Happy Apple -Ctr for Anxiety, Depression, Couples

Individual Therapy

Psychotherapy located in Columbus Circle, New York, NY

Individual Therapy

Taking the first step toward personal growth and healing can be difficult without the right support and guidance. Maggie Vaughan, MFT, PhD, and the team of certified marriage and family therapists offer multiple forms of individual therapy for patients 10+ at Happy Apple in Columbus Circle, Manhattan, which serves Midtown, Central Park South, the Upper West Side, and the Upper East Side of New York City. Call the team today or schedule an appointment online to discover a healthier, happier you.

What is individual therapy?

Individual therapy is all about you and your needs. Whether you’re struggling with a diagnosed mental health condition, navigating uncomfortable life transitions, or dealing with overwhelming stress at work, individual therapy equips you with tools and strategies to cope and thrive. 

The Happy Apple team takes a dynamic approach that tailors individual therapy to your unique needs and goals. They specialize in multiple therapeutic techniques to develop a customized plan that can help you identify and address mental health concerns in a structured, supportive environment.

Techniques the team uses include:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)
  • Internal family systems (IFS) 
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy

Your plan may include multiple forms of therapy to address your specific needs and goals.

Who might benefit from individual therapy?

Anybody looking to better understand their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can benefit from individual therapy, particularly if they have:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Anger management
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Substance misuse and addiction
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Phobias 
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Self-exploration and personal growth
  • Difficult career or life transitions 
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Chronic pain or medical conditions
  • LGBTQ+ identity and coming out


Happy Apple works with you to help you take the first step toward healing, providing you with goal-oriented strategies to improve your mental health and quality of life.

What are the goals of individual therapy?

The Happy Apple team develops personalized therapy plans to help you achieve your individual goals. Common goals in individual therapy include the following.

Improved mental health

Therapy is a key aspect of improving mental health issues like depression, anxiety, or trauma, promoting overall psychological well-being.

Emotional regulation

The team teaches helpful coping skills and how to effectively regulate your emotions, enabling you to manage and express your feelings in a healthier way.

Enhanced self-esteem

Your therapist helps you build self-confidence and self-esteem, fostering a more positive self-image and self-worth.

Behavioral change

Together with your therapist, you can address and change unhealthy or self-destructive behaviors and habits, such as addiction or self-sabotaging tendencies.

Stress management

The team works with you to develop effective stress management techniques and strategies to better handle life’s challenges and reduce stress.

Personal growth

Individual therapy focuses on your personal growth and self-actualization, helping you reach your full potential and lead a more fulfilling life.

Call Happy Apple or schedule an appointment online today to receive personalized individual therapy with an expert team.