Emma Gonzalez is a psychotherapist in New York City, who specializes in trauma, depression, and anxiety. If you currently need additional support dealing with your day-to-day responsibilities, past experiences, or just feeling overwhelmed she hopes to create a space for you to feel empowered to navigate your stressors. Whether this is your first time seeking therapy or re-engaging, she want to support you through your therapeutic journey. Her goal as your therapist is to support you so you can experience healing, growth, and peace.
Emma has an active approach during sessions, which means she will listen attentively, ask questions to understand, and highlight strengths. explore different therapeutic techniques that best fit your needs.
Emma is a culturally sensitive and trauma informed therapist who is calm, welcoming, and has a non-judgmental demeanor. As a therapist of color, she values the unique experience of individuals of marginalized communities and how systemic racism has affected their life. She is committed to decolonizing mental health and bringing culturally-competent and antiracist practices to the therapeutic relationship.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 3 years
Cayuga Centers, Bilingual Clinician , 2018 - 2021
New York: 106522