Laurel Steinberg, Ph.D.
New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (#004642)
Board Certified, Diplomate - ABS
(917) 574-0825 DrLaurelSteinberg@gmail.com
Offices Located in Manhattan & Great Neck (Long Island): Manhattan Locations: For Friday appointments
at 51 East 25th Street (Suite 7-I), in the Flatiron District
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For Wednesday appointments
at 280 Madison Avenue (Suite 205), near Grand Central Station
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The Doctor is in! If you can't make it into the office to meet, I am happy to "meet" with you for counseling/coaching sessions via Skype or telephone.
Sessions also offered via Skype or by telephone.
Flatiron District office conveniently located next to Madison Square Park and accessible from the 6, N, R, F, M, L & 1 subway lines.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy(also known as REBT)
REBT is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that was developed by Dr. Albert Ellis in New York in the 1950s, after struggling to heal his patients with Freudian Psychoanalysis. REBT focuses on challenging one's irrational beliefs and is an action-oriented approach to help patients improve their emotions, thoughts and behaviors by helping them to develop healthy (and rational) belief systems about themselves and the world.
Dr. Ellis' theory was based on the idea that "People are not disturbed by things, but rather by their view of things." Thus, he created REBT to help patients modify illogical beliefs and negative thought patterns -- and to reinterpret difficult circumstances. This enabled them to overcome disturbing emotions that prevented them from enjoying their lives.
REBT has proven itself to be the most effective form of CBT and because of this, it is a wildly popular therapeutic modality practiced by therapists around the world. Its ABC model is easy to learn and patients quickly become skilled at using it to analyze life events, that would otherwise be a source of emotional upset.
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Laurel Steinberg, Ph.D. is an NYU and Johns Hopkins trained New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor who provides personalized and patient-tailored individual and couples therapy services specializing in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness in order to provide family, relationship & couples counseling, including marriage counseling, divorce prevention, sex therapy, LGBTQ relationship & family counseling, polyamory relationship help, and infidelity counseling. Laurel also provides individual counseling for anxiety, depression, work performance issues, workplace relationship issues, psychosomatic pain management, LGBTQ counseling, transgender therapy, and dating & relationship counseling.
Proudly serving: Manhattan, Greenwich Village, Union Square, the Flatiron District, Chelsea, Midtown, Kipp's Bay, Hell's Kitchen, Gramercy, Murray Hill, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Park Slope, Greenpoint, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Great
Neck, Manhasset, New Hyde Park, Port Washington, King’s Point, Glen Cove, Little Neck, Bayside, and all of Queens, NY and their surrounding communities in person as well as online via Skype or by telephone.