Alexis Kaufman is a Columbia University-trained psychotherapist in New York City specializing in self-esteem, life transitions and anxiety in young adults as well as couple and family therapy. Her therapy practice incorporates a variety of evidence based therapies including Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.
Alexis has trained in a variety of settings, including emergency, inpatient and outpatient psychiatry. In addition to her private practice, she is on staff at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and an Instructor in Clinical Psychiatric Social Work (in Psychiatry). In this position, Alexis provides individual, family and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults impacted by chronic medical illnesses. Alexis is advancing her couple and family therapy training as a current trainee at the Ackerman Institute for the Family.
Alexis has a private practice in the Flatiron District of Manhattan and is now offering telehealth treatment to individuals, couples and families.
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
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Years of Experience: 6 years
Columbia University Medical Center, Instructor in Clinical Psychiatric Social Work (in Psychiatry), 2020 - Present
NewYork-Presbyterian/CUMC, Clinical Social Worker/Therapist, 2018 - Present
Ackerman Institute for the Family, Family & Couples Training, 2021
Columbia University, MSW, 2015
New York: 088322