Our clinical social workers bring a range of experience and expertise to diagnosing and treating mental health disorders, and we’re confident in their ability to get you back on track. Most of our providers are in network with Aetna, Cigna, Oscar, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare, and Optum. Click HERE to learn more about fees and insurance.

Christopher James Rushton

Christopher James Rushton

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, New York

Chris Rushton is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescent and adult residents in New York and New Jersey. He specializes in trauma, behavioral disorders, and mood disorders.

Chris’ interest in mental and behavioral healthcare first developed as a Crisis Counselor in New York City after 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy. He then obtained a Social Work degree (MSW) from Columbia University.

Chris is on two legal defense teams fighting to overturn wrongful convictions.

He is married to a Brazilian, so his four kids speak Portuguese and English.

“Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds.” – Ana Claudia Antunes


Master of Social Work, Columbia University School of Social Work

Master of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College.

Master of Arts, Villanova University.

Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire College.

In-network Insurances

Cigna, Humana & Optum (Oscar, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare & UMR)


For new and existing patients, schedule a video appointment with Christopher below.  You can also call the office at (888) 220-6392.

Christopher James Rushton is accepting new patients.