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Understanding Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a therapeutic approach designed to help individuals manage difficult emotions and thoughts. ACT encourages acceptance of these experiences while promoting actions aligned with personal values. This approach teaches clients to be present in the moment and make choices that lead to a more fulfilling life. Application and Scope of ACT: ACT is widely applied to treat various concerns, including anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and stress. It is particularly effective for individuals who struggle with negative thought patterns and avoidance behaviors. ACT's focus on mindfulness and values-driven actions empowers individuals to overcome psychological barriers and live authentically. What to Expect in ACT Sessions: During ACT sessions, you'll work collaboratively with a therapist to develop mindfulness skills and clarify your values. Therapists use exercises and metaphors to help you observe your thoughts and emotions without judgment. They also guide you in setting goals that align with your values and taking action steps to achieve them.

Professionals Who Specialize in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Rena Reiser

Coach, Polyvagal-informed Focusing Trainer

β€œEvery bad feeling is potential energy toward a more right way of being if you give it space to move toward its rightness.” - Eugene Gendlin

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  • πŸ™ Spiritual
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener

Yehuda (Hudi) Kowalsky

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Cultivating Spontaneity | Trauma-Focused & Family Therapist

Breena Freid

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Simona Noaghiul Yland

Therapist, MD, MPH, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Fully mindful of each moment. ... "You cannot add more minutes to a day, but you can utilize each one to the fullest

Doron Lazarus, CSSC

Coach, Certified Sleep Science Coach, CSSC

Sleep is one of the necessary blessings in life allowing a person to refresh their body and spirit. - Rabbi Berel Wein

  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Elisheva Gewirtz

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

Therapy is not just about addressing specific problems or symptoms, but also about fostering personal growth and self-awareness.

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Cara London

Therapist, Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Temimah Zucker, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Courage does not erase our fears; courage is when we face our fears.

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Nechama Quinn

Therapist, Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Together, we will establish clear and specific goals that we will continuously assess to ensure that we are making progress toward them.

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  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous

Rachel Steinhardt, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Beth (Bassie) Gugenheim, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I can change by what happened to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it. (Maya Angelou)

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Rebecca Marcus

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Raizy Mushell

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R

Nothing is impossible. The word itself says "I’m possible".

Nahum Spirn

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

The more we accept people as they are (including ourselves!), the freer they are to change. And the harder we try to get rid of emotions and thoughts, the stronger they become.

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
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  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • 🐣 Out of the box

Yocheved Jacobsohn, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Change is inevitable, growth is optional

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  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Tzvi Hilsenrath

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Get active in your own rescue - if you care for yourself at all - and do it while you can." - Marcus Aurelius

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  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering

Aliza Tropper, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

β€œWhen we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” Viktor E. Frankl

  • πŸ’­ Open minded
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🌎 Holistic

Estee Konig

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

I strive to help each individual achieve their goals and live a fulfilling life.

  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Reuven Cohen, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Self-love is the only antidote to the chaos of existence. And if you don’t love and care for yourself and your own needs, you will cause unnecessary suffering both for yourself and others. - Dr. JBP

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Michael Hartman, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Those who have a β€˜why’ to live, can bear with almost any β€˜how’. - Viktor Frankl

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
  • πŸ’­ Open minded
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  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous

Jennifer Gould, LPC, NCC

Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor

β€œVulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity." Brene Brown

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  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Mollie Spiesman, LCSW

Therapist, LCSW

The hardest part of change is not that you are not capable of it, but is in letting go of what has been comfortable.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Yitzchok Wagshul, Ph.D.

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, Ph.D

Therapy is a work of heart.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • πŸ’­ Open minded
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener

Levi Rapoport

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

There's more to you than just you

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  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging

Alla R Shapiro, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Your life is your story. You have the power to continue writing your story, editing the outtakes, and control how each chapter is going to end. Start living the story you want to tell.

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 🌎 Holistic

Nina Rapaport, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes ~ Jung

  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Moses Appel, PhD

Therapist, PhD

Why survive...when you can thrive!

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  • 🀝 Collaborative

Jill Mirlis

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

The client is the expert in their own life

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  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener

David Spinka, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

If you don't see improvement after 4 sessions you should absolutely fire me.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
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  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Rivky Weiss

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.

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  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Ariela Bellin

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

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  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous

Brooke English

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, RYT

Dr. Chaya Lieba Kobernick

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

לא Χ’ΧœΧ™Χš Χ”ΧžΧœΧΧ›Χ” ΧœΧ’ΧžΧ•Χ¨ Χ•ΧœΧ אΧͺΧ” Χ‘ΧŸ Χ—Χ•Χ¨Χ™ΧŸ ΧœΧ”Χ‘Χ˜Χœ ΧžΧžΧ Χ”

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Sarah Green

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

My goal is to empower you to achieve your desired outcomes and create a more fulfilling life.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Tracy Singer, Psy.D.

Therapist, Licensed Psychologist, Psy.D.

I now see that owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do- Brene Brown

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
  • πŸ’­ Open minded
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Chana Eisenstein, CPC

Coach, Certified Professional Coach, CPC

The quality of your life is dependent on the quality of your relationships.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • πŸ™ Spiritual
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Rachel Levinson, LCSW

Therapist, LCSW

I aim to create a positive, supportive space that encourages growth, self-discovery, and a sense of empowerment for each unique individual

  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Fay Brezel, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Eli Goldberg

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, CASAC

We are all just walking each other home - Ram Dass

  • 🧘 Calm
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • πŸ™ Spiritual

Mark Levine, LICDC-CS,

Therapist, LICDC-CS, Life Coach

Ships are safe in the harbor, but that’s not why ships were built.

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging

Fayge Silverman

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R

Knowing what to do usually arises naturally after you have really listened to yourself.

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  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Jacob Emanuel, MFT, RP

Therapist, Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Truth, like love and sleep, resents approaches that are too intense. ― W. H. Auden

  • 🎯 Direct
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  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • 🎨 Creative

Naomi LeVine, LCMFT

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist

Being human is a journey filled with both joy and challenges.

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  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Rachel Lowinger

Therapist, PhD

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  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Sara Fischer Sanford, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

β€œWho looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes.” Jung

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener

Carey McIntosh

Therapist, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, APCC

Deeper healing than you ever imagined is yours for the taking.

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  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Mordechai Weiss, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Expertise in treating anxiety, OCD and sex addiction

Mindy Friedman, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

We are more awake, alive, and complex than we know.

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
  • πŸ’­ Open minded
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Danielle Taylor, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Your wings already exist. All you have to do is fly.

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  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented
  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering

Avrohom Leffler

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Working with people has always been my passion!

  • 🧘 Calm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Roxanne Singer

Psychiatric Medication Provider, DNP, MSN, PMHNP-BC, AGPCNP-NC, AGNP-C, CDCES

No matter where your path to wellness may lead, you can trust that I will be there to guide you every step of the way.

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm

Heather Feigin

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

The Grass Is Greener Where You Water It.

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Sarina Hofstatter, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Passion is the driving force behind my work.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’­ Open minded
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Michelle Feder, PsyD

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, PsyD

For Better Living

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  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging
  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Brocha Silverstein

Therapist, Drug & Alcohol Counselor, SAP, NCAC, CASAC-G

You don't need to journey this Road 2 Recovery Alone,

  • πŸ™ Spiritual
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging

Jory Stillman, MA, MCC

Coach, Master Certified Coach, MA, MCC

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. - Viktor E. Frankl

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  • 🌎 Holistic
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