Trauma Focused Therapists in Brooklyn, NY

Social Butterflies Psychotherapy LCSW
Pre-Licensed Professional, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Not accepting new clients
I believe that feeling and living closest to your authentic self fosters wellness. I specialize in working with individuals who are struggling with life transitions, self-esteem, and a history of traumatic experiences. I am trained in a variety of techniques including CBT, psychodynamic, trauma-focused, and strengths-based therapy. Additionally, I have specialized experience working with people of all ages and intersectional backgrounds who have experienced sexual violence and abuse. I have several years of work experience serving military populations affected by sexual and domestic violence as well.
I believe that feeling and living closest to your authentic self fosters wellness. I specialize in working with individuals who are struggling with life transitions, self-esteem, and a history of traumatic experiences. I am trained in a variety of techniques including CBT, psychodynamic, trauma-focused, and strengths-based therapy. Additionally, I have specialized experience working with people of all ages and intersectional backgrounds who have experienced sexual violence and abuse. I have several years of work experience serving military populations affected by sexual and domestic violence as well.
(347) 577-9605 View (347) 577-9605
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Lydia Boaz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Lydia has experience working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, loss of connection, difficulty communicating or difficulty trusting people, shame, self-harm, thoughts of suicide, and other post-traumatic symptoms. She has worked with survivors of domestic violence and emotional abuse, survivors of childhood abuse and/or neglect, recent immigrants to the US, members of the LGBTQA+ community, war veterans, and families with foster children.
Lydia has experience working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, loss of connection, difficulty communicating or difficulty trusting people, shame, self-harm, thoughts of suicide, and other post-traumatic symptoms. She has worked with survivors of domestic violence and emotional abuse, survivors of childhood abuse and/or neglect, recent immigrants to the US, members of the LGBTQA+ community, war veterans, and families with foster children.
(347) 952-7108 View (347) 952-7108
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William Tsang
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11242
NEW availability for therapy and evaluations for children and adults. I specialize in neuropsychology and apply knowledge of brain-behavior relationships to evidence-based therapies. I am a clinical assistant professor and staff psychologist at NYU Langone Health. Most of my training has been at academic medical centers, such as Columbia University, Stony Brook Medicine, Hackensack Neuroscience Institute, and the Veteran's Administration. Adjunct teaching positions include Pace, CUNY Baruch, and William Paterson University. In addition, I supervise pre-doctoral interns at Hamilton Madison House and NYU Rusk Rehabilitation.
NEW availability for therapy and evaluations for children and adults. I specialize in neuropsychology and apply knowledge of brain-behavior relationships to evidence-based therapies. I am a clinical assistant professor and staff psychologist at NYU Langone Health. Most of my training has been at academic medical centers, such as Columbia University, Stony Brook Medicine, Hackensack Neuroscience Institute, and the Veteran's Administration. Adjunct teaching positions include Pace, CUNY Baruch, and William Paterson University. In addition, I supervise pre-doctoral interns at Hamilton Madison House and NYU Rusk Rehabilitation.
(929) 383-5117 View (929) 383-5117
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Felicia Harper
Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11222  (Online Only)
Embarking on your personal journey of transformation, I, Felicia Harper, offer you a heartfelt welcome with deep understanding and commitment. As a black female therapist in Brooklyn, I specialize in navigating life's complexities, from reevaluating your dreams to uncovering your true purpose. My role is to guide you through these challenges, providing new perspectives and meaningful change. With focused support and skill development, I strive to reveal behaviors that might block you from reaching your best self, addressing individual struggles, family dynamics, or the unique experiences of women. ​
Embarking on your personal journey of transformation, I, Felicia Harper, offer you a heartfelt welcome with deep understanding and commitment. As a black female therapist in Brooklyn, I specialize in navigating life's complexities, from reevaluating your dreams to uncovering your true purpose. My role is to guide you through these challenges, providing new perspectives and meaningful change. With focused support and skill development, I strive to reveal behaviors that might block you from reaching your best self, addressing individual struggles, family dynamics, or the unique experiences of women. ​
(631) 417-3454 View (631) 417-3454
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Sophie Bedaña
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Sophie is a strengths-based therapist for youth, adults and families. She has training and practice experience in several therapeutic modalities, including DBT, CBT, play therapy, and trauma-focused treatment. With a background in music, Sophie believes in the value of creative and expressive therapies alongside other science-informed modalities. Her holistic approach to psychotherapy focuses on establishing a playful, collaborative, and secure relationship with her clients. She is committed to the ongoing decolonization of herself and her practice.
