Welcome. I’m a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Midtown Manhattan. I primarily work with adults and couples who experience recurring and distressing relationship problems either at work or at home. I also treat mood, anxiety, and personality disorders, and I work with patients on issues related to self esteem, conflict avoidance, and anger management.
Making a first appointment is a big step – particularly so for people who have never been to therapy before and who don’t know what to expect or how therapy works. I’d look forward to scheduling an initial consultation with you to discuss the process of therapy and how it might be of help.
In working with couples, I first focus on fostering an environment that is safe and feels fair to both partners. During the first meeting, I also listen to each partner’s perspective and pay attention to their stated goals and their reasons for seeking therapy. A couple’s challenges are unique to that couple, but they often […]
My approach in individual psychotherapy is guided by the patient’s goals. Where appropriate and helpful, sessions may combine an insight oriented approach with skills based training. I frequently integrate the following treatment modalities into my work with individual patients: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); Motivational Interviewing; and psychodynamic psychotherapies. Some patients […]
I specialize in working with lawyers. I worked at law firms as a lawyer prior to my career as a psychologist, I am familiar with the demands and dynamics of law firm environments, and many of my current and former clients have been law firm lawyers. Described below are some of the potential benefits of […]
The transition to adulthood has become more complex. Increased job competition and costs of living along with decreased job and pay security have affected young people’s decisions about careers, housing, and relationships. The volume of information available on the internet about jobs, different locations, and other people’s opinions is difficult to process and complicates a […]