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:
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…]
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…]
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…]
Life and Career Challenges
Job Dissatisfaction/Workplace Ambition
- Generalized Anxiety
- 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.