Patricia  Bellucci

Patricia Bellucci

Psychologist, PhD

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


Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Addictions
  • Eating disorders
  • Relationships
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Professional statement

Dr. Patricia Bellucci is a Clinical Psychologist in the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan with expertise in the treatment of addiction and substance use, trauma, eating disorders, relationship challenges, depression, and anxiety. In addition to individual therapy, she also runs an alcohol and addiction process group.

Dr. Bellucci has particular expertise in addiction and substance use. When working with clients for substance and alcohol treatment, she uses a Harm Reduction Approach, integrating cognitive-behavioral strategies, moderation management and relapse prevention techniques, 12-step self-help models, and psychodynamic approaches.

Dr. Bellucci also helps clients with trauma, eating disorders, relationship topics, depression, and anxiety. She incorporates both analytic and cognitive-behavioral methods in her treatment approach, which she applies to her clients across the lifespan. She sees clients on an individual and group basis.

Dr. Bellucci received training at St. Lukes Hospital, The Addiction Institute, the National Development & Research Institutes, Inc. (NDRI), and Long Island University. Additionally, she is both a graduate and faculty member in The Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program and a faculty member for the Eating Disorders, Compulsions and Addictions Services at the William Alanson White Institute.


Message to clients

Let a caring, experienced professional help you find your path in life. My practice is a warm and welcoming space where you can explore what works for your life and create room for changes that fits your needs. I am a psychologist, teacher and supervisor and have been practicing on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for over 20 years. I work with individuals and with groups using talk therapy. I help individuals untangle and understand the meaning and feelings regarding current and past behaviors.


Specialties

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

Addictions - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Eating disorders - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

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

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

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


General expertise


Insurance


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $250 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $175 - $250
  • Group sessions: $125

Therapist's note

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


Location(s)

Upper West Side practice

680 West End Avenue

Suite 1AA

New York, NY 10025

Hours
  • Mon 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 1998 - Present

St Luke’s Hospital, 1996 - 2001

The Addiction Institute, Internship, 1993 - 1994

National Development & Research Institutes, Inc., 1985 - 1996

Long Island University, Ph.D., 1996


Languages

  • English

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