Dr. Clara Fajardo sees couples and individuals for psychotherapy. She also completes personality testing and neuropsychology screening. In her psychotherapy practice, Dr. Fajardo works from an integrative orientation, incorporating the latest research on effective psychotherapy with developmental, psychodynamic, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and some cognitive-behavioral therapy. This is dependent upon the client's issues, style of thinking, and therapy goals. Dr. Fajardo is also trained in Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples, one of the few evidence-based psychotherapies for couples.
Dr. Fajardo attended The University of Denver for her doctorate, completed her Internship at McLean Hospital (affiliated with Harvard University) and South Shore Mental Health in Boston, and received additional training at an APA-accredited postdoctoral Fellowship at The Durham VA Medical Center (affiliated with Duke University) in North Carolina.
Dr. Fajardo is conducting video or telephone sessions exclusively due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She maintains an office on West End Avenue on the Upper West Side. Dr. Fajardo is not in network with any insurance providers, however she will assist you with submitting for out-of-network reimbursement.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of 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
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
Clara Fajardo is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Private Practice, 2019 - Present
Durham, NC VAMC, Fellowship, 2017 - 2018
McLean Hospital, Internship
South Shore Mental Health, Internship
University of Denver, PsyD, 2017
Dr. Fajardo listened and asked good probing questions. She was clear about what her process was."