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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, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, loss, trauma and the trait of High Sensitivity. Briefly, I 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...


How to Hope When Things Are Hard

Hope is a powerful mindset and coping tool.

How to deal with life’s hard stuff is something that has fueled my work as a therapist for decades. We all know plenty of sad stories about horrible or unfair things that happen to good people, including ourselves. Adversities happen, but how you respond makes all the difference. Hope helps when it comes to coping with the things that keep us awake at night, the things that make us worry, the uncertainties and problems in our lives. Experience and research show that hope is a powerful mindset and coping tool...


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