Robin Bryant

Robin Bryant, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Accepting new clients for morning, daytime, and evening appointments


 

Clientele

Couples (straight or gay)
Couples (who are parents)
Individuals

Hours

Mon: 8:00am-9:30pm
Tue: 8:00am-9:30pm
Wed: 8:00am-9:30pm
Thu: 8:00am-9:00pm
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Specialties & expertise

  • Couples counseling

  • ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Perinatal mental health

  • Relationships


Professional statement

Dr. Robin Bryant is a Licensed Psychologist and couples therapy specialist on Manhattan's Upper West Side. She has expertise in working with couples navigating a range of challenges, including emotional disconnection, lack of sexual intimacy, infertility, communication roadblocks, and infidelity. She enjoys helping couples reconnect and rediscover why they fell in love with each other in the first place.

Dr. Bryant's treatment approach is interactive, insight-oriented, and emotionally-focused. She has extensive training in psychoanalytical therapy, helping clients gain a deeper appreciation for how past experiences inform the structure and rhythm of their relationship. Her goal is for couples to leave each session with a better understanding of themselves and each other. 

Dr. Bryant is passionate about helping couples connect at all stages of their relationship, from major milestones such as moving in together or contemplating marriage, to maintaining passion in the long term. Her office is located near the West 86th Street Station.


Specialties

Couples counseling (straight or gay) – Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

General expertise

ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) within a couple – Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
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 for hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Perinatal mental health – Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Relationships – Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating


Insurances

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Cigna

  • United Health

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Initial/ongoing couples sessions: $275 (60min)

Therapist's note: Dr. Bryant will handle your paperwork for all in network and out of network insurance reimbursement.


Message to clients

“Please contact me by email using the form on this page rather than text or phone.”



Education and work experience

Private Practice, 1993 - Present
Harlem Hospital, 1991 - 1999
Bellevue Hospital, 1984 - 1991

New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, 1996 - 2004
Adelphi University, 1986 - 1991


Languages

English