Psychotherapy Specialist

Psychotherapy can be extremely helpful for patients who feel anxious, depressed, emotionally distressed, or have noticed their behavior interferes with enjoying life. Dr. Alexander Grewal at MyMD Medical Group offers individualized therapy for his patients. You can rely on his experience with diverse types of therapy to customize your treatment and help you make meaningful changes in your life. To make an appointment, please contact our office on the Upper East Side of New York City.

Psychotherapy Q & A

What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy includes many different types of talk therapy that focus on thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that affect your mental health. Therapy can focus on a specific problem, helping you better understand the dynamics and learn how to cope with the challenge. You may also seek out psychotherapy for support when you face an especially hard time.

Whether your sessions are private or with a group, you’ll be encouraged to talk about past and current events, relationships, and experiences, while Dr. Alexander Grewal helps you understand connections and provides insight.  

What Types of Psychotherapy are Available?

Dr. Alexander Grewal is well-trained in diverse types of psychotherapies that effectively treat the range of psychological disorders, behavioral challenges, and emotional traumas encountered in life. After talking with you and assessing your challenges, which may include psychological testing, he works with you to determine the type of therapy that will work best for you.

Some of the different types of psychotherapy techniques include:

  • Interpersonal TherapyExplores your relationships with others, focusing on personal challenges and how to interact positively
  • Psychodynamic Therapy: Identifies unconscious patterns of behavior and feelings that arise from past experiences; focuses on learning to overcome the influence of the past on current issues
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Structured therapy that identifies patterns of behavior caused by negative thoughts or false beliefs and reactive emotions, then help you replace those patterns with healthy, positive, and realistic thoughts and behaviors

How Do You Know if Psychotherapy is Right For You?

If you have any questions or concerns about your mental health, please don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation so Dr. Alexander Grewal can help you determine if you might benefit from ongoing therapy.

These questions may help you determine whether you need a professional intervention:

  • Do you feel overwhelmed by problems or stress?
  • Do you feel unable to get past your current problems?
  • Can you fulfill your daily activities and responsibilities?
  • Have you missed more time from work than usual?
  • Does socializing make you feel exhausted or uncomfortable?
  • Do you spend less time with your family than you used to?
  • Have you noticed that you have less energy? Changes in appetite and sleep?
  • Has your mood been low for a few weeks?
  • Do you often worry or think about bad things that have happened or might happen?

As you think about your answers to these questions, stop to consider whether these issues interfere with your ability to get through the day and to enjoy life. When thoughts, feelings, and behaviors affect daily living, it’s time to consider professional help.


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121 East 60th Street, Suite 3C
Upper East Side

New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-220-0856
Fax: (646) 846-3249
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