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Frequently Asked Questions

Who would benefit from therapy at Dr. Fallon’s Practice?

Therapy at Dr. Fallon's Practice is for people living in New York State who have enough self-awareness to realize they would benefit from professional help or support, and that is something to be admired. You are taking responsibility by accepting where you are and making a commitment to grow and change by seeking therapy. Your work with one of our therapists can provide long-lasting benefits, helping you to cultivate the tools you need to change unhealthy behavior patterns, re-frame critical self-talk, identify barriers to goal achievement, as well as increase self-confidence, self-assurance, and resilience.

If I am in crisis, such as having suicidal thoughts or concerns about hurting myself or others, is Dr. Fallon’s Practice an appropriate level of care for my needs?

No, we are not, but there are many places you can turn to with people who can provide you with the support you need!  If you are having an emergency or need immediate mental health care, please call 988 (The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline) or call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. There are people who will be there to help you. You do not need to navigate this alone. Give others the chance to support you.

 

How can therapy at Dr. Fallon’s Practice help me?

Some benefits available from your therapeutic work could include:

  • Attaining a better understanding of yourself, your goals, and values

  • Decreasing symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions

  • Developing skills for improving your relationships

  • Finding resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy

  • Learning more productive ways to cope with stress and anxiety

  • Improving emotional regulation

  • Expanding positive communication techniques and enhancing listening skills

  • Eliminating unproductive behavior patterns and developing ones that are more optimal

  • Discovering new ways to solve problems in your daily life and relationships

  • Improving your self-esteem and boosting self-confidence

  • Increasing resiliency

 

What is therapy like at Dr. Fallon’s Practice?

All of our therapists provide the highest level of individualized care so each person will experience therapy differently depending on his or her own goals and challenges.  In general, you can expect to discuss the current events happening in your life as well as your personal history relevant to your concerns, goals, and therapeutic objectives.  

 

How long does the therapeutic process take at Dr. Fallon’s Practice?

Each therapy session is forty-five minutes long and depending on your individual needs, therapy can be short-term, to address a specific need or goal, or longer-term, to work on more pervasive patterns or to fulfill your desire for continued personal growth and development. The ultimate purpose of your work with one of our therapists is to help you bring what you learn in session into your life so that you can attain your goals while living a healthier and happier life.

What if my questions about therapy at Dr. Fallon’s Practice weren’t answered here?

Please reach out to our administrative team by phone (347-229-6356) or Click Here

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