George  Sachs

George Sachs

Psychologist, PsyD

Accepting new clients for morning, afternoon, evening, daytime, & weekend appointments in Upper West Side practice (updated July 08, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • ADHD
  • Career counseling
  • Relationships

Professional statement

Dr. George Sachs is a Clinical Psychologist practicing on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. His practice is open to clients across the lifespan, with particular expertise in supporting young adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and ADHD. Using a person-centered approach, Dr. Sachs guides clients in leveraging their strengths to overcome roadblocks and move into their future with confidence.

Dr. Sachs’ approach is highly attuned to each individual’s needs and wants; therapy with him starts with an initial evaluation, and he carefully crafts a treatment plan in collaboration with clients and targeted to their primary goals. Clients come to him when they’re faced with obstacles at work or in relationships, dealing with low-self esteem, or having difficulty with focus and motivation. Together, Dr. Sachs helps clients to look at their lives holistically, building out a daily schedule with practical skills and tools that contribute to a fulfilling career and interpersonal relationships.

Dr. Sachs’ style is active, evidence-based, and solution-focused. In addition to his therapy practice, he also offers evaluation services, specializing in ADHD assessment for children and adults.


Message to clients

Are you feeling stuck, or not quite sure how to move things forward? This feeling can apply to relationship, career, or your goals. The decision to begin treatment is a gesture of courage and hope. Together, we will explore your concerns, and look for ways to navigate any obstacles or self-defeating patterns getting in the way of reaching your full potential. We will work toward a more open, creative and authentic you.


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

Grief - Working through sadness and loss to create a foundation for change

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating




Clientele

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

Insurance

George Sachs is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $295 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $200 - $295
  • Initial session: $295 (50min)

Therapist's note

Dr. Sachs can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Upper West Side practice

235 West 76th Street

New York, NY 10023

Hours

  • Mon 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2010 - Present
Cook County Stroger Hospital, 2008 - 2009
Mt. Sinai Hospital, 2007 - 2008
Emory University, BA, 1990


Languages

English


Therapy Groups

George  Sachs
Adult ADD Productivity & Support Group

This weekly virtual group provides the opportunity for adults with ADD to get support from others and develop skills to improve overall functioning and productivity.

George  Sachs
Adult Asperger's Support Group

This online group is designed to provide a place for adults with Asperger's to connect with others and learn new tools to create a life one wants.