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 bilateral 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 $150-250.

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.