Navigating Health Anxiety: Strategies for Finding Balance and Well-Being
Work-Life feeling anything but balanced.
Perfectionism creates more stress, anxiety, and burnout than ever.
Sacrificing your happiness feeling more comfortable than “letting other people down.”
Constant comparison creates a narrative that you aren’t “good enough.
Spoiler alert: Life doesn't have to be a constant struggle. You deserve a new normal, and I can help you get there with personalized therapy tailored to your unique needs and circumstances. Let's work together to unlock your full potential and create the fulfilling life you deserve!
A custom approach to mental health.
Hi, I’m Brianna, and I can help.
As a bespoke perfectionism & self-esteem therapist* in New York City, I specialize in providing tailored therapy services to models, athletes, influencers, students, and young professionals. My evidence-based approach equips clients with the tools to build confidence, improve self-worth, and find fulfillment in their personal and professional lives.
At a time when many solutions for self-doubt and perfectionism take a "one-size-fits-all" approach, I recognize that each of my clients is unique. That's why I work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific challenges and goals.
We'll identify the underlying causes of anxiety, self-doubt, and burnout by exploring thought patterns and unhelpful beliefs. From there, we'll work together to implement behavior changes and build empowering beliefs to help you achieve lasting results.
With my support, you'll develop the skills to navigate life's challenges with clarity and confidence. Contact me today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward a happier, more fulfilling life.
Unlock Your Potential with Personalized Therapy for
Self-Doubt and Burnout in NYC
A bespoke approach tailored to your unique needs and goals, no "one-size-fits-all" solutions
Specialization in perfectionism & self-esteem therapy for models, athletes, influencers, students, and young professionals
Evidence-based techniques and tools to build confidence, improve self-worth, and find fulfillment
A focus on identifying underlying causes of anxiety, self-doubt, and burnout through exploring thought patterns and beliefs
Collaborative work to implement behavior changes and build empowering beliefs for lasting results
A supportive and safe space to navigate life's challenges with clarity and confidence
May use a generalized approach that doesn't address your specific needs and goals
May not have specialized experience or training in perfectionism & self-esteem therapy for specific industries or populations
May use techniques that are not evidence-based or effective
May not focus on underlying causes and instead only treat surface-level symptoms
May not prioritize collaboration and involve you in the treatment plan
May not create a supportive and safe space for you to explore your challenges
Brianna provides relatable therapy for those seeking solace from the New York Grind. She will help you optimize your natural strengths and guide you through actionable change in creating your ideal work-life balance.
Brianna Makówka, MSEd, MHC-LP
See The Difference.
Before committing to therapy sessions, I offer a 15-minute call! This call allows us to connect and get to know each other better.
See the Evolution.
Together, we'll delve into any unhelpful thought patterns, uncover their roots, and reframe the narrative to empower the progress and change you seek.
Continue to Grow & Move Forward.
Experience a newfound sense of inner peace and equip yourself with practical resources and tools that we develop together in our sessions, to confidently navigate life's challenges.
Which one sounds like you?
Are anxious thoughts running the show in your mind? It's time to take back control with evidence-based anxiety therapy. I specialize in helping you build resilience and quiet those anxious thoughts for good.
I know that anxiety can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to hold you back. Science-backed techniques fill our session to give you the tools to reduce excessive worrying and conquer any curveball life throws your way.
Say goodbye to the feeling of butterflies in your stomach, and hello to a life filled with calm and confidence. Whether you're dealing with social anxiety, generalized anxiety, or panic attacks, I've got you covered.
Take the first step towards a happier, more fulfilling life by scheduling a consultation with a therapist who understands anxiety. You deserve to live your best life - let me help you get there.
I'm ready to go from being Anxious to
It's time to make a move from Self-Criticism to Self-Love
The way you talk to yourself matters more than you might think. As a therapist, I specialize in helping you overcome the trap of perfectionism and cultivate a sense of self-worth that extends beyond your accomplishments.
Together, we'll explore unhelpful narratives and challenge self-criticism, so you can embrace your imperfections and embody the truth that the person you are right now is more than enough. Using evidence-based techniques, we'll work on building self-confidence and resilience, so you can live your best life with authenticity and joy.
Don't let perfectionism hold you back from reaching your full potential. Contact me today to schedule a consultation and start your journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.
Say goodbye to the stress of rushing to therapy appointments, dealing with traffic, or being stuck in bad weather. With virtual therapy, you can access your sessions from the comfort of your own private space.
Flexible to Your Schedule
Whether you're a busy student, a working professional, or simply prefer the convenience of remote therapy, virtual therapy allows you to prioritize your mental health without sacrificing your schedule
No more awkwardly sitting in waiting rooms or worrying about bumping into someone you know. Virtual therapy sessions take place using a 100% private HIPAA-compliant video conferencing platform, so you can rest assured that your privacy and confidentiality are protected.
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Disclaimer: The following statement serves as a legal disclaimer for informational purposes only and does not establish a client-counselor relationship. It is essential to consult with a qualified mental health professional or attorney regarding your specific circumstances.
Brianna Paruolo, referred to hereafter as "the counselor," is a provisionally licensed mental health counselor under the supervision of Liza Gold, LCSW. A provisional license is a type of licensure granted to individuals who have completed their formal education in the field of mental health counseling and have met specific requirements set forth by the licensing board or regulatory body.
As a provisionally licensed mental health counselor, the counselor has completed a graduate-level program in mental health counseling, acquired foundational knowledge and skills in the field, and has undergone supervised clinical experience. This provisional license indicates that the counselor has demonstrated competence in the practice of mental health counseling but is still in the process of fulfilling additional requirements to obtain full licensure.
Brianna Paruolo is supervised under the guidance of Liza Gold, LCSW. This means that Liza Gold, a fully licensed clinical social worker, provides oversight, guidance, and support to Brianna Paruolo's professional development and practice as a provisionally licensed mental health counselor. Supervision ensures that the counselor receives appropriate guidance, maintains ethical standards, and adheres to the regulations and guidelines set forth by the relevant licensing board or regulatory body.
While the counselor possesses the necessary knowledge and skills to provide mental health counseling services, it is important to understand the limitations of a provisional license. Provisional licensure indicates that the counselor is gaining practical experience and may be subject to additional supervision or oversight by a licensed mental health professional or regulatory body.
When seeking mental health counseling services from a provisionally licensed counselor like Brianna Paruolo, it is advisable to inquire about her specific qualifications, the level of supervision provided by Liza Gold, LCSW, and the extent of her clinical experience. This information will help you make an informed decision about the appropriateness of the services being sought.
This disclaimer highlights the importance of conducting due diligence and making informed decisions when seeking mental health counseling services. It is always recommended to consult with a licensed mental health professional or attorney for advice tailored to your specific situation and needs.