Dr. Carreiro is a licensed counseling psychologist and licensed mental health counselor located in the West Village. He works with adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, interpersonal difficulties, trauma, identity development, relationship issues, and addiction.
Dr. Carreiro works from a relational psychodynamic perspective, using eclectic interventions depending on the patient's needs. He works collaboratively with patients to understand what brings them to therapy. Together, Dr. Carreiro and his patients work to untangle difficult patterns and help patients gain growth fostering insight.
After earning his master’s degree, Dr. Carreiro practiced clinically for over a decade before returning to graduate school to obtain his doctorate. He has specialized in working with the LGBTQA population for almost two decades. He has held leadership positions in LGBTQA mental health clinics, served as LGBTQA consultant at university counseling centers, and has conducted extensive psychological research on issues impacting LGBTQA people.
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
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
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
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Years of Experience: 17 years
New York University, Adjunct Professor, 2019 - Present
Private Practice , Therapist, 2004 - Present
LGBT Community Center , Director of Mental Health Services, 2006 - 2009
Seamen's Society LGBT Clinic, Coordinator, 2004 - 2006
University of Massachusetts Boston, Ph.D., 2019
New York University, MA, 2004
New York: 024330