New York, NY
My name is Kevin and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist. As a highly skilled and trained therapist, I work with individuals, couples, and groups, taking a collaborative approach to the treatment of anxiety, depression, substance use/misuse, and overall relationship issues. In addition, I have a special interest in working with the LGBT community. My approach draws upon Motivational, Psychodynamic and Interpersonal traditions. Subsequently, I believe what makes therapy most effective is the relational fit between the therapist and the client. I would describe myself as having an integrative approach, which varies and adapts to your unique needs, strengths, and goals for your therapy. I obtained my Masters in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University in 2006. My undergraduate degree is from the University of California, Berkeley, where I studied Psychology. I have completed several post-graduate training programs including a psychodynamic/analytic program at The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and a group psychotherapy training program from The Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society (EGPS). I have also had additional training in Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy. I am a member of both the National Association of Social Workers and the American Group Psychotherapy Association.
Psychotherapy is an invaluable tool for LGBTQ-identified people. Affirmative therapy can help you improve your relationship with others and with yourself. My approach is extremely sensitive to the social stigma, and homo/bi/trans-phobia, that permeate our society and often complicate the life of those who so identify.
My practice has helped people with the coming-out process, medical and sexual health and behavior, and overall increasing of self-worth from the shame, judgment, and stigma that can sometimes plague the community.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
I work closely with both the person currently using/abusing drugs and alcohol, and the people whom are impacted by their loved one’s use. One size doesn’t fit all. Are you looking to abstain from all drugs and alcohol? Great. I can assist you with that. Are you looking to cut back your current use of alcohol, to eliminate the problems it’s creating in your life? Excellent. I can also help you figure that out.
I offer a self-empowering, comprehensive, and individualized approach, utilizing Integrative Harm Reduction and Motivational Enhancement Therapies.
Depression & Anxiety
Most people feel anxious or depressed at times. Going through a loss, changing jobs, divorce, or other difficult situations can lead a person to feel sad, lonely, scared, or nervous. These are normal reactions to life’s many stressors. However, you may feel you experience these feelings more often, even daily, and for no apparent reason. You may find that these feelings are making it more difficult to function in your daily life. If so, it may be time to seek a professional to explore your options for potential treatment. Both of these disorders are highly treatable, either alone or together.
My approach to treatment is specifically tailored to each of my clients, however, my treatment ‘lens’ is through a focused, integrated approach of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness Based Psychotherapies.
Suite 100 West Hollywood CA
Today you are one step closer to a new you, where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can’t change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life. If you’re looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you’re just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
Providing individual, couples and family counseling.
Treatment specialization includes:
Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
Childhood Abuse Issues
Work and Career issues
Addiction & Recovery
HIV and other illnesses
I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.
New York, NY
Therapy Solutions NYC!
-Are you going out with the wrong type of person over and over again or not dating much at all?
-Do you find you can be critical of yourself, take things too personally or do you feel like your thoughts sometimes spin out of control?
-Do you procrastinate getting things done?
-Are you feeling sad, hopeless, unmotivated or anxious?
-Do you abuse alcohol, drugs, have compulsive sex, or spend too much time online?
-Are you unhappy about the way things are going in your life or is your career not advancing the way you would like?
If you have any of these problems, then cognitive and schema therapy can help. It’s possible to work on your problems in a more productive way. As your therapist, I will partner with you in an active, direct way to work on making changes in your life and equip you with your own problem solving techniques. I offer individual therapy, group therapy for gay men and couples counseling.
New York, NY
Couples and Family Therapy
Short and Long-Term Treatment
The majority of my work has been with adults, young adults, and teenagers who are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship problems, drug and alcohol use, or post-traumatic stress reactions. These clients have often begun working with me after having engaged in long-term struggles that have left them confused and frustrated. This might be you.
I welcome the opportunity to talk with you about how we can work together, whether you are an adult, young adult, or adolescent who is not living the way you would like. Therapy is learning how to trust, both yourself and others. I would like to facilitate that trust.