Who: High functioning, intelligent females seeking support, personal growth, and interpersonal exchange.
What: An on going, open group that takes place in a safe, supportive, and flexible environment. Current topics include health behaviors, communication skills, relationship enhancement, career transitions, and mood and anxiety regulation strategies. A combination of cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal psychotherapy techniques are used to effect growth and change.
Why: By way of the group process, members have the opportunity to receive and give social support, experience interpersonal learning and positive social interactions, gain insight into their strengths and challenges, receive honest feedback, practice effective communication, and develop important relationship skills.
Dr. Julie Kolzet is a Licensed Psychologist with a private practice on the Upper East Side. Dr. Kolzet has specialized training in health psychology. She is also the founder of Insomnia Relief NY, a portion of her general psychotherapy private practice that provides specialized, non-medication based treatment for insomnia. Dr. Kolzet also specializes in anxiety, depression, insomnia, and weight management. She works with clients across the lifespan, providing compassionate and highly professional care.
When working with clients, Dr. Kolzet works hard to employ techniques that are well matched to an individual's goals and strengths. Dr. Kolzet has specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), including CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I), which is recognized as the #1 recommended method for treating insomnia. While providing both cognitive-behavioral therapy and CBT-I, Dr. Kolzet conducts thorough assessments to ensure sessions are individually tailored. She often provides homework to monitor ongoing progress outside of sessions.
Dr. Kolzet earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology with an emphasis in health psychology. She also received specialized training—on the fellowship level—in CBT-I from the world-renowned Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kolzet is enthusiastic about helping patients who are struggling with a variety of challenges, and can also provide referrals to her associate, who may have availability to see clients at a reduced rate. She welcomes new clients to her general practice as well as to Insomnia Relief NY, a short five-min walk from the subway station on 77th St and Lexington Ave. Dr. Kolzet can also provide referrals to her associates and trusted clincians, who may have availability to see clients at a reduced rate.