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About Dr. Press

Dr. Nikki Press is a clinical psychologist in New York City She is licensed in New York and New Jersey, specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders, self esteem issues, life transitions, relationship challenges, and post-traumatic stress. Dr. Press' approach to therapy is integrative and collaborative, working together with her patients to help foster deep insight and healing.

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Press is a faculty member at Columbia University where she supervises psychology trainees and provides consultation to other mental health professionals. She earned her Doctorate and Masters degrees in clinical psychology from Yeshiva University and completed her doctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Brooklyn. Dr. Press practices with an integration of cognitive behavioral, client-centered, and trauma-focused approaches to therapy.

Dr. Press' statement:
"Often what keeps us stuck in distress are our self-limiting beliefs or old patterns of emotions. But amazing things can happen when we take a chance to try something new. I look forward to supporting you as you write the next chapter of your story."

Faculty Appointments
  • Columbia University Medical Center


Professional Affiliations


  • American Psychological Association
  • NYC Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association