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Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy in New York City for Individuals and Couples

Dr. John Gasiewski

I extend a warm welcome to you.  I have provided caring and highly skilled services as a cognitive-behaviorally oriented psychotherapist since 2002. I have over 20 years work and management experience in corporate/partnership, hospital, private practice, and academic work settings.   This experience, an empathic and caring presence, and my graduate and post-graduate training combine to offer powerful healing for the patients I work with.

My qualifications include:

  • Advanced Certified Schema Therapist.  (For more on Schema Therapy, a powerful cognitive-behavorial and psycho-dynamic approach, click on:
  • International, regional and local presentations and workshops on topics such as Anger Modes and Punitiveness via the International Society of Schema Therapy and Rutgers University
  • International and national supervision of Schema Therapists in training
  • Ongoing collaboration and supervision with internationally recognized expert Wendy Behary, LCSW, author of Disarming the Narcissist (
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trainee.   EMDR is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences (for more information, visit
  • Reviewer at the Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy
  • Presentations to Corporate and Non-Profit Organizations on using Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy to overcome anxiety and depression.
  • Psychoanalytic Institute training at National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NYC)
  • Masters in Social Work from New York University, merit-based scholarship recipient
  • Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education, University of Virginia. Focus on developmental and learning theory and managerial psychology
  • Skilled provider of group services such as group psychotherapy and psycho-education at the intensive outpatient level of care, and outpatient groups on depression, bereavement, domestic violence, and mental illness/chemical abuse. 
  • Many year practitioner of mindfulness approaches such as insight meditation, yoga, mantra, and controlled breathing 

Member of:

  • International Society of Schema Therapy
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • New Jersey Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists