Anastasia R. Pytal, PsyD

Anastasia R. Pytal, PsyD

Professions: Psychology, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - 35SI00528800
Secondary Credential: Psychologist - 020326
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 22113
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Office 1
39 E Main St
2nd Floor
Little Falls, New Jersey 07424 - United States
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My passion is working with individuals who struggle with grief, anxiety, depression, or trauma-related issues. I find it so rewarding to help people restore manageability to their lives. Finding the right therapist and approach is essential in alleviating symptoms and re-engaging in life. I will tailor therapy to address your concerns, and will help you to learn effective ways to overcome life's challenges, increase your self-esteem, and manage stress and anger.

Email or Call Anastasia R. Pytal, PsyD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 22113

More Info About My Practice

I employ both behavioral and psychotherapeutic approaches. I have been trained in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) as well as in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. Additionally, I received training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) from the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals.

I accept Out-of-Network benefits.

I am centrally located in Northern, NJ in Main Street in Little Falls, which is easily accessible from Routes 23, 46 and 3.

I participate in Medicare and out-of-network insurance plans. I will complete all the paperwork and submit it to your insurance company.

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

As a former police officer and psychologist to the men and women of the Washington, DC police department, I understand trauma and PTSD. I have found much success in the use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Prolonged Exposure (PE) in the treatment of trauma and PTSD. I also have had much success in the treatment of
Depression
Anxiety
Grief/Loss
Stress Management
Anger Management
Issues unique to Police Officers and their families
Veterans and Active Duty Military
Critical Incident Stress Debriefings

My Role as a Therapist

I help client explore the problem and understanding its origin as well as teach practical reliable skills to use outside therapy in order to live a more productive and satisfying life.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    First Responders and their families
    Veterans and their families

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Breakup
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Object Relations
  • Psychodynamic
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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