in your journey, discover your true potential, as well as to create opportunities, and achieve your goals. I often use the Positive Psychology field of theory and research, focusing on both individual and social well-being versus the stigma of diagnosis.
(718) 400-6812 View (718) 400-6812
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Monica Roquitte
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MBA, CEAP
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10001  (Online Only)
I take a psychodynamic approach that flexibly incorporates strategies from CBT, IFS, EMDR, mindfulness, and positive psychology.
I have been in private practice for 25+ years working with high-achieving adults to help them improve relationships, manage stress, and realize potential. Common struggles include anxiety, stress, relationship issues, trauma, and career progress. So whether you're looking for support or guidance through a particularly difficult time, or you're open to a real change in your life, together, we can work to achieve your dreams. My background includes a Wharton MBA, and I have experience with many successful professionals of diverse backgrounds working in finance and healthcare.
I take a psychodynamic approach that flexibly incorporates strategies from CBT, IFS, EMDR, mindfulness, and positive psychology.
I have been in private practice for 25+ years working with high-achieving adults to help them improve relationships, manage stress, and realize potential. Common struggles include anxiety, stress, relationship issues, trauma, and career progress. So whether you're looking for support or guidance through a particularly difficult time, or you're open to a real change in your life, together, we can work to achieve your dreams. My background includes a Wharton MBA, and I have experience with many successful professionals of diverse backgrounds working in finance and healthcare.
(646) 916-3861 View (646) 916-3861
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Erica Abramov
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, C-DBT
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10017  (Online Only)
I am skilled in Positive Psychology, CBT, REBT, DBT, Solution- Focused therapy, Existential Psychology and other evidence based practices.
Seeking counseling can be an intimidating yet empowering milestone. Often, we can feel overwhelmed or defeated by life's challenges, or even by our predisposition towards certain anxieties and mental health challenges. Kudos to you on taking this first step in self advocacy and researching options for mental health support. I provide a safe space for people to sort out their most difficult life challenges and celebrate their prideful/joyous moments and accomplishments.
I am skilled in Positive Psychology, CBT, REBT, DBT, Solution- Focused therapy, Existential Psychology and other evidence based practices.
Seeking counseling can be an intimidating yet empowering milestone. Often, we can feel overwhelmed or defeated by life's challenges, or even by our predisposition towards certain anxieties and mental health challenges. Kudos to you on taking this first step in self advocacy and researching options for mental health support. I provide a safe space for people to sort out their most difficult life challenges and celebrate their prideful/joyous moments and accomplishments.
(646) 907-6671 View (646) 907-6671
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Marlena Gordon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
Through varying combinations of Positive Psychology, Psychodynamic Therapy, CBT, Body-Focused Therapy (e.
Hi there, brave one! Congratulations on taking the courageous first step towards greater self-love, understanding and overall wellbeing. I’m Marlena, a genuinely kind, warm & highly empathetic therapist dedicated to providing a supportive space within which we work together to cultivate connection, develop profound insights, transmute negative thoughts, bolster self-love & heal trauma. My conversational, authentic, & nurturing style fosters a deep therapeutic bond that serves as the springboard from which we co-create your positive evolution.
Through varying combinations of Positive Psychology, Psychodynamic Therapy, CBT, Body-Focused Therapy (e.
Hi there, brave one! Congratulations on taking the courageous first step towards greater self-love, understanding and overall wellbeing. I’m Marlena, a genuinely kind, warm & highly empathetic therapist dedicated to providing a supportive space within which we work together to cultivate connection, develop profound insights, transmute negative thoughts, bolster self-love & heal trauma. My conversational, authentic, & nurturing style fosters a deep therapeutic bond that serves as the springboard from which we co-create your positive evolution.
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Jennifer Kaplan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10003
For over 20 years, I have worked with a diverse population of adults including those who are HIV+ and with the LGBTQ community. My style is highly empathic and non-judgmental and my approach combines elements from Humanistic and Positive Psychology, Motivational Interviewing and EFT. I have experience treating individuals with depression, anxiety, OCD, chronic illness, eating disorders and those with a history of trauma and PTSD. I have additional training in Brainspotting, an evidence-based form of psychotherapy developed by David Grand, PhD, in 2003 that evolved from EMDR and Somatic Processing.
For over 20 years, I have worked with a diverse population of adults including those who are HIV+ and with the LGBTQ community. My style is highly empathic and non-judgmental and my approach combines elements from Humanistic and Positive Psychology, Motivational Interviewing and EFT. I have experience treating individuals with depression, anxiety, OCD, chronic illness, eating disorders and those with a history of trauma and PTSD. I have additional training in Brainspotting, an evidence-based form of psychotherapy developed by David Grand, PhD, in 2003 that evolved from EMDR and Somatic Processing.
(347) 286-4758 View (347) 286-4758
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Sean Changlai
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10006
I am trained and deeply rooted in strength-based approach like Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology.
I believe each person holds the key to success and therapy is a form of guiding process to achieve these goals in life. Thus, I focus on empowering individuals and gaining further insight and understanding. I believe in not just focusing on the difficulties and issues, but also building skills and capacity in preparation of future challenges. Clients describe me as authentic, compassionate and empathetic. We work collaboratively on building on solutions to move forward in life and elevate you to a more positive life style in general.
I am trained and deeply rooted in strength-based approach like Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology.
I believe each person holds the key to success and therapy is a form of guiding process to achieve these goals in life. Thus, I focus on empowering individuals and gaining further insight and understanding. I believe in not just focusing on the difficulties and issues, but also building skills and capacity in preparation of future challenges. Clients describe me as authentic, compassionate and empathetic. We work collaboratively on building on solutions to move forward in life and elevate you to a more positive life style in general.
(646) 358-4720 View (646) 358-4720
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Kimberly Hershenson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CASAC-T, Esq
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10025  (Online Only)
I am also trained in Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills through the University of Pennsylvania; Family Based Treatment (FBT), an evidence based approach to eating disorders for adolescents, through Stanford University; skilled in applying psychodynamic therapy and working with clients in 12-Step programs.
Throughout my career I have worked successfully with clients who have experienced issues such as Eating Disorders, Body Image, Addiction, Motherhood Issues (fertility, loss, parenting), Anxiety, Depression and Other Mood Disorders, Relationships and Grief/Loss. My aim is to create a warm, supportive, and safe space for my clients to help achieve their personal goals. Together we can work on understanding feelings and behaviors regarding your areas of concern while helping you to practice healthier coping mechanisms in order to fully participate in life. I work with individuals and couples and specialize in working with performers.
I am also trained in Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills through the University of Pennsylvania; Family Based Treatment (FBT), an evidence based approach to eating disorders for adolescents, through Stanford University; skilled in applying psychodynamic therapy and working with clients in 12-Step programs.
Throughout my career I have worked successfully with clients who have experienced issues such as Eating Disorders, Body Image, Addiction, Motherhood Issues (fertility, loss, parenting), Anxiety, Depression and Other Mood Disorders, Relationships and Grief/Loss. My aim is to create a warm, supportive, and safe space for my clients to help achieve their personal goals. Together we can work on understanding feelings and behaviors regarding your areas of concern while helping you to practice healthier coping mechanisms in order to fully participate in life. I work with individuals and couples and specialize in working with performers.
(914) 743-3271 View (914) 743-3271
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Kendall French-Kazen
MSEd, MHC-LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10016
My approach to therapy is multifaceted and grounded in evidence-based practice, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Positive Psychology.
Everyone deserves a space to be heard without judgment or fear. Through my passion for empathetic listening and mental health advocacy, I approach the counseling space with an attitude of exploration and mutual respect. Every individual is a unique blend of personality and life experiences, so therapeutic interventions will be tailored to your specific needs, cultural background, and intersecting identities. Together, we will process the past, address unhelpful thought patterns in the present, and clarify goals for the future. Let’s collaborate on your therapeutic journey today.
My approach to therapy is multifaceted and grounded in evidence-based practice, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Positive Psychology.
Everyone deserves a space to be heard without judgment or fear. Through my passion for empathetic listening and mental health advocacy, I approach the counseling space with an attitude of exploration and mutual respect. Every individual is a unique blend of personality and life experiences, so therapeutic interventions will be tailored to your specific needs, cultural background, and intersecting identities. Together, we will process the past, address unhelpful thought patterns in the present, and clarify goals for the future. Let’s collaborate on your therapeutic journey today.
(646) 759-4180 x1 View (646) 759-4180 x1
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Linda Garcia-Rose & Associates
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10007
We are a Practice of 6 highly talented Psychotherapists. We believe in real, practical Transformative Psychotherapy focusing on more than just symptoms, helping each client live his/her happiest life through Positive Psychology. We use Mindfulness Techniques to help understand your thoughts and feelings and how these manifest in your body: yesterday, today and projecting into the future. Our team has deep training and experience in a wide range of specialties: Trauma and PTSD, Eating Disorders, Panic Attacks, Sex Therapy, Bio Feedback, Chronic Pain, IVF/Surrogacy, Spirituality, LGBTQA, Death/Dying/Hospice, and Business Coaching. We work with Children, Couples, Individuals and Families.
We are a Practice of 6 highly talented Psychotherapists. We believe in real, practical Transformative Psychotherapy focusing on more than just symptoms, helping each client live his/her happiest life through Positive Psychology. We use Mindfulness Techniques to help understand your thoughts and feelings and how these manifest in your body: yesterday, today and projecting into the future. Our team has deep training and experience in a wide range of specialties: Trauma and PTSD, Eating Disorders, Panic Attacks, Sex Therapy, Bio Feedback, Chronic Pain, IVF/Surrogacy, Spirituality, LGBTQA, Death/Dying/Hospice, and Business Coaching. We work with Children, Couples, Individuals and Families.
(646) 362-8705 View (646) 362-8705

Positive Psychology Therapists

How does positive psychology therapy work?

Positive psychology therapy derives from the work of Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania. He and others developed the field of positive psychology building on humanistic theory. Positive psychology therapy is similar to acceptance and commitment therapy, and it essentially quiets emotional distress through positivity, contentment, and well-being. This therapy does not reduce the individual to symptoms and conditions.

When do I know if I need treatment using positive psychology?

If an individual is overwhelmed by emotional distress and general negativity, they may feel trapped. A positive psychology therapist can help them view their emotions and behaviors differently, and approach life with a better understanding of their positive strengths. This therapy can provide an individual with the coping skills needed for a healthier and more constructive life.

What should I expect from positive psychology therapy?

The patient may be asked to explore their signature strengths. The therapist will also ask the individual to talk about their goals, which should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. Discussing negative experiences and symptoms is important, but so is the exploration of positive experiences. The objective is to identify and lessen negative thoughts and behaviors and move toward optimal health and productivity. The individual will see life in a more positive and fulfilling way. This therapy is proactive and may use forgiveness, gratitude, hope, and compassion to help reframe negativity.

Is positive psychology effective in therapy?

Positive psychology therapy is evidence-based and effective. One study found that people with eating disorders benefit from this type of intervention. This therapy encourages the person to reframe their distressed thoughts and move into healthier patterns of functioning. This therapy also aims to move an individual toward what works well in their life. Positive psychology therapy can elicit lifelong change, with higher levels of satisfaction, less stress, as well as positive emotional and behavioral habits.