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 Anne Schultz's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW,RYT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 7

I am a personal counselor licensed in New York with over 8 years of experience working in human services, pyschoeducation, therapy, social worker, and mindful yoga instruction. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, spirituality, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma or abuse. My counseling style is solution focused and strength based; as not to disregard the past, sometimes we need to go there to find pea...

This is Laurie  Vero's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I believe the foundation to wellness involves assisting one to learn, identify, and understand their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors while providing skills to respond to and manage ones thoughts, emotions and behaviors effectively resulting in improved mental fitness, mind and body. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. My expertise includes substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, grief and loss, and trauma as well as guiding people to decrease stress and living a more gratifying way of life. In my practice, I utilize ...

This is Dr. Donna Mandel's avatar and link to their profile
New York
EdD,LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology. I have over 14 years experience working with clients from diverse cultural back grounds in a variety of settings. I have worked with the severely mentally ill, and those struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, stress and life changes. Not only have I worked with people struggling with mental health conditions, but I have also worked with people struggling with a physical health condition (diabetes, asthma, cancer, obesity, etc) and socioeconomic problems. My e...

This is Laura Colón Feliciano's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW-R
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 11

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I approach my work from a strength-based, culturally sensitive perspective and through a trauma-informed lens. It is my strong position that clients should be valued as the experts they are on their own lived experiences . With this in mind, my goal is to help clients help themselves. I work from a client-centered perspective that utilizes vulnerability, genuineness, empathy, and unconditional positive regard to help those I work with safely explore the stressors and other life circumstances that may be negatively impacting ...

This is David Ochshorn's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

Life is filled with obstacles that have to be negotiated on a daily basis in order for us to move forward. I've helped adolescents, adults and couples do this by working through- and in developing coping strategies to use in addressing- many issues, including low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, related mood disorders, addiction, loss, grief, severe mental illness, trauma, family conflict and uncertainty about a direction in life. Through 'straight'- honest- talk, deep reflection, exploration, identification and acknowledgement of the problem, I can help you deve...

This is Zaya Kuykendall's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MA,LMHC,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Do you ever feel like you just need to reset, to get a tune-up so to speak? You are not alone, if you have. Life happens fast! At times it can be hard and we, as mere humans, have to fight to find balance. That balance, reset button, tune-up is within you and as my client I will assist you in finding it. I will take the time to help you reconnect with yourself, regulate your emotions and assess your goals/priorities. Through a collaborative approach, we will share our thoughts, ideas and then decide how to move forward. I encourage openness, honesty - a sens...

This is Melanie Desrosier's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Melanie Beck, and I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York. I've been employed as a counselor for almost five years. Right now, I work primarily with teenagers and young adults, but I also have experience working with parents and other family members, so I'm comfortable talking with people of all ages. I do a lot of work with people who are depressed, anxious, stressed, and dealing with trauma. I'm comfortable treating a wide range of issues, and consider myself a pretty flexible counselor. I like to ask for feedback from my ...

This is Cristina Spataro's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

My name is Cristina Spataro, and I am a New York State licensed mental health counselor. I have worked with people in crisis for the past 18 years. If there is one thing, I have learned is that everyone has the capacity for change if they truly want it. Life is hard, and the "right" choices are not always so apparent. Our decisions and their consequences leave us questioning ourselves. While I have specialized in lending assistance when things get really bad, I would love to see my clients get the help they need beforehand. If you are reading this and struggling ...

This is Nina Lanzetta's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Everyone needs someone to talk to! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of New York. I have over 10 years experience providing Individual and Group therapy to individuals struggling with a variety of different problems including relationship difficulties, low self esteem, depression, anxiety, stress management and trauma. My clinical style is collaborative, using an honest, direct, yet supportive approach in addressing your concerns. A goal of mine as a Therapist is to help you feel empowered and motivated during each session you have with m...

This is Dr. Michele Balthrope's avatar and link to their profile
New York
PhD, LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 32

I am a Ph.D. level therapist. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia and New York. I have 30 years of experience in the field of social work, human services, and counseling. I am a Certified Anger Management Specialist (CAMS-II). My therapeutic approach involves “meeting the person where they are.” I am committed to helping clients understand their life challenges and assisting them in working towards reducing or resolving the internal or external challenges. I believe that treatment is successful when a client has an active role in develo...

