The Rev. Christopher L. Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

The Rev. Christopher L. Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Professions: Pastoral Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 000899
Secondary Credential: LMHC - 002224
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 08979
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Office 1
124 E 40th Street, Suite 404
(at Lexington Avenue)
New York City, New York 10016 - United States
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Office 2
2345 University Ave
(corner of Fordham Road)
Bronx, New York 10468 - United States
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Christopher utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches. These approaches are brought together in different ways depending on the person or people that he is working with. The root of his therapeutic style is pastoral counseling, whereby he helps the client incorporate spiritual dimensions of both the problem(s) and the ways to move forward. He also completed an advanced specialty in behavioral health during his clinical pastoral residency at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana. He is experienced working with people from a wide variety of faith backgrounds. His approach is also usually rooted in a systems understanding of the client's situation.

Email or Call The Rev. Christopher L. Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 08979

More Info About My Practice

Hours are maintained by appointment with availability including weekday daytime and evening times as well as Saturday hours. Potential clients may book an initial appointment through the practice website or by calling to discuss this with Christopher.

Client payment is accepted in the form of cash, checks or credit/debit cards. Clients who have desired to involve insurance coverage have had good success at being covered for out of network services.

Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Christopher is experienced working with people from a wide variety of faith backgrounds.

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • 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
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Constructivisim
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Constellations
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Focusing
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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