Jonah  Mishaan

Jonah Mishaan

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Accepting new clients for afternoon, evening, daytime, & weekend appointments in Midwood practice (updated November 08, 2019)

Accepting new clients for afternoon, evening, daytime, & weekend appointments in East Flatbrush practice (updated November 08, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Substance use
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Career and school stress
  • Child & adolescent mental health

Professional statement

Jonah Mishaan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor in Brooklyn, NY who welcomes a wide range of clients across the lifespan. He specializes in helping students and young professionals navigate the complexities of anxiety, depression, relationships, substance abuse, and stress during emerging adulthood. Jonah takes the time to get to know each individual and define their treatment goals together, supporting clients as they make plans for the future and find their place in a changing world.

Jonah’s treatment approach is integrative, flexibly drawing from both insight-oriented and skill based techniques. He aims to equip clients with the concrete coping skills to manage overwhelming thoughts and emotions, while also exploring the deeper underlying issues and root causes.

Jonah has deep expertise in supporting clients in addiction recovery, and working with those who wish to explore their relationship to substances or who have a loved one struggling with addiction. He works at a gentle pace, helping clients to replace the role of the substance with healthier, more sustainable coping strategies.

In addition to his offices in East Flatbush and Midwood, Jonah offers the convenience of remote video sessions. For busy professionals, he has appointments available outside of traditional business hours. He looks forward to meeting new clients where they are at, and crafting a new plan for the future together. Jonah works with individuals who need help dealing with a particular problem as well as those dealing with more profound and deeper issues.


Message to clients

We each have the capacity to heal and grow to our fullest potential. With the right therapist, psychotherapy can be a truly transformative experience. I work with adults, families, and children, providing a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can truly be heard. I believe that by gaining insight into our experiences we are able to break negative and self-defeating patterns and find new opportunities for living.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have a Masters degree in Psychology. I am also a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). I have experience working with individuals struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones and family members. I work with children and adolescents and offer play therapy materials at my office.
I believe in meeting clients where they are at, whether that is addressing a very particular problem or dealing with more profound and deeper issues. Psychotherapy should be a process of self-discovery and I feel honored to be able to facilitate that process with my clients.


Specialties

Substance use - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

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

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

Career and school stress - Addressing school and workplace stress, time management and procrastination, work-life balance, and career ambivalence

Child & adolescent mental health - Working with children, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $125 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $75 - $125
  • Initial session: $125 (50min)

Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Midwood practice

3692 Bedford Avenue

Suite P2

Brooklyn, NY 11229

Hours
  • Mon 5:30pm-9:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 2:30pm-4:30pm

East Flatbrush practice

274 East 52nd Street

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Hours
  • Mon 5:30pm-9:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 2:30pm-4:30pm

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2018 - Present

Sephardic Bikur Holim Counseling Center, 2016 - Present

Brooklyn College Mental Health Counseling Program, MHC, 2016

Educational Alliance: Project Contact Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment, 2013 - 2014

New School for Social Research, MA in Psychology, 2013

Brooklyn College, BA, 2010


Languages

  • English

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