Terri Bacow, PhD
Upper West Side
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- College students
- Eating disorders
- Parent coaching
Dr. Terri Bacow is a psychologist and expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and ADHD. Dr. Bacow received her BA from Brown University and her PhD from Boston University where she trained at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. She has worked at hospital and outpatient programs for adults, adolescents, and children, including Mount Sinai School of Medicine and The Hallowell Center. Dr. Bacow is enthusiastic about teaching coping skills, providing support, and helping adolescents, college students, adults and families navigate life's challenges.
Fees & Insurance: Dr. Bacow is not in-network with insurances but can can provide paperwork for insurance reimbursement.
Lynn Saladino, PsyD
- Relationship and dating
- Weight management
- Stress reduction
- Communication skills
- Chronic illness
Dr. Lynn Saladino is a psychologist specializing in relationship and dating concerns, weight management, stress reduction, anxiety, and depression. She is particularly passionate about helping her clients build confidence, communication skills, and find what they are looking for in relationships. She also has a focus on health psychology, including weight loss, stress reduction, and chronic or terminal illnesses. She often incorporates coaching techniques to help her clients achieve their goals.
Fees & Insurance: Dr. Saladino is not in-network with insurances but can can provide paperwork for insurance reimbursement.
David Kahn, MD
- Interpersonal issues
- Depression & bipolar disorder
- Personality disorders
- Medication managemenet
- Anxiety disorders
Dr. David Kahn is a psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience providing individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, and medication management. He has particular specialty in interpersonal issues (individual and group sessions), mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), and personality disorders. Dr. Kahn uses psychoanalytic and psychodynamic approaches, which focus on releasing one's repressed emotions and experiences as well as developing self-awareness and understanding of the influence of the past on present behavior. He provides medication management to those patients who he feels might benefit from biological remedies alongside talk therapy.
Fees & Insurance: Dr. Kahn is not in-network with insurances but can can provide paperwork for insurance reimbursement.
Kathy Gantz, LCSW
Upper East Side
- Weight loss
- Smoking cessation
- Pain management
- Fear of flying
Kathy Gantz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, psychotherapist, and hypnotherapist on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Kathy specializes in a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and hypnotherapy to help clients to make progress towards their mental and physical goals, such as smoking cessation, controlling chronic pain, weight management, and fear of flying. She also sees clients with anxiety and self-esteem challenges. Kathy emphasizes the importance of the mind-body connection in achieving mental well-being. Before setting a treatment plan, she first takes in a thorough history to develop a course of action that accomplishes the client's goals. She believes in working with her clients as a team to achieve a comprehensive and proactive method of well-being.
Fees & Insurance: Kathy is not in-network with insurances but can can provide paperwork for insurance reimbursement.
Nicoletta Skoufalos, PhD
- Chronic invisible illness
- Women's counseling
- Couples counseling
- Perinatal mental health
Dr. Nicoletta Skoufalos is a licensed psychologist in Midtown West specializing in chronic illnesses, women's counseling, and couples counseling. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University and completed her doctoral training at hospitals in New York City, including Lenox Hill Hospital and Long Island Jewish Hospital’s Eating Disorder’s Program. She has given many talks about the psychological experiences of living with chronic illness and maintains a blog on this topic, which has readers around the globe.
Fees & Insurance: Dr. Skoufalos is not in-network with insurances but can provide paperwork for insurance reimbursement.
Stephanie Syfert, ATR-BC, LCAT
- Life transitions
- LGBTQ and sexuality topics
Stephanie Syfert is a Board Certified and State Licensed Creative Arts Therapist in the Flatiron District of New York specializing in young adults, college students, adolescents, life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, and stress. She is especially excited about supporting young adults as they navigate formative life transitions including starting a new job, moving, and starting a new family. She also enjoys working with members of the LGBTQ community and helping them explore topics of gender identity and sexuality.
Fees & Insurance: Stephanie is not in-network with insurances but can provide paperwork for insurance reimbursement.
Claudia Giolitti, LMFT
Flatiron & Williamsburg
- Relationship issues
- Sexual abuse
- Life transitions
Claudia Giolitti is a Licensed Psychotherapist in New York, NY specializing in helping young women who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexual abuse, life transitions, academic/work stress, or trauma. She has particular expertise in helping clients to reinvent themselves by examining their past and present experiences, and creating a "step by step" plan, in a safe and compassionate environment that also holds space for the discussion of different types of social oppression.
Fees & Insurance: Claudia is not in-network with insurances but can provide paperwork for insurance reimbursement.
Sofia DiSanti, LCSW
- Eating disorders
Sofia DiSanti is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Midtown East, New York, next to Grand Central station. She specializes in career-related anxiety, women’s relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and trauma. Sofia particularly enjoys working with young professionals and women exploring their career paths, assessing or trying to enter into romantic relationships, and trying to discover what makes them happy overall.
Fees & Insurance: Sofia is in-network with BCBS and can provide paperwork for clients other insurances seeking reimbursement.
The following are psychiatrists, psychologists, and talk therapists recommended to the Zencare team by our friends, providers, and users. We've linked their practice websites where we could find them.
Please note we have not conducted background or license checks on these providers or interviewed them the way we do with Zencare providers.
- Laurie Stevens, MD - "I saw her for depression. She was great with dealing with being in a new city, dealing with family issues, and handling a breakup." - Harvard law alum
- Vanessa Sinclair, PsyD - "I've seen a lot of therapists, but it was with Vanessa that I made some of my biggest breakthroughs." - Yale alum
- Marjorie Silverman - "She helped me hugely through out a very tough time of of my life."
- Dr. Naftali Reich
- Alicia Hirsch, PsyD
- Larry Zelnick, PhD