Peggy Ann Barnett, PhD, LMHC

“We are stronger, gentler, more resilient, and more beautiful than any of us imagine.” ~ Mark Nepo, poet and philosopher

Dr. Peggy Ann Barnett celebrates the inherent strengths and resilience of adults from diverse cultural, religious, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds. Her broad training and experience as a psychotherapist bring both insight and skill to her work, especially for those with relational wounds and struggling with issues related to trauma.

Dr. Barnett’s warm and engaging manner fosters a collaborative alliance with her clients, co-creating a safe space to address, explore and work through life challenges and patterns often rooted in relational, attachment struggles. Her holistic, relational, and integrative approach helps her clients recognize and use their strengths. She incorporates therapeutic traditions and evidence-based practices across multiple modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), EMDR treatment of trauma, Emotional Freedom Tapping (EFT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and mindfulness techniques, to help her clients achieve more effective functioning and greater fulfillment in their lives.

Some of the concerns Dr. Barnett addresses include:

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Career aspirations
  • Communication style
  • Depression
  • Existential meanings
  • Grief
  • Imposter syndrome
  • Life transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Loss
  • Personal growth
  • Relationship issues
  • Risky behaviors
  • Trauma

Dr. Barnett brings an expansive awareness and real life application to the therapeutic space as she journeys with her clients to help restore hope,  health, healing, and happiness.

Peggy Ann Barnett received her PhD in educational psychology and an M.S. Ed. in counseling, and is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in New York State. She currently is seeing patients via telehealth appointments only.

Contact Dr. Barnett via email at

Phone: 212.285.0043 ext. 117

Read Peggy’s PSI Mind&Spirit Blog: “Spring into Life: Resources for Well-Being”

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