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Monica Polanco

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Current Availability:

Sundays, starting at 9 am.

Monica Polanco remote and phone therapy in New YorkMonica Polanco remote and phone therapy in New York
Provides therapy in New York

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    I am warm, engaging and directive. I use a holistic approach that's tailored to my client's needs. Occasionally, I may throw in a one-liner.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    I'm motivated to help my clients reach their goals and place that at the center of our work. Depending on the session, I may incorporate deep breathing, gestalt, motivational interviewing, sleep restriction or psychodynamic work.

  • Together, we will:

    We will identify your strengths and explore what's keeping you from achieving your goals. We will work on quieting your self-doubt and reducing the stress on your nervous system so that you can move out of survival and begin thriving.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    I specialize in working with people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. I help them express their pain, remember the joys they experienced together and create a new chapter that honors their loved one.

  • I became a therapist because:

    I became a therapist so that I could help people find their voice, empower themselves and create a meaningful life.

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

    I provide tele-therapy. As long as you are in a private space, this allows you to be in the comfort of your environment and maximize your free time.

  • More about me and my practice:

    I believe in using my clients' strengths to help them move forward. I take my work seriously, but I also leave room for joy. I highlight my clients' successes to remind them of how far they have come and help fuel their next moves.

More Details:

In-Network with:

Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield Empire, Cigna, Optum

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Years Licensed: