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Sean Bell-Thomson, PhD
I have always found strength and solace in helping others.

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Sean Bell-Thomson, PhD

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Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Harm reduction, Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic

Therapy Style

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


BA - Comparative Literature, Minor in Philosophy, New York University

MA - Psychology, Concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling, New School University

MA - Clinical Psychology, Long Island University

PhD - Clinical Psychology, Long Island University

Psychology Internship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center

License Number and State

NY 021330



Why did you become a therapist?

I have always found strength and solace in helping others.

What are your interests outside of work?

Gardening, Fly Fishing

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

Listen to music

What book have you read more than once?

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.

How do you recharge?

I go outside.

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