Happy Apple

Center for Anxiety, Depression, & Couples Counseling
New York, California, New Jersey Accepting Online
Midtown, Columbus Circle Not Accepting In-person

In-person appointments will be available for NYC clients after the quarantine

Updated October 8, 2020

Happy Apple is a group practice in New York City that also provides online services for clients living in New York state, New Jersey, and California. They are committed to providing quality, scientifically-backed care to children, teens, and adults facing anxiety, depression, and relationship concerns.

The providers at Happy Apple are committed to their own continued growth as well as that of their clients, and prioritize ongoing education and closely follow the latest research on effective treatments in the field. They look forward to working with you.

Maggie  Vaughan
Maggie Vaughan

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT

Sarah  Alvi
Sarah Alvi

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT

Alice  Hacker
Alice Hacker

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Alyssa  Tortorella
Alyssa Tortorella

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Ryan  Savolskis
Ryan Savolskis

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW


About

+ What services does your practice offer?

Happy Apple is a full-service psychotherapy group located in Midtown Manhattan. We offer therapy and coaching to children, teens, adults, families, individuals, and couples. Common areas of treatment are anxiety, depression, low self-worth, stress, LGBTQ concerns, trauma, behavioral & school issues, transition to motherhood, couples concerns, premarital counseling, and much more. With several therapists on board, we are nearly always able to match client goals with therapist specialization.

+ What are your practice's specialties?

Happy Apple is comprised of multiple therapists, each with their own areas of specialty. Most commonly we treat anxiety, depression, child & teen behavioral & mood disorders, couples concerns, trauma, LGBTQ-related concerns, and career stress.

+ Why should I choose your practice?

Happy Apple only hires therapists that are highly-trained and experienced. We are strongly committed to keeping up with the latest research and education in our field, which we believe allows us to constantly provide the best treatment available to our clients.

+ How does payment work at your practice?

Happy Apple offers a sliding scale ranging from $125-$250. We collect fees at the time of the session, and are happy to submit claims to your insurance company on your behalf.


Specialties

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

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

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

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

LGBTQ topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Teen counseling - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional dysregulation




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Happy Apple is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $225 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $125 - $225
  • Initial session: $225 (50min)
  • Sessions with Maggie Vaughan: $250 (45min)

Therapist's note

Happy Apple therapists can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Midtown practice
145 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 10:00am-5:00pm

Columbus Circle practice
330 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 10:00am-5:00pm

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 10:00am-5:00pm

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 10:00am-5:00pm

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 10:00am-5:00pm

Languages

English

Spanish


Therapy Groups

Happy Apple
NY Healthcare Workers Virtual Support Group

This group offers New York healthcare professional support and coping skill guidance for managing the stress, worry, and burnout that may come with being on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.