C. Matthew Nichols, PhD, Psychologist in New York City, New York, 10038

C. Matthew Nichols, PhD

C. Matthew Nichols, PhD

Professions: Psychologist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - 017671 - NY
Secondary Credential: Psychologist - PSY 23038 - CA
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 02578
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Office 1
75 Maiden Lane
Suite 323
New York City, New York 10038
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Welcome. I am a psychologist serving the financial district and lower Manhattan. My approach to therapy is collaborative and compassionate to help further understand and address the concerns that led you to this site, likely in search of some relief from the way you are currently feeling. All of us employ coping strategies, but when anxiety, depression, relational or life stress begin to overwhelm these strategies, it is often time to seek some professional assistance.

Together, we will work to outline coping strategies to reduce current distress and facilitate growth. We can identify goals for therapy and monitor progress on a regular basis through feedback and evaluation. Once you are feeling some relief from the immediate concerns that brought you to therapy, it may be helpful to continue to explore and further understand relationship patterns you'd like to change.

In addition to my practice, I am formerly a supervising psychologist at UCLA and currently am an adjunct faculty member teaching graduate students. I have worked extensively with individuals navigating the complexities of career, identity, and relationship concerns.

Finding the right therapist to work with is important - please view my homepage for more information or feel free to contact me with any questions about our initial meeting.

Email or Call C. Matthew Nichols, PhD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 02578

More Info About My Practice

I am an out-of-network insurance provider for any PPO plan.
Please check your insurance benefits for details of your insurance plan and I will provide you a monthly statement that can be submitted for reimbursement from your insurance company.

My standard fee is $275 per session, but I do hold some sliding scale (low fee) slots for clients who may have financial constraints but are interested in pursing psychotherapy. You may reach my office directly at (917) 714-7747

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

Perfectionism, anxiety reduction, and self-compassion in high-achieving professionals.

Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I am a generalist with extensive experience working with many types of clients. In addition, I have a sub-speciality in working with young professionals and financial industry employees who also struggle with stress and anxiety.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy

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