John Ryder, PhD, Psychologist in New York
I make your life easier. I am a leader in Positive Psychology to focus on strengths not what is wrong. I will give you deep insight and practical tools to help you overcome challenges and resolve problems quickly. I have the knowledge and over 27 years of experience to help you in personal matters, relationships, career issues and other psychological problems. I listen carefully and then engage you with proven techniques that accelerate your progress. Call my office for a FREE telephone consult to find out if you would like to work together. 212- 779-4114
I use a cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis, NLP, and analytical techniques to remove problems and promote progress. My approach is rational, but use my intuition like a radar to find hidden solutions. I have helped many people with anxieties, fears, tension, anger, depression, self sabotage and various crisis in life.
I am a psychologist, hypnotherapist, author, speaker, and a workshop leader. My book - POSITIVE DIRECTIONS offers tools for personal development. I have been interviewed on radio and TV as an expert and am a member of the APA, IPPA, ASCH, NGH, and NYAS. Invest in yourself, the rewards will follow.
Call or Email John Ryder for a free phone consultation now - (646) 386-2144


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: City University of New York
  • Year Graduated: 1988
  • License No. and State: 012422 New York


  • Avg Cost (per session): $130 - $350
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Empire BlueCross
  • Insurance Reimbursement
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Sessions last 30 - 60 - 90 or 2 Hrs.
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Americacn Society of Clinical Hypnosis/Approved Consultant C9055
  • Certificate Date: 1999


  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Hypnosis: lose weight & stop smoke


  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Hypnosis
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • NLP
  • Neuro-Linguistic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2016
John Ryder, PhD, Psychologist in New York

John Ryder

Psychologist, PhD