Denise Mercurio-Riley, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

 •  New York
Denise Mercurio Riley
Denise Mercurio-Riley, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
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Dr. Denise Mercurio-Riley is a New York Licensed Clinical Psychologist who earned her graduate degrees (M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling and Ph.D. Counseling Psychology) at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has worked extensively with adult clients in both medical settings and private practice and specializes in treating a variety of presenting concerns including chronic pain or chronic illness, PTSD, depression, anxiety, and stress management. Evidence-based treatments include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and mindfulness-based practices.

Dr. Mercurio-Riley takes a client-centered and strength-based approach to treatment, creating a safe environment for the development of adaptive, positive coping strategies, growth, and healing.

Top Specialties
  • Chronic / Physical Illness
  • Life Transitions
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Burnout
  • Confidence / Self Esteem
  • Cultural Issues / Racial Trauma
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Identity
  • LGBTQIA+ Related Issues
  • Loneliness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peak Performance / Executive Coaching
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Relationships
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Sleeping Problems
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women’s Issues
Therapeutic Approach
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness
Client Focus
  • Individual (Adult)

Location / Map

New York City

600 Third Avenue,
Floor 2,
New York, NY 10016

New York City

101 Sixth Ave,
Floor 8,
New York, NY 10013