Sanjay Patel, MD
Sanjay Patel, MD
|Professions: Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: MD|
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Every person is unique. People are more than a diagnosis. Developing a comprehensive understanding helps lead to the best individualized treatment. I'm an adult and child psychiatrist, and I am also board-certified in holistic and integrative medicine. I am on faculty at NYU School of Medicine. I help manage challenges such as anxiety, mood problems, attention difficulties, including child and adult ADHD, OCD, panic, social anxiety, PTSD, and depression. When necessary, I use medications, with the lowest dose necessary.
I use several specialized therapeutic techniques, depending on your situation and goals. I utilize cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which helps clarify the relationship between your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I do exposure therapy to treat fears (phobias) and obsessive-compulsive disorder. With children and teens, I use parent management therapy, which is a form of behavioral therapy that can help families get along better. I incorporate diet, exercise, lifestyle, and mindfulness recommendations. My approach involves a comprehensive evaluation followed by psychotherapy, and psychopharmacology (medications) if necessary. I do therapy in every session.
Email or Call Sanjay Patel, MD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 23090
More Info About My Practice
I provide statements which have all the necessary information for you to submit for out of network insurance benefits. If you have trouble with insurance, I will help you talk with the insurance company.
What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist
I am fortunate that I can help people improve their lives and become happier and more successful. Observing this change, which I see every day, is extremely rewarding. The process can begin in the first meeting.
My Therapy Focus
While trying to understand the root causes of issues, I try to help create meaningful changes in your life that lead to happiness and success. For many people, therapy can be effective starting in the first session.
What I Usually Need to Know to Help
The first appointment is approximately 1.5-2 hours, so that I can get a comprehensive picture and have enough time to answer all of your questions. Follow up appointments are 45 minutes.
Services I Provide
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
- Psychological Evaluation
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