Counseling & Therapy for Highly Sensitive People and Anxious Attachment in Rochester, NY 

Christine Reber, LMHC, CASAC Counseling New York
Highly sensitive hearts, introverts, deep feelers, the socially anxious, and those with emotionally intense personalities are welcome here. You feel ALL the feels. All the time. Sometimes your emotions seem so powerful that you feel out of control or that it is unbearable. You form strong attachments to people, pets, places, and things but struggle with stability and security in your relationships. You are fed up with being told that you are ‘too emotional’, ‘too needy’, ‘too clingy’, or ‘too sensitive’. Maybe you use alcohol, drugs, food, or suicidal thoughts to cope with your overwhelming emotions.

Your emotionally sensitive nature is not something to be fixed or cured but to be accepted, appreciated and mastered. I am here to help you connect with your strengths, find compassion for your inner critic and difficult childhood, communicate more effectively, experience secure and satisfying relationships, and learn how to calm your inner emotional storm.

I would be honored to accompany you on your journey towards healing, growth, and change. To see if we would be a good fit, I invite you to contact me for a free phone consultation. I look forward to hearing from you!



Anxiety Therapy

Is excessive fear interfering with your daily life? Do you find yourself dwelling over details that you know are ultimately irrational or inconsequential?

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Depression Therapy

Do you generally feel hopeless? Are you struggling with low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, or an inability to function?

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Couples Counseling

Maintaining healthy long-term intimate relationships is hard work. Marriage therapy or couples counseling is designed to help you work through relationship or communication problems and create emotional closeness.

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Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) Therapy

Do you tend to feel all the feels, so much so that your emotions impact daily life and relationships? Have your feelings become so powerful that they’re unbearable or seemingly beyond your control?

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Social Anxiety Treatment

Are you constantly worried that you’ll embarrass yourself? Do you suffer from a persistent fear of being negatively judged by others?

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Substance Abuse Counseling

Do you find it difficult to limit your alcohol or drug use? Has the desire to drink or use impacted your relationships, work, or daily life? Do you wish you could simply control your urges?

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Have volatile moods, extreme reactions, or a lack of emotional regulation caused escalating issues in your relationships? Do you have trouble managing your temper and stress response

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