Dr. Rachel Bilgrei is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in the village in Manhattan specializing in anxiety, chronic illness, depression, existential crises, relationships, and trauma. She sees a diverse range of patients from young adults to seniors, with a special interest in young adults in their 20s and 30s. Dr. Bilgrei supports young professionals who are looking to develop more meaningful, fulfilling relationships, navigate formative life transitions (graduating, entering the work force), develop their personal identity, and invest in their overall wellbeing and quality of life.
Dr. Bilgrei draws from a psychoanalytic philosophy and incorporates elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness practices, and supportive therapy. She takes a mind-body approach, using techniques to enhance the mind’s positive impact on the body.
Dr. Bilgrei received her PsyD from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from New York University. Before starting her own private practice, she worked as a Senior Psychologist at The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Medical Center, where she gained extensive clinical experience helping clients manage chronic pain, brain injuries, vestibular disorders, and trauma.