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

-LGBTQ issues

-Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis patients.