David Kelly Gwin is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Midtown, Manhattan. With a background in marriage and family therapy, the focus of his practice is in couples counseling. He is passionate about working with couples to reconcile differences, improve communication, and restore a positive connection. By facilitating an open dialogue, Kelly helps couples make actionable changes and develop insight into relationship patterns. In addition to couples counseling, he sees individuals for concerns related to anxiety, depression, identity development, existential challenges, and career counseling.
Kelly's style is interactive and action-oriented. His work with couples is informed by Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), in which he has been extensively trained. Depending on each client’s specific needs, he draws upon cognitive or psychodynamic approaches as well.
Friendly and supportive, Kelly strives to create a safe environment for open and honest conversation. His Madison Ave office is conveniently located steps away from Grand Central.
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values
Existential challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
David Gwin is not in-network with any insurances.
Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.
David can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
Certificate in Emotional Focus Therapy for Couples
Certificate in Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
New York School of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Antioch University, MFT, 1996
"I felt very comforted. Kelly was able to hone in on my issues in one relatively short conversation, and I felt comfortable I could work with him."- Zencare client • January 2018