Services

At Refresh, we believe that everyone has their own unique path to progress. Our clinicians offer a variety of therapeutic models, like CBT, Gestalt, Psychodynamic, and Motivational Interviewing, to ensure that each person’s treatment is tailored to their needs and circumstances. 

1:1 THERAPY

One-to-one therapy provides a space for you to learn about yourself in a supportive environment. Therapy works on a medical model which first begins with a diagnosis. The therapist will work with you to gain an understanding of the symptoms that are holding you back from living your best life. You and your therapist will work together to understand behavior patterns, communication styles, and more. This knowledge can improve interpersonal relationships and daily functioning while reducing stress. Therapy is considered a medically necessary service and since a diagnosis will be provided, you may choose to use your insurance for your care.
Psychotherapy is considered a medically necessary service and is covered by insurance. Psychotherapy begins with an intake diagnostic session, and each person will receive a diagnosis. Psychotherapy is meant to treat mental health symptoms. For individuals who do not experience symptoms and do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis but benefit from speaking with a professional, we recommend coaching.
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What we treat

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fertility & reproductive support
  • Gender expression
  • Grief
  • Health-related anxiety
  • Insomnia & sleep disorders
  • Low self-esteem
  • Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Postpartum depression (without psychosis)
  • Problems with motivation
  • Public speaking anxiety
  • Sexuality
  • Stress
  • Trauma

What we don’t treat

To ensure safe and appropriate care, we cannot treat the following conditions as they require specialized training and additional supportive services that Refresh is not resourced to provide. We are glad to recommend other providers that may be a better fit for your needs.

  • Active self-harm
  • Anorexia & bulimia
  • Anti-social
  • Personality Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder (depending on severity)
  • Behaviors such as harassment, stalking, and physical abuse
  • Borderline Personality Disorder and Borderline personality traits
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Non-verbal learning disorders
  • Mixed receptive-expressive disorders
  • Pedophilia
  • Schizophrenia & Psychosis
  • Recent psychiatric hospitalization
  • Substance abuse (active)
  • Suicidal ideation
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Therapeutic modalities

  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Strength-based
  • Trauma-focused

Services we do not provide

We like to be transparent whenever possible. As we do not have a medical provider on staff, we are unable to provide the following services:

  • Medication management
  • Court-mandated treatment
  • Letters of recommendation for surgery or other medical procedures of any kind
  • Letters or documentation for service animals or emotional support animals
  • Certification of psychological fitness
  • Certification of parental fitness
  • Certification of disability
  • Psychological testing for ADHD, Autism Spectrum, or other neurological disorders
  • Assessments for immigration asylum and/or other proceedings
  • Expert testimony
  • Home visits

Please call our office if you have any questions about our services.

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Our Specialties

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Anxiety

Anxiety comes in many shapes and sizes. It can express itself through physical symptoms, like fast heart rate or rapid breathing; or by excessive worry and fear. Or both! The good news is that not all anxiety is bad. At its core, anxiety is in our bodies reaction to a perceived threat or stress. People who struggle with anxiety disorders can experience these symptoms more often or at higher levels than others. Anxiety can be isolating. It can interfere with daily functioning, as well as relationships and work performance. 

At Refresh, we specialize in working with those struggling with anxiety. Our clinicians are experienced in treating these symptoms through a variety of therapies, including CBT, Mindfulness, group therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. We focus on the individual to create collaborative treatment plans that can ease anxiety symptoms and improve functioning.

Depressive Disorders

We specialize in Depressive Disorders because we are aware of the silent suffering that happens when depression occurs.  The sadness that comes with Depression can be isolating. It can also be exhausting, overwhelming, and a laundry list of other feelings; daily activities that were once came with ease can become a challenge. At Refresh Psychotherapy, we understand this and will work with you to understand your depression and treat it according to your unique experience. Our clinicians use individual treatment plans, pulling from various therapeutic modalities, to find your best path to healing.

therapist room with comfy furniture and green indoor plants
room with comfy chair and green plants in New York

PTSD

Trauma has a unique effect on all that experience it. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) occurs when the recovery from the trauma lasts more than a few months and begins to cause problems in daily life. PTSD can cause intrusive thoughts and negative thoughts. Treatments for PTSD include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Talk Therapy, and Exposure Therapy. Our clinicians will work with you to reduce PTSD symptoms and identify emotions surrounding the experienced trauma.

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Locations

159 20th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 | 14 Wall Street,
New York, NY 10005

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