Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
330 west 58th street - suite 601, new york, New York 10019
I've been doing this over a quarter century and it always comes down to this: When you identify - and feel - what happens inside you, what happens between you and others, and what happened that you're not fully remembering or respecting, you feel better and function better. I've seen this happen across all types of people, all ages, and all kinds of problems that bring them into treatment. Of course, along the way I can help you with whatever person, boss, spouse, decision, or personality quirk (yours or theirs) that's irking you, but the real change and the real excitement come from that kind of discovery. Try it and see.
Jacqueline Swensen, PhD, LCSW
Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
119 West 57 Street, Suite 720, New York, New York 10019
Are you struggling with a problem in your work or love life? Or are you suffering from emotional symptoms that leave you frustrated, alone, or fearful of the future? Whether you have been in therapy for years or never before, talk therapy with Dr. Swensen could be the perfect medicine. While I work on your entire personality, not just the symptom(s) you come to therapy with, it is a process of learning to say all of your thoughts and feelings, including ones that are embarrassing or leave you feeling shameful. Psychotherapy with me will offer you the chance to have the life you truly want, in love, work, and play.
Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Psychotherapist
330 W. 58th St, Suite 203, New York, New York 10019
Dr. Vaughan believes that psychotherapy can benefit anyone. Clients pursue therapy for a wide variety of reasons. Some simply want an objective, non-judgmental, and trustworthy source of support and feedback, while others seek tools for working through crises. Therapy with Dr. Vaughan is engaging and active. The particular goals of psychotherapy are chosen by the client. Some examples of goals include personal growth and self-actualization, increased life satisfaction, improved relationships, greater self-confidence, effective stress management, and reduced anxiety and depression. Dr. Vaughan emphasizes that no problem is too big or small, common or rare, to be addressed in therapy.
Howard Rossen, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
59 West 74th street, New York, New York 10023
Are you feeling alone and misunderstood? Are you experiencing conflicts that don't seem to be manageable? Are you feeling as if you aren't living up to your true potential? These are the questions that so many people ask and these are some of the very reasons why Psychotherapy is a useful tool for getting yourself back on track. I offer a supportive atmosphere where we can explore all of these questions and attempt to put them into a healthier perspective. Through our dynamic work together we will try to answer these questions and get you back to the person that you once knew and maybe, just maybe a chance to meet the person that you always hoped to become.
Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R
Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks
1841 Broadway, Suite 700, New York City, New York 10023
I have been a psychotherapist for over thirty years and have treated a wide range of diagnoses and popuations in a variety of settings. I have an MA in Psychology from the New School for Social Research, an MS in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University, and a PhD in Social Welfare from the City University of New York. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York, thereby granting me authority to provide psychotherapy in both private and public domains within New York State. I utilize an integrated approach to psychotherapy, combining psychodynamic elements with cognitive behavioral techniques, derived by my assessment of the individual needs of each patient.
Joseph Markowicz, LCSW-R, MFT
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
210 West 70th St., Suite 201, New York, New York 10023
I believe it is a privilege to have clients tell me their stories in psychotherapy. Clients often benefit from the process of unburdening themselves from the pain and upset they have been dealing with. I work in a very respectful manner to help clients start to change their perceptions to a more positive place. I am specifically trained in a solution focused, cognitive behavioral and family systems approach. These approaches tend to help people in a structured, timely manner to achieve the goals they have for their own therapy.
Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management
When clients graduate from treatment, they take with them a box full of "tools", such as effective anger management techniques, avoiding confrontations that lead to negative expressions of anger, resolving conflict peacefully and quietly, making the right decisions in every aspect of life, and perseverance to always build skills against life's problems and apply them consistently.
New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
New York Behavioral Health
380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10168
Our compassionate therapists provide you with expert care in a comfortable setting. We assess exactly what is causing your suffering and then use efficient techniques to end that pain as quickly as possible. Our approach is to identify concrete goals that not only include reducing symptoms, but also building on enhancing existing strengths, and developing areas you want to grow. We focus on helping clients to learn coping skills that they can use on their own to foster independence and self-efficacy (confidence that he/she can handle situations), while remaining available for as long as is necessary.
Tania Suarez, MSEd, LMHC, NCC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
352 7th Avenue, Suite 1001 , New York , New York 10001
As we take care of our physical health by going for annual check-ups, exercising, and eating well, we must also place priority on our mental health. It is equally important and mind and body are connected. As a psychotherapist, I can guide you through a process of self-exploration and personal growth so you are able to become more aware of your patterns of thought, emotions, and behaviors. This self-awareness will empower you to change in the ways you want so you can lead and live a more fulfilling life.
Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, DCC, ACS
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
352 7th Avenue, Suite 1201, New York, New York 10001
You will learn about yourself from a holistic perspective - the way your mind, body, and emotions interact from moment to moment. I will work with you to create and individualized treatment program that works on changes you want to make in your life. The relationship we build will help provide a space for healing and safe exploration into things that are difficult for you to talk about, face, or accept. Counseling is a team effort. Together we will integrate your strengths with your vision for yourself. You will learn skills to help you cope with difficult problems or emotions.