Jane Algus, M.D.

Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist located in Midtown West, New York, NY


65 West 55th Street, Suite 4B,
New York, NY 10019


Jane Algus, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist in New York City with offices in Midtown West, Manhattan. She helps patients improve their mental health, navigate challenges, and overcome emotional issues in a compassionate, welcoming, and nonjudgmental environment. Dr. Algus also guides patients through career transitions and goals. 

After earning her medical degree from the New York Medical College, Dr. Algus went on to graduate from the residency program in psychiatry at New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center. She also completed a rigorous two-year fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in consultation/liaison psychiatry and additional psychoanalytic training.

Dr. Algus uses a companionate and individualized approach to patient care, embracing the latest thinking, tools, and techniques. Her practice is grounded in evidence-based science, broad knowledge, and extensive experience.

She believes that sensitive, personal interaction and insight helps her patients to explore their most profound feelings and talk openly. Her decades of experience have honed her skills and allow her to develop authentic and safe relationships with her patients, enabling them to change, thrive, and become the best version of themselves.

Outside of her practice, Dr. Algus is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is also a faculty member at the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute and the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Medical Society of the State of New York.  



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  • Why Choose Dr. Algus?

    • She provides a stigma-free, sanctuary from the trials and tribulations of city life.
    • She provides a safe place for clients to decouple from the anxiety-driven world, especially to engage in enlightening self-exploration, respectful one-to-one conversation, and quiet reflection.
    • She develops authentic, accepting and safe relationships to enable her patients to change, thrive and become the best version of themselves.
    • She aims to help her clients’ navigate their journey to mental health with patience, care, and compassion.
    • Her practice is grounded in evidence-based science, solid skills, broad knowledge and deep experience.

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Dr. Algus' Approach
Pyschodynamic and Eclectic

Dr. Algus has helped numerous clients identify and understand the repetitive patterns underlying their present relationship issues or challenges. Consequently, she works with you to develop a personalized solutions-based treatment plan. Additionally, this will enable you to manage and overcome your barriers to future growth and happiness. 



  • Is therapy right for you?

    Do you feel misunderstood?

    Are you encountering relationship challenges, with people at work?

    Are you struggling to cope with irrational fears?

    Do you want to break the cycle of dysfunctional relationships?

    Talking in a safe, caring environment is the first step to addressing the stresses and anxieties so many of us face. In addition, this will help you recognize the patterns that repeat in your life and understanding the unique reasons why. Finally, I will guide you to embrace new behaviors as this will provide you with more conscious options for your future life. This is at the heart of my practice. Check FAQ’s here.



    Ready to start?

    You’ve made the crucial first step to improving your mental health and taking control of your life.

    Therefore, all you need to do now is schedule a time for an initial, thorough consultation. Subsequently, we’ll begin a comprehensive psychiatric assessment to formulate an effective and personalized treatment plan. Finally, this collaborative and detailed process is where we explore the history of your problems, challenges, or complaints, including your family and medical history.

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Jane Algus, M.D.
65 West 55th Street, Suite 4B
Midtown West

New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-737-6688
Fax: 212-956-0574
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