Clinical Social Worker / Therapist in New Paltz, NY
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Paul Houtkooper, LCSW
Location
5 Academy Street   
New PaltzNY 12561
Additional Location
Upper West Side   
New YorkNY 10024
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Practice Information
Are you struggling to feel like "yourself" again? Are you unable to feel settled, unable to keep up with your schedule or commitments? Are you feeling upset or more emotional for no apparent reason? Crises, be they large or small, disorient and leave us feeling uncertain, less able to rely upon and function like "ourselves." Growth and change are among the most positive and humanly adaptive qualities and yet the most uncertain and difficult experiences in life. At such times we want unbiased and reliable support to help restore our sense of self and help make positive choices for our lives.

I've found the most important predictor in effective treatment is a positive connection between a person and their therapist. I provide a caring approach, empathic attunement, collaborative support, psycho-educational skills training, and the belief that growth and change are possible.
Licenses/Certifications
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
License Info
077896
Bio:
With a background in the performing and production arts, I understand the importance of self-expression and the support needed to meet this challenge.

Population: adolescents, adults, couples, family, individuals, seniors
Specialty: anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, family, grief, group work, loss, marriage, panic, personal growth, personality disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), relationship counseling, sexual orientation, social skills, spirituality, stress, trauma
Approach: client-centered, interpersonal, Jungian Therapy, psychodynamic and psychoanalytic
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Payments Accepted
Check, cash
Cost/Session
$120-$150 with a sliding scale
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Therapy
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Caregiver Issues
 Couples
 Depression
 Divorce
 Educational Therapy
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Life Transitions
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Psychoanalysis
 Relationship Issues
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Work and Career Issues
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