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Online therapy in New York

In the New York City area therapy is usually done over video-chat because it’s a convenient way to engage in face-to-face therapy without sacrificing time or money. Video chat has been shown to be as effective as face-to-face therapy, and can even lead to better social outcomes because people are less inhibited and more likely to express themselves when they don’t have to worry about how they look.

Since it’s online, patients can do their sessions from anywhere: at work, in the park, on a date-night with their spouse… It even allows those who live outside of New York City to access professional help.

Therapy is also done “in-person” since the majority of people prefer to see their therapist at least once before starting video chat. The truth, however, is that it’s up to the individual practitioner to decide where and how therapy is done: some like to start with in-person therapy and switch to video chat when the patient feels more comfortable; others may feel that Skype sessions make sense.

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Mental Health in New York

There is a significantly high amount of people in New York who suffer from a mental health condition. Some of these disorders include anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. These numbers represent approximately one third of the population in New York City who have been found to have a mental health condition. In 2015, it was found that there were more than 10 million adults aged 18 years old and older who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Of these 10 million people, almost 1.4 million of them were found to suffer from a serious mental illness.

Mental health disorders are not restricted to adults; the data shows that 7% of adult Americans have some form of mental health condition. This statistic becomes even more prevalent when looking at the younger population aged between 13 and 18 years.


Best Therapists in New York

Sean M. McBride, PhD

Sean McBride is a licensed clinical psychologist with 10+ years experience. He has extensive experience in working with couples and partners or partners on their own. He specializes in providing culturally competent family therapy to include same-sex relationships, blended families, and transfamily combinations of any kind.

Roderick Rhett Maynard

Roderick Rhett Maynard is a licensed mental health counselor in Charlotte, North Carolina. Roderick has worked with clients on issues of sexuality and identity since 2001. In addition to his work with couples on relationship issues, he also conducts trainings for professionals seeking greater competency working with LGBTQ persons.

Ian Reitzes

Ian Reitzes is a Registered Psychotherapist with over 10 years experience counselling individuals, couples and families. He holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology (University of Toronto) and is currently completing his Doctorate of Education (the clinical stream) at OISE/University of Toronto. His practice is focused on LGBTQ concerns including Sexuality, Coming Out, Gender Identity

Types of therapists in New York

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Types of therapies in New York

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

In CBT, the most common therapy approach in New York , the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

In DBT, the 2nd most common therapy approach in New York, the therapist tries teaching behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Other therapy approaches include:

ACT Therapy in New York, Art Therapy in New York, Behavioral Therapy in New York, Contemplative Therapy in New York, Play Therapy in New York, EMDR Therapy in New York, Emotionally Focused Therapy in New York, Existential Therapy in New York, Experiential Therapy in New York, Gestalt Therapy in New York, Hypnotherapy Therapy in New York, Music Therapy Therapy in New York, Narrative Therapy in New York, Psychodynamic Therapy in New York, Psychoanalytic Therapy in New York, and Somatic Therapy in New York.


Psychologists or therapists in New York help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a New York area therapist. Online therapy in New York  is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in New York via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the New York free helpline number. There are online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the New York area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. New York also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

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New York Counselor or Therapists Directory

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