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Powell Cucchiella is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and owner of Positively Elite, a private practice focused on mental health and peak performance for teens and young college adults. Powell has 8 years of experience as a mental health clinician with children and teens K-12, 6 years in his private practice with athletes, and over 15 years of experience working with teenagers with behavioral and emotional challenges. Powell has a gift for connecting with teenagers and creating performance changes in their life, relationships, and sport.
Powell uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to assist performers in moving towards the goals they have for themselves. Powell uses person centered therapy, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT), solution focused brief therapy (SFBT), and positive psychology practices, tailoring his approach to the specific needs of the client.
Powell is passionate about helping athletes, really performers of all types, be the best versions of themselves and perform at their peak potential in sport, relationships, school, and life. He helps them move through their mental blocks, create confidence / self-esteem, improve mental health and well-being and refine their focus and attention so that they can be more consistent and confident.
With the ability to meet virtually and a creative schedule, including nights and weekends, he is ready to help your athlete hit the next level, or at least get back to the level they should be at : )
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Peak performance - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals
Sports psychology - Navigating mental roadblocks to physical goals; optimizing personal and team performances
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Social anxiety - Helping clients increase confidence and ability to interact with others amidst fear of being judged, worry about embarrassment, or concern about offending others
Performance anxiety - Underperforming, due exclusively to anxiety
Powell Cucchiella is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Elite packages available for highest value
Years of Experience: 9 years
Positively Elite , Owner- Therapist- Mental Performance Coach, 2016 - Present
Private School - K-12, Mental Health Counselor, 2015 - 2022
Private High School, Psychology Teacher , 2015 - 2022
HPA Live Well Private Practice, Mental Health Clinician, 2020 - 2021
The Sage Colleges , Adjunct Professor- Psychology- Human Development , 2016 - 2019
UPenn, Foundations in Positive Psychology Certificate, 2020
The Sage Colleges, Masters in Counseling and Community Psychology - LMHC, 2015
New York: 009730