Nirav Soni is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Midtown Manhattan with deep expertise in serving clients throughout the lifespan experiencing challenges related to mood, anxiety, and relationships. His particular specialty is in working with adolescents and school-age children, helping them to understand how they can better relate to their family, their peers, and their inner world.
Dr. Soni offers an integrated approach, primarily focused on insight-oriented work, to help his clients process the stories they tell about themselves, how they view their place in the world, and whether their current behaviors contribute to the kind of person they would like to become. He helps clients build the skills to manage overwhelming emotions, succeed at school, relate more authentically and openly to the people around them.
Dr. Soni is deeply committed to providing a safe environment where adolescents and young adults can explore the full possibility of their unique identity. He particularly enjoys working with clients from immigrant backgrounds, helping them to find a place of belonging across cultures. His midtown office is located a short walk from Grand Central.
Adolescent mental health - Support navigating work and school-related expectations and stress
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through 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)
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support
Nirav Soni is not in-network with any insurances.
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Weill Cornell Medical College, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, 2019 - Present
Private Practice, 2014 - Present
Postgraduate Psychotherapy Center at Adelphi University, Postdoctoral Fellowship
Columbia University, Psychoanalytic Training, 2016
Adelphi University, PhD, 2012