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Meet Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Theresa Gallagher

Theresa Gallagher, Psy.D. | Clinical Associate

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Theresa Gallagher, Psy.D. earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. She has received specialized training in trauma informed therapeutic techniques, Forensic Psychology, and psychological assessment. 

 

Dr. Gallagher believes deeply in providing space for her clients to feel empowered and supported. She is passionate about aiding individuals and couples find hope and strength within themselves and in their relationships.

 

Dr. Gallagher helps facilitate healthy communication between couples. She helps them explore unhealthy communication without allowing space for shame or blame. Theresa believes that couples can heal from trauma and resentment. She provides a safe space for couples to explore sex and intimacy in ways they may not be able to do on their own. She is supportive of her clients and meets them where they are at while also challenging them to reach their therapy goals.

 

Having worked with individuals who struggle finding the intimacy they desire, Dr. Gallagher has aided clients in exploring their sexuality and finding the strength to live a life that feels most authentic to them.

“In order to get to a healthier and more productive place, we need to give up our fear of conflict, turmoil and resistance.”

– John Gottman –

Dr.  Theresa Gallagher, a Licensed Psychologist in NYC and all of New York State, and is accepting new clients.

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Everyone has the right to empowered, healthy, and thriving relationships. That includes you.

mental health | relationships | sexuality | healing + recovery

Dr. Theresa Gallagher's Approach

Dr. Gallagher takes an eclectic approach and tailors treatment to the specific needs of her clients. She believes that as humans we seek closeness and companionship, and that each person deserves to feel safe, secure, and understood in those relationships.

 

Dr. Gallagher believes in the empowerment of all individuals and takes a sex-positive, nonjudgmental approach. She understands that traumas and patterns from the past, often continue to be reenacted in the present. She helps her clients break free from the cycles of the past and move into the future with confidence and self-efficacy.

“”If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”

– Barack Obama 

Dr. Theresa Gallagher is a psychologist in NYC.

 

Sex + Mental Health

 

Dr. Gallagher believes that mental health and sex are so closely connected because as humans we desire closeness and intimacy.

“We want to feel supported and understood in our sexual relationship. We also want to feel free to express our needs without shame.”

 

– Dr. Theresa Gallagher

When people are unable to experience the intimacy they desire, Dr. Gallagher believes their mental health can suffer. She is dedicated to helping individuals and couples in their journey toward satisfaction and authenticity.

“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”

– Bryan Stevenson –

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