Gregory Kushnick

Psy.D.

Gregory Kushnick

Psy.D.

Professions: Psychologist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - 016274-1
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • American Behavioral
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care

Offices

138 West 25th St.
Suite 802
New York City, New York 10001
30 Broad St.
Suite 1433
New York City, New York 10004

My Approach to Helping

People usually come to therapy seeking something concrete to walk away with after each session. This is what I offer -- concrete tools and techniques to handle difficult thoughts and feelings.

I now offer this via video sessions.

I have achieved wonderful results with many New Yorkers and I love what I do. I have a knack for studying and applying techniques and strategies that tend to be effective. I'm proactive and I strive to offer something more than insight since insight alone does not produce change.

One way to get a better idea of my style and philosophy as a psychologist is to take a look at my writing on The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, Lifehack, and MindBodyGreen. I'm an active blogger because I love to share my ideas with the world.

I'm not your typical therapist in that I'm much more active, directive and real with my clients.

Through the creation of an empathic, safe, and confidential therapeutic environment, you'll be given the opportunity to examine self-defeating beliefs and patterns of behavior that contribute to psychological discomfort, as well as personal and family dynamics that influence decision making. My goal is to help you gain a greater sense of control over difficult thoughts and feelings, and to promote flexibility in how you respond to obstacles in your life.

Clients tend to respond well to my dual focus on techniques for altering thoughts and behavior and for enhancing insight, awareness, and mindfulness as they pertain to experiences, people, dreams, goals, etc.

My effectiveness is greatly enhanced by the way in which the therapeutic relationship that I create supports client growth and understanding, and the easy acquisition of techniques for managing stress and living powerfully. As a psychologist, my approach to therapy incorporates cognitive-behavioral, psychoanalytic, and humanistic ideas and techniques.

My integrative approach allows me to alter treatment to meet the unique needs of the client. Feel free to contact me with any questions.

More Info About My Practice

In order to gain a solid sense of what I'm all about as a psychologist, I created a list of websites that feature my writing on happiness and mental health issues:

1) The Huffington Post

(I post regularly on Huff Post about mental health issues.)

2) Techealthiest

(This is my website which contains many of my blog posts about mental health strategies for coping the with COVID-19 outbreak, happiness, productivity, relationship and personal success and thriving with your screens).

3) Elite Daily

4) Lifehack

5) Mind Body Green

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

AnxietyStressAdjustment related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Depression
Generalized Anxiety
Panic Attacks
Social Anxiety
Relationship Issues
Divorce
Work ConflctStressAnxiety
Personal Growth
TraumaChildhood Issues
Addiction
Creative Block
Procrastination
Weight lossObesity

Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Anxiety and stress associated with the COVID-19 outbreak. CreativeWriter's Block

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Anger Management
  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology
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