Mental Health Treatments

What I treat

I’m a Midtown Manhattan Psychiatrist living and working in the fast-paced, highly competitive environment of NYC. I’ve been in private practice since 2000.  My mental health treatment approach is grounded in evidence-based science, solid skills, broad knowledge and deep experience.

If you are believe that you may be in need of therapy, but you aren’t sure where to begin, contact me to schedule an initial consultation.

I  specialize in the following diagnostic issues:

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Anxiety Disorders

Whereas it is normal to experience some anxiety, excessive anxiety, worry or fear that interferes with one’s life characterizes an anxiety disorder.
Fear is a realistic danger encountered in the world. However, anxiety is a conscious signal to us that we think we are about to face a situation that involves danger.[more…]

Depression

Depressive Disorders

Feelings of sadness, irritability, despair, self-doubt, loss of any pleasure and a distorted and negatively impacted sense of self, characterize depression symptoms. In addition, depression may also accompany physical symptoms such as changes in sleep and appetite as well as problems with concentration or extreme fatigue [more…]

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Self Esteem

Self Esteem is your overall opinion of yourself – how you feel about your abilities and limitations. It is the degree to which you feel confident, valuable and worthy of respect. It exists on a spectrum. People with high self-esteem often feel good about themselves and their progress in their life while people with low self-esteem often feel shame and doubt [more…]

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Life and Career Challenges

For a young adult, transitioning from home life to campus life, or from college/graduate school to a new career and newfound independence, can be overwhelming. Dr. Algus can help ease the stress of these transitions by helping young adults cope with impulse control (related to alcohol, drugs or sex), roommate conflicts, academic pressures, and the overall adjustment to newfound independence.
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Insomnia

For a young adult, transitioning from home life to campus life, or from college/graduate school to a new career and newfound independence, can be overwhelming. Dr. Algus can help ease the stress of these transitions by helping young adults cope with impulse control (related to alcohol, drugs or sex), roommate conflicts, academic pressures, and the overall adjustment to newfound independence.
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Grief

Dr. Algus works with her clients to capitalize on their present skill sets in order to find new and exciting areas in which to expand and utilize their capabilities. She also offers engaging psychological strategies to alleviate work-related stress and overcome obstacles, paving the way for more effective communication, negotiation and workplace relationship management.
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Job Dissatisfaction/Workplace Ambition

Dr. Algus works with her clients to capitalize on their present skill sets in order to find new and exciting areas in which to expand and utilize their capabilities. She also offers engaging psychological strategies to alleviate work-related stress and overcome obstacles, paving the way for more effective communication, negotiation and workplace relationship management.
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Eating Disorders

For a young adult, transitioning from home life to campus life, or from college/graduate school to a new career and newfound independence, can be overwhelming. Dr. Algus can help ease the stress of these transitions by helping young adults cope with impulse control (related to alcohol, drugs or sex), roommate conflicts, academic pressures, and the overall adjustment to newfound independence.
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Relationship Difficulties

Dr. Algus works with her clients to capitalize on their present skill sets in order to find new and exciting areas in which to expand and utilize their capabilities. She also offers engaging psychological strategies to alleviate work-related stress and overcome obstacles, paving the way for more effective communication, negotiation and workplace relationship management.
Dr. Jane Algus also specializes in the following diagnostic issues:
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Bipolar Disorder

In addition to using her expertise and knowledge, Dr. Algus regularly collaborates with physicians and other therapists to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients through coordinated care.  If you are believe that you may be in need of therapy, but you aren’t sure where to begin, contact Dr. Jane Algus to schedule an initial consultation.