EXPERIENCE CHANGE WITH DR. LIZ HECKEL

Dr. Elizabeth Heckel is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Social Worker with nearly fifteen years of experience in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Her style is warm and supportive, and her aim is to meet her clients where they are and tailor her psychotherapeutic approach to meet their individual needs. She specializes in depression and anxiety, trauma and loss, relationship issues, and women's issues (e.g., identity, self-esteem, pregnancy & motherhood). She is also passionate about work related to substance use, HIV/AIDS, the LGBTQIA community, and harm reduction.

 
 

DR. LIZ'S APPROACH TO THERAPY

Dr. Heckel strives to help her clients move toward psychological health by empowering them to harness their inner resources and strengths. Therapy is collaborative, flexible, and emphasizes the interpersonal connection between therapist and client. Empathy, nonjudgment, creativity, and intuition are also highlighted. Ultimately, Dr. Heckel believes that psychotherapy is a powerful vehicle through which clients can not only reduce or eliminate unwanted symptoms, but also come to lead more examined, fulfilling lives.

 

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THE NEW YORK TIMES

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SLATE MAGAZINE

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Managing Covid-19 and Coronavirus stress and anxiety
 

Client Reviews:

"She was great -- very thoughtful approach and a good listener. I'm dealing with an immediate problem and she helped me come up with positive solutions to try, which is helping me reduce my anxiety. This was only my first visit, but I could imagine delving in deeper in future visits."

"Patient, listens, and treats you like a person."

"She has a calming presence. Very patient, gentle and friendly. I will visit her again".

 

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Please note: Dr. Heckel does not take insurance. Payment is due upon receipt of services, and can be made by cash or check. Services may be partially or fully covered by out-of-network benefits.


For inquiries, please complete the form below or call 917.336.7084.

 

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