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Aliza Shapiro, LCSW, is a licensed clinical psychotherapist practicing in New York and Florida, and founder of Therapy in the City LCSW, PLLC. In her clinical work, Aliza works with adolescents, young adults, and adults to overcome a wide array of mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety disorders, OCD, and navigating transitions in everyday living.

Aliza was trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) by psychiatrist Dr. Charles Swenson; and in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) by Harvard psychologist, Dr. David Rosmarin, with a specialization in treating OCD and other anxiety related disorders. A caring and compassionate clinician, Aliza utilizes evidence-based practices, and takes a strength-based approach to helping individuals find success, meaning, joy, and personal growth in their lives.

Aliza is also a passionate advocate for mental health awareness, and utilizes her social media platform @therapist_in_nyc to reduce stigma around psychology and mental health. In addition to her clinical work, Aliza is the VP of People & Culture at the Center for Anxiety and serves as a consultant and board member of Teen Health 101.


Upper East Side
400 East 71st Street
New York NY, 10021

Boca Raton
Florida, USA

People I work with:
  • Preteens
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Jewish community experience: Extensive
Cost & Payment
Average cost per session: 250
Payment Methods:
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Sliding Scale
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Supervision Services
  • Anxiety
  • Career Issues
  • Codependency
  • Dating
  • Depression
  • Divorce/Separation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Dynamics
  • Insomnia
  • Mood Disorders
  • OCD
  • Parenting
  • Personality Issues/Disorders
  • Premarital
  • Relationships
  • Religious Identity Issues
  • Social Skills
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transitions/Change
  • Trauma
Qualifications & Awards
Years in Practice: 6
  • LCSW, Silberman School of Social Work
  • DBT 10 Day Intensive Training- Dr. Charles Swenson, Nachas Consulting, 2017
  • LCSW, NY, 090146
  • LCSW, FL, SW18980
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