Sophie is a strengths-based therapist for youth, adults and families. She has training and practice experience in several therapeutic modalities, including DBT, CBT, play therapy, and trauma-focused treatment. With a background in music, Sophie believes in the value of creative and expressive therapies alongside other science-informed modalities. Her holistic approach to psychotherapy focuses on establishing a playful, collaborative, and secure relationship with her clients. She is committed to the ongoing decolonization of herself and her practice.
(929) 345-3678 View (929) 345-3678
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Lynette Green
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SIFI, EMDR, EFT
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11242
As a clinical social work practitioner, I have provided services to people across the lifespan. I utilize a client-centered approach and work in collaboration with each client to plan their course of therapy. I prefer a brief therapy approach in order to focus on the most pressing reason for a person seeking therapeutic services, however, I combine various methodologies in my treatment approach including but not not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Insight Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy.
As a clinical social work practitioner, I have provided services to people across the lifespan. I utilize a client-centered approach and work in collaboration with each client to plan their course of therapy. I prefer a brief therapy approach in order to focus on the most pressing reason for a person seeking therapeutic services, however, I combine various methodologies in my treatment approach including but not not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Insight Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy.
(718) 866-3409 View (718) 866-3409
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Shibinsky L. Payne Lcsw Pllc Noir Wellness Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11226  (Online Only)
My experience is well-rounded and includes intimate partner violence, forensic social work, traumatic loss and grief, PTSD, depression, anger, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, mood disorders, personality disorders, self-esteem, relationship issues, family conflict, educational issues, ADHD, abandonment, adoption and foster care, attachment issues, career challenges, life changes, compassion fatigue, isolation and loneliness, and cultural and social issues. I have worked with adults, teens, and children within all of these areas, as well.
My experience is well-rounded and includes intimate partner violence, forensic social work, traumatic loss and grief, PTSD, depression, anger, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, mood disorders, personality disorders, self-esteem, relationship issues, family conflict, educational issues, ADHD, abandonment, adoption and foster care, attachment issues, career challenges, life changes, compassion fatigue, isolation and loneliness, and cultural and social issues. I have worked with adults, teens, and children within all of these areas, as well.
(929) 930-2187 View (929) 930-2187
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Haley Kastner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Haley provides evidence-based therapy for children, teens, and adults. She has had the opportunity to provide care in private practice, school, and medical settings. This array of experiences has fostered her ability to understand clients through a multi-disciplinary lens and draw upon a multitude of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, Prevention-Focused Care, Crisis Intervention, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Exposure and Response Prevention. She utilizes these therapies to target anxiety, stress, depression, OCD, trauma, and executive functioning deficits.
Haley provides evidence-based therapy for children, teens, and adults. She has had the opportunity to provide care in private practice, school, and medical settings. This array of experiences has fostered her ability to understand clients through a multi-disciplinary lens and draw upon a multitude of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, Prevention-Focused Care, Crisis Intervention, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Exposure and Response Prevention. She utilizes these therapies to target anxiety, stress, depression, OCD, trauma, and executive functioning deficits.
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Jonathan Vargas
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Jonathan utilizes DBT, ACT, trauma-focused, person-centered, strength-based, existential, and narrative practices to create genuine connections. He provides clients a nonjudgmental space to explore themselves through mindfulness, media, interactive activities, creativity, and a caring ear to listen, illuminate, and foster empowerment over one’s life. Jonathan believes through collaboration, we learn to recognize problematic dynamics and limiting mindsets that prevent one from becoming more fulfilled.
Jonathan utilizes DBT, ACT, trauma-focused, person-centered, strength-based, existential, and narrative practices to create genuine connections. He provides clients a nonjudgmental space to explore themselves through mindfulness, media, interactive activities, creativity, and a caring ear to listen, illuminate, and foster empowerment over one’s life. Jonathan believes through collaboration, we learn to recognize problematic dynamics and limiting mindsets that prevent one from becoming more fulfilled.
