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Cecilia Bichara Psychotherapy, LCSW

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Cecilia Bichara, LCSW uses a combination of psychodynamic practices that are tailored to meet your individual needs. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy in a safe, nonjudgmental space and can help you in this very personal journey.

Specialties
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Depression
  • General relationship challenges (family, friends, co-workers)
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Pay with insurance
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • UMR
  • Oscar
  • UHC Student Resources
Pay out-of-pocket
  • Sliding Scale
    A sliding scale is a range of out of pocket fees that providers accept based on financial need.
Locations
Licensed in
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  • New York
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“Together, we will go at your own pace while not forcing the delicate and rewarding process of getting to the root of issues and uncovering the layers of unhealthy coping mechanisms that only provide temporary solutions.”
What was your path to becoming a therapist?
I have always been interested in being part of the healing process, as struggles not only impact the person suffering from physical pain and distress but their loved ones as well. I have witnessed how someone recovering from distress and pain continues to have a positive impact on their family and friends. I grew up immersed in and surrounded by the medical world, in a culture and at a time when mental health was not spoken about. This led me to pursue a helping profession in the medical field, but I quickly realized that I wanted to be able to help people on a deeper emotional level. This part of my journey led me to psychoanalytic formation where I learned firsthand about different practices that individuals find helpful.
What should someone know about working with you?
Together, we will go at your own pace while not forcing the delicate and rewarding process of getting to the root of issues and uncovering the layers of unhealthy coping mechanisms that only provide temporary solutions. You do not have to go through these issues alone.
What are you most excited about within the evolving mental health landscape?
It has been exciting to see more awareness around mental health (or emotional health, as I like to call it). Not only have people been more open to doing this introspective work, but they’re more open to exploring the different routes when doing so. They are now allowing themselves to ask questions and gain their voices and power back while being less judgmental about who they really are and what they’re needing and wanting from this life.
“You do not have to go through these issues alone.”