Psychotherapy and Medication Management

Rusk Therapy is the private psychotherapy and medication management practice of licensed mental health professionals James Rusk, LCSW, and Joanna Rusk, NPP (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner).

We provide private therapy sessions and mental health counseling and medication management for adolescents and adults in our Park Slope, Brooklyn office, and virtual telehealth sessions.

Our mental health guidance helps you overcome academic stress (bullying, etc.), trauma, family and relationship issues, and other life-changing events. And through medication management, treatment plans help you conquer drug addiction and regulate mood and mental health disorders.

We empower you to become your best self by establishing and achieving goals, learning new coping skills, and resolving difficulties. If you’re motivated for a life-changing transformation, schedule your free call today.

Private Psychotherapy for Anxiety, Trauma, and More

We provide private psychotherapy sessions (mental health counseling) in our office in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, and via telehealth.
If you’re striving to overcome anxiety, depression, anger, academic stress, abuse, and trauma, or other life-changing events.

  • Anxiety Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • Stress Management Counseling (bullying, etc.)
  • Therapy for Life-Changing Events
  • Abuse and Trauma Therapy
  • Family and Relationship Counseling

Medication Management for Addiction, Depression, and More

Psychiatric medication treats various forms of depression and mental health conditions with psychotherapy. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Joanna Rusk can incorporate psychotherapy and medication management into your treatment. Additionally, she works collaboratively with outside psychotherapists, psychiatric providers, and primary care providers to coordinate both treatment aspects. When administering medications, she will discuss potential side effects and provide psycho-education regarding the risks, benefits, side effects, and alternative treatments.

  • Depression Treatment and Therapy
  • Mental Health Treatment and Therapy
  • Alternative Treatments

What types of Psychotherapy [Therapy] treatments do you provide?

It’s challenging to know which method of therapeutic treatment will help you overcome personal challenges. We’re licensed to provide various types of psychotherapeutic techniques to explore your feelings and thoughts. And cognitive-behavioral therapy for you to understand moods and behaviors. In therapy, you gain a fresh perspective or clarity for troubling situations. Learn new ways of thinking and strategies to manage your life. Your coping skills will improve to resolve negative emotions and conquer personal challenges. You can learn about your therapy treatment options below or on the therapy treatment page.

Schedule Your Free Call

Finding the right mental health professional takes a phone call, a first session, or a few sessions. We commend you for taking the first step, calling for help. You’re welcome to schedule a complimentary call of 15-20 minutes so we can talk about your concerns and explore a possible therapeutic relationship.