Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life.
Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing.
Living and working in New York City and the surrounding areas can be both exciting and stressful. You have hopes and dreams and the belief that this is the place to fulfill them or at least get you closer to them. Disappointment and unmet expectations can set in leading to stress and difficulty functioning. We can help you develop healthy and effective ways to cope and manage stress in your life.
Does coping with a significant loss seem impossible? Are you experiencing deep emotional pain and physical ailments that interfere with your ability to fulfill your usual responsibilities, does self-care seem more difficult to manage, do you become angry, easily frustrated or feel guilt or shame related to the loss? Perhaps you avoid the loss completely or are using coping strategies that are unhealthy or even destructive to your well-being. We can help you in the healing process.
Work and career has different meanings for each individual. A sense of meaning, purpose, and fulfillment may drive decisions around work and career. Financial considerations might also be important. We can help you navigate the connections between personality traits, personal and professional goals and how they impact career and work related decisions.
Are you at an impass with a romantic partner, in a power struggle with a colleague at work, having difficulty communicating your thoughts to your roommate, frustrated with family members, finding yourself involved in negative interactions with others more often than you think is acceptable? Emotional distress, personality differences and interpersonal clashes could lead to relationship challenges or conflicts. This could interfere with building and maintaining healthy connections with others. We can help.
If you’re having trouble communicating with your children, your home may feel chaotic and tense. There are many reasons you might want to try counseling to improve your parenting and communication skills.
Despite what your social media feed may tell you, all families go through tough times. No parent has it all figured out. In the digital age, it’s easy to broadcast our best moments to the world. All over our timelines, we see lots of happy, smiling families going on fun vacations and having a blast together. When we only see a small slice of their lives, it looks like these other families have everything together.
No family or home environment is perfect. Even if it seems like those around us have it all figured out, the likelihood is that everyone struggles or wants to change something at home.
Are you feeling stuck, desperately seeking change, unsure of which path to take or what that change should look like? Maybe a new group of friends, new apartment or new neighborhood to live in. Perhaps a new job or returning to school is the answer. It may be that the transition was not initiated by you. Transitions can upset the balance of life and cause one to feel unstable. We can help you feel confident and secure as you move forward with changes in your life.
Group therapy allows people to receive the support and encouragement of the other members of the group. People participating in the group can see that others are going through the same thing, which can help them feel less alone. The setting allows people to practice behaviors and actions within the safety and security of the group.
An immigration psychological evaluation is a professional assessment of the mental health and capability of an individual seeking to immigrate to the U.S. It is used to help immigration courts decide if a person should remain in the United States. The evaluation documents mental health conditions as well as how deportation would affect the individual and his or her family.
Why do I need an immigration evaluation?
Psychological evaluations are usually required for a hardship waiver, U-Visa, VAWA, and asylum cases. Your immigration attorney will refer you (and maybe your whole family) for an evaluation, as needed.
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