Anna Yusim, MD

Anna Yusim, MD

Professions: Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Medical License - 248726
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 05153
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Upper East Side Psychiatry
35 East 85th Street, Suite 5N
New York City, New York 10028
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Dr. Yusim believes every person is unique and therefore needs an individually-tailored therapy approach. The philosophy of Dr. Yusim's practice is to help individuals achieve their highest level of psychological, emotional & mental well-being. She does this by enabling patients to cultivate their inherent strengths and gain insight into their difficulties. Her primary approach is psychodynamic, existential and action-oriented. Psychodynamically, she works with her patients to understand how patterns of thinking and feeling from early childhood affect their current lives. Existentially, she helps her patients to find personal meaning in their lives and cultivate their uniqueness. An empathic & action-oriented approach enables her patients to make real and lasting changes in their personal and professional lives. If desired by the patient, Dr. Yusim can prescribe psychiatric medication when medically indicated.

Dr. Yusim treats 3 types of patients:

PERSONAL GROWTH: Individuals looking to grow personally, actualize their potential, and improve themselves and their relationships

CHALLENGES & TRANSITIONS: Individuals, couples and families going through transitions or challenging life circumstances, including but not limited to relationship difficulties, infertility, sexual problems, family problems, job stress, trauma, loss and grief, parenting, spiritual struggles, divorce, chronic pain or illness, adoption, etc.

PSYCHIATRIC SYMPTOMS AND DISORDERS: Individuals experiencing psychiatric symptoms or diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, including adult ADHD, depression, anxiety, insomnia, bipolar disorder, obsessive/compulsive disorder, panic disorder, sexual problems, addiction & substance use disorders.

Dr. Yusim completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied Biology & Philosophy. She attended Yale Medical School & the NYU Residency Training Program in Psychiatry, where she was named the National Institute of Mental Health Outstanding Resident. She is presently affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center and has over 50 publications.

Email or Call Anna Yusim, MD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 05153

More Info About My Practice

SERVICES: Dr. Yusim offers Psychotherapy for Adults, Couples, and Families and Psychopharmacology Services for Adults. All sessions are 45 minutes.

INSURANCE/PAYMENT: Dr. Yusim currently accepts Private Payment and Consolidated Health Plans Insurance. For other insurance carriers, the patient may be eligible for out-of-network reimbursement. Payment is due at time of visit and cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.

LOCATION/PUBLIC TRANSPORT: The nearest subway stop is at 86th Street & Lexington Avenue for 4,5,6, trains (Green Line). If coming from the West Side of Manhattan, the nearest Crosstown Buses are located on 86th Street and 79th Street. The nearest parking garage is on the North side of 82nd Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue.

Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Dreamwork and Dream Analysis
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy

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