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Counselor / Therapist in New York, NY

Yoav Cohen, Ph.D.

Yoav Cohen | Ph.D. | Counselor / Therapist photo
I believe that effective treatment is accomplished as a collaboration between the client and the therapist. My focus is on helping you reach your goals as rapidly and directly as possible using a wide variety of techniques, tailored specifically for you. In treatment you will learn specific tools and skills that will help you to feel better and overcome your difficulties. Therapy sessions are active and focused primarily on the here-and-now. I use scientifically supported interventions while maintaining a pragmatic and flexible approach focused on your particular problems.
Bio
I am a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). I work with adults, adolescents, children and couples in New York City. CBT is a time-limited, practical, and active form of psychotherapy. Research has shown that CBT is highly effective in the treatment of various conditions including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive-disorder, stress, eating disorders and interpersonal difficulties.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage Counseling
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Men's Issues
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Divorce  Stress Management
 Eating Disorders  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
Certifications
 Diplomate, American Psychotherapy Association (DAPA)  Fellow, American Psychiatric Association (FAPA)
Education/Training
* Ph.D. and MA in Clinical Psychology: Fairleigh Dickinson University
* Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Payne Whitney Clinic
* Postdoctoral Fellowship: NY Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College
* Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research – advanced postgraduate training program in CBT
* Cornell Cognitive Therapy Clinic – Specialized training in CBT
* Personality Disorders Institute – specialized training in Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP)
Memberships
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
New York State Psychological Association
NYC CBT Association
Other Languages
Hebrew
Payments Accepted
Check, Cash. Not a provider of any insurace company.
License:NY# 015962
Location
286 Madison Avenue
Penthouse
New YorkNY 10017
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