Dr. Merav Gur is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with an office in Midtown Manhattan and online practices in NY, NJ, and FL. Her practice focuses on supporting adults with anxiety, including panic disorder and social anxiety. She also works with individuals who are trying to sort out their life path, build healthier relationships, and develop an authentic self. Additionally, she sees individuals with a history of trauma and those navigating depression, relationships, and perinatal challenges. She works closely with her clients on developing healthier coping mechanisms, building self-confidence, and living a fuller, more meaningful life.
Dr. Gur utilizes psychodynamic psychotherapy as well as a skills-based approach combining Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Having been trained in various modalities, she tailors her clinical approach to each client’s needs and goals.
Dr. Gur has published both in scientific journals and at the HuffPost, and contributed to published pieces about mental health at the Economist, BuzzFeed, Mic, and Self Magazine. She strives to increase awareness to mental health issues, while providing high-quality, personalized care.
Dr. Gur strives to create a warm, non-judgmental therapeutic environment for clients to comfortably explore their emotions, self-reflect, and gain greater self-awareness to make meaningful behavioral changes. Her practice is located steps from Grand Central and the 5th Avenue Bryant Park subway station.
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 through 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
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
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
Social anxiety - Skill-building to increase interpersonal efficacy and decrease discomfort in social settings; boosting self-esteem
Panic disorders - Building coping skills to identify and manage triggers; explore underlying causes related to feelings of panic
Merav Gur is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 19 years
Private Practice, 2004 - Present
City College Graduate Center, Clinical Supervisor, 2017 - Present
Columbia University Teachers College, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Clinical Supervisor, 2003 - 2016
Columbia University Medical Center-Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Assistant Professor, 2004 - 2007
Columbia University Medical Center-Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2003 - 2004
St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Clinical Internship, 2002 - 2003
Columbia University Teachers College, PhD, 2003
New York: 016007
This 4-session group uses a combination of ACT (acceptance & commitment therapy), CBT, and psycho-education principles to help clients struggling with panic/anxiety better manage their symptoms and triggers.