Dr. James D. Sterling began private practice shortly after obtaining his Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Forty years later, the respected marriage and family therapist is helping New York area families and individuals have happy and productive relationships. As director of the New York Center for Psychotherapy, Dr. James D. Sterling recently celebrated forty years of private practice, a time in which he has helped numerous couples and individuals learn to better communicate and develop intimacy and trust in their relationships.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. James D. Sterling also worked on teaching others. Dr. James D. Sterling is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center, a position he’s held since 2000. Dr. James D. Sterling has taught at the Medical Center since 1982. Prior to his tenure as Assistant Clinical Professor, Dr. James D. Sterling was a Clinical Instructor at Mount Sinai.
Dr. James D. Sterling has been a member of several professional societies, including the American Psychological Association and the American Group Psychotherapy Association. Dr. James D. Sterling has also served on the board of directors for the Alcoholism Council of Greater New York, for which he also served on the Referral and Treatment Standards and Training committees.
Through his practice, Dr. James D. Sterling focuses on helping couples and individuals thrive in their most intimate relationship—the one with a spouse/romantic partner. Dr. James D. Sterling believes that success in this important relationship is key to all other pursuits in life, including health, happiness, and even self-worth. The New York Center for Psychotherapy uses a variety of proven approaches to treatment, including counseling members of a couple together and/or separately as well as mirroring, according to Dr. James D. Sterling.
Dr. James D. Sterling believes that therapy is collaboration between the counselor and the individual. For this reason, clients who come to the New York Center for Psychotherapy are treated to an open, comfortable environment where they feel free to discuss any issues of concern to them. Using proven methods, Dr. James D. Sterling counsels couples as well as individuals suffering from a variety of issues.
The New York Center for Psychotherapy is located on Park Avenue in New York City. To make an appointment with Dr. James D. Sterling, call (212) 348-3925 or (212) 348-0551.