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 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 including Mount Sinai School of Medicine and The Hallowell Center, an epicenter for ADHD treatment. She is a media contributor who enjoys writing and speaking, contributing comments to Women's Health Magazine and Shape Magazine as well as various blogs and podcasts. Please check out her new book, Goodbye Anxiety: A Guided Journal for Overcoming Worry, published by Spruce Books, an imprint of Sasquatch Books/A Penguin Random House Company!
Dr. Bacow welcomes clients who are ready to effect change in their lives to her private practice, accessible by the 86th St. stations.
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, and other anxiety disorders
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - A type of therapy in which negative thought patterns are challenged in order to modify problem behaviors in a short-term, skill-based manner
Parenting - Helping parents with their own issues within the context of supporting children
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Terri Bacow is not in-network with any insurances.
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Initial 20min consultation is complimentary.
Years of Experience: 15 years
Private Practice, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, 2017 - Present
New York University Department of Applied Psychology, Adjunct Instructor, 2017 - Present
ICahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Clinical Instructor, 2008 - Present
The Hallowell Center, Director of Training, 2012 - 2021
Boston University, PhD, 2007
Brown University, BA, 2001
New York: 018180