Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes
Dr. Nicole Murray is a Clinical Neuropsychologist offering remote therapy sessions to NYS-based clients, as well as in-person neuropsychological testing. Many of her clients are dealing with increased frustration, irritability, and/or feel unable to manage their emotions. Some of her clients may have some type of medical issue that affects them cognitively or emotionally. This includes chronic illness, traumatic brain injury, cancer, and/or somatic illness. She also conducts cognitive assessments for a variety of neurological diagnoses (i.e. memory loss, ADHD, and brain injury).
While Dr. Murray tailors her approach based on her client’s needs, she frequently utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and/or Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Her sessions are client-centered, and she incorporates mindfulness practices when appropriate. Her overarching purpose is to help her clients focus on the goals they want to achieve and return to a satisfactory baseline of functioning within a reasonable time frame.
Dr. Murray assists her clients in reclaiming their lives and finding joy again. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She completed her internship and two-year fellowship at Mount Sinai-Icahn School of Medicine specializing in rehabilitation and neuropsychology. Her office is located near Grand Central. She looks forward to meeting you in-person or remotely.
Work-related stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Emotional regulation - Clients with emotional dysregulation often have low mood, chronic anxiety, ruminate (i.e. worry a lot), and look to others for reassurance as ways to avoid unpleasant feelings or to feel more confident about themselves or their situation. Emotional regulation therapy integrates components of cognitive-behavioral, acceptance, dialectical, mindfulness-based, and experiential, emotion-focused treatments to improve behavior that are consistent with their particular life values
Concussion management - Helping individuals (such as athletes) who have suffered concussions deal with its effects on cognition, mood, the loss of joy, and any aggravated mood disorders through coping strategies
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
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
Cognitive therapy and cognitive evaluation - A cognitive assessment evaluates important areas of brain function. These include: memory, concentration, processing speed, language, and reasoning capabilities. These tests are most appropriate when evaluating a return to school or work scenario after an injury, one needs an IQ test or if one is concerned about their ability to remember pertinent information, think quickly, problem-solve, or concentrate.
Nicole Murray is not in-network with any insurances.
Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.
Dr. Murray accepts clients with PPO or POS benefits, and can work with clients in-network on a limited basis. Please inquire directly.
Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes
Private Practice, 2017 - Present
NYU Langone Health, 2014 - Present
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2011 - 2014
Illinois School for Professional Psychology, PsyD, 2011
This weekly group teaches participants relaxation tools and techniques that can be used to reduce stress and optimize daily functioning.
This 4-week skills-based group helps participants develop techniques to better regulate their emotions in order to more effectively problem-solve, communicate with others, and feel in-control of their life.
"She was very knowledgeable about the way the brain works. I felt very comfortable with her - her demeanor was calming, and I feel like we would have a good working relationship."- Zencare client • June 2020
"Dr. Murray was very informative and direct, which I appreciate. She was very easy to talk to."- Zencare client • June 2020