Tyler Barnett, MHC-LP

Mental Health Counselor

Tyler Barnett
Tyler Barnett, MHC-LP
Mental Health Counselor
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Tyler Barnett, MHC-LP

Mental Health Counselor

Tyler Barnett, MHC, is a Mental Health Counselor based in New York City, dedicated to supporting adults and adolescents navigating various life challenges such as anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma, and self-esteem issues. With a diverse array of therapeutic techniques —including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy—Tyler crafts a personalized healing journey that resonates with each individual’s unique experiences and goals.

Tyler’s therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Affirmative therapy all of which are evidence-based and personalized to meet each client’s unique needs.

Tyler is also an expert in affirmative therapy, providing a compassionate and affirming approach to counseling. Affirmative therapy recognizes and respects the diverse identities and experiences of individuals, particularly those from the LGBTQIA+ community. It focuses on creating a supportive and validating therapeutic environment where clients’ identities are celebrated and embraced. Tyler is dedicated to empowering clients by fostering self-acceptance, resilience, and personal growth through the principles of affirmative therapy. By incorporating this approach into sessions, Tyler ensures that all of his clients, in the LGBTQIA+ community or not, feel understood, validated, and empowered to explore their authentic selves.

Top Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence / Self Esteem
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA+ Related Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Burnout
  • Divorce
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Identity
  • Loneliness
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Stress
  • Trauma
Therapeutic Approach
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Client Focus
  • Individual (Adult)
  • Individual (Adolescents 12-17)
  • Couples / Marriage
  • Group

Location / Map

New York City

600 Third Avenue,
Floor 2,
New York, NY 10016
Mon-Thu 9AM-7PM
Fri 9AM-4PM
Sat-Sun Closed

New York City

101 Sixth Ave,
Floor 8,
New York, NY 10013
Mon-Thu 9AM-7PM
Fri 9AM-4PM
Sat-Sun Closed

Therapists Consultation FAQ


How do I find a good therapist in NYC?

Find a therapist in NYC by searching our database of mental health professionals. Alternatively, you can book with Tyler or complete our Therapist Matchmaker Survey.

Can I get a therapist just to talk?

Absolutely, talking to a therapist can offer a new perspective and allow you to work through thoughts and feelings in a safe environment. Professional guidance and support give you the opportunity to talk about your emotions, increase self-awareness, and develop healthy coping strategies.

How much does a therapist cost in NYC?

Therapists at Thriving Center of Psychology charge between $150-$400 per individual therapy session, depending on the provider, their education, and level of experience in the field.

Where can I find an LGBTQ+ therapist in NYC?

Tyler specializes in supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. To schedule an appointment, click “Book with Tyler” and choose a time and day that suits you.

Why is LGBTQ therapy important?

Therapy offers a safe, judgment-free, and accepting space to speak to a therapist who understands the LGBTQIA+ community, encouraging individuals to be more open.

What is LGBTQ affirmative therapy?

Affirmative therapy is an approach to therapy that embraces a positive view of all identities to establish an accepting environment that validates and advocates for the LGBTQIA+ community. By focusing on inclusion, affirmative therapy can increase self-acceptance and empowerment and improve mental health.

Does therapy really help with self-esteem?

Yes, with openness and acceptance, therapy can help uncover underlying issues around self-esteem and help you work towards a more confident, happier future. Overcoming low confidence and self-esteem takes time, and depending on the individual, that journey can look different for everyone.

What is the root of low self-esteem?

Low self-esteem can come from various experiences and sources, including childhood, rejection, trauma, bullying, financial trouble, and relationship problems. The journey to better self-esteem is personal, and the cause of low self-esteem is unique to you.

How do I set up an appointment with an LGBTQ therapist in NYC?

To book an appointment with an LGBTQIA+ therapist, select “Book with Tyler” and choose a time and date that works best for you.