Qualifications of Dr. Karla Fallon

Education

  • Hofstra University, BA Psychology
  • Columbia University, MA Psychology
  • Columbia University, EdM Counseling Psychology
  • Saybrook University, PhD Psychology

Awards & Professional Affiliations

  • New York Academy of Medicine (Fellow)
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, MSI AHEC
  • Member, International Society for Urban Health
  • Columbia University Panel Member, Mental Health
  • The National Honor Society in Psychology

Specialties 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief & Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Dual Diagnosis/Substance Use
  • Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Managing Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Time Management

Board Certifications

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Counseling Association

Licensure

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC): State of New York.

Insurance Accepted

  • Out of Network benefits 

Languages Spoken

  • English

Services

  • Individualized Results Driven Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Life Transition Supporrt
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Family & Couples Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy
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Professional Statement

Thank you for choosing Dr. Karla Fallon!

Dr. Karla Fallon is a Columbia University trained Psychotherapist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a PhD in psychology which focused on organizational systems thinking. Dr. Fallon is honored as a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and is a long standing member of both the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association. She is also the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for MSI-AHEC, a NYC nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the youth of traditionally underserved communities by expanding their exposure and access to the medical professions.

Dr. Fallon’s New York City practice utilizes an individualized results driven approach which draws on her fifteen years of experience in the fields of psychology and mental health. Dr. Fallon works from a strength based perspective to empower clients to reach their potential and obtain their goals within a peaceful and respectful environment. In addition to offering traditional weekday appointment times Dr. Fallon’s practice caters to the busy and demanding lives of her New York City clients by offering evening, night, and weekend appointment times in a tranquil office suite just steps from Grand Central Station.

Dr. Fallon’s holistic and person-centered approach of meeting each client where he or she is means that she takes the time to genuinely understand each person’s circumstances and concerns to create a plan to best support and assist each individual in meeting his or her goals. While Dr. Fallon is passionate about helping clients with all types of mental health issues and/or diagnoses, her specialty areas include: all types of anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions. Dr. Fallon is fully committed to assisting her clients obtain a higher quality of life.

Dr. Fallon can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, interpersonal concerns, unresolved issues, grief, stress management, time management, body image issues and career empowerment. She can be a tremendous asset to managing personal growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, and the stress of daily life. Dr. Fallon can provide a fresh perspective on a difficult problem or life transition. Some of the benefits available from your work with Dr. Fallon include:
  

  • Attaining a better understanding of yourself, your goals and values
  • Developing skills for improving your relationships
  • Finding resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy
  • Learning new ways to cope with stress and anxiety
  • Managing anger, grief, depression, and other emotional pressures
  • Improving communications and listening skills
  • Changing old behavior patterns and developing new ones
  • Discovering new ways to solve problems in your daily life and relationships
  • Improving your self-esteem and boosting self-confidence