Dr. Alexis Conason

Dr. Alexis Conason

Dr. Alexis Conason is a licensed psychologist in private practice in New York City. Her office is conveniently located on the border between the Upper East Side and Midtown East neighborhoods of Manhattan. She specializes in the treatment of overeating disorders, body image, and psychological issues related to bariatric surgery. She also treats people struggling with sexual functioning, depression, anxiety, adjustment problems, relationship issues, and other psychological issues. Please contact her to see if she can help you.

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Psychologists and Therapists Reveal the Most Common Mental Health Problem of 2017

The most common issue that women present with is feeling not good enough. This often manifests in body image dissatisfaction and eating concerns, as well as insecurities about career, marriage, parenting…” explains Clinical Psychologist Alexis Conason, Psy.D. She says that an important step in turning these negative thoughts around is, “decreasing shame and judgment around these issues, […]

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The One Thing That Finally Helped Me Stop Overeating After Decades of Yo-Yo Dieting

Let’s just say zen would not be the first word I’d use to describe myself. I fall more into the high-strung, nervous-about-everything camp. So mindfulness—a mental state achieved by focusing your awareness on the present moment—felt like a long shot for me. But living mindfully is having a major moment, billed as a cure-all for […]

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The many health benefits of having friends

Mary and Joyce met while in nursing school, just a few months after their high school graduation. The year was 1957, when gas cost 23 cents a gallon and the Frisbee was invented. Mary and Joyce quickly became best friends, like peas and carrots, as Forrest Gump might say. They double-dated, were in each other’s […]

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Why You Really Can’t Change Another Person

Everybody loves a good fixer-upper, and this applies just as much to dating as it does to interior decorating; the inclination to date people who need to be “saved” is a common one. Unfortunately, unlike homes, people aren’t as easy to flip. In fact, Dr. Alexis Conason, a licensed psychologist from New York City, says trying to […]

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Conversations on Mindful Eating with Shira Rosenbluth, LCSW

In this second installment in “Conversations on Mindful Eating” we are chatting with Shira Rosenbluth, LCSW. Shira is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in the treatment of eating disorders/disordered eating, the author of the wildly popular body positive style blog “A Sequin Love Affair,” and—I’m SO excited about this–Shira has just joined me as […]

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Why I’m Resolving NOT To Diet in 2018

On New Years Eve 2009, I made a resolution that I had made countless times before: lose weight. It was a ritual that I went through nearly every year, beating myself up for having gained weight and determined to have a fresh, clean, and thinner start to the New Year. Little did I know what […]

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