Asking for help is a sign of strength.

If you are looking for guidance and individual or couples therapy, it takes courage to ask for help. Admitting you can’t do everything on your own, is the first step toward achieving wellness in a fast paced, demanding world.

The good news is, asking for help gets easier with a little practice. The way in which we cope in the world is greatly influenced by how we see the world. Asking for help, and obtaining a fresh perspective is often the first and most profound step toward developing the mental muscle needed to become stronger. The more support you gain, the better equipped you will be to take on bigger challenges and achieve more successes.

The Benefits of Therapy

Psychotherapy can be an effective tool in providing you with the necessary support and training to overcome the challenges you face. By seeking therapy, you are taking responsibility and action to change what no longer works in your life. Many studies have shown throughout the years that psychotherapy is an effective form of treating and managing mental health and other emotional issues.

As a licensed professional counselor, I will guide you in exploring your core issues to move toward a more healthy and fulfilling life. Utilizing a variety of approaches including Biopsychosocial, Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Existential/Humanistic, Family Systems, Gestalt, Integrative, Jungian, Multicultural, Object Relations, Psychosocial and Rational-Emotive, I will work with you to create a treatment plan that is customized to meet your unique circumstances and needs. We will work together to create an open line of communication, establish your goals and create a treatment plan that will help you develop and grow.


Brian2021Brian Kravetz is a private practice licensed mental health counselor serving clients in and around New York City, New York, as well as online as needed. As your therapist, it is his priority to create a therapeutic atmosphere that promotes growth and positive change, for you.

He looks forward to working with you to addresses your challenges and realize your goals. Therapy is a process that can move you toward being the healthiest version of yourself and living the life you desire.

Brian Kravetz graduated from the University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Science in History. He then continued to the University of Miami School of Law and graduated with his Juris Doctorate. He returned to the University of Florida and completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

He completed his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a special focus on Forensic Psychology at Miami Institute of Psychology. Miami Institute of Psychology later changed their name to Carlos Albizu University.

Treatment Approach
Brian uses a variety of approaches to address clients’ unique needs. Many successful treatment plans will utilize a foundation of biopsychosocial, cognitive/cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavior therapy, eclectic, existential/humanistic, family systems, gestalt, integrative, jungian, multicultural, object relations, psychosocial, rational-emotive therapy then quickly move toward a tailored treatment plan and approach that includes tools to help sustain the growth experienced in regular therapy.

Additionally, there is a growing body of research that supports the practice of self-compassion and mindfulness in psychotherapy. Neuroscience research reveals individuals that practice these techniques are happier, more resilient, and better equipped to heal painful memories from the past. His mission is to guide clients move past what’s blocking them from reaching their full potential individually and in their relationships.

New York License #: 002047 /NPI 1003440587
License State: New York
Practicing Since: 6/02/2006
Education: J.D., Psy.D., BAS in History, BAS in Psychology


Self Esteem

Social Anxiety

Social Isolation


Trauma and PTSD



Anger Management

Anxiety and fear

Bipolor Disorder

Body Image

Career Counseling




Eating Disorders

Emotional Abuse Therapy

Impulse Control Disorders


LGBT Issues

Loss or Grief

Relationship & Marriage Counseling


Brian Kravetz does not participate in any insurance plans. His practice may be covered as an out-of-network provider on your plan which means you may be able to be reimbursed for a portion of his fee.

Patient may reschedule the appointment for another day and time if available.

Brian will not discuss your treatment with anyone without your permission. This includes partners, family members and other professionals. If you are seeing a medical doctor or other healthcare professional, he will request your written permission before speaking with that provider about your treatment. Exceptions to confidentiality, as mandated by law, include situations in which there is an imminent threat to safety or the abuse of a child, disabled or elderly person. Insurance companies typically require diagnosis codes and dates of treatment for reimbursement.

Our office operates in full compliance with HIPPA (Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act) regulations, which were designed to provide a high level of confidentiality and protection regarding your health information.

Offering therapy services for adults in the New York City area.
Session Format: Individual and Couples

Online Sessions Available

Brian works with a range of clients that present a variety of unique circumstances. However, there is a common thread, they are not reaching their full potential. During the initial consultation we will discuss specific areas of concern. From here, we will develop your treatment plan and discuss how it can best work into your day-to-day life.

Rates /Average Session Fee
Insurance / PPO


Links to Mental Health Resources

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Online sessions available

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Office location

8 Spruce Street

New York City, New York 10038

Telephone: 917 690 5240