STRESS CENTERS  OF NEW YORK  is the premier center for stress treatment in New York.  We teach stress management that provides stress relief for treating anxiety from stress, job burnout, and depression from stress.   Our highly trained staff will help you control stress, prevent stress, and reduce stress.  



I provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for adults. Treatment is geared to be short-term, helping clients modify thoughts and behaviors that lead to upsetting emotions or problems like anxiety, depression, phobias, relationship difficulties, procrastination or unwanted habits.

Dr. Schachter is President of the New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association. He is a Psychologist and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where he teaches Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Schachter has worked extensively in the area of mood disorders, anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, stress management and motivation. He works with individuals, with groups and with companies in industry.

He has lectured nationally and internationally, and is an experienced talk show guest, having appeared regularly on MSNBC, CNN, FOX CABLE NETWORK, INSIDE EDITION, GERALDO, REGIS AND KATHY LEE, CBS GOOD MORNING, FOX NEWS, GOOD DAY NEW YORK, MAURY POVICH, as well as local news shows. Dr. Schachter has completed two national media tours and has been quoted as an authority in dozens of publications including The Ladies Home Journal, Child, Parenting, Time, The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and USA Today. His book, When Your Child Is Afraid, was published by Simon and Schuster in 1988.


1988 – Present
Assistant Clinical Professor Dept Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Assistant Professor Dept Psychiatry
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

American Psychological Association
American Group Psychotherapy Association
New York State Psychological Association
International Stress Management Association
American Institute of Stress
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
International Association of Cognitive Therapy
New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association

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We are located in Midtown Manhattan on the corner of Lexington Avenue near the subways including the N, R, W, 1,2, 3.4, 5, 6 lines.