Asking For Help is a Sign of Strength
If you are looking for guidance it takes courage to ask for help. Admitting you can’t do everything on your own is the first step toward achieving wellness.
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 have more success in life.
As an experienced therapist, it is my honor to assist you in exploring your core issues and move toward a healthy, fulfilling life.
I offer therapy sessions in New York City, New York. Online sessions are available as well.
Please contact me to schedule a free initial consultation.
I look forward to helping you make the first step toward your well being.
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How Does Therapy Help?
Depending on your present situation and your reasons for seeking help, there are many benefits to therapy. If you are seeking diagnosis or treatment for a mental illness, therapy can help you better manage your symptoms, outbreaks, and triggers. It can also offer you increased coping skills and open your eyes to new ways of dealing with situations that you may not have been aware of before. Therapy can offer problem-solving skills, provide support, and help you work through life changes, allowing you to see your circumstances as a personal growth opportunity instead of a burden or obstacle.
Adam Lukeman, LCSW
I am a private practice psychotherapist serving both individuals and couples in and around New York City, as well as online as needed. As an experienced psychotherapist, it is my honor to assist you in exploring your core issues and to move toward a healthy, fulfilling life. Utilizing a variety of approaches including mindfulness, cognitive therapy and psychodynamic therapy, I will provide treatment that is customized to meet your unique circumstances.
With honesty and compassion I create an an open channel of communication between us. The goal of our time together will be to help you develop the skills needed to overcome the problems you are now facing and to live a happier life.
“What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience and Credentials
Adam Lukeman joined the outpatient psychiatry department of Montefiore Medical Center in 2011 as a individual and group therapist and license social worker. Montefiore Health System is the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College. Prior to that, Adam trained in inpatient psychiatry at Suny Downstate hospital, and also with home bound geriatric patients. He has advanced training in modern psychoanalysis from the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center, and in RE-CBT from the Albert Ellis Institute. He received a Seminar in Field Instruction certification from Fordham University, and supervised a social worker at Montefiore Hospital. In addition, Adam has advanced training in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) from the NLP Center. He also has a certificate in mental health first aid (crises intervention) from the state of New York.
Adam is dedicated to working with individuals, couples and young adults who are having difficulties with life transitions. He creates an honest and compassionate environment of open communication between himself and his patients.
Adam’s goal with his patients is to help them develop the skills needed to overcome the problems they are facing and to live more fulfilled lives. His professional interests include working with young adults, interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, individuation and separation problems and identity issues.
He uses a combination of cognitive restructuring and insight oriented therapy to help his patients grow. Once a professional in media production, he combined his knowledge of media and psychiatry to create an online program to help those caring for the seriously ill. Adam believes in people’s abilities to turn adversity into strengths, and painful experiences into treasured life lessons.
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