Our Providers

Sean Bell-Thomson, PhD

Clinic Director, Flatiron District

Pronouns

he/him

Education

PhD in Clinical Psychology, Long Island University - Brooklyn, MA in Clinical Psychology, Long Island University - Brooklyn, MA in Psychology, Concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling, New School University, BA in Comparative Literature, Minor in Philosophy, New York University

Other Languages Spoken (besides English)

Spanish

Affiliation

Volunteer Supervising Faculty: Lenox Hill Hospital

Special Interests

Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Burnout, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Family conflict, Grief, Immigration, Life transitions, Panic, Personality disorders, Self-harm, Substance use, Trauma

Therapy Style

Depth-oriented, empathically confrontational, direct, at times irreverent.

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Harm Reduction, Insight-oriented, Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Transference-Focused Psychotherapy, Brief Relational Therapy

Interests

Gardening, fly fishing.

What book have you read more than once and why?

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, The Phantom Tollbooth.

Favorite organization/non-profit and why?

Ali Forney Center - providing much-needed support and structure, committed to growth and change.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

Listen to music

License Number and State

021330-1 - New York