Andrey Rusetskiy is a bilingual licensed psychotherapist. Mr. Rusetskiy received his M.S. in Psychology in 1988 form St. Petersburg State University in Russia, and his MSW degree form NYU, USA in 1998. Andrey has over 25 years of experience in individual, couple and family therapy.
Andrey was a founder and the vice-president of the Russian Psychological Association in New York. Andrey has been working for many years in outpatient mental health setting in New York and in his private practice, providing individual, family and couples therapy.
During his 22 years of professional experience in the field of psychology he worked with the small groups under extreme conditions in the expeditions, performed forensic psychology services in prisons and research in the airport, provided counseling services in family psychology and maladaptation.
In treatment of anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, relationships issues and other problems, he is using CBT, Transactional Analysis, Existential and Gestalt therapy approaches. When working with couples, he implements Imago therapy.
Besides the mentioned above approaches, he developed his own approach in psychotherapy, “Psychology of Permission”. It is opposite to the psychology of Prohibition. Majority of our clients, who look for psychological services live in “Psychology of Prohibition”, not allowing themselves to be creative, happy, married, effective, productive and so on and so forth. He believes that a person is in search of Permission in his/her live and starts counseling for that reason. …