Black / African-American Therapists in New York County, New York

For many Black therapy-seekers, finding a Black therapist or African-American therapist can be one of the most important steps toward beginning therapy. Clients may find that they feel more comfortable seeing Black therapists who understand their unique societal, personal, familial, and professional experiences, and that they have a greater shared foundation with Black therapists on which to discuss intimate topics in therapy. Black therapy seekers may find it easier to quickly build trust with a Black therapist due to their shared experiences. In session, they might not have to provide cultural context or experience microaggressions, and can simply focus on sharing what’s on their mind.

136 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Somatic Freedom Therapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - Mindfulness - Identity development - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Maurice Antoine Nicoleau

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Relationship issues - Trauma - Abandonment issues
 In-person & online
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Daniel Haywood

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Life transitions - Trauma - College & graduate student mental health - Cultural adjustment - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Uptown Therapy and Wellness

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

New mothers - Young men and women of color - Anxiety - Substance abuse - Trauma - Depression
 In-person & online
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NYC Affirmative Psychotherapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

LGBTQIA topics - Race & cultural identity - Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - Loss and grief
 In-person & online
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Suhana DeLeon-Sanchez

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

ADHD - Anxiety - Stress management - Insomnia & sleep issues - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
 In-person & online
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Christopher Stevenson

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Attachment issues - Anxiety - Existential crisis & challenges - Trauma - Relationship issues - Self-esteem
 In-person & online
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Kachael Stocks

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Attachment issues - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Couples counseling - Family issues - Adjustment difficulties & disorders
 In-person & online
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Quincy Adams

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Depression - Anxiety - Parenting - College student mental health
 In-person & online
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Derek Crichlow

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Race & cultural identity - Self-esteem - Loneliness - Shame - Worry
 In-person & online
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Khadija Abubakar

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Race & cultural identity - Self-esteem - Trauma - Codependency - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Andréa Mortensen

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Attachment issues - Depression - Relationship issues - Women's issues - Childhood trauma
 In-person & online
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Andre Anteliz

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Life transitions - Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Stress management - Trauma - Burnout - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Therapeutic Experience LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Addiction - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Anees Benferhat

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Trauma - Depression - Identity development - Cultural adjustment - Peak performance
 In-person & online
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Kezzia Quintyne-Hilaire

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Trauma - Women’s issues - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Therapy Connect NYC

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Relationship issues - Stress management - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Alida Tabarro

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Codependency - Depression - Life transitions - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Quinelle Hickman

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Relationship issues - Stress management - Work stress
 In-person & online
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Repose

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

College & graduate student mental health - Pregnancy & postpartum mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Loss & Grief
 In-person & online
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Cinthia Rebecca Taylor

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Mood disorders - Anxiety - Trauma - Couples counseling - Family issues - Individual Therapy
 In-person & online
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Porsche Martin

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Couples counseling - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Family issues - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Shanelia Rice

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Relationship issues - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
 In-person & online
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Resilience Lab

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - Family/relationship issues - LGBTQIA topics - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Olanike O Idowu (kekere)

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
 In-person & online
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Modern Therapy Group

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Addiction - Anxiety - Couples counseling - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Manhattan Mental Health Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders - Trauma - Self-esteem - Grief
 In-person & online
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Nicole Harris

Therapist

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement
 In-person & online
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Refresh Psychotherapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Imposter syndrome
 In-person & online
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Rivia Mind

Group practice

Accepting clients from New York County, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Attention deficit disorder (ADD) - Psychotherapy - Psychiatry consultation - Relationship difficulties
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in New York County, New York

How do I find a therapist in New York County, New York?

Find a therapist near you in New York County, New York on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in New York County, New York?

Yes, most New York County, New York health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in New York County, New York. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in New York County, New York?

Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in New York County, New York. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in New York County, New York?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in New York County, New York on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in New York County, New York require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in New York County, New York who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in New York County, New York offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in New York County, New York who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in New York County, New York have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in New York County, New York near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in New York County, New York who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in New York County, New York continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local New York County, New York therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near New York County, New York without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in New York County, New York?

Start your search for mental health therapy in New York County, New York on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in New York County, New York; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in New York County, New York?

Start your search for a great therapist in New York County, New York on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of New York County, New York or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in New York County, New York go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in New York County, New York?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in New York County, New York, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in New York County, New York include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in New York County, New York also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most New York County, New York providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in New York County, New York?

There are several options for paying for therapy in New York County, New York. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in New York County, New York, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.