Dr. Konata Stallings is a Clinical Psychologist in Kew Gardens, NY who specializes in working with adults who are coping with anxiety, trauma and depression, especially those struggling with grief and loss. He enjoys working with individuals who may be struggling with mourning as well as coping with more abstract losses. He also enjoys working with members of the LGBTQIA community (especially those who identify as bisexual) as well as folks on the autistic spectrum. He has experience helping higher-functioning adults with Autism improve their social skills by helping them become more effective communicators. Dr. Stallings also enjoys working with creative individuals and performers such as actors, artists, and dancers.
Dr. Stallings utilizes an eclectic and integrative treatment approach that includes a number of modalities, including Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), particularly trauma-informed CBT. While Dr. Stallings works with his clients to explore how experiences earlier in life have impacted them as adults, he also helps them develop coping strategies to help them manage their symptoms and improve their level of functioning. His sessions are client-centered focusing on improving upon their current functioning.
Dr. Stallings really enjoys digging deep with his clients to help them better understand themselves and how they view the world. He offers a safe space where he welcomes all individuals. Outside of his private practice, Dr. Stallings is a Clinical Psychologist working with Veteran's Affairs. He looks forward to meeting you at his office that is located near the Union Turnpike subway station.
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
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 of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
LGBTQIA topics (with a specialty in bisexuality) - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Adult autism (with a focus on social skills for higher functioning individuals) - Support understanding the diagnosis and related challenges and strengths; skill-building in areas of daily routine, transitions, coping with overwhelming sensory experiences, social skills, and emotion identification and regulation
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United Service Dog, Clinical Psychologist/ Remote Tele-therapist, 2018 - 2020
Mt. Sinai Hospital: Psychiatric Recovery Center, Psychology Fellow, 2015 - 2016
Nassau University Medical Center, Psychology Intern, 2014 - 2015
Bellevue Hospital Center, Psychology Extern, 2013 - 2014
National September 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Consulting Intern, 2011 - 2014
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Psychology Extern, 2012 - 2013
Long Island University Psychological Services Center, Graduate Student Therapist, 2011 - 2012
Elmhurst Hospital, Activity Therapist, 2008 - 2011
Long Island University, MS, PsyD, 2015
Iona College, BA, MA, 2007