Sessions offered In-Person in New York & Virtually Worldwide
- Adult & Child Psychotherapy
- Couples Counseling
- Psychdynamic Group Therapy
In-Person & Virtual
Dr. Brown offers appointments for individual, couples and group therapy in New York City and Stuyvesant (Hudson), New York. Patient sessions, including international sessions, are also offered via phone or online video such as Zoom, Skype or FaceTime.
Dr. Brown is a licensed Psychoanalyst practicing and offering therapy in Stuyvesant Landing (near Hudson, NY), New York City and internationally via FaceTime or Skype. Former professional activities have included training of NYC public school guidance counselors to develop and run adolescent resiliency groups. In addition, for 13 years, Dr. Brown was on staff at Kaiser Permanente HMO and the Northeast Permaente Medical Group (NPMG) in White Plains, NY and Tarrytown, NY. Utilizing a solution-focused model of psychotherapy, he provided individual, adult, child and group psychotherapy and therapy to Kaiser Permanente’s 30,000 plus membership.
Focus & Philosophy
Dr. Brown developed and provided EAP services to the medical and administrative staff at Kaiser and NPMG. He also developed, conducted, and supervised various workshops and groups including community and corporate workshops on stress management, support groups for children of divorced families, “Fair Fighting” communications workshops for individuals and couples, men’s support groups, women’s support groups.
Dr. Brown combines broad studies and comprehensive training in psychoanalysis with extensive specialty training in the treatment of addictions including alcoholism, drug dependency and eating disorders. Dr. Brown integrates Freudian and Jungian dream interpretation in his work with individuals.
Dr. Brown’s psychoanalytic dissertation focused on the understanding of disorders of impulse control, including addiction. He demonstrated similarities between the effectiveness of modern psychoanalysis and Alcoholics Anonymous as treatment modalities based in a drive theory understanding of human motivation, which rely on group support, and, the tactical and strategic use of the preferred defense structure of recovering persons.