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Elizabeth Therapists

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Joan Warren Therapy
4.8
from 97 reviews
  • 375 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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We have had a great experience in couples therapy with Joan. She has helped us talk through some of our differences and empathize with each other's perspectives. She is highly professional and objective as well as kind and considerate. She is also very flexible about meeting times which is very helpful for our busy work schedules.

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Dr. Anna Fekete (PhD)
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Having met Dr. Anna is one of the best things that's ever happened to me. I had been in therapy for over a decade with various counselors, but now I know the difference between a therapist and a Therapist. She is warm, compassionate and creative, no two sessions are the same, and she seems to have an incredible repertoire of techniques at her disposal. She is always goal-oriented, makes sure that results are really happening, and always explains everything so clearly as you have never heard and never understood before. She has the greatest sense of humor, her academic knowledge is amazing, and her fine-tuned sensitivity boarders on the mystical. Yet she is always funny, down to earth, and real. I've never laughed so much in therapy sessions before! :-) I am so grateful, ... because I am finally discovering what "free" and "happy" really mean!

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  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark W.
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My girlfriend and I had been together for 4 years. She wanted to get married but I wasn't sure. We went to Alison and our communication got better. So did our physical life. But I still wasn't sure. I saw Alison for private sessions to figure it out. I realized that my not wanting to get married wasn't about my relationship, which was loving and devoted, but was about things that happened to me growing up and also my first girlfriend who broke my heart. Alison helped me work through those things. Fast forward to now, we're married, have a beautiful daughter. I'm so happy I didn't miss out on my chance to have this beautiful family and that I took the risk of doing therapy. Some of it was painful but Alison was there with me and supported me. She's great.

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Danny H.
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I’ve never had someone that cared so much about me as a whole. It wasn’t just therapy for her. Her dedication and passion helped me get through the roughest times in life. I don’t think I’ll ever find another therapist as wonderful in my life.

Scott Pace, LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Dorothy C.
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Words can not begin to express how thankful I am that I have found Dr Pace..He has this wonderful ability to make you feel comfortable from the moment you walk thru his door. He puts you at ease and makes you feel as if you are talking with a friend within minutes. He is able to make you think outside the box and see things from another perspective. I have seen therapist in the past but have never felt as good about my therapy as I do with Dr Pace.

  • 18 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Anita W.
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I've been struggling with anxiety and anger issues since teenage years, and have tried therapy in the past but never stuck with it because I always found myself getting impatient with the therapists or the process. However, Dr Eskalyo slowly but efficiently helps me realize the benefits of psychotherapy, by digging deeper into my subconscious mind. She never makes me feel judged, or pressured. Scheduling is flexible, which works with my crazy work schedule. She's also very cooperative and patient with paperworks for my insurance. I highly recommend Dr Eskalyo, especially for those who are skeptical but would like to try therapy.

J_Therapy Services
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ariana C.
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Judy was so helpful for me in figuring out strategies to help manage my anxiety. When I began therapy and it felt like many aspects of my life were falling apart, but a year of working together, so many things have improved. She also helped me find my voice in my relationship - something I’m incredibly proud of.

  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Dario L.
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So far, so good. I have held two sessions with Mr Seitz and especially the second meeting appeared to be quite effective, or at least satisfactory. It is perhaps too soon to assess whether the therapy actually fulfills my expectations in terms of results (defeating insomnia), but I find Mr Seitz' approach professional and promising.

Daniel Minuchin
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria K.
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Dan Minuchin is an outstanding family therapist, mental health consultant, trainer, teacher and clinical supervisor. I have had the fortune of working with him and observing him in all of these roles over the past several years. I initially worked with Dan about 10 years ago when I was a supervisor at agency that provided family therapy and services to families struggling with adolescents and families involved in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. In this setting, he provided case consultation, supervision, and training to a team of social workers and family therapists. This model included live supervision and the use of a one way mirror. Dan would also accompany therapists on home visits to provide live consultations in the family's home. I later became a director of another similar family service program. I was able to hire Dan to provide Structural Family Therapy training to my entire clinical staff, as well as consultation, individual and group clinical supervision. His guidance and training was very well received by my staff and their skills as family therapists improved significantly. Dan is really a master trainer and has worked as a family therapist, teacher and trainer for several decades. He has an incredibly diverse personal and professional background and experience working with families of all walks of life. He is sensitive and well informed of the needs and experiences of families of color, immigrant families, LGBTQ families, blended families, Jewish Orthodox families, families struggling with substance abuse and mental illness, delinquent teens, children with special needs, and families dealing with divorce, loss and separation. I have referred many families to Dan and I feel confident that he is able to work with the most complex families of all backgrounds. Dan is thoughtful and empathic and has very high ethical standards. His structural and strategic approach to addressing problems is highly effective and families often will see progress in a short amount of time. I am a family therapist and clinician as well, and Dan has provided me with outstanding clinical supervision and guidance and has been instrumental in my own professional growth as a therapist and clinical supervisor.

