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Walk and Talk Therapy

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

NYC’s first and only outdoor counseling practice. Therapy is conducted outdoors in local parks and quiet side streets of Manhattan, dynamic and unique.

Clay Cockrell, a New York City licensed social worker, has taken his therapy off the couch and into the great outdoors. There’s an added bonus in walk and talk therapy — the exercise.

Antidepressants are taking away business from talk therapy, according to some experts. A recent study found that less than 15 percent of patients had the suggested amount of follow–up care after starting medication. So therapists have to find new ways to keep people interested in talk therapy. Cockrell thinks combining talk therapy with physical exercise might increase the number of people considering talk therapy.