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Corestory Psychology ServicesGroup practice

Group practice
New York

7 providers

Life transitions-Gender identity-Trauma-Depression-Men's issues-Anxiety-
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Practice Information

CoreStory is a psychotherapy private practice in New York City. The providers at CoreStory specialize in helping clients understand and tell their life stories, navigate transitions, and maintain important relationships.


What services does your practice offer?

Most generally, we use modified and specific forms of narrative therapy technique to uncover, identify, and tell the tapestry of stories that make you, you! Our therapists work in a variety of modalities, integrating psychodynamic and familial pattern observation, internal family systems and insight-oriented work. We also use more concrete skills, such as mindfulness, CBT, and DBT interventions to help people tell their stories.

What are your practice's specialties?

Anxiety, Depression, Identity exploration (including areas of gender identity, sexual identity, racial identity, student, professional, and career identity), transitions, grieving, creative process, self-esteem and family and interpersonal functioning.

Why should I choose your practice?

We offer a variety of approaches with skilled clinicians who work in unique ways to address your needs.

How does payment work at your practice?

At CoreStory, we are considered in-network with most Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, and manage out-of-network billing for other insurance companies. If you use out-of-network benefits or do not wish to use insurance, our fees are $200/session. We offer a sliding scale when appropriate.


Thomas  Giardini
Thomas Giardini

Master of Science in Education, MSEd

Beverly  Liang
Beverly Liang

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Adam  Joncich
Adam Joncich

Psychologist, PhD

Stefany  Fortin
Stefany Fortin

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Brooklyn  Do
Brooklyn Do

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Libby  Hartle-Tyrrell
Libby Hartle-Tyrrell

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Harry  Barandes
Harry Barandes

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Head of Practice's Licensure

New York: 020761


English, French, Gujarati


Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Gender identity - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Men's issues - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$200 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$100 - $200
  • Initial session:$200 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing