Rita J. Mercante, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
As a knowledgeable Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Psychotherapist, I provide individual, couples, group and family therapy in a safe, private environment. My specialities include anxiety and mood disorders along with personality disorders. I work in clinical and private practice settings enabling me to provide a depth of experience to all of my clients.
My training includes clinical psychology, counseling as well as extensive mindfulness practice. I utilize theories and practices from both Western psychology and Eastern philosophical practices. This combination provides a full, balanced approach to facing life's journey and challenges. I work from a perspective of the whole person, striving to assist clients to reach their full potential.
As a psychotherapist providing individual, couples, family and group therapy for over 7 years, I have worked with a wide variety to clients.
I am an out-of-network provider offering the above services. For those individuals that qualify, I offer a sliding scale fee. Initial consultation is 75 minutes; individual sessions are 50-minutes; couples, family and group sessions are 60 minutes.
"I am an experienced psychotherapist, assisting all clients to learn how to face life's challenges."
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141 East 55th Street, Suite 9G, New York, NY 10022
520 Franklin Avenue, Suite 210, Garden City, NY 11530