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Happy AppleGroup practice

Group practice
CaliforniaNew JerseyNew York

6 providers

Anxiety-Depression-Couples counseling-Trauma-LGBTQ topics-Teen counseling-

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Practice Information

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!


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, life transitions (parenthood, marriage, loss, new job, retirement), 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?

Our therapists specialize in couples counseling, and the treatment of anxiety and depression. We are trained in unique, empirically-validated treatment approaches including (but not limited to) EMDR, CBT, EFT, DBT, and IFS.

Why should I choose your practice?

Happy Apple’s therapists are committed to keeping up with the latest research and education in our field, which allows us to ensure effective treatment. We hire only therapists who are highly trained and specialized, and who prioritize a non-judgmental approach, acceptance, warmth, confidentiality, and a high level of engagement. We offer daytime and evening hours, virtual and in-person sessions.

How does payment work at your practice?

Happy Apple offers a sliding scale ranging from $185-$260. We collect fees at the time of the session, and are happy to submit claims to your insurance company on your behalf.


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

Head of Practice's Licensure

New York: 000984


Albanian, English, Spanish


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


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

Locations & Hours

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.


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:$260 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$185 - $260
  • Initial session:$260 (50min)
  • Session with Dr. Maggie Vaughan:$350 (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

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

This provider has no upcoming call times available.