I am a Licensed Mental Health Therapist in New York. I have been working online and in private practice for over 14 years. I help individuals, couples, families, and groups. I am effective in dealing with issues related to PTSD, depression, anxiety, stress, transitions, life skills, disabilities, career goals, military life, family, marital and couples struggles, etc. I am glad that you've made the first step by reaching out for help. I want you to know that this is a safe place where you can be open and talk without the fear of judgment.
My counseling style is eclectic and tailored to your situation and what works best for you. I am empathetic, compassionate, and caring about your overall well-being. I offer workable therapeutic goals and specialize in person-centered, family systems, cognitive behavioral, and solution-focused therapy methods.
During the therapeutic process, I can help you organize your thoughts and sort things out so that you can ease your emotional distress and work towards overcoming your life struggles. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage. I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
NY LMHC 001830
Prof. Florence Chichester is a delight to speak to. She is professional, kind, and easy to establish a rapport with. I feel safe to speak to her and I appreciate her sharing things with me/giving me homework. It keeps my progress going.
Written on Jun 01, 2023 after therapy with Florence for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Most professional therapist I have ever had in the 15 years of therapy.
Written on Apr 08, 2023 after therapy with Florence for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and family conflicts
Absolutely amazing! Open, motivating, supportive. She is so sweet and a loving sou
Written on Jan 11, 2023 after therapy with Florence for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
For my first time trying therapy, Prof. Chichester has made this experience very comforting and welcoming. I look forward to every session
Written on Jan 03, 2023 after therapy with Florence for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and intimacy-related issues
amazing therapist. helped me with a lot. kind spirit. very empathetic. 10/10
Written on Nov 26, 2022 after therapy with Florence for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes
Prof Chichester is a great therapist and knows what she’s doing. Very experienced, compassionate, understanding, and connects all the dots!!!
Written on Nov 05, 2022 after therapy with Florence for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd