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Psychotherapy Specialist

Wellness Road Psychology

Psychologists located in Financial District, New York, NY & Tarrytown, NY

With so many thoughts and emotions running through your mind from day to day, it can be hard to focus on the parts of life that matter. To help you clear your mind and make sense of the ups and downs, the therapists at Wellness Road Psychology, offer personalized psychotherapy sessions at Wellness Road Psychology, with two locations in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and New York City’s Financial District, using a variety of approaches. Book your consultation for psychotherapy by phone or online today.

Psychotherapy Q & A

What is psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is a mode of mental health treatment that involves talking through your concerns and life’s hurdles with a psychologist, like a therapist, or another licensed mental health professional. You can benefit from psychotherapy sessions with or without a mental health disorder, getting to know more about your thoughts, feelings, and overall personality.

The main goal of psychotherapy is to help you cope with life’s challenges. It’s an opportunity to heal from trauma, refine your communication skills, and more. The therapists works with you to select the right type of psychotherapy for your situation.

When is psychotherapy necessary?

While there was once a stigma attached to seeking psychotherapy, the reality is that it helps people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds navigate life. You may seek psychotherapy for any reason, but a few of the most common are:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality disorders (e.g., borderline personality disorder)
  • Addictions
  • Stress at home or work
  • Diagnosis of an illness
  • Recent loss
  • Relationship problems (or single problems!)

Your psychotherapy might take place with just you and the therapists, or you can involve your partner with couples counseling. In any case, the therapists provide a nonjudgemental, safe place for you to speak your mind and be open.

What types of psychotherapy can I get?

Psychotherapy is highly individualized to cater to your specific needs and reasons for seeking therapy. You may need just a few sessions to work through some short-term stress, or long-term, repeated appointments to manage a condition.

The therapists specializes in these and other types of psychotherapy:

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

During CBT, the therapist helps you learn to identify your thoughts and mood changes as they occur and helps you change your thinking patterns and perspective. CBT notably helps in the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health conditions.

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)

ACT focuses on making you more aware of your thoughts and emotions, accepting them, and committing to a change for the better. The goal is to help you better cope with daily challenges and adjust to new settings.

Couples counseling

Couples counseling is a specialized form of psychotherapy that aims to improve your romantic relationship. You and your partner come to therapy together to learn communication skills and how to handle disagreements productively.

If you’re interested in starting psychotherapy for any reason, don’t hesitate to book a consultation by phone or online at Wellness Road Psychology. 

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