Our Individual Approaches to Therapy


Mia provides an integrative therapeutic approach which includes traditional and evidence-based treatment methods. This integration allows her to develop individualized treatment plans rooted in clients’ unique goals and needs.

Although she utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities, she primarily draws from Psychodynamic Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), which is closely related to Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). While employing techniques from these methods, she provides a safe and non-judgmental space within which you can explore root causes of problematic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, with the intent of working together to develop healthy thoughts and effective coping mechanisms.


Shannon works from a Psychodynamic and Relational perspective, integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness techniques in assisting clients to achieve their goals. This eclectic approach allows Shannon to develop a thorough conceptualization of what brought her clients to therapy as well as an active plan for the present and future, tailored to her clients’ needs and goals.


Her specialties include working with individuals undergoing life transitions, dating/relationship issues, premarital or marital challenges, prenatal, pregnancy, and postpartum concerns, family conflicts, divorce, infertility, and bereavement.


Andra takes an eclectic approach to therapy, utilizing various evidence-based treatment interventions with clients. She primarily draws from Object Relations, Multicultural, and Feminist-Based Theories. Andra also draws heavily from mindfulness techniques and utilizes techniques from Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). These techniques are always implemented from a strengths-based, client-centered approach. 


While Andra is open to serving all types of clients, her experience mainly includes working with individuals who have anxiety, depression, dating/relationship issues, work/career-related concerns, and family conflicts.


Michaela takes an integrative approach to therapy with an emphasis on wellness, or holism, allowing her to meet each client’s distinct needs and expectations. She believes that each dimension of a person’s life plays a specific role in the journey to mental health, and she prioritizes a mindfulness-based understanding of how the mental, physical, and social spheres work in conjunction to contribute to a client's well-being. Michaela utilizes psychodynamic therapy to help clients navigate and understand the past, CBT to cope with symptoms and modify thoughts/behaviors in the present, and narrative therapy to develop identity and construct a positive future. 


Michaela sees each client as uniquely powerful and dynamic and is dedicated to helping them see this themselves. She supplements her approach with positive psychology to promote empowerment and understanding of how to use specific skills and abilities to overcome current symptoms, and to establish the confidence to take on hardships that the future may hold. 


Michaela is experienced in working with individuals with PTSD, depression, anxiety, disordered eating, chronic stress, and intimacy issues.


Preet's work is informed by a psychodynamic and relationally-based approach. She embraces holistic psychotherapy that integrates the mind, emotions, body, and spirit in an effort to understand and integrate the "whole self." She will work in collaboration with you to recognise the core issues, emotional blocks, patterns, and beliefs that may be keeping you from living your true life.


Her specialties include life transitions, stress management, depression, anxiety, emotional trauma, self-esteem issues, dating/relationship issues, family conflicts, and work/career related concerns.


Joseline takes an integrative approach to therapy in order to create individualized treatment plans that can meet each client’s personal goals and needs. She primarily draws from Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy while integrating a client-centered approach. Multiculturalism also plays a key role in Joseline’s work, as she understands each client has unique life experiences.


Joseline works to create a safe and welcoming space for clients to explore their concerns, emotions and behaviors while setting attainable goals to promote personal growth and development.


Johnson takes an integrative approach to psychotherapy, which includes aspects of cognitive, multicultural, humanistic, narrative and mindfulness orientations. This allows him to develop flexible strategies and techniques to address each client's unique needs and


Johnson's approach is rooted in his belief that every individual has the innate power to heal and grow when they open themselves to self-exploration while receiving compassionate, empathetic support.

Insight & Action Therapy
Insight and Action Therapy is a group practice serving adults and couples in the New York City area. We are a diverse group of therapists, each with their own unique identities, experiences, and specialties, including anxiety, depression, LGBTQ concerns, racial and cultural identity concerns, trauma, and more. 
More about Us
Address:      353 Lexington Avenue, Suite 302
                     New York, NY 10016
Tel:               (347) 327 - 3698
Email:          info@insightandactiontherapy.com