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 Alicia Hughes's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MS, LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed mental health counselor in New York with several years experience working as a therapist and psychoeducator. I have helped many clients overcome depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, mood swings, and sexual concerns including sexual addictions. I am also experienced in helping survivors of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating others with respect and compassion. My approach combines cognitive behavioral, humanistic, acceptance and commitment therapy, and psychoeducation. ...

This is Christian Orlando's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC, MS
Years of Experience: 6

I'd like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to all interested in engaging in behavioral health therapy. My name is Christian Orlando LMHC, MS and I am passionate about helping people make progress in their recovery from mental health illness and/or addiction. In the past as well as currently, I work with a vast array of ages from young adult to geriatrics . I like to utilize different therapeutic approaches to tailor therapy for each individual client. Each person in the world is unique, with different strengths and and capabilities, therefore, effect...

This is Tia Lee's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MA, LMHC, NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Are you at a crossroad in your life? Are you facing arrows that point left, right or straight but you don't know which path to take? Making the decision can be confusing, and the only thing that you are sure of is that you can't stand still or alone. That's where I come in. I can be your guidepost to steer you in the right direction so you can realize the most fulfillment out of your life. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works and lives in New York City, I can identify with the challenges that people face in their everyday lives. My work in the f...

This is Michelle Ambalu's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 10

Whether you need help dealing with a temporary or ongoing issue, just want to vent, cannot understand why you feel the way you do, or would like some help deciding where to start in approaching your life circumstances, I am here to work with you within a confidential and supportive therapeutic relationship. Together we can examine issues in your life, understand your perspectives, identify patterns and themes in your life, and learn the way you cope and interact in order to help you move towards desired changes. Changes can be worked on in a way that fits with y...

This is Jennifer Rios's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Greetings! You can call me Rios. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of New York. I have been working with adults, youth, and families for 6 years in New York City. I attended the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and became licensed not long after I graduated. My counseling style consists of maintaining an open mind and attempting to understand people as a whole. I do my best to comprehend that a range of factors mold people and their triggers. I pride myself in remaining non-judgmental, which is important to ensuring th...

This is Jacqueline Jones's avatar and link to their profile
New York
R-LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 24

Hi! My name is Jackie and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York. I have over 20 years of experience, working as a social worker/therapist. I have worked in many different environments including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, hospital emergency room, schools and private practice. I have experience working with clients of all ages who present with a wide range of concerns including depression, mood disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, PTSD, and ADHD. I have extensive experience working with adults, co...

This is Danielle McDonaugh's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MA,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed clinical social worker with six years of experience providing individual therapy and family therapy services. I have worked with individuals ages 8 to adulthood with a variety of presenting challenges such as anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues, work stress, bipolar, PTSD, ADHD, traumatic and adverse experiences, as well as LGBTQ and gender identity struggles. I approach the therapeutic relationship with compassionate curiosity and a respect to the person’s unique experience. ...

This is Jodi Weisberger's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Take a deep breath. You've come to the right place, you're not alone and I'm going to help you. Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, angry and/or depressed? Life can be challenging and often we find ourselves overwhelmed by what has come our way. Have you ever heard the quote "we cannot control the wind but we can adjust our sails", written by various authors. A therapeutic relationship is based on trust, communication and collaboration. You are unique and there's no "one size fits all" approach to therapy. I am compassionate, dedicated and honest. I will...

This is Arvin Bains's avatar and link to their profile
New York
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I have many years of experience in working with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds. My work is focused on helping those who are (1) going through difficult life circumstances, (2) experiencing loneliness, or feeling stressed and overwhelmed, and (3) otherwise higher functioning but continue to experience painful phases over and over again, particularly in close relationships.

This is Brittany Marquez's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome to Better Help! You've taken a huge step, and I'm sure you're wondering how this works and whether it's the right fit for you. I know I felt the same way when I first came to Better Help too. My name is Brittany Marquez and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. I earned my Master of Social Work degree, specializing in clinical and global social work, from New York University in 2015. Since then, I've worked in many different settings (hospitals, mental health clinics, social service agencies and abroad) with individuals and fam...

This is Dr. Mary MacLeod's avatar and link to their profile
New York
PHD,LCSWR
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 19

You have chosen now to be on a positive path to growth and well-being. As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is the corner-stone of any helping modality. Establishing trust in the one you share details of your life with is paramount. I offer a non- threatening but directive approach to treatment. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary approaches and tec...

This is Eli Shlomovich's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW-R
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Hi there! I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker, and have been a psychotherapist for 15 years. I have helped individuals from diverse backgrounds, who have struggled with various circumstances and issues which have affected the quality of their lives. I believe that therapy offers a unique and special relationship that is built on trust, understanding, honesty and compassion. My approach is collaborative and hands-on, but allowing you to set the pace that is comfortable for you, and determine the path of your work. I will be alongside providing encourageme...

This is Cori Mosher's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State with several years experience working with adolescents and adults of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds struggling with problems related to mental health and substance use. During my career, I have worked in a variety of health care settings, providing both individual and group therapy. Using a client-centered approach, I emphasize empathy, positive support, and non-judgment in my work. Additionally, I prioritize the use of evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy intervent...

This is Karen Rafalik's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I am Karen Rafalik, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has worked in the behavioral health field for the past 15 years. I decided I wanted to work as a counselor after taking a career aptitude test in middle school. I didn’t fully appreciate the strength it took to open up to a complete stranger until I started to work with individuals for the first time. It truly takes a lot to share your inner most thoughts and fears with a stranger, so let me tell you a little more about my style so you can decide if we would be a good fit. My experience wo...

This is Karan Foti's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW,Advanced CASAC,LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a dedicated social worker in the mental health field. I have over 16 years of experience in mental health. I believe that each person has the ability to heal. Healing happens in the context of a good relationship. I come from a biopsychosocial and person centered model using a solution focus and motivational interviewing approach in addition to other practice skills I have outlined below. I am currently working as a therapist at a government clinic in my local area. I have been here for 12 years practicing with populations from 3 years old to older adult...

This is Liza Goldberg's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome to BetterHelp! You have taken the first step to finding a better, happier you. I am glad you are here visiting my page. My name is Liza and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. I graduated from Hunter College School of Social Work and I have 7 years of experience working with adults, teens and families in the medical and mental health fields. I am committed to helping individuals reach their highest potential. In my individual practice I work using an eclectic approach to treatment. I believe that every individual is unique an...

This is Lindsay McGarril's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Addictions, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 5 years experience and I specialize in working with adults struggling with a wide array of difficulties from anxiety, depression and addictions including substance use disorders and eating disorders. I feel there is nothing more important in life than human connection. The relationships we have in our lives whether it be with family, friends, colleagues and so on, are ones that give us purpose and serve as the glue that holds together our sense of community. But without first having a strong relationship with ourselves,...

This is Cori Bayardelle's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC,CASAC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a psychotherapist who is committed to supporting adolescents and adults manage the complex world of behavioral health. My approach is grounded in harm reduction, mindfulness-based interventions and compassion, which delves into what is driving the problematic symptoms that greatly impact your overall quality of life. Our work is centered around your goals and reconnecting you to what matters most. My practice is also rooted in Polyvagal Theory, which is a neuroscience framework for restoring calm and connection. Through a somatic, Polyvagal informed lens, we ...

This is Shanzy Carter-Martinez's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MS,NCC,LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York. I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in a community mental health setting. Prior to outpatient community mental health, I also worked in a residential rehabilitation facility for male veterans with PTSD and addictions. Additionally, I have experience working with couples, families, grief, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, trauma, LGBTQ, and stress management. A core belief and area of focus in my treatment approach is developing a trusting therapeutic relationsh...

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

The most important message I want to send to clients is: I am here to understand your world view. I am trained as a Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT) which is designed to help you achieve balance between acceptance and change. DBT has tons of skills within the curriculum and I'd be happy to teach you any and all of them. I promise to be compassionate, direct, empathetic, non-judgmental, validating, and a little bit irreverent at times. My virtual office is a safe space for you to process, make meaning, grow, and learn. My specialty is helping you to grow and...

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!