Dr. John Pasagiannis is a clinical psychologist practicing on Manhattan's Upper West Side. He has extensive expertise in anxiety, depression, substance use issues, ADHD, self-esteem and relationship counseling. Dr. Pasagiannis collaborates with his clients to identify and work towards achieving their goals.
Dr. Pasagiannis believes that a compassionate, supportive, and understanding therapeutic relationship is integral to the process of healing. He takes an eclectic approach, integrating different treatment methods and tools to best suit individual clients’ needs. This may include skills-based therapy to assist clients in effectively managing difficult situations and feelings and supporting clients’ capacity for compassion, self-reflection, and self-awareness.
Dr. Pasagiannis is also trained in Harm Reduction Therapy to address substance use issues and other problematic behaviors. Goal setting, urge surfing, diary keeping, inviting in the ambivalence, grounding techniques, and other methods may be utilized to enhance clients’ motivation towards positive change and reduction of unhealthy behaviors.
Dr. Pasagiannis offers a judgement-free space and encourages clients to come as they are. His practice is a convenient 5-minute walk from the 86th street station.