Jessica Lubitz, PsyD

Jessica Lubitz

Psychologist, PsyD

Accepting new clients for morning, daytime, evening, and weekend appointments


 

Clientele

Teenagers (13 - 18)
Young adults / college students (18 - 24)
Adults
Couples
Seniors (65+)

Hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: 7:00am-10:00pm
Wed: Closed
Thu: Closed
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: 7:00am-10:00pm

Specialties & expertise

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Loss and grief

  • Relationships

  • Neuropsychology


Professional statement

Dr. Jessica Lubitz is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the Upper East Side of Manhattan and specializes in working with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, insomnia, and relationship difficulties.  Dr. Lubitz uses evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help clients gain a better understanding of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how these impact day-to-day decisions and quality of life. 

Dr. Lubitz is an expert in treating insomnia and sleep disorders and uses CBT for insomnia, a goal-focused approach through which clients learn relaxation techniques and concrete recommendations to achieve more satisfying sleep.  Through CBT-I, Dr. Lubitz guides clients toward making long-term improvements in the quality of their sleep. 

Dr. Lubitz also offers neuropsychological tests and personality assessments. Her office is located a few blocks from the 86th Street and 72nd Street subway stations.


Specialties

Anxiety – Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression – Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Loss and grief – Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Relationships – Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

General expertise

Insomnia – Addressing problems related to lack of restful sleep including difficulty falling asleep, waking often, and restless sleep


Insurances

Jessica is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Initial/ongoing sessions: $245 (45min)

Sliding scale: A sliding scale of $185 - $245 is offered to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy. 

Therapist's note: Dr. Lubtiz can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Message to clients

“Through a supportive and collaborative environment, you can learn tools and skills to help you deal with difficult life circumstances and effect positive change that lasts beyond the course of therapy. If you are experiencing frequent worry, sadness, insomnia, grief, or work and relationship stress, therapy can help you reach your goals and live a more satisfying and fulfilling life.

I am a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience and training working with a variety of clients, allowing me to modify treatment to each person's needs and preferences. Please email or call to further discuss how I may be of help.”



Education and work experience

Private Practice, Psychologist, 2016 - Present
CHE Senior Psychological Services, Psychologist, 2016 - Present

Brooklyn VA Geropsychology, Fellowship, 2015 - 2016
Kings County Hospital Center, Internship, 2014 - 2015
Ferkauf Graduate School Psychology, Einstein School of Medicine, Yeshiva University, PsyD, 2015
Lehigh University, BA, 2010


Languages

English