I am a licensed and board certified social worker with over 30 years experience working with individuals, couples, and families in teaching hospitals and private practice. On staff of Mount Sinai Beth Israel for over 20 years I provided therapy, taught, and supervised psychiatry residents and social work staff in my role as a senior social worker.
In addition to my Master’s Degree from Yeshiva University, I have advanced training in a variety of techniques including family therapy from the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy and from the New York State Department of Mental Health.
I am a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Academy of Certified Social Workers. More information is available on the Psychology Today website.
My areas of specialty include helping parents improve their relationships with their children (such as parenting skills training,) adjustment disorders, coping with medical illness, relationship and dating issues, pre-marital, marital, anxiety, depression, school and behavior problems, ADHD, trauma, loss and other life stage issues.
In addition to self-paying clients, I am in-network with Aetna, and submit to indemnity plans.
Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples.
Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan.
We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.
Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life.
Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing.
Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples and parents who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationships. Therapy sessions are held with both couples and families, and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationships.