Robert A. Axel, PhD            
New York Office
New Jersey Office
350 Bleecker St.  Suite LH - Bell #50        
30 Farm Lane
New York, NY 10014                
  Roosevelt, NJ 08555

Phone: 212-929-6884


Psychological Practice

Robert A. Axel, PhD, a licensed psychologist in New York and New Jersey, has over three decades of experience counseling men and women, individuals and couples of all sexual orientations with life adjustment and relationship issues and sexually compulsive and addictive disorders.  Dr. Axel, who earned his Ph.D. from New York University, has taught courses and run workshops on Men's Issues, and developed the Breathing in the Face of Fear  workshop series.  In the 1980’s he conducted Scared Sexless a series of workshops for men and women coping with the unknowns of the early AIDS epidemic. His Intimacy Challenge Workshop Series addresses the avoidance of emotional closeness and offers tools to change. Dr. Axel has also been interviewed in the print and television media, such as Fox’s, Good Day New York Media Psychologist.  A member of the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH) the New York State Psychological Association and the National Register for Health Service Providers in Psychology.  Dr. Axel is engaged in continuing professional development at the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) and he is on their referral roster of sex addiction therapists (  Dr. Axel is a poet, painter and actor and his psychological listening and breathing techniques have been incorporated in his writing and acting for independent film Robert Axel Actor.



Individual & Couple Psychotherapy –

Cognitive Behavioral & Psychodynamic Approach

Listening Skills Development

Intimacy Challenge Workshops – For Men in Sexual Recovery

Sex and Love Addiction / Partners of Sexual Compulsives

Cyber-sex and Pornography

Compulsive Masturbation and Fantasy


Co-Dependency & Romantic Obsessions

Chat-Room Romances

Paying for Sex/Sensual Massage

Strip Clubs/Bookstores/Sex Clubs

Sexual Anorexia and the Binge – Purge Cycle

Breaking the Shame and Despair of the Addictive Cycle

Men’s Issues –

Life Adjustment Issues – Divorce/Break-up/Work/Medical/Grief/Fear

LGBT Issues -

Creativity Enhancement –





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