This is Dr. Nadine Gardner's avatar and link to their profile
New York
Psy.D
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Hello! My name is Dr. Nadine Gardner and I have over 25 years experience working in private practice, hospitals, outpatient clinics, residential treatment centers and schools.. I am now expanding to Tele-therapy, and look forward to all the opportunities it offers to work with people looking to solve/work through/change difficulties in their lives. While life can hold many joys it also presents challenges that can be difficult to negotiate at times. Your decision to explore psychotherapy reflects your desire to improve and enjoy your life and I am committed to w...

This is Diana Wilkins's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 9

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of New York. I earned my Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree in 2011 from Rhode Island College. I am bilingual in Spanish and English. I have a total of nine years’ experience working in the mental health and medical fields. I have experience working with children, families, teens, adults, and the geriatric population. I use client-centered approach theory and collaborate with my clients to assist them with their needs. It is important for me to have a relationship with my clients where they feel res...

This is Kim Rock's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Mental Health Counselor, licensed in the state of New York with over 4 years of experience providing psychotherapy and behavioral healthcare services. I am also a Nationally Board Certified Counselor. I often work with individuals looking to manage symptoms of past trauma, depression, and anxiety. I also often assist individuals with their personal and professional development. If you are familiar with some of the various approaches to counseling, you might recognize ones I often use with my clients -- such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectica...

This is Zaida Liranzo's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW, CASAC Master Counselor,ICADC, MAC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Hi, my name is Zaida Liranzo. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York. I am compassionate and love working with people, and I enjoy working with other human beings as it comes naturally for me. I never feel like I am doing a job, but rather I feel, that my passion to help others makes me feel worthwhile which allows me to be authentic, understanding and encouraging to achieve a warm and welcoming atmosphere in the helping relationship process. I have a twenty-one-year experience working with Adult individuals with a vast of life challen...

This is Dr. Lydia Ogden's avatar and link to their profile
New York
PhD,MSW,LICSW, LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed clinical therapist in both Massachusetts and New York State with over ten years of experience as a therapist and social worker. I have an MSW and PhD in social work from Columbia University in NYC. I am a professor of social work at Simmons University in Boston. My passion in life is helping others thrive. I believe everyone has the potential to grow and change, to love, heal, and flourish. I have worked with clients experiencing a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, addiction, career challenges, relationship challenges, and i...

This is Dr. Valerie Camarano's avatar and link to their profile
New York
PsyD,MsEd
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a psychologist with over 10 years of experience. I help people from all walks of life reduce feelings of overwhelm and discomfort by growing their confidence, achieving their personal goals and being able to bring their best selves to their relationships. Life can be challenging--and we are not meant to go through it without a good support system. I will be part of that support for you, and most importantly, show you how to realize your own internal strengths that you can tap into whenever life throws you a curve ball. You already have everything you need and...

This is Marilyn Babcock's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LCSW-R,MBSR-QT,NSW-C
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

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This is Kayla Cunningham's avatar and link to their profile
New York
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Kayla Cunningham, I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor from New York. I know it can be difficult to seek support and I am so glad that you are considering BetterHelp for counseling! I have 5 years of experience working with adults and teens with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship stress, self-esteem, family stress, LGBTQ concerns, and trauma. In counseling, I am client centered and will collaborate with you to determine what your goals are. My counseling style is multidimensional and includes dialectical behavio...

This is Shannon Coughlin's avatar and link to their profile
New York
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed clinical social worker with five years of experience working with youth and their families . I work with children and teens in my full time position and enjoy working with this population. I have experience with using cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy and person centered therapy. I tend to you use solution focused and person centered therapy most often. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns and challenges. Some being depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, autism spectrum disorder, b...

This is Priscilla Cortes's avatar and link to their profile
New York
MS,LMHC,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a person-centered therapist and the therapeutic relationship I share with my clients is the most important factor in our work together. This relationship is built on trust, respect, empathy, and genuineness. I work along side my clients to support and guide them through their personal struggles. During my time with clients we will identify and explore strengths and goals. It is my hope that each individual will take what they learn during our sessions and apply it to their lives in order to experience positive change and growth. I have a Masters degree i...

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!