Therapists in New York specializing in Abuse/Survivors of abuse

Below you’ll find a list of therapists in New York who specialize in abuse/survivors of abuse and are available for online and in-person therapy sessions. You can review each therapist’s profile page to decide if they’re right for you, and then easily book an appointment.

Therapy for Abuse/Survivors of Abuse

Abuse includes any significant physical, emotional, sexual, or verbal mistreatment and neglect. Survivors of abuse may experience negative thoughts and feelings, flashbacks, distrust of others, social withdrawal, self-harm, and an increased likelihood of developing mental health and substance abuse issues. Working with a therapist who specializes in abuse/survivors of abuse may help you overcome mental health issues caused by abuse and lead to a better quality of life.

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in New York

Finding a therapist in New York is easier in New York City. Online therapy may be a good option if you live in more rural areas or if a therapist with a particular specialty is not located near you. 

Out of pocket costs for therapy in New York will be between $100 - $200+ per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs might start at $150 - $250+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Also, it’s important to note that specialized services can cost more.

There are over 66,000+ therapists in the State of New York with licenses, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Creative Arts Therapists (LCAT), Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC), Psychoanalysts (PA), and Psychologists (Ph.D. and Psy.D.). 

If you think you might qualify for free or reduced-cost services from the state, take a look at the NYOMH website and/or see if you qualify for Medicaid.

Licensed clinicians (and even interns) are held to strict practice guidelines to protect clients. If you’d like to learn more about identifying and reporting misconduct, learn more here.

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