Anastasia R. Pytal, PsyD, Psychologist in Little Falls, New Jersey, 07424

Anastasia R. Pytal, PsyD

Anastasia R. Pytal, PsyD

Professions: Psychologist, Psychotherapist
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
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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
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


  • English

Groups I Work With

    First Responders and their families
    Veterans and their families

Client Concerns I Treat

  • 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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