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     I have been in practice as a Clinical Social Worker/ psychotherapist for over three decades and have my years of experience to share.  I am passionate about my work and have particular expertise in the treatment of relational problems, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, loss, trauma and the trait of High Sensitivity. Briefly, write regularly for  Psychology Today.com and am one of their "experts," have written a book on the treatment of anorexia, have appeared on ABC TV/ Good Morning America, and am former Chair of the National Association of Social Workers Private Practice Section Committee. 

           At this time, I am available for telehealth sessions as well as telephone consultations to help determine if working together might be a good fit. I am licensed in New York State and  New Jersey and Florida (telehealth only.)

                     My office is in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. 

                                  Feel free to contact me at [email protected]


Psychology today.com Blog

How to Be OK When Your Life Isn't

Four things that resilient people do to get through hard times.

In my work as a therapist, people oftentimes present with feeling like nothing in their life is going well. And upon hearing their stories, it is, in fact, the truth. I think we all have had times when things are really difficult and nothing seems to be working out...


Comfort in the Time of Pandemic Five things to do to better cope.

There are some things that I know as a clinician that I’d like to share in the hopes that they might be even a little bit comforting during these times of fear and crisis. We in New York are well into the COVID-19 pandemic and it has been a little over a week now that I have been home doing video sessions with my patients. I have heard recount after recount of fear and panic in light of all that has occurred and all that continues to happen.For one thing, one very important thing is that whatever we experience is always through the lens of you—the idiosyncratic individual unique way of seeing and experiencing the world and in that unique manner, we all view things from our very own baseline. Our individual baseline is the point from which we have our own unique and biased perspective. Therefore,..


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