Peter  Carrington

Peter Carrington

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Accepting new clients for morning, daytime, afternoon, evening, & weekend online therapy appointments (updated April 21, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Addiction and recovery
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Life transitions
  • Men's issues

Professional statement

Peter Carrington is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Fort George, NY who specializes in addiction and recovery, anxiety, men’s issues, adolescent mental health, and life transitions. He has experience working with teens, adults, couples, and families. He particularly enjoys working with adolescents and young adults who are navigating social, academic, or post-college challenges.

Peter takes an eclectic treatment approach that includes a number of different modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), mindfulness practices, and Supportive Therapy. He also incorporates fitness and physical wellbeing when appropriate to helps his clients manage their symptoms. When working with clients with a history of substance abuse, Peter incorporates Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, and elements of DBT.

Peter believes all of his clients have the ability to grow and make positive changes in their lives. He is there to support them on their journey. Outside of private practice, Peter is a firefighter with the FDNY. His office is located near the 190th Street subway station.


Message to clients

Everybody is walking around holding bags of different sizes; some heavy some light. Some struggle to get through challenges because the bags they carry hold them back. Let's create strategies and new ways of thinking to lighten what you are holding so you can enjoy and grow the life you have.


Specialties

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

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

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

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

Men's issues - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health


General expertise


Insurance

Peter Carrington 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: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $125 - $150
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)

Therapist's note

Peter 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

Fort George practice

4580 Broadway

New York, NY 10040

Hours
  • Mon Daytime and evening
  • Tue Daytime and evening
  • Wed Daytime and evening
  • Thu Daytime and evening
  • Fri Daytime and evening
  • Sat Daytime and evening
  • Sun Daytime and evening

Work and Education

FDNY, Firefighter, 2017 - Present

Uptown Therapy and Wellness, Therapist, Private Practice, 2015 - Present

Phipps Neighborhood, Social Work Program Director, 2016 - 2017

KIPP Charter, School Counselor, 2015 - 2016


Languages

  • English

Therapy Groups

Peter  Carrington
Men's Addiction, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention group

This weekly group for men in recovery from substance use (as well as for those curious about recovery and pursuing sobriety) offers skill-based sessions to prevent relapse, increase resiliency, and provide support.

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