Nina  Thomas

Nina Thomas

Psychologist, PhD

Accepting new clients for evening & daytime appointments in Upper West Side practice (updated November 18, 2019)

Accepting new clients for evening & daytime appointments in Morristown practice (updated November 18, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Couples counseling
  • Divorce and separation
  • Life transitions
  • Mood disorders
  • Trauma
  • Women’s issues

Professional statement

Dr. Nina Thomas is a licensed psychologist with offices on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and in Morristown, NJ. She specializes in group therapy and working with couples, parents, and adults navigating life transitions. She enjoys supporting both couples and individuals at formative relationship moments across the lifespan, whether that be entering into a new relationship, considering future commitment, becoming a parent, contemplating separation, empty nesting, or finding renewed connection after decades together.

Dr. Thomas uses a primarily insight-oriented approach, taking the deep dive with her clients to get to the heart of their issues. She's particularly skilled at helping clients understand how the past informs their current decisions and relationships. Dr. Thomas also helps clients to implement mindfulness practices whenever appropriate. She believes in the importance of increasing awareness of the mind and body connection as well as the power of meditation.

With more than 20 years of experience in teaching, supervision, and clinical experience, Dr. Thomas is able to create an individualized treatment plan that helps clients reach their fullest potential. She holds a diplomate in Psychoanalysis from the American Board of Psychoanalysis in Psychology and is a Certified Group Psychotherapist. She looks forward to getting to know you at either her New York office just steps away from the 86th Street subway station or her New Jersey office in an historic building just blocks off the Green.


Message to clients

Being in therapy is like looking at yourself in a three way mirror. There are always things behind us that we cannot see but someone else can and can point those things out so that we may consider how or if we want to make adjustments or change things in our lives to improve how we live.


Specialties

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Divorce and separation - Questioning or feeling unsatisfied in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and communication challenges

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

Mood disorders - Depression, dysthymia (mild depression), bipolar disorder, hormone-related mood issues, i.e. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and postpartum depression, adjustment disorder with depression

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Women’s issues - Finding one's voice as a woman; letting go of shame; self-care and healing


General expertise


Insurance

Nina Thomas is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $300 (45min)
  • Couples sessions: $350 (60min)

Therapist's note

Dr. Thomas can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Upper West Side practice

2373 Broadway

Suite 1421

New York, NY 10024

Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Morristown practice

51 South Street

Morristown, NJ 07960

Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-7:30pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Associate Professor, 1993 - Present

Private Practice, 1981 - Present

Bronx Psychiatric Center, 1978 - 1984

NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Postdoctoral Certificate in Psychoanalysis, 1987

Columbia University PhD, 1981

Wellesley College, BA, 1966


Languages

  • English

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