Nurturing your understanding, creative life and growth.

Robin Kappy, LCSW

“Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in.” 
- Leonard Cohen

I am a professionally trained, highly skilled, experienced psychotherapist, Focusing trainer, EMDR practitioner and supervisor in the Flatiron area in NYC. In private practice since 1991, my specialties include depression, anxiety, trauma, sleep and creativity.

Trained in relational self psychology (inspired by Heinz Kohut), I seek to attend to each person's essential relational needs and experiences. I was certified as a trainer by the Focusing Institute in 1998 and the EMDR International Association in 2000 and have also received advanced training in clinical hypnosis.

I am a faculty member and supervisor for the the Focusing Oriented Psychotherapy Program and the Experiential Psychotherapy Programs. My specialties include anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationships, sleep problems, and creativity-related issues. I am trained in Relational Self-Psychology, Focusing and EMDR.


A respectful, therapeutic relationship that will engage you in a safe, interactive experiential process at your personal pace. This will be your place for nurturing your personal growth and reaching unique personal goals such as:
• greater understanding, meaning and well-being. • deeper connection with yourself and others. • more connection and better communication in relationships. • increased resiliency and creativity. • reduction of depression and/or anxiety.
• more supportive behavior patterns. • more constructive solutions to problems and conflicts. • more direction and success in achieving your goals. • increased ability to attend to your emotional and practical needs...