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Michelle Terry

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New York
Anxiety - Stress management- Relationship issues-Self-esteem-Life coaching- Life transitions-
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Professional statement

Michelle Terry is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in New York, NY. Michelle enjoys helping young adults and adults thrive and be happier by positively addressing challenges and stresses that result from everyday obstacles, complex social and romantic relationships, school/work life imbalances and major life transitions (e.g., starting a new job, going to college, etc). Michelle’s clients generally struggle with the effects of anxiety, stress, depressed mood or low self-esteem.

Michelle works hard to promote a safe and supportive environment that enables her clients to express and process their emotions/concerns while learning healthy coping mechanisms. As a Solutions-Focused therapist, Michelle believes in establishing healthy and clear objectives while working closely with her clients to develop a concrete plan to reach their goals. Michelle's clients come away from their interactions with a new sense of confidence and empowerment to embrace their problems and make smart decisions, setting them on a path to happiness and success.

Michelle earned a dual Master's degree in Social Work and Public Health from New York University. Her style is down to earth, warm and engaging. Michelle derives immense pleasure in seeing her clients live their best lives!

Message to clients

Having someone on your side to positively support, guide, and empower you is invaluable. Therapy is the best gift you can give yourself. It's a space each week to refuel and recharge and embrace the week ahead feeling excited, empowered and ready to nurture positive life change. Together we will help to figure out where you are getting stuck and work to find the path ahead that feels organic, authentic and personal to you! You are not alone, together, we will work to shift your mindset, take control of your narrative and set you up for success!

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 27 years

Pathways to Leadership, Clinical Supervisor/Teacher
MT Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist
East Harlem Scholars Academy , Psychotherapist
Hospital for Joint Disease, Clinical Social Worker/Therapist

New York University , LCSW, 1997
New York University, MPH, 1997


New York: R056116-1




Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Relationship issues - 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

Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress


  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

Many virtual options available!


Michelle Terry is not in-network with any insurances.

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

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$275 (50min)
  • Initial session:$200 (50min)
  • Couples sessions:$275 (50min)
  • Group sessions:$275 (50min)
  • Family sessions:$275 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Client testimonials

"Michelle was helpful and understanding."
- Zencare client April 2021


Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

This provider has no upcoming call times available.