I am a licensed clinical social worker with advanced psychoanalytic training as well as clinical certifications in couples  therapy, gender & sexuality, and LGBTQ affirmative psychotherapy.  I also have extensive experience in the treatment of trauma and interventions such as EMDR and OEI.  My work with  individuals and couples addresses a variety of presenting issues :

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Mood Changes

  • Depersonalization

  • Over-intellectualization

  • Overwhelming emotions

  • Lack of emotions

  • Panic

  • Trauma

  • Existential Anxiety

  • Sexual Boundary Violations

  • Complex Identity and Culture

  • Non-conforming Identity

  • Phases of Life

  • Self Esteem

  • Gender

  • Sexuality

  • Polyamory

  • Communication Skills

  • Parenting

  • Work and Purpose

  • Creativity and Artistry

  • Borderline presentation

  • Bipolar symptoms

My private practice is located at 291 Broadway, near the Chambers St, City Hall and Brooklyn Bridge stations.

Fee

My fee ranges from $170-250.

I offer a sliding scale for those with financial hardship.

I am not affiliated with any insurance company, but I can provide documentation for out-of-network benefits.


Credentials

  • New York University: BFA, MSW

  • Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy: 4 Year Post-Graduate Advanced Training in Psychoanalysis

  • Psychotherapy Center for Gender and Sexuality: 3 year LGBTQ Affirmative Training Certification

  • Family and Couples Treatment Services: 2 year Family and Couples Clinical Certification

  • Trauma: Advanced clinical supervision in trauma modalities: Principles of EMDR, Dyadic Resourcing, Internal Family Systems, Observed and Experiential Integration.

Experience

  • New York State Psychiatric Institute (4 South): Recovery-focused Psychiatric Social Work. Wellness and self-management groups, family intervention, psycho-education, individual assessment and planning.

  • Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center Adult and Pediatric Emergency Department: Crisis Management and Social Work. Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Social Work: Co-occurring groups and individual assessment.

  • Inwood Community Services Outpatient Mental Health Clinician.

  • Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy: Clinician in Adult Treatment, Trauma Division, Family and Couples Treatment, and Psychotherapy Center for Gender and Sexuality.