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William A. Karlin, Ph.D.

Location: William A Karlin, Ph.D.
345 7th Avenue
Suite 1601J
New York, NY 10001
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Profession: Psychologist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Telehealth (Video/Phone) Therapy

I offer in-person sessions, phone sessions and video sessions.
Session Formats: Individuals
Practice Description: I see psychotherapy as a dialogue between two people that can yield great personal growth and transformation. The unique context of a safe, supportive and trusting psychotherapeutic relationship facilitates the exploration/examination of areas of difficulty, hurt, and vulnerability. As a therapist, I help my patients gain a deeper understanding of their problems through a detailed examination of their current and past experiences. I believe that a discussion of thoughts, feelings and conflicts can leads to increased awareness about one's self, a deepening of consciousness and a release of pent up emotion. Therapeutic work often yields new perspectives and insights while illuminating destructive and unproductive patterns of behavior. My patients typically gain increased confidence/self acceptance and in turn, feel empowered to make improvements in their lives.

I believe a therapist should be pragmatic and flexible. Each person needs to be approached in a way that supports her or his unique needs. I dislike orthodoxy and rigidity. I think it is important to meet people where they are at and work with individuals at their own pace. I believe in working in an open, active and collaborative way with my patients, whether it be offering my insights, comments, advice or asking probing questions. I also welcome feedback and thoughts from my patients about how our work is progressing.

In addition to my work in private practice, I have also been the Program Director of an HIV Mental Program in Brooklyn, taught counseling at Teachers College/Columbia University and lead seminars on professional development to psychology trainees. For many years now, I have also supervised psychologists, psychology doctoral candidates, social workers, and addiction counselors.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

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Relationship Issues
Adjustment Disorder
Anger Management
HIV/AIDS-related Issues
LGBTQ Issues
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
Personal Growth
Stress Management
Substance Abuse
Health Problems
Age Specialties: Adults
Additional Demographic Expertise: Asian
Black and African American
Treatment Approaches: Existential/Humanistic
Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
Person-Centered Therapy
Psychoanalytic Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Education: Ph.D., St. John's University, 2001
License #: 015179
Licensed In: New York
Professional Affiliations:
American Psychological Association
APA Division 42 - Psychologists in Independent Practice
Fee Schedule: Standard Fee: $280 (Sliding fee also offered in some instances)
Accepted Insurance: Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Empire BlueCross BlueShield
Insurance and Billing Details: I accept several insurances as an in-network provider, including Blue Cross, and Aetna. Many insurance plans will also offer excellent reimbursement to out of network providers.
Office Hours: 8:30 am to 9:00 pm
Driving Directions: Located near Penn Station.

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Additional Comments: My office is easily accessible by public transportation. Many subway lines are near my office (A, C, E, Q, R, N, F, D, B, 1, 2, 3). My office is also located very close to Penn Station.
William A. Karlin, Ph.D., Psychologist in New York
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Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Free 15-minute Consult:  Yes
Years in Practice:  Over 20
Sliding Fee Scale:  Yes
Evening Availability:  Yes
Near Public Transport:  Yes
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