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Jewish social worker in Brooklyn, NY

Whether you have experienced the agony of a significant trauma or the hidden devastation of prolonged emotional trauma, these experiences can lead to fractures in a person's sense of self, adaptive capacity and inner cohesion, often resulting in anxiety, depression, somatic disorders, self-esteem difficulties and interpersonal struggles.

Using a blend of different perspectives with empathy and understanding, I aim to foster a supportive therapeutic relationship and create a holding space to process painful experiences, deepen insight into thoughts and feelings, and build connections with the felt sense in the body.

I have an integrative approach looking to use the "here-and-now" to access the "there-and-then" & utilize attachment based modalities like AEDP, IFS & Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. I aim to help the client tap into their natural inclination toward healing, foster the body's innate resiliency & transform the individual's inherent capacity for survival into vitality.

My perspective mirrors Alice Miller's, The Drama of the Gifted Child. "The true opposite of depression is neither gaiety nor absence of pain, but vitality-the freedom to experience spontaneous feelings...not only happy, beautiful, or good but the entire range of human experience, including envy, jealousy, rage, disgust, greed, despair, and grief."

​For the past ten years, I have been working as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor in various settings. I graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work from Touro College. I also received trauma training from the National Institute for Psychotherapies' Intergrative Trauma Program as well as post graduate training in Internal Family Systems, Somatic Experience and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.

Frum social worker serving the Jewish community in New York

Location
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Office
247 Prospect Avenue
NY, 11215

Telehealth
New York State, USA

Service Area
  • Online Video Chat
Demographics
Languages Spoken:
  • English
People I work with:
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
  • Individuals
Personal Religious Affiliation: Modern Orthodox
Jewish community experience: Extensive
Quote / Headline: Trauma Focused Integrative Psychotherapy
Cost & Payment
Average cost per session: 250
Payment Methods:
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Sliding Scale
Modalities
  • Attachment-based
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Gestalt
  • Imago
  • Inner child work
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Codependency
  • Dating
  • Depression
  • Family Dynamics
  • Mood Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Relationships
  • Religious Identity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Skills
  • Transitions/Change
  • Trauma
Qualifications & Awards
Years in Practice: 10
Degrees:
  • LCSW, Touro School of Social Work, 2013
Certificates:
  • Certificate in Integrative Trauma Treatment, National Institute for the Psychotherapies
  • Level 1 training, Somatic Experiencing , 2022
  • Level 1 training, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy , 2022
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