David Perkins, LCSW (in New York State)  is a psychotherapist in private practice specializing in the treatment of adults and teenagers with mood disorders, including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and phobias as well as post traumatic stress disorder and anger management issues.  He also provides supportive counseling to those who are looking for a therapist to help them explore issues related to sexuality, core values and existential or spiritual issues.  

He is a professional colleague member of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a graduate of Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service.  David is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York.

David's primary treatment modality is cognitive behavioral therapy both classical and third wave (Acceptance and Committment Therapy and Mindfulness).  Cognitive behavioral treatment is structured and results-oriented.   Mr. Perkins also practices Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as well as providing a safe space for you to explore issues related to existential concerns, relationship issues and life transitions.   David will collaborate with you in setting treatment goals and accomplishing them.  Please feel free to contact him to discuss treatment possibilities via phone or email.

David Perkins is an in-network provider with most Aetna policies.  If you do not have Aetna, services are also usually reimburseable through your own insurance if it includes out of network benefits.  Please contact David to discuss payment options based upon your out of network benefits.  Sliding scale fee arrangements are also available if appropriate.

The cost of treatment is $170.00 for 45 minutes.  Initial evaluation which lasts for one hour and includes a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment is $225.00. 

Office Location in Chelsea:
49 West 24th Street, Suite 606
New York, NY  10010

Email  psychotherapistny@gmail.com  or call 718-909-0592 to discuss your needs and concerns regarding psychotherapy.  David offers a free phone  consultation at no obligation to discuss your concerns before our first meeting.  Telehealth videoconferencing appointments are available upon request.  

Below is a video of Mr. Perkins giving a brief overview of his services.

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David Perkins, Psychotherapist