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Mon, Tue and Thur : 6pm-9pm

ESTHER EKANEM remote and phone therapy in New YorkESTHER EKANEM remote and phone therapy in New York
Provides therapy in New York

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    Warm, empathic, affirming and empowering. I work to bring out the best in everyone and allow their strengths and skills to flourish.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    I utilize a person-centered approach while incorporating evidence-based practices like mindfulness, cognitive behavioral techniques and motivational interviewing. My goal is to empower you to take control of your thoughts, emotions and actions.

  • Together, we will:

    Explore and work on increasing insight into areas of difficulty, as well as awareness of adaptive skills for managing emotional responses, coping with stress, and navigating challenging situations and/or relationships.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    Struggle with: managing stress, anxiety, and/or relationship issues; navigating life changes like divorce, loss of employment, motherhood, empty nest phase e.t.c.; intrusive negative thinking; and difficulty maintaining work-life balance.

  • I became a therapist because:

    I am passionate about helping people develop effective coping skills; overcome transitions and challenges; and develop positive thinking.

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    I provide counseling that leads to healing, growth and healthy changes in a warm, nonjudgemental, affirming and supportive virtual environment.

  • More about me and my practice:

    Therapy is not a “one size fits all” so each session is personalized to fit the individual needs of every client. I will meet you where you are and work with you to get you where you need to be. I offer a free 15 minute consultation.

More Details:


$80 - $150

In-Network with:

Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield Empire, Cigna, Oscar Health, Oxford Health, UnitedHealthcare

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