(929) 284-2827 View (929) 284-2827
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Lisa Chimes Romy
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11229  (Online Only)
I am a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Vermont. I completed my PsyD at William James College, an APA-accredited internship at Wediko Children's Services, and a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwell Health: Zucker Hillside Hospital. With extensive experience in hospital and private practice settings, I also supervise PhD/PsyD students and post-doctoral fellows, and teach didactic seminars. As the founder of Chimes Psychology, I provide quality, evidence-based treatment.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Vermont. I completed my PsyD at William James College, an APA-accredited internship at Wediko Children's Services, and a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwell Health: Zucker Hillside Hospital. With extensive experience in hospital and private practice settings, I also supervise PhD/PsyD students and post-doctoral fellows, and teach didactic seminars. As the founder of Chimes Psychology, I provide quality, evidence-based treatment.
(929) 545-6435 View (929) 545-6435
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Christie Roe
MSW
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11211  (Online Only)
I offer integrative, trauma-focused therapy tailored to a variety of evolving needs, inquiries, and intentions around survival, healing, and fulfillment in mind, body, and spirit. From alleviating stress to nurturing connections amid shifting concepts and experiences of self, relationship, and environment, my primary aim is to hold space for rest, reflection, and recovery.
I offer integrative, trauma-focused therapy tailored to a variety of evolving needs, inquiries, and intentions around survival, healing, and fulfillment in mind, body, and spirit. From alleviating stress to nurturing connections amid shifting concepts and experiences of self, relationship, and environment, my primary aim is to hold space for rest, reflection, and recovery.
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Haley Kastner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Haley provides evidence-based therapy for children, teens, and adults. She has had the opportunity to provide care in private practice, school, and medical settings. This array of experiences has fostered her ability to understand clients through a multi-disciplinary lens and draw upon a multitude of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, Prevention-Focused Care, Crisis Intervention, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Exposure and Response Prevention. She utilizes these therapies to target anxiety, stress, depression, OCD, trauma, and executive functioning deficits.
Haley provides evidence-based therapy for children, teens, and adults. She has had the opportunity to provide care in private practice, school, and medical settings. This array of experiences has fostered her ability to understand clients through a multi-disciplinary lens and draw upon a multitude of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, Prevention-Focused Care, Crisis Intervention, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Exposure and Response Prevention. She utilizes these therapies to target anxiety, stress, depression, OCD, trauma, and executive functioning deficits.
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Sabina Kuc-Naser
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11229  (Online Only)
As an experienced trauma focused therapist, I believe that while we can’t erase the past we can pave the way to a happier future.
If you have been feeling stressed, overwhelmed, burned out or misunderstood and would like to explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe and supportive environment I would love to be there for you to help you navigate, heal and grow. Stress can come out of nowhere. If you are suddenly feeling it's hard to cope with too many changes and challenges or you've been wanting some support but you are worrying about burdening your loved ones, seeking therapy is one of the best ways to work things through.
As an experienced trauma focused therapist, I believe that while we can’t erase the past we can pave the way to a happier future.
If you have been feeling stressed, overwhelmed, burned out or misunderstood and would like to explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe and supportive environment I would love to be there for you to help you navigate, heal and grow. Stress can come out of nowhere. If you are suddenly feeling it's hard to cope with too many changes and challenges or you've been wanting some support but you are worrying about burdening your loved ones, seeking therapy is one of the best ways to work things through.
(718) 550-1108 View (718) 550-1108
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Jonathan Fell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11229
I am a psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in treatment of individuals, couples and families. Whether your stress is related to work, school, relationships, parenting, or other life transitions, I will work with you to nurture your existing strengths and help you build coping skills that lead to positive life changes.
I am a psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in treatment of individuals, couples and families. Whether your stress is related to work, school, relationships, parenting, or other life transitions, I will work with you to nurture your existing strengths and help you build coping skills that lead to positive life changes.
(929) 395-1437 View (929) 395-1437
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Sarah Temech
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Are you struggling with self-doubt and self-criticism? Maybe you are trying to heal from trauma or attachment wounds and don't know where to turn. I work with youths and adults of all ages who are feeling stuck and in need of renewed hope and real life tools. Using relational neurobiology and mindfulness, I help clients build a positive relationship with the self that can be carried into all aspects of life. Let's rewire your brain and create a life worth living!
Are you struggling with self-doubt and self-criticism? Maybe you are trying to heal from trauma or attachment wounds and don't know where to turn. I work with youths and adults of all ages who are feeling stuck and in need of renewed hope and real life tools. Using relational neurobiology and mindfulness, I help clients build a positive relationship with the self that can be carried into all aspects of life. Let's rewire your brain and create a life worth living!
(646) 450-2181 View (646) 450-2181
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Jasmine Cohