Dr. Taylor Chesney is a Psychologist and Director of the Feeling Good Institute on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Dr. Chesney and her six staff therapists work with clients of all ages, providing evidence-based care for a range of challenges, including anxiety and depression. Dr. Chesney specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and her approach to therapy is based on the T.E.A.M.-CBT model developed by Dr. David Burns at Stanford University School of Medicine who is also the author of Feeling Good, which has sold over four million copies.
In addition to weekly individual sessions, Dr. Chesney also offers intensive therapy, providing large amount of treatment hours over a short period of time to provide targeted care to resolve symptoms faster. She provides a thorough upfront evaluation to craft individualized treatment plans, alongside ongoing assessments and homework assignments to ensure progress continues outside of session.
Dr. Chesney’s style is active, collaborative, and results-driven. She is dedicated to providing cutting-edge treatment to help clients power through roadblocks and reach a life free of the burden of anxiety and depression. Dr. Chesney and other staff at FGI work with patients of all ages, children, adolescents, and adults, as well as providing parent education
Dr. Chesney received her doctorate in school-clinical child psychology from Pace University. Outside of private practice, Dr. Chesney teaches at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and is active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association (NYC-CBT).
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 through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues
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 dysregulation
Social skills training - Skill-based support to increase social efficacy, flexibility, and comfort
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Private Practice, 2012 - 2018
Hackensack Medical Center, 2011 - 2012
Pace University, Psy.D./MS.ED., 2012
Lehigh University, B.A., 2007