Caryn DePinna is a Psychologist in New York City specializing in mood disorders, attachment issues, trauma, and women’s issues. Dr. DePinna’s extensive experience in behavioral psychology is rooted in her ongoing work within the New York City Public School District, where she supervises school-based clinicians and oversees crisis intervention and mental health support for schools.
During therapy sessions, Dr. DePinna adopts an integrative approach that draws from Cognitive Behavioral Theory (CBT), Attachment Theory, and Strengths-Based Therapy. Additionally, she incorporates mindfulness into her practice, encouraging clients to establish a strong mind-body connection throughout the therapeutic process. By making healthy lifestyle changes, clients can achieve a sense of balance in both their personal and professional lives. Dr. DePinna also equips her clients with effective coping skills, empowering them to manage moments of distress that may arise in various settings, such as school, home, or work.
Dr. DePinna completed her Master’s Degree in School Psychology from CUNY Brooklyn and her Doctorate Degree in School and Community Psychology from Hofstra University. Having worked across a variety of school-based and community mental health clinic settings, Dr. DePinna has many years of expertise working with children, adults, and families from a diversity of backgrounds.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Mind-body connection - Practicing mindfulness to draw together how the body feels physically and how the mind feels mentally; healing both physically and mentally
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