About Me


My name is Mark Sichel and I am a psychotherapist, author, educator, speaker and consultant in New York City. I see clients in my midtown Manhattan office and work internationally via phone, video-conferencing, email and instant messaging. I have been a therapist for 30 years and have worked with almost any kind of individual, couple or family problem imaginable. I am adaptable, flexible, accepting, supportive and available to my clients between sessions.

I believe in a holistic approach and encourage clients to supplement their therapy with exercise, yoga, spiritual and/or faith based practice, and awareness of nutrition. I practice what I preach outside my office and am highly committed to regular exercise, yoga, and family life. I’ve been fortunate to work with many diverse clients over the years, each of whom has contributed to my learning and development. I enjoy writing, travel, good food, yoga, exercise and my wife and four children.

Theravive Counselor

• BA: New York University
• MSW: Hunter College School of Social Work
• Certified in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis: Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
• Trained in individual, couples and group therapy: Postgraduate Center for Mental Health

• Specialty trainings

o Short-term therapy
o Cognitive and behavioral therapy
o Trauma Counseling
o Addiction Recovery

• Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) New York
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) New Jersey
• Board Certified Diplomate (BCD) American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
• Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)

• Eclectic
• Humanistic
• Psychodynamic
• Spiritual
• Behavior
• Cognitive

• National Association of Social Workers
• New York State Society of Clinical Social Work Psychotherapists
• Alumni Association: Hunter College School of Social Work
• Alumni Association: Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
• International Society for Mental Health Online
• Postgraduate Center Psychoanalytic Society
• Society for Spirituality and Social Work

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