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Karen Tenreiro, Psy.D.

Office: 67 Irving Place
6th Floor
New York, NY 10003
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Profession: Psychologist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Telehealth (Video/Phone) Therapy
Practice Description:
Currently offering telepsychology sessions due to COVID-19. I will return to in-person sessions at my Ohio office near Shaker Heights when conditions normalize. I am licensed in NY and OH.

I specialize in treating eating disorders in adolescents and adults. I have a particular interest in dual diagnosis involving eating disorders and medical conditions such as diabetes. I have extensive experience in all levels of eating disorder treatment. My demeanor is supportive and calm, helping people to open up about their struggles and find new ways to cope even while addressing difficult and uncomfortable personal issues and repeated patterns.

Though I have worked often with eating disorders and substance abuse, I also have extensive experience and training to address anger problems, obsessiveness, chronic illness, loss, self-harm, low self-esteem and relationship problems. I honor all cultural and spiritual backgrounds and am sensitive to LGBT individual, couples and families.

I work from the perspective that eating disorder symptoms mask emotional distress and pain, making it very difficult to deal directly with the pain and rid yourself of it. With warmth and understanding, I help patients be able to sit with the pain, move past it and let go of the mask.

My training is psychodynamic, but I also use cognitive behavioral techniques, when appropriate, to address symptoms that are impacting life and happiness.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Eating Disorders
Relationship Issues
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Chronic Physical Illness
Gay/Lesbian Issues
Life Transitions
Parenting Issues
Personal Growth
Stress Management
Substance Abuse
Women's Issues
Diabulimia (T1D and ED)
Age Specialties: Adolescents
Session Formats: Individual
Treatment Approaches: Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral
Additional Demographic Expertise: Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
Education: Psy. D.
Widener University, 2003
License #: 016126
Licensed In: New York
Professional Affiliations:
American Psychological Association (APA)
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
Binge Eating Disorder Association
Fee Schedule: $170- sliding fee also available if needed
Insurance and Billing Instructions: Though I do not take insurance directly, I provide statements to submit to the insurance company for out-of-network coverage. Please call me or email if you would like a further explanation of this.
Office Hours: openings Tuesdays midday, Wednesday late mornings, Thursday mornings
Driving Directions: Convenient to train, subway, bus

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Karen Tenreiro, Psy.D., Psychologist in New York

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Shaker Heights, OH 44122

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Years in Practice:  Over 15
Gender:  Female
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Sliding Fee Scale:  Yes
Prescribe Medication:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes
Public Transportation:  Yes

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