New York is home to the Big Apple itself, New York City. It’s seen as a city of opportunity, and anyone who goes there is destined for great things. However, not everyone gets to live in the city, and sometimes, it feels like you have no opportunities. A counselor can be the person who helps you find your big dream. Find an NY-based counselor today and grab a hold of your dreams.

This is Erin Yurchenko's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MA, EdS, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

I am a professional counselor, licensed in both New York and New Jersey. I hold a Master of Arts and Education Specialist degree in Professional Counseling. I have been working with individuals and families for over 8 years now in a variety of mental health settings. With each client, I utilize a strength-based, humanistic counseling perspective to help empower you to meet your goals, overcome any struggles you might be experiencing, and solve problems in healthy ways. By utilizing a strength-based approach in combination with teaching the powerful techniques of c...

This is Carleta Harry-Diaz's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts
Years of Experience: 6

Who wants to live in a world of muted colors and dull emotions? Or where the quality of life you have means you are not necessarily alone, but lonely in a world full of people? What type of existence are you experiencing when every human interaction seems to leave a bad taste in your mouth? Not a good one. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor living in New York City I have encountered numerous issues: depression, psychosis, anxiety, chronic medical concerns, parenting problems, substance abuse, relationship issues, trauma and abuse. In working with a wide v...

This is Trecia Lewis's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW,LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Trecia Lewis and I am passionate about helping individuals embrace a future of hope! I believe that “all is not lost” because a person’s deepest pain often can be the launching pad of his or her success story. I enjoy counseling and partnering with individuals who seek to rise above trauma, depression, anxiety, and fear. I am a graduate of New York University with over 10 years of clinical experience, and a licensed therapist-NY and MA (LCSW, LICSW). I have worked with individuals from diverse backgrounds; confronting a wide array of life-alteri...

This is Eugene VanBurch's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW-C
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome to BetterHelp Therapy. Seeking help is often the first and most difficult step to initiating change in our lives and I'm here to help you on this important journey. My name is Eugene VanBurch and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience providing psychotherapy services to small children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. I have immense passion coupled with real-life results for treating anxiety, behavioral issues, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, stress, and trauma. I am dedicated to helping my clients l...

This is Alex Da Silva's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I believe each person’s individual experiences are vital to the therapy journey. With that in mind, I invite you to utilize your own experiences and natural creativity as the primary tools to find positive and quick, but long-lasting solutions to problems. I embrace cultural diversity and truly respect people’s differences. People of all genders, sexualities, religion affiliations, and cultural backgrounds will find a friendly and warm atmosphere when meeting with me at Better Help. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I am partial to the holistic and in...

This is Mary Gregory's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Mary Salem Gregory is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides client-centered therapy to teens, adults, couples, and families. Mary Salem has experience treating a range of issues including trauma, mood experiences, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and LGBTQ experiences. Mary Salem is a native North Carolinian born and raised in Charlotte, but living in New York City since 2011. After earning a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mary Salem pursued her Masters of Social Work from ...

This is Yolanda Vazquez's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello, my name is Yolanda. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker trained and experienced in several forms of evidence-based therapy. I have nine years of counseling experience in various treatment settings with adults impacted by depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD or trauma related symptoms, addiction, family dysfunction, relationship issues, and anger management difficulties. I have also worked with many clients seeking help to cope with general stress due to life circumstances. I have been effective in helping clients to reduce their symptoms, achieve higher le...

This is Lenka Schroeder's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in both California and New York with over 15 years in the field. I got my Masters degree in Integral Counseling Psychology at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA in 2008. My areas of study was Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Creative Arts Therapy. Life can get really tough sometimes and I think we all need a place to come and just BE REAL with another person. Vent feelings, share thoughts that one is not really comfortable sharing with close friends and family, just...

This is Mary Karlan's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Florida. I have helped my clients with issues such as anxiety, depression, family conflict, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and marital discord. My clinical approach is determined on a case by case basis, and I will work in collaboration with you to design a treatment plan that will suit your unique style and therapeutic goals. I believe that you are the expert of your own life, and my job is to provide guidance and support to help you achieve the life you desire. ...

This is Rachel Fastow's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MA, LAC, LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) issued in 2018 by The University of the State of New York Education Department Office of the Professions, and a Licensed Associate Counselor issued in 2017 in New Jersey by the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (expected fall of 2019). I also presently am a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC) issued by the National Board of Certified Counselors. I received my Masters of Art in...

This is Taryn Edmondson 's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed mental health counselor with 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with clients of all ages and with a wide range of concerns including mood disorders, relationship issues, parenting problems and other life stressors. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is to assist you on your journey through life, provide recommendations for how to better achieve your goals, and motivate you to make the necessary changes you seek to live a life worth living. I beli...

This is Jaclyn Sappah's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW,C-IAYT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Jaclyn Sappah is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a background providing mind-body therapies to individuals with mental health and/or medical conditions. Jaclyn earned her BA in Psychology and Masters in Social Work (MSW) from North Carolina State University and obtained additional certifications as a Yoga Therapist, Reiki Master, and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Her former roles as a Medical Social Worker for New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Supervisor for Mt Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Outpa...

This is April  Freeman's avatar and link to their profile
New York
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! Starting therapy is a brave decision and I want to acknowledge your commitment to your well -being. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York who is passionate about helping people with life difficulties that manifest as anxiety, depression, abusive relationships and low income. Change is possible and I would like to welcome you to Better Help! My goal as a therapist is to support you on your journey to self- empowerment by using cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness techniques. I am dedicated to creating a safe and co...

This is Kirsten Coveney's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW,CSOTP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

My name is Kirsten Coveney Clarke. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is available to practice in both New York and Connecticut. I attended Fordham University for my master's degree and have been working professionally in the field for over 17 years. I have worked in many environments, with a specialty focus in mental health and substance use. I believe in a holistic approach to care, meaning that I want to understand not just what has brought you to therapy but the other circumstances that contribute to how you feel about yourself, others and the world ar...

This is Cassandre Deus 's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Taking a step towards your future requires first looking at your past. Analyzing current/past choices and coping with trauma takes work. It isn’t easy, but this is where I come in. I will provide you with a safe space to start this work. We will examine anxiety, sadness, and/or despair attached to your past-self. This work is intended to give you a better understanding of your patterns in order to strengthen your mental health and improve your quality of life. Throughout the years I’ve worked with girls and women starting from 14 years old and up. Although, all...

This is Laura Powers's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working in the field for over 10 years. I graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2009 with a Masters in Social Work. I have worked with a wide range of individuals in areas including depression, anxiety, stress management, coping with grief/loss, mood disorders and parenting/relationship issues. I find it very important to build a strong therapeutic relationship based on trust. I believe we can all grow through challenging experiences by increasing our self-awareness. It is truly important to be able ...

This is Charlene Esquilin's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Thank you for considering Better Help to be a support for you! Change is easier when you feel heard, understood, validated and empowered. I believe that a trusting and honest relationship where your therapist helps you feel that you are the expert to your experience is extremely important to your belief that you can achieve the goals you set for yourself. My name is Charlene Esquilin and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. I earned my Masters in Social Work from Hunter College in 2013. I've worked in many different settings with ind...

This is Andrea Born-Horowitz's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State and have been in practice for over 12 years. I have worked with people from all backgrounds in a variety of settings. I have a deep passion for the work I do and consider it privilege when someone invites me to join them on their journey. Therapy is partly guidance and the other part is hold space for someone to experience their emotions in a safe and judgment free zone. All day you could be trying to hold it together for the sake of your family and your children, while inside your head you feel like yo...

This is Dr. Chastity Murray's avatar and link to their profile
New York
Ed.D,LMHC,NCSP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience working with individuals on a multitude of issues some of which have included work around the following areas: -Depression -Stress & Anxiety -Substance Abuse -Domestic Violence -Trauma and Abuse -Career Exploration -Grief and Loss -Navigating Family Dynamics I believe that it takes a lot of courage to reach out and ask for help so my approach to counseling tends to be to very solution-focused and person centered. My role as a therapist would be to work with you on navigating your lived experiences wi...

This is JoAnne  Castrechino 's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New York State and have been in practice for 16 years. My focus has been on helping people to effect the change they are looking to make via motivational approaches, cognitive-behavioral interventions, person-centered and solution-focused interventions. I work with the belief that people are the experts in their own lives and my role is to help them get the solutions they are looking for to their personal life’s challenges. I use an eclectic approach to help you find what works in your life. I understand busy sched...

What Can Therapists In New York Help You With?

A therapist in New York can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 21199434 people are living in New York, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of New York Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in New York who are ready to help you get happy!