Rev. Christopher L. Smith

Rev. Christopher L. Smith

Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
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Seeking Shalom - Midtown
353 West 48th Street
New York, NY, USA 10036

Treatment Offered

Therapy Orientation:
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Relational Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Family/Marital Therapy, Interpersonal, Family Systems Therapy, Eclectic, Play Therapy
Age Focus:
Adults, Children, Teenagers
Anger Management, Gay Lesbian Issues, Personality Disorders, Child or Adolescent Issues, Divorce, Trauma and PTSD, Life Coaching, Addiction or Substance Abuse, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Spirituality, Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence, Anxiety or Fears, Relationship Issues, Loss or Grief, Depression, Finding Your Purpose in Life
Treatment Modality:
Couples, Individuals, Families, Groups
Any Ethnicity
Sexual Orientation:
Any Orientation
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Life Is Worth Living Because...
“it is possible to find wholeness and peace.”
About My Work
“As people come to me, I treat them as whole people integrating in normal psychotherapeutic approaches with spiritual resources to help them on their journey to wholeness and peace. I work with individuals (children, adolescents and adults), couples (traditionally married and otherwise) and families (or units within a family) on a variety of issues that bring them into counseling as well as things that arise within counseling.”
My Story
“Details of my broad experience is available on my website. I combine together being an ordained minister (trained at Yale and currently serving in hospital and military chaplaincy) with background and credentials in mental health (licensed mental health counselor in New York and Indiana; licensed clinical addiction counselor in Indiana) to work with a client to find the best ways forward as they address their issues and move back to abundant life. throughout, the focus is on where the client is coming from.”
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Years in Practice: 20+ Years
Graduated from: Yale University
Year Graduated: 1996
Licensed?: Yes
License issued in: New York
License Nr.: 000899
License Expiry: Apr 2026

Remote Therapy

Phone Counseling: Yes
Online Counseling: Yes
Technologies: Regroup Therapy
More Info: https://regroup...

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Cost & Payment Modalities

Avg Cost (session): greater than $150
Accepts Insurance: Yes
Insurances accepted: MHN/Managed Health Network, TRICARE, Other, APS Healthcare, GHI/Group Health Incorporated, Cigna, Out of Network, Health Net, ValueOptions
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Online Payments accepted: Yes

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    Q & A Reply: 08:53 - Jul 26, 2016 Substance Abuse Education for Youth

    I am a scout leader working young teenage boys. Several of the parents have approached me and asked me to add a substance abuse prevention component to our curriculum. Drugs and alcohol are issues in our community. I am not sure whether or not I am ...

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    Q & A Reply: 01:38 - Jul 22, 2016 Frustrated Teenager

    idk what to do when my mom makes me feel so small and literally always puts me down, she says she hates me and she wants me out of her life, and everything is just getting worse. I've tried talking to my dad but he doesn't listen nor care because he ...

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    Q & A Reply: 01:24 - Jul 22, 2016 Dealing with an Adolescent's Introversion

    My 14 year old son is not interested in extracurricular or community activities. He is shy and he would rather be at home playing on his computer. I know he does not enjoy these things but I think they are important so I try to force him to ...

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    Q & A Reply: 12:10 - Jul 22, 2016 Helping a Teen - Helping Yourself

    My son is 17 and he is addicted to marijuana. We have tried counseling and family counseling and nothing changes his habits. He says he is trying but that he cannot quit. I am not sure if he is really trying or not. He smokes multiple times each day ...

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    Q & A Reply: 12:06 - Jul 22, 2016 Moving On In New Ways

    My mom died last year and my dad took it really hard. He decided to go and see Angkor Wat a few months ago as this is something he had always wanted to do but my mom had been sick for a long time and unable to travel so he was not able to. My sister ...

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    Q & A Reply: 10:11 - Nov 11, 2015 Is it about you?

    Hello, I am writing to you because I read a question that someone had asked you a few years ago which was similar to my situation but not exactly. My 26 yr old son lives with me now and suffers from severe depression which is getting worse all the ...

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    Q & A Reply: 01:44 - Oct 16, 2014 Is it okay to just try marijuana?

    Hi. I am a 22 year old college graduate. Unlike every other person I know, I have never smoked marijuana or done any drug at all. This is always shocking to people when I tell them. I don’t know why now but I am curious to try marijuana. I am a ...

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    Q & A Reply: 09:53 - Oct 08, 2014 Wanting a Teenager to Change

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    I need any advice on how to create a connection with my 16 year old son. I left him and his mother when he was just a baby. I was an alcoholic and actually she kicked me out, not that I made any effort to stay or to stay involved in his life. I sent ...

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