Alidra Solday, LCSW

Alidra Solday, LCSW

Professions: Coaching, , , Counseling
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - PR017672-1
Secondary Credential: LCSW - 4155
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 10758
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Office 1
211 West 56 Street - Suite 21-H
New York City, New York 10019 - United States
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Office 2
330 West 58 Street, Suite 208
New York City, New York 10019 - United States
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I believe we learn best through our direct experience in the present moment, especially when we feel secure in a caring empathic compassionate relationship. As children we were always learning through intense immediate experiences. What we didn't know how to do was to manage our environment and to study the experiences we were having at the moment they were occurring. We had no objectivity or perspective and went ahead and made decisions about what the world was like, and made rules about how we should think, feel and behave in the world. Our muscles contracted and tightened into tension patterns that helped us to survive. Many of these physical and emotional patterns and core beliefs need updating. Because old habits of thinking, feeling and behaving are actually wired into our neuro-physiology, change is not a matter of simply making an intellectual decision to change. However, with mindful attention to your present moment felt experience,together we can discover what keeps you stuck and what is emotionally needed for you to move forward to fulfill your potential, and feel more alive.

Email or Call Alidra Solday, LCSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 10758

More Info About My Practice

I am in network with Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield. For other insurance, I bill out of network.

My regular fee ranges from $130 to $180 depending on annual income. I have a small number of lower fee openings based on need.

Some weekend hours are available.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I am particular skilled working with anxiety, trauma and complex ptsd, chronic somatic symptoms and attachment issues. I have been trained in working with mindful experiential approaches, including Hakomi body centered psychotherapy, Coherence Therapy, CIMBS Brainspotting and EMDR, all of which use mindfulness to one's present moment experience.

For more information on how I work, see my website: www.AlidraSolday.com

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Panic
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Authentic Movement
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Brainspotting
  • Coherence Therapy / Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Dance / Movement Therapy
  • Depth Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Energy Psychology
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Focalizing
  • Focusing
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Hakomi
  • Healing Touch
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Integrative Body Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Object Relations
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis / Modern Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Voice Dialogue

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