Furness Norton, MA, LMHC

Therapist located in Midtown, New York, NY

About Mr. Norton

About Mr. Norton

Furness attended CUNY Brooklyn College, where he earned both his Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Furness has over 5 years of specialized experience working with the LGBT population navigating substance abuse, intimacy issues, and self-esteem challenges. Furness integrates cognitive behavioral therapy techniques, mindfulness, psychodynamic theory, and psycho-education to provide a safe and welcoming environment for his clients to reflect on past challenges, explore their current issues, and strengthen their coping strategies to achieve future goals.

Clinical Approach: Furness uses a compassionate, warm, and non-judgmental stance to help clients work from a place of rigidity to flexibility while helping uncover and rediscover individual strengths, challenging unhelpful beliefs, and identifying self-affirming ways to navigate sources of stress. He strongly believes in the importance of a therapeutic relationship built on mutual trust, agency, and collaboration.

Areas of Expertise: LGBTQ+ challenges, identity issues, self-esteem, life transitions, depression, anxiety, addictive patterns, and relationship issues.