Counseling in New York City, NY. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in New York City, New York will help you make the changes you want.


Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

330 west 58th Street, Suite 409, New York, New York 10019 | 646.300.5095

Are you feeling stuck? Anxious? Depressed? Therapy is one of the most effective ways to move beyond struggles to feel more satisfied and fulfilled in your life & relationships. You are taking a big step towards moving forward by looking for a therapist.

Annette Fertuck

Annette Fertuck

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

Home visits , Suffolk County, New York 11743 | (646) 745-7755

When seeking a therapist, the primary considerations must be finding someone with whom you can discuss anything, and who possesses the empathy and insight to empower you. It is an investment in living a fulfilling life; nothing is more valuable.

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

352 7th Avenue, Suite 705, New York, New York 10001 | 646-481-7577

I have a unique and effective approach to counseling as I have a background in both the mind and the body. I work with you to create tailored treatment plans that can be integrated into your daily life. I am a client-centered, integrative counselor.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

New York, New York 10011 | 1-855-404-3222

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

All people have strengths and challenges. Are you looking to make changes in your life but not sure where to begin? I'm interested in understanding you and helping you develop a plan to work with your challenges and to build on your strengths.

Adam Jacobson, LCSW, MSOD

Adam Jacobson, LCSW, MSOD

Psychotherapist

420 West End Avenue (80th Street), New York, New York 10024 | 212.875.1867

My approach depends on the patient with whom I am working, but a belief I always hold is that people heal and change when they cultivate a healthy internal voice that can guide them through the challenges of their past, present, and future.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10168 | 646-599-3498

NYBH Cognitive Behavior Therapists’ mission is to provide compassionate expert care to clients in a comfortable setting. Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) techniques end emotional pain (anxiety, depression, anger), increase coping skills and other helpful behavior.

MyTherapist, PhD, LMHC, LMFT

MyTherapist, PhD, LMHC, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Clinical Sexologist

116 West 23rd St, New York, New York 10011 | 212-343-7008

Our clinicians look at therapy like learning and becoming fluent in a language. We aren't here to cure you of anything, only help you learn to implement tools that can help you to make lasting positive changes in your life and prepare you for those inevitable conflicts

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

800 Westchester Avenue, Suite N 641 , Rye Brook , New York 10573 | 9142310362

I specialize in helping couples overcome issues like constant fighting, infidelity, lack of intimacy, or disconnection so that they can have a stronger bond than ever before. I do this work because of my genuine desire to help couples connect and thrive in a safe space.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

302 5th Avenue, 8th floor, Room 20, New York, New York 10001 | 646-389-8020

I believe I have a unique ability to connect deeply with both children and families, which is the key to affecting positive change. I approach therapy holistically, incorporating art, imagery and play, when needed. I bring not only knowledge, but heart to my work. I am

Linda J. Arkin, LCSW

Linda J. Arkin, LCSW

LCSW

205 West End Avenue, Suite 1R, New York, New York 10023 | 212-414-9677

My goal is not only to reduce pain and conflict, but to move toward fulfilling the client's potential in every area of life. I approach each individual/couple with curiosity, compassion, openness and a willingness to learn.

Arvin Bains

Arvin Bains



Help for marriages, separation, divorce, individuals, families and relationships with counseling in New York City and the surrounding areas.

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About New York

The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Chelsea, Tribeca, Gramercy, Battery Park, Midtown, Belmont, University Heights, Hillcrest

"The Big Apple". NYC is the largest most densely populated city in the US with 8.3 million people1 living in 322 square miles. It is a major center of commerce and finance and the Headquarters of numerous worldwide corporations.  Known as ‘the city that never sleeps’ because of its 24 hour subway and restaurants you will be surprised to find that the city is bustling with tourists all through the night.  Therapy in New York offers individual and family growth through positive change. Mental health and psychology are growing career fields and the city has a number of university programs that train individuals in these helping professions.  During the day, visitors to NYC like to see the trading floor of the world renown stock exchange; this is available during select times and viewed in a quiet observation room overlooking this famous floor. 

Of course no one will ever forget the trauma of 9/11 and how individuals and families rose up to the immense challenge against one of the most devastating events, and were able to find life again. This is a strong testimony to the spirit and strength of the people of New York. Counseling in NYC administers expert therapy from licensed and trained therapists whose goal is to help you through difficult situations in your life. Find life changing help with a caring therapist.

In the evening, visitors usually take in a show on Broadway or 42nd Street or enjoy the city Ballet Opera or Philharmonic. For the sport fans, there are baseball games including the Mets and the Yankees. Eating out in NYC is a must and the choice of cuisine enormously varies with popular choices being New York cheesecake and bagels, pizza and pasta, reflecting the influences of many vibrant cultures including those of Jewish, Italian, and Christian.  Counseling in NY is a source of healing and spiritual renewal for marriages, couples, families, and individuals who are need of professional help.  A therapist NYC can be an invaluable guide to a better life free from the issues that are binding you.

Mental Health in New York City

According to the New York State Office of Mental Health, 1 in 5 New Yorkers has symptoms of a mental disorder and 1 in 10 adults and children experience mental health challenges that affect their ability to function effectively in work and/or school.2 These statistics paired with New York City's rising homeless population could mean trouble for America's largest city, but thankfully there are several resources available throughout the city to those struggling with poor mental health.

In addition to its countless attractions, New York City has a wide array of mental health services including LifeNet, a free and confidential crisis prevention hotline for those seeking help with mental health and/or substance abuse. LifeNet is accessible 24/7 and may be reached directly by calling 1-800-LIFENET.3

New York University's Langone Medical Center proudly offers a directory of free and low-cost mental health service for New York City residents of all ages and backgrounds. According to the site, there are eight free mental health clinics throughout the city including clinics at Mt. Sinai and Columbia University.4 To learn more about these clinics and others like them, visit Langone Medical Center's online at www.nycfreeclinic.med.nyu.edu or by calling 212-206-5200.


References

1NYC Planning. (2016). Census - Population. Retrieved from http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/census/popcur.shtml

2New York State Department of Health. (2016). Prevention - Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Retrieved from http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/prevention_agenda/

3New York City. (2016). Network of Care - Index. Retrieved from http://newyorkcity.ny.networkofcare.org/mh/index.aspx

4New York University. (2016). NYC Free Clinic - Health Resources. Retrieved from http://nycfreeclinic.med.nyu.edu/information-for-patients/health-resources/list-by-service

New York City is located in New York County, New York. It has a land area of 301.46 square miles and a water area of 166.73 square miles.  The population of New York City is 8.55 million people with 3.11 million households and a median annual income of $53,373. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for New York City, NY

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Therapy in New York City is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your New York City therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local New York City public health department.