Happy Apple, Group practice in New York, New York — Zencare
Happy Apple
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Happy Apple

Center for Anxiety, Depression, & Couples
California Waitlist Online
New York, New Jersey Accepting Online
Midtown Accepting In-person

Now offering in-person and online appointments for children, teens, and adults, including couples and families! Licensed in NY, CA, DE, NJ, and FL. In-person in NYC only.

Updated January 13, 2023

Happy Apple is a group psychotherapy practice based in New York City that offers in-person and online services for clients living in New York, New Jersey, California, Delaware, and Florida. Practitioners are committed to providing quality, scientifically-supported care to children, teens, and adults.

We work with children ages 10 and up, teens, and adults. Our therapists specialize in an array of treatment concerns, populations, and approaches. We often work with couples, families, trauma survivors, and members of the LGBTQ+ community; approaches include Emotionally Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused, Family Systems, Psychodynamic, EMDR, DBT, CBT, and attachment-oriented; and we most commonly treat anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship concerns, identity challenges, and low self-esteem.

Our providers are committed to our own growth as well as that of our clients. We prioritize our ongoing education and closely follow the latest research on effective treatments in the field. We 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

Alyssa  Tortorella
Alyssa Tortorella

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Ryan  Savolskis
Ryan Savolskis

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Victoria  Nanga
Victoria Nanga

Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy

Life Coach

Jenna  Hendricksen
Jenna Hendricksen

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT


About

What services does your practice offer?

Happy Apple is a full-service psychotherapy practice 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 personal growth. 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’s therapists 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. We hire only highly experienced practitioners who prioritize non-judgment and acceptance, warmth, confidentiality, and a high level of engagement.

How does payment work at your practice?

Happy Apple offers a sliding scale ranging from $175-$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

  • Individual sessions: $250 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $200 - $250
  • Initial session: $250 (50min)
  • Sessions with Maggie Vaughan: $295 (45min)

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
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Midtown practice
145 West 58th Street, New York, New York 10019
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 Closed
  • Sun Closed

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 with a 2 - 3 week wait 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

Head of Practice's Licensure

New York: 000984


Languages

Albanian

English

Spanish