Dr. Joy Canfield is a licensed psychologist, author, and business person in midtown Manhattan. Dr. Canfield provides a wide spectrum of therapy, consultation, and personal and career coaching to individuals seeking to develop a plan for goal achievement. Dr. Canfield specializes in working with men and women who are:

  • Transitioning from one job or career to another

  • Transitioning from being a stay-at-home parent back into the work place 

  • Preparing for an important interview or audition

  • Sorting through relationship hurdles and milestones.  ​​ 

Dr. Canfield assists clients in identifying any circumstances - personal or professional - that may be interfering with goal achievement. By assessing personal history and strengths, Dr. Canfield's clients are able to create a firm foundation from which they may develop both short term and life long action plans. In addition to individual therapy and counseling, Dr. Canfield enjoys working with businesses, schools, and organizations in organizational development. The emphasis of Dr. Canfield’s clinical work is in the use of cognitive behavioral and solution focused psychology. The focus of her work with individuals and groups is collaborative, practical, and grounded in common sense.  Dr. Canfield's new book, Be Your Foundation:  Be You.  A Psychologist's Notes to Clients- is available in print   and in eBook.  This book is a compilation of notes from Dr. Canfield to her clients written over the recent years.  Dr. Canfield's new book,  Past Relationship - Present You:  Starting Afresh with Fruits from the Old Tree  is also now available.   This short book is the tool for you if your relationship is almost in your rear view mirror.  

 Dr. Canfield has spent many enjoyable years consulting with older adults as they prepare for and live in their retirement years. Her popular book,
 Living in Retirement and Helping Your Parents Enjoy Retirement -- available in print & eBook -- has been well received by both seniors and adult children of older parents. 
 With a unique cognitive behavioral background of solution focused, positive psychology, and business expertise, Dr. Canfield’s clients and readers benefit from her healthful, balanced approach to optimistic living.
 If you live in the New York City area and would like to consider working with Dr. Canfield to help you devise a plan for your own solutions, please contact her office to schedule an appointment.  Our office number is:  212-297-6115 or feel free to e-mail at JC@DrJoyCanfield.com.

 Dr. Canfield recognizes the importance of in-network status for clients seeking assistance, and is a provider for many insurance companies. Dr. Canfield is an in-network provider for:  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Empire Blue, Anthem, Cigna, Aetna, Optum/UnitedHealthCare, Value Options, and CoreSource and is happy to work with clients as an out of network provider, on a private fee basis, or on a sliding fee scale. You do not need to create a financial stressor in order to acquire assistance nor do you need to have wealth to seek help. There is help for you if you need it.  If Dr. Canfield has limitations in scheduling, we will do all we can to help you find assistance that concurs with your personal situation. Please let us know how we may be of assistance to you.

Joy Canfield, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
New York License No. 018056
Dr. Joy Canfield Psychology, Professional Corp.
420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1402
New York, NY 10170

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