Anthony Freire, LMHC, NCC, CCMHCAnthony Freire is an Adjunct Professor of Applied Psychology (Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness) at New York University and is the Founder and Clinical Director of The Soho Center for Mental Health Counseling. He is the author of "Sexual non-minority and sexual minority youth: Identity development, mental, health, and risky recreation sex behaviors. Annals of Leisure and Recreation Research, 5(1), 1-37. Grossman, A.H., Frank, J.A., & Freire, A. (2010). Anthony is also a trained group-relations consultant and a member of the New York Center for the Study of Groups. His main interests include understanding the complex relationship between biological/psychological disorders, anxiety, panic, and trauma and it's impact on human development and interpersonal relationships.
Previously, Anthony was a daytime Emmy-nominated television producer where he often tackled and incorporated mental health awareness and education through the over 400 episodes of television he produced.
Anthony Freire, Clinical Director of The Soho Center for Mental Health Counseling, writes op ed piece for New York Post about ThriveNYC's recent pull-out from a scheduled psycho-education training with NYC police because of #BlueLiveMatters sponsorship.
Your anger is out of control, and you know it. Even small frustrations — like getting cut off in traffic — send you into a rage. You’re thinking about anger management therapy, but you aren’t sure it can combat your level of aggression. It can.
If you were ever sexually abused — either as a child or an adult — physical intimacy may trigger unpleasant memories and intense emotions, such as anger and fear. Recovering from abuse and reclaiming your sexuality take time, but you can do it.
Anthony Freire, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, the Clinical Director and Founder of The Soho Center for Mental Health Counseling was asked to contribute his expertise in the field of Trauma. Anthony chimes in on way therapists can avoid vicarious trauma.
Your loved one’s suddenly changed their diet or meal habits. Does this mean that they’re taking control of their health? Or that they’ve developed an eating disorder? Learn the early signs of eating disorders, so they can get the help they need.
You’ve finally found The One. Or, at least, The One to Whom You’re Ready to Commit. But you know the stats, and they aren’t good. Can you do anything to strengthen your relationship, so you grow closer through the years, instead of drifting apart?