Refresh Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy For The Best Generation of New Yorkers

Accepting new clients for morning, evening, daytime, & weekend appointments in Park Slope and FiDi practices (updated November 05, 2019)

Refresh Psychotherapy NYC is a group therapy practice offering services both in-office and via Telehealth. They specialize in individual therapy for young adults navigating a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, life transitions, and personality disorders.

With empathy and a common passion for mental wellness, the therapists at Refresh are excited to help clients explore their thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and relationships. They recognize that each client is an expert in their own life, and look forward to walking alongside you to ask the deeper questions. In a safe, non-judgmental environment, and LGBTQI-friendly environment, their work is motivated by helping each person cultivate a life that feels more more meaningful, vibrant, and authentic.


Keeley  Teemsma
Keeley Teemsma

Master of Arts, MA

Joanna  Pomerantz
Joanna Pomerantz

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Charles  Perry
Charles Perry

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Rachel  Parodneck
Rachel Parodneck

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Chianne  Green
Chianne Green

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Lana  Lorenzo
Lana Lorenzo

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

About

+ What does Refresh Psychotherapy specialize in?

The team at Refresh Psychotherapy NYC specializes in a wide variety of areas including anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship challenges, work stress, and personality disorders. The team is particularly passionate about supporting young adults and millennials as they navigate personal and professional challenges.

Living in New York City is not easy, and the Refresh team is prepared to guide clients through the highs and lows of adjusting to the city, career challenges, existential anxiety, and panic disorder. They’re ready to help clients work through these issues and become their best selves.

+ Why should I choose Refresh Psychotherapy?

Refresh Psychotherapy NYC prides itself in offering the highest quality care from trained therapists, who stay up-to-date on evidence-based treatments for challenges commonly faced by young professionals in New York City.

Here's why Refresh is different from other practices:

(1) The team is dedicated to making the therapy process–from intake to the actual session–as smooth as possible. Each client’s insurance benefits will be verified prior to their appointment.

(2) Clients have access to an online portal, where they can easily message, schedule, or reschedule appointments with their therapist.

(3) Appointments begin on time in order for each client to get the most out of each therapy session.

+ How does payment work at Refresh Psychotherapy?

Refresh Psychotherapy NYC is in-network with: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Optum Behavioral Health, Fidelis Care, and United Health.

The practice can also provide paperwork for clients seeking out-of-network benefits. They keep a credit card on file for copayments and deductibles making payment faster and easier. They accept FSA/HSA/HRA cards & accounts as well.

+ Where is your office, and who are your clinicians?

Refresh Psychotherapy NYC offers four locations across Manhattan: Park Slope, Financial District, Liberty Street, and Wall Street. To accommodate clients with busy schedules, the team is also happy to offer remote video sessions.

The team consists of Keeley Teemsma, LCSW, AATP; Joanna Pomerantz, LCSW; Charles Perry, LCSW; Lana Lorenzo, LCSW; Rachel Parodneck, LMSW; Melissa Pullman Weisel, PhD; Chianne Green, LMSW; Dani Wolberger, LMSW; Elizabeth Salner LMSW, MPH; Elizabeth Bishop, MA, LMSW, TF-CBT; Fayad Raphique, LCSW; Jina Park, LMSW; Sadia Zaman, LMSW, TF-CBT, LLM; Ammari A. Edwards, LMSW; Tyvon Foster, LMSW, CAMS-II, REBT; and Wananan Phualek, LMSW, CAPP.


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

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

Millennials - Supportive care for individuals in their 20s & 30s

Adjusting to New York City - Support navigating logistic stress, emotional overwhelm, and feelings of isolation and loneliness accompanying a major move

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200

Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Park Slope practice

247 Prospect Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11215

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FiDi practice

14 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

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140 Broadway

New York, NY 10005

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FiDi practice

42 Broadway

New York, NY 10006

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