Eric E. Arnold

CLINICAL DIRECTOR | LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR

-Not accepting new patients at this time-

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Eric employs a patient-centered, goal-oriented, culturally competent approach to psychotherapy. He is dedicated to collaborating with patients as they work toward a more actualized self.

Eric offers individual, couple and group psychotherapy. He generally conceptualizes cases through a psychodynamic lens, but the unique needs of the patient(s) coupled with goals for therapy will guide which orientation is used during treatment.  

SPECIALIZATION

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Addiction (sex, opioid, stimulant, alcohol, cannabis) 

  • Grief

  • Identity (race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, spirituality, health, ability)

  • Sex (addiction, kink, shame, sexual dysfunction)

  • Interpersonal issues

  • Childhood physical abuse/Childhood sexual abuse

  • Trauma/PTSD

  • Anger management

  • Career counseling

 

Education

ED.M. PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING

Teachers College, Columbia University: New York, New York

M.A. PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING

Teachers College, Columbia University: New York, New York

B.A. PSYCHOLOGY

Claremont McKenna College: Claremont, California

Professional Qualifications

NEW YORK STATE
LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR

(License number: 005385-1)

 

ACADEMIC RESEARCH

Columbia University School of Social Work (Social Intervention Group) 2012-2016: Eric was the project director for a National Institutes of Health funded research study that focused on Black men in same-sex relationships.

Eric's current research focuses on intersecting identities, app-based HIV/AIDS prevention, and LGBTQ issues.