Path Forward Therapy
4.6
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sherrie G.
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Frank is very easy to talk to. Felt like we clicked right away. Highly recommend Frank for couples counseling

Adam P.
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I've been working with Abe for over a year and from the first session he's proven invaluable in helping me understand and work through many issues. His combination of breathwork and bodywork (similar to yoga but much less movement and for shorter periods of time) plus emotional understanding and connectivity results in a supercharged therapy session that leaves one feeling invigorated and confident. Abe has been a true partner in my journey to better self awareness.

Michael Hessdorf, LCSW
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Renee H.
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Very nice and has a calming approach to therapy. Offers late sessions for those who are unable to attend appointments during the day.

Developmental Psychotherapy
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 23 years in business
Scott R.
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I have been seeing Stefan for 3 years now, and I can honestly say it was the best decision I ever made. He assuages any fears that one might have with going to therapy, or from what they might fear from traditional therapy. When I first came, I was an unhappy person, not liking myself very much and projecting that feeling to everyone around me. I blamed everyone else for my problems, while thinking I truly had a handle on things...as things around me were just getting worse. Learning to not only unconditionally love others,but to unconditionally love myself has made me a better father, a better friend, better in business, and an all around better person. I completely recommend seeing him to anyone who wants to learn how to love themselves more.

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I am a licensed massage therapist and Reiki practitioner. Also available at BodySmart Wellness are hypnotherapy, alpha theta therapy and much more. I handle the massage part of the business, pun intended.

  • 12 years in business
About

NYSportsMed & Physical Therapy is the leading one-stop clinic for sports medicine, physical therapy and athlete performance improvement in New York. Our goal is help you feel better and faster. With innovative and accessible medical care and a coaching staff with a passion for physical therapy, we've created an environment that puts your needs first. Our services include sports medicine (nonsurgical), physical therapy, occupational and hand therapy, quick clinic, wellness and lifestyle programs, and athletic/performance coaching. Discover what thousands of New Yorkers already have and feel better and faster.

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I conduct family and marriage counseling, mentor youth and advocate for family services. I am a 4-year college graduate who currently works in Caanan Baptist Church, providing my services and also coordinating curriculums for family and youth.

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I provide service in my house. It is a nice environment to relax and release pain out of the muscle. I give the customer the best attention.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I am a relationship therapist in Brooklyn and Queens. I have over ten years of experience in direct social work and clinical practice and I have acquired valuable training and credentials that enable me to provide the highest quality care to my clients. I have a Masters Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University and I am a NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I am a graduate of The Ackermann Institute for the Family where I studied Family Systems Theory and practiced in their world renown institute under the guidance of Susan Shimerlik, PhD. I have completed the Post Graduate Training in Addictions at Adelphi University under the tutelage of Dr. Audrey Freshman, PHD. and have earned the CASAC-T designation which I use to help those who are struggling with Drug and Alcohol Addiction. I am also recognized as a CSAT Candidate having completed the first module of training by The International Institute for Trauma and Addictions Professionals (IITAP) under the guidance of Patrick Carnes, PhD. This credential enables me to work with those who are struggling with sex addiction. I am trained in Emotionally Focused (Couples) Therapy (EFT) by Aviva Rizel, LCSW, and earned a certificate in couples counseling From The Twersky Coaching and Counseling Institute (TCCI) where I learned under Rabbi Ben Tzion Twersky, PhD. and Rabbi Mordechai Twersky, shlita. As a student intern I worked at Queens Services for the Autistic Community (QSAC), a community social service agency which provided case management services for families with autistic children in the Queens community. I provided counseling and facilitated respite services to the families. My other student internship was through TOVA of the Five Towns of Nassau County and Far Rockaway. TOVA provides mentoring opportunities to students. In addition to mentoring students and counseling their families I was an active presence in the schools working with administration and providing workshops and presentations to teachers and support staff. As the senior social worker at Mount Sinai Hospital Queens I acquired over seven years of clinical experience in a number of departments including the ER, the stroke unit, the ICU, and on the medical/surgical inpatient units. I am an active therapist with a number of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) providing brief counseling to their members and I have been a staff psychotherapist for The Jewish Board of Family and Children Services. In addition, I am an active member of a number of professional associations including The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), The International Network of Othodox Mental Health Professionals (NEFESH), The North American Drama Therapists Association (NADTA), and The International Institute of Trauma and Addictions Professionals (IITAP). I get the most satisfaction from helping my clients to realize and achieve their goals.

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I am a caring professional who cares most about making my client happy and will do whatever it takes making my clients feel better and enjoy the session is most important.(client satisfaction)

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Our multi-disciplinary practice offers physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, and weight loss programs to help you get to your optimum wellness.

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Experience sensory deprivation in a spa setting. Relax, meditate, and soak away pain in our totally private float rooms.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

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