Psychologist
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Janis McAdams, Psy.D.
49 West 24th Street, Suite 904   
New YorkNY 10010
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Practice Information:
Are your relationships troubled and disappointing? Do your fears and worries get in the way of your being your most creative, productive self? Do you sometimes find yourself in the same situations or repeating behaviors over and over, and you don't know how to find your way out? Habitual ways of reacting and behaving often began as the means of coping with the stresses of childhood, but are no longer useful or appropriate. I would like to help you become "unstuck", become less anxious and worried, feel more comfortable with yourself and happier with your relationships and work.

In sessions, I work to listen deeply and create an accepting atmosphere. There, you can become curious about your thoughts, feelings and actions, explore how your past is influencing your life today and confront the repeating patterns of emotional reaction and behavior that get in the way of your finding satisfaction in your relationships and work.

My approach to therapy is eclectic with a strong psychodynamic base for understanding the problems that bring people to seek help. In addition to my training in psychology, my early training was as a dance/movement therapist and I continue to have an interest in the connection between mind, body and emotions and the nonverbal aspects of communication and relating.
Bio:
I have over 25 years of experience as a psychotherapist in a wide variety of clinical settings and private practice. I have worked with children, adolescents and adults, giving me an appreciation of early experience on adult experience, behavior and functioning. My experience in hospitals and clinics includes work with children, adolescents and adults with developmental disorders, acute and chronic emotional illness, individuals with seizures and epilepsy and individuals with a history of early trauma (child abuse).
Practice Areas:
 Counseling / Therapy
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Asperger's Syndrome
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Bicultural Difficulties
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Chronic Illness
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Couples Therapy
 Depression
 Divorce
 Eating Disorders
 Gifted / Talented Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Life Transitions
 Loneliness
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Psychoanalysis
 Relationship Issues
 Self Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Women's Issues
 Work and Career Issues
Certifications:
 Licensed Psychologist
Education:
1992 - Doctor of Psychology, Pace Univeristy
1990 - Master of Education in School Psychology, Pace University
1983 - Master of Science in Dance/Movement Therapy, Hunter College, CUNY
Payments Accepted:
Cash, check, At this time, I am an in-network provider for CIGNA, UnitedHealthcare and most Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance plans. For other plans, I am happy to give you a statement you can send to your insurance company to access out-of-network benefits which may cover a part of the fee.
Hours:
Monday through Friday, by appointment
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