Licensed Psychoanalyst and LMFT

Andi Lyn Kornfeld, LMFT is a Psychoanalyst in full time independent practice. Andi graduated from the Adult Psychoanalysis program at the Institute of Psychoanalytic Education, (PANY) affiliated with NYU Medical School and has earned a second New York State license in Psychoanalysis.  She holds the office of Assistant Institute Director, Contemporary Freudian Society,  Licensed Psychoanalyst Program.

In her psychotherapy practice, Andi specializes in working with people who are committed to relieving their emotional difficulties through self-exploration under the guidance of a highly trained professional. Andi specializes in working with adults who have a wide variety of emotional problems such as anxiety, depression, work difficulties, troubled relationships, sexual concerns, and issues of self-esteem.

Andi has extensive pre-and post-graduate training in individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. After completion of her clinical training at St. Luke’s Psychiatry Department, Andi joined the staff at St. Mark’s Institute of Mental Health, where she treated individuals and families. In addition, she was the clinician for the US Probation Department’s Re-Entry Program, treating individuals, families, and conducting group therapy to lower rates of recidivism of non-violent offender participants before stepping down to dedicate herself to private practice full time and to pursue post-grad psychoanalytic study leading to her earned distinctions above..

Prior to Andi’s post-graduate clinical training, she spent over fifteen years as a Senior Leader in Financial Services, primarily Capital Markets. Andi brings a vast and deep knowledge of the vicissitudes of career and executive life to her practice and finds that it enables her to best work with all that seek her expertise.

In her private practice, Andi specializes in working with people who are committed to relieving their emotional difficulties through self-exploration under the guidance of a highly trained professional. Andi specializes in working with adults who desire for a better understanding of themselves and look for freedom in how they feel and what they do in their world.

Andi also offers performance coaching for executives looking to optimize their leadership skills for themselves and their teams’ success. She is available to work with individuals, partners, and groups within your enterprise.

Media Mentions:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/what-its-like-being-a-therapist-when-the-patient-is-miles-away

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/25/health/doctors-nurses-covid-stress.html

Professional affiliations include:

  • Contemporary Freudian Society
  • Institute for Psychoanalytic Education at NYU Medical School
  • American Psychoanalytic Association  (APsaA) – Active Member
  • International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) – Active Member
  • Intl Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (ISPSO)
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health
  • Women’s Mental Health Consortium at Weill Cornell Medical Center
Manhattan psychotherapist Andi Lyn Kornfeld, LMFT