Teresa Reyes Castillo
Teresa Reyes Castillo is a New York licensed psychologist. Dr. Reyes Castillo earned her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Forensic Psychology at Alliant International University and has been practicing clinically since 2012. Since then, she has worked with a diverse population in a collaborative approach to promote mental health.
Dr. Reyes Castillo’s therapeutic approach is based on Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) for intervention and talk therapy with a psychodynamic orientation for understanding underlying root causes and insights. She explores the underlying dynamics of the past creating interference with today. She takes a direct and genuine approach in therapy with compassion. She’s passionate about collaborative work in the therapy room as an agent of change.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Perfectionism - Coping with feelings of anxiety, stress, self-criticism, and procrastination; addressing unrealistic expectations of one’s self and negatively comparing self to others
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
Years of Experience: 7 years
Alliant International University , PhD in Clinical Forensic Psychology, 2016
New York: 022483