Dr. Terri Bacow is a clinical psychologist on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. She has deep expertise in using skills-based therapies to treat anxiety, depression, and related disorders, including postpartum depression and anxiety. Dr. Bacow is dedicated to empowering each client with the concrete, sustainable coping skills to better manage overwhelming thoughts and emotions. She especially enjoys working with young adults (including college students) and parents, including moms and dads adjusting to new parenting or interested in parent coaching.
Dr. Bacow is an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Her approach is active, directive, and evidence-based, drawing flexibly from mindfulness practices, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Dr. Bacow typically provides shorter-term, goal-oriented care, aiming to equip each client with meaningful strategies that serve them beyond the therapy room and into their daily life.
Dr. Bacow received her BA from Brown University and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Boston University, where she also trained at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. Since then, she has worked at hospital and outpatient programs for adults, adolescents, and children, including Mount Sinai School of Medicine and The Hallowell Center, an epicenter for ADD treatment. Dr. Bacow welcomes clients who are ready to effect change in their lives to her private practice, accessible by the 79th St. and 81st St. stations.