A fast-paced, goal-focused, personally-crafted approach

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Midtown Manhattan - Grand Central 

During the Coronavirus outbreak, Dr. Ori Shinar is offering face to face appointment visits via Tele-Therapy, using a platform called Doxy, which will allow a HIPAA secured method to videoconference from home in lieu of coming in for an office visit. Tele-Therapy is covered under many insurance plans and seen to be just as effective as traditional face to face therapy.

About Dr. Ori

Dr. Ori Shinar is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist who has extensive training in treating anxiety disorders (i.e. social anxiety, panic and obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety, specific phobias), mood and impulse control disorders which include trichotillomania, (the urge to pull body hair) skin picking, nail biting and other stress-related illnesses.

Dr. Ori specializes in cognitive behavior therapy, dialectic behavior therapy and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. These are time-limited, structured approaches to assist people in better managing thoughts, behaviors and emotions that contribute to the issues affecting their life goals and successes.

Dr. Ori Shinar


Located in the heart of New York City

144 East 44th Street
Suite 401
New York, NY 10017
(between Lexington and 3rd)
9am - 9pm

Panic Disorder

Dr. Ori employs expert methods to help you overcome panic attacks and overwhelming phobias, while teaching you how to manage your anxiety in a more adaptive manner.

Social Anxiety

Dr. Ori acts like a coach, educator, and motivator using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as the most effective treatment in reducing and sometimes eliminating social anxiety.

Hair Pulling, Skin Picking, & Nail Biting

Dr. Ori has been treating hair pulling and skin picking patients for over twenty years with a ground breaking success rate that teaches patients adaptive tools to eliminate their unwanted behaviors.

Generalized Anxiety

Through the use of cognitive behavioral (CBT) techniques and a supportive, empathic environment, Dr. Ori can help you identify and ultimately modify triggers and teach you how to reframe your anxieties.


Dr. Ori offers a type of CBT known as exposure therapy and response prevention (ERP), which encourages you to systematically face your fears or discomforts, and supports you in reducing your compulsive behaviors.

Specific Phobias

Dr. Ori's step-by-step holistic approach will reduce the intensity and frequency of your phobia symptoms within weeks, not years.

Doctor Ori On National T.V.

What is CBT?

Dr. Shinar has been a guest on the Dr. Oz show.
Dr. Shinar has been a guest on the Dr. Oz show.

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