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Dr. Nikki Press Licensed Psychologist

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What does success look like in therapy? How will a client know that they are making progress?

In my experience, clients begin to feel vitalized, less anxious, and more free as they explore new options in their lives outside of our sessions. Those are successes we celebrate and a sign that they are reaping the benefits of therapy! Along the way, I always encourage clients to share how they are experiencing the therapy, which helps to strengthen our therapy relationship and to create new direction in the work.

What does a first session with you look like?

I think of our first session as the beginning of building our therapy relationship and an opportunity for me to learn about you. In an initial session, I typically take a back seat and listen as my client shares what brings them to therapy, how they have been feeling, what they have tried thus far, and what they are hoping for. In subsequent sessions I'll take a more active role in asking questions and collaborating with you to chart a course for our therapy work.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I integrate cognitive-behavioral and humanistic therapy approaches to help you explore deeply and to make meaningful change in your life. I am active and engaged during sessions. I strike a balance between careful listening and asking questions that help you to uncover deeper insight. Sometimes being active means sitting in a rich silence while you experience your emotions, and sometimes it means collaborating on a change plan for you to take outside our sessions. I believe the best therapy happens when we work together as a team.



Relationship Issues


General Expertise



Work Stress


Aging related concerns

Chronic pain

Communication issues

Family issues


First Session$265
Group Therapy$100
Individual Therapy$265

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness Practices

Strength Based Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Eclectic Therapy

Existential Therapy

Training / Certifications

• CPT Web course certificate, Medical University of South Carolina, February 2019


  • New York, Licensed Psychologist, 023853


Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University

M.A., Clinical Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University

Work History

I trained in cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and trauma-focused approaches at Mount Sinai-Beth Israel hospital, community clinics, and the Veterans Affairs healthcare system. In my experiences leading therapy groups on identity, relationships, problem solving, and trauma recovery I honed my passion for integrative work. Through several years of experience in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system, I further grew my expertise in trauma treatment, cognitive-behavioral treatments for anxiety and mood disorders, and attention to life transitions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Nikki Press, Licensed Psychologist

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Nikki Press, Licensed Psychologist, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Nikki Press accepting new clients?

Yes, Nikki Press is accepting new clients.

Does Nikki Press accept insurance?

No, Nikki Press does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Nikki Press offer?

Nikki Press offers therapy for groups and individuals.

Does Nikki Press offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in New York can book Nikki Press for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Nikki Press offer online therapy?

Yes, Nikki Press offers online therapy to people in New York.

How quickly can I see Nikki Press?

Nikki Press typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Nikki Press speak?

Nikki Press conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Nikki Press online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Nikki Press online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.

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