Irina Firstien psychotherapist Psychotherapist New York

Licensed Individual & Couples Therapist in New York City

WHY IRINA

I Have been an Individual and Couples Therapist in New York City for over 20 years. I can proudly say that I have helped countless couples and individual clients heal, grow and change their lives and relationships.
The goal of my work is to enhance and expand people’s ability to experience deeper connection with themselves and others, connection being key to physical and mental health and well-being.

PHILOSOPHY ON THERAPY AND COUNSELING

It is my belief that relationships are crucially important and that without close relationships and secure connections with others we can not thrive. Disruption of such connections is the reason for all emotional pain and suffering. Every issue that any client brings to my office is, inevitably, an exploration and healing of a relationship trauma or disruption of connection with a significant person in his or her life.
Rejection and abandonment are common human experiences that traumatize all of us and become symptoms we carry in a form of depression, anxiety, addictions, health problems and all other symptoms and illnesses.

Over 20 Years Experience

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Nationally Recognized

WHAT HAPPENS IN SESSIONS?

My clients consider me a straight-forward and active therapist in our sessions. This is probably the main reason most of my referrals come from past and existing clients. I have spent my professional life learning and searching for the root causes of human suffering and the issues that bring people to individual therapy, marriage counseling and couples therapy. I look for the most efficient, effective and innovative ways to help my clients. To this end I use “old school” proven therapeutic modalities as well as the latest research and cutting edge techniques, such as EMDR and EFT.

You are probably here because you are hurting or are looking for resolution to a life issue. As a therapist, I will give you all the information, tools and assistance you need to find relief from your pain and a solution to your difficulties. I have been a therapist for over 20 years and can proudly say that I have helped countless numbers of couples and individual clients throughout New York City heal, grow and change their lives.

My Therapy Mission is Twofold:

I work to enhance and expand people’s ability to experience deeper connection with themselves and others, connection as key to physical and mental health and well-being. Also, in my job as a therapist I help individuals and couples in their desire to close the gap between where they are right now and where they want to be.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

Couples and Marital Therapy and Counseling

  • Marriage Counseling
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Communication/Intimacy
  • Adjusting to Parenthood
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Coping with Infidelity

Individual Therapy and Counseling

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Single Life/Dating Issues
  • EMDR/Trauma Reprocessing
 

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Irina's help was evident immediately from the first session. I already notice daily improvements. I am a corporate lawyer and my partner is a surgeon. Both strong personalities. Currently, we are working in a much more cohesive team oriented fashion. My research and reading of marital/couples/relationships books, while helpful, is quite adolescent compared to her 20+ years of experience. Her ability to read our personalities and understand the REAL messages behind our words is VERY evident and comforting. I have always known to seek people smarter then you so you can learn from them AND pass on their teachings. The wealth that is created by her teachings is immeasurable and can/will change peoples’ lives forever. Her sessions are the BEST investment I have made in years. Feel free to message me if you have any questions. Please read some of her article on her website to get a small taste of her pearls of wisdom. Good luck! Tony H.

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