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

Safe, effective, and caring. Great therapists in New York City, New York are ready to help you. Contacting a counselor is fast and easy, go ahead and say hello.

Adam Jacobson, LCSW, MSOD


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

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.

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD


330 W. 58th St, Suite 203, New York, New York

Psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience. Therapy with Dr. Vaughan is engaging and collaborative and seeks to provide immediate relief as well as long-term growth.

Tiffany Miller, Ph.D.


37 West 26th Street, Suite 312, New York, New York

My goal in therapy is to first understand you and then work with you to uncover the barriers that have prevented you from attaining happiness and contentment in your life.

Jessica Allen, LCSW, ACT

Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

125 E 23rd Street, New York, New York

I am passionate and committed to working with my clients to change thinking patterns and behaviors leading to happier, more satisfying lives. I will work with you to set goals, both short term and long term, and help you to achieving them.

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, DCC, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

352 7th Avenue, Suite 705, New York, New York

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.

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R

244 5th Ave. Suite 9G, New York, New York

My goal in treatment is to create an environment where you feel safe enough to be challenged and where you can stretch yourself sufficiently to achieve lasting change.

Janis McAdams, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

49 West 24th Street, Suite 904, New York, New York

Do you question the choices you have made or wonder why it is so difficult to do the things you want to do? Psychotherapy is a powerful, life changing experience addressing the repeating patterns of thinking and acting that prevent you from attaining your goals

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

330 west 58th Street, Suite 409, New York, New York

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.

Ellen Carni, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

20 West 86th Street Suite 1B, New York City, New York

I am a compassionate psychotherapist committed to helping you overcome psychological obstacles and find the resources within yourself to achieve your true potential, accomplish personal and professional goals and live a life worth celebrating.

Jonathan Schnapp, LCSW


240 Madison Avenue, New York, New York

Reaching out for help can be very hard. You are coming to therapy for personal reasons, some of which may be uncomfortable to talk about. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space to explore your inner-self, and help you become a better you.

Linda J. Arkin, LCSW


205 West End Avenue, Suite 1R, New York, New York

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.

Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

1841 Broadway, Suite 700, New York City, New York

I am a PhD Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly thirty years of experience working with individuals, couples and groups. My experience ranges from serious persistent mental illness to personality disorders. Visit my website at for more.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York

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.

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 or by calling 212-206-5200.


1NYC Planning. (2016). Census - Population. Retrieved from

2New York State Department of Health. (2016). Prevention - Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Retrieved from

3New York City. (2016). Network of Care - Index. Retrieved from

4New York University. (2016). NYC Free Clinic - Health Resources. Retrieved from

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