Tara DeWitt is a Clinical Psychologist in the West Village of Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn who specializes in couples therapy, existential doubts and crises, and LGBTQIA+ issues. Her practice is open to adults across the lifespan, as well as couples.
Clients often visit Dr. Dewitt when they want to connect with their life purpose. She helps them connect on a practical level to their own values system, figuring out ways they can do more of what brings them energy and satisfaction in their existing profession.
Dr. DeWitt brings a dynamic, engaged energy to her sessions – she integrates mindfulness practices, as well as positive psychology to encourage clients to identify and develop more of what makes them happy. With a strong training and background in motivational interviewing, she also works with clients to identify changes they want to make, and assist them along their organic journey.
When working with couples, Dr. DeWitt uses the principles from Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy to help partners work through issues like communication, identifying unhelpful patterns, and navigate recurring pain points like money, work stressors, time conflicts, and parenting challenges.
Dr. DeWitt’s office is located in the West Village, close to PATH at 9th Street, as well as West 4th Street on the A/B/C/D/E/F/M lines and in Downtown Brooklyn close to the A/C/F/N/R/4/5 lines.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
LGBTQIA topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Tara Dewitt is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private practice, 2007 - Present
Veterans Affairs Hospital
Ferkauf Graduate School, PhD
Smith College, BA