Dr. David Amarel

Psychologist, Ph.D.
 therapist: Dr. David Amarel,
In-Person in Manhattan, NY 10001
In-Person in Santa Fe, NM 87508
Online in New Mexico, New York
I have over 25 years experience working with individuals & couples of diverse backgrounds, ages, & sexual orientations. Our focus will be on removing psychological obstacles that prevent you from reaching your goals & improving your relationships.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult, Elder
Demographic Expertise: Asian, Black / African American, Jewish, LGBTQ+, Men, Military / Veterans, Native American, Women clients.
Languages: English

Treatment Approach

  • Eclectic
  • Existential/Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intersubjective
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology
Approach Description: My approach is supportive but, above all, pragmatic. I believe an understanding of the past is essential, but positive change occurs in the present. I will challenge you to be an active partner in therapy & to continue to grow outside of sessions.

Education & Credentials

Dr. David Amarel Ph.D.
  • Male
  • License # 015685, PSY1621
  • Licensed in NY, NM
  • Practicing Since 1994
Education: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, New York University, 2002


  • Average Session Fee $160-$250, with wiggle room; also check your insurance for out-of-network reimbursement
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • We will assess what is affordable for you. My full fee for couples (1 hour) is $250. My full fee for individual (45 min) is $200. Depending on affordability, both can be reduced.
  • Out of Network
  • Out of network provider

Dr. David Amarel Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Manhattan, NY 10001 and Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • Available Online for residents of New Mexico, New York
  • Online Therapy Details: Zoom Meeting is preferred for confidential online therapy, but I am always exploring secure, high-quality platforms. Phone works as does email for some therapy relationships.
Dr. David Amarel Practice Description
My training & experience ranges from psychotherapy & assessment of adults, couples, & teens to counseling persons with AIDS & survivors of trauma with acute PTSD. Whether you seek to overcome a specific trauma or to break a chronic life pattern, I will meet you where you are at.

Practice Overview

Available both in-person and online
30 Years Experience
Couple, Individual

Office Hours

9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm

Driving Directions

Mostly Telehealth

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