Mental Health For You E Paul Cohen

Paul Cohen

City: Queens
State: New York
Tel: 201-347-1107
License Name:

Langyages:

English

Office Address:

Therapy Specialties: 

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues
  • Modality:

  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth
  • Payments Accepted:

    My Approach to Helping

    I honor each individual’s unique characteristics and strengths. In that spirit, I tailor my methods to the unique needs of the client – utilizing cognitive behavior therapy, psychodynamic, and humanistic modes. I am warm, encouraging and a strong motivator.

    My extensive background as a psychiatric social worker helps me to advocate for my clients and has provided me with special skills and life experiences that I bring to my psychotherapy practice.

    More Info About My Practice

    In my practice I see individuals and families – including senior citizens – dealing with a large spectrum of emotional issues. I have special interests in bereavement therapy, trauma, life transitions, working with the elderly, and adoption/infertility counseling.

    I offer evening, daytime and Sunday hours.
    When possible, I make house calls to elderly or infirm clients in my local area.

    My office in Briarwood, Queens is near the Kew Gardens, Forest Hills, Hillcrest & Kew Gardens Hills areas.

    Organizational memberships include: Give an Hour, a network of therapists providing free counseling services to returning troops and their families; National Association of Social Workers

    I am conversant in both Hebrew and Yiddish as supplementary languages.

    Please call or email me with any questions. Either I or my assistant will get back to you as soon as possible.

    What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

    I love helping my clients realize their potential by getting in touch with the essence of who they are. We need to discard the myths that we have developed and accepted about ourselves. It is exciting to see people of any age bring about change in their lives and patterns of thinking.

    What Makes up a Problem?

    I believe in the principle of “nurture through nature”. We are all born with a particular temperament and genetic makeup. But these factors alone do not determine our future or our emotional strength. Early and later life experiences and nurturing are essential influences in our lives.

    My Blog Posts

    Client Focus (Age)

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders
  • Treatment Orientation

  • Anger Management
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy (CDOI)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family Constellations
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Self-Acceptance Training
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Services Fee

    Billing and Insurance:I am an in-network provider for:

    • Aetna
    • Affinity Health Plan
    • Beacon
    • Cigna
    • GHI
    • Give an Hour – which provides free mental health services for military veterans and family members
    • Magellan
    • Medicare
    • Optum
    • Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
    • United Behavioral Health
    • United Health Care
    • ValueOptions

    Sliding Scale Available  InfoClinicians who offer sliding scale payment structures may offer lower or reduced fees based on an individual’s ability to pay. Please contact this clinician for more details regarding their fees or sliding scale policy.

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