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I help people transform their lives from the inside out.

With in-depth, psychodynamic therapy, I can help you understand yourself, improve relationships and live a more conscious and empowered life.

Call now to discuss getting started.


Welcome to psychotherapy that works. 

If you've been feeling anxious, depressed, or stuck in some painful habits, I welcome you to reach out. Attending to your inner life will create positive changes in your outer life and relationships. 


When you are struggling and need to find the way forward, I offer much more than just listening. I will actively help you solve your problems, improve your relationships and transform your life in the process.

I will not only listen deeply and empathize with what you're going through -- but I will also guide, educate and inspire your personal growth. Most people I work with experiences significant breakthroughs and improvements. 


I have helped many people profoundly improve their lives, and I'll be honored to help you too. Let's have a quick phone conversation about how you're doing lately.


106 Union Ave, Suite 201 Manasquan NJ

Hi, I'm Dr. Michael Damian.

My work is about helping you take care of your inner life so that your outer life and relationships can flourish. Feeling supported and guided through a tough time can be incredibly valuable.


I offer a powerful combination of deep listening and practical guidance. Sometimes we will explore the past, but the key is to understand how it is affecting you now and what to do about it. 

My role is to meet my clients at their growing edge, the place between the old and the new. I listen for the pain that's never been heard and needs to be spoken. I also listen for the words and ideas that signal new energy and growth in you. 

I make the process transformative and life-changing. You will receive plenty of guidance and feedback. 

As someone who sees transformation every day, I know your past doesn't equal your future. Call me and I'll guide you through the process of getting started. 


Understanding Leads to Healing

Popular thinking can lead you to misunderstand your problems in many ways. I want you to know there is a reason you experience anxiety, depression and relationship problems. Together, we can find the reasons. 

I see it happen every day - 


When you understand your problems in the right light, your painful feelings will gradually resolve. You grow into a broader sense of who you are and what your life can be. 

I will help you understand your problems from several new angles. Let's find the new understanding, the self-compassion and fresh awareness that heals.

We Need to Talk

Therapy is a place to voice the very personal thoughts and feelings that you may not have shared with anyone. To have a place to share those aspects of yourself is very healing. It releases energy and opens up new energies and potentials in you that bring fresh vision and vitality to your daily living. 


My role is to help you listen to your life and your inner guidance more deeply. Whether you choose to work with me for a few sessions or many months depends entirely on your needs. A few sessions at the right time in your life can have tremendous impact.


Let's Get to the Heart of the Matter

Many patients are surprised at how quickly we get to the heart of the matter. My approach starts with taking the time to really understand who you are and what your life situation is.

You will usually feel better within one to two sessions as you gain a sense of hope and support. As our work progresses, my aim is to facilitate deeper self-knowledge.


That means understanding yourself better, improving your relationships, exploring what is most meaningful to you, replacing negative habits with a positive lifestyle, and aligning more fully with your goals. 

What saves a person is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it. 
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

When we don't take action, things will usually stay the same or get worse. Taking action is the most powerful way to break through the sense of being stuck. 

If you're ready to take a step, message me and let's talk about what's going on in your world.

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Michael is the wisest and most effective guide I have ever seen. I went to see him in part because of a long-term painful compulsion. He was the first person to really help me get to the root of it. Michael is a truly awakened and compassionate individual and I left every session feeling like I have new awareness and understanding. Through our work I have learned to create far less suffering for myself. 

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