Beginning therapy can be daunting, but at NYC Counseling you can feel confident in our expertise. Our therapists have worked with a wide variety of people and diagnoses, and are committed to ongoing professional development. They also draw on an array of knowledge and skills developed through various successful careers. As a result of their own diverse experiences, our therapists are skilled in developing individually tailored solutions. We understand that the client/therapist relationship is vital to the success of the therapeutic process, and will always work with you to enable you to achieve a greater sense of health, happiness, and life satisfaction.

Andie Mistler, MHC-I
Andie Mistler, MHC-I

Andie believes that meaningful change and satisfaction come from self-acceptance, persistence and support.  She draws on her experience to deliver personalized, results-oriented therapy with creativity and compassion.  
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Francesca Tilocca, LMSW
Francesca Tilocca, LMSW

Francesca encourages you to envision the changes you wish to see in yourself and accomplish those through a collaborative approach. She has made a career by extending the practices used in crisis management to long-term therapeutic models.
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David Freilicher, MSW-I
David Freilicher, MSW-I

David’s background in business provides him with a unique skill set in helping clients establish and achieve goals related to meaning, focus, insight, and coping, as well as realizing a capability of moving forward in ways that they might not have imagined before beginning this journey.
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Diana Ferrer, MHC-LP
Diana Ferrer, MHC-LP

Diana is passionate about helping clients deal with their traumas in search of a more fulfilling life. Her years of experience in crisis management and treatment of substance use and chronic mental illness have equipped her with the skills to help clients manage life crises, relapses, and struggles.
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Diane Galligan, MSW-I
Diane Galligan, MSW-I

Diane has a deep belief in personal transformation, embracing empowerment and resilience to help us navigate our lowest moments and pursue greater happiness. She brings to the process her own life experiences, including those with parenting, and career and life transitions.
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Jon Abelack, LMSW
Jon Abelack, LMSW

Jon supports individuals experiencing the frustrations typical of the New York City working and dating worlds. He helps clients establish healthy coping mechanisms that enable them to feel less stuck in their lives.
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Jill Sigler, MHC-I
Jill Sigler, MHC-I

Jill believes that there is no need to struggle in silence. Self-discovery comes from looking inside ourselves. Using insight and results-based therapy, Jill will help you achieve your goals, create sustaining relationships, and be your authentic self.
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Leslie Butler, MHC-LP
Leslie Butler, MHC-LP

Leslie brings energy and creativity to the healing relationship. She has a passion for helping clients explore and grow using the mind-body connection. Leslie understands the need for quiet and a sense of security acquired from time spent in mindful noticing.
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Justena Kavanagh, LCSW-R
Justena Kavanagh, LCSW-R

As a former journalist and management consultant, Justena gained insight into many aspects of human emotion and behavior. She also became increasingly aware that external markers of success do not always translate to inner contentment.
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Lindsay Hayden, MHC-LP
Lindsay Hayden, MHC-LP

Lindsay’s background in addiction counseling and 12-step programs gives her unique insight. Lindsay is familiar with all that it takes to juggle the stress of fast-paced work environments and with just how quickly such life conditions can encroach upon balance.
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Nina Tirado, MHC-LP
Nina Tirado, MHC-LP

As  Bronx native  of Puerto Rican descent, Nina has an  invaluable  appreciation for  culture and the exponential  ways it affects us.  With years of  professional  experience in child development,  Nina embodies empathic understanding and compassion.
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Paulina Castillo-Eisenbeis, MFT-I
Paulina Castillo-Eisenbeis, MFT-I

Working collaboratively, with heartfelt attention, Paulina helps to explore her client’s inner worlds. At the heart of her work, Paulina collaborates with you in tending to your emotional life, helping you build resilience and cultivate sustainable happiness.
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Rachel Conrad, LMSW
Rachel Conrad, LMSW

Rachel relies on insight gained through personal experiences to help others identify maladaptive thought processes and to create and maintain healthy coping mechanisms. She has conducted several prevention groups in her role as an addiction counselor.
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Yuki Hasegawa, MHC-LP
Yuki Hasegawa, MHC-LP

Yuki is impassioned to help clients with career, educational, and life decisions: finding the optimal work-life balance; reducing feelings of loneliness, isolation and perfectionism; and fostering more fulfilling relationships with family, friends, and colleagues.
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Seana Vitoff, MFT-LP
Seana Vitoff, MFT-LP

Driven by the importance of human connection and the way it shapes our existence, Seana has established her therapeutic approach as one that focuses on cultivating healthy and fulfilling relationships. Opening the lines of communication and establishing safety around emotional expression is the cornerstone for any lasting and fruitful relationship. It’s never too early to seek guidance.

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Jayne Guberman, LMSW
Jayne Guberman, LMSW

Jayne has 25 years of clinical experience helping clients on their personal journeys toward greater self-awareness, self-acceptance, and personal fulfillment. She believes that the insights gained in therapy can help individuals change how they think about themselves and interact with the world.

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Gil Consolini, PhD, LCSW
Gil Consolini, PhD, LCSW

Gil helps his clients feel comfortable enough to articulate their histories and fears in order to realize and resolve hurdles to achieving their hopes and dreams. As part of creating more fulfilling relationships, he works with individuals, families and couples to communicate more effectively with those closest to them.

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Our Counselors:


Hold degrees from leading schools

Have trained in a spectrum of therapies

Include fluent speakers of French, German, and Spanish

Are understanding of different cultural, religious, and ethnic backgrounds


If you are unsure of which therapist might best be able to help you, are interested in learning more about therapy, or would like to book a free telephone consultation with one of our therapists, please contact our intake coordinators for further information and assistance.

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“I realized that therapy isn’t ‘soft’…. My saying is, ‘Therapy is gangsta.’ It actually empowered me. It allowed me to say things that I thought about, but I would never want to hear myself say those things.”

Darryl McDaniels, Run-D.M.C

“It’s so gratifying to witness people’s journeys: I am constantly in awe of the progress patients make. The transformations I witness in clients are extraordinary: when we unleash their inner resources, they can really start to flourish.”

Kayla Schwartz, Psychotherapist and Coach

ABOUT NYC COUNSELING
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A New York City based private psychotherapy, coaching, and counseling practice. Our therapists provide effective, personalized therapy to individuals, couples, and families at our conveniently located downtown and midtown locations. Same-week booking is available, with appointment times from 7AM to 9PM. Contact us today to find out how we can help.

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