Dr. Merling has been in private practice since 1997 and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai.
Dr. Merling is a general practitioner who treats individuals and couples seeking help for a wide range of mental health problems. His expertise is in the integration of cognitive-behavioral therapy with more exploratory, insight-oriented approaches. Areas of specialty include:
-Individual and Couples Therapy
-Substance Abuse and Co-Ocurring Disorders
-Depression and Anxiety
-Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Dr. Merling also runs a once weekly group therapy with high functioning adults struggling with substance abuse. The group is held from 7:15 pm-8:30 P.M. on Wednesday evenings and is composed of a maximum of 9 participants. This more intimate private-practice setting is conducive for a safe and open atmosphere for members to explore and understand their substance use.
NOTICE: During the COVID-19 crisis, all sessions will be done via videoconference or on phone. Please stay safe and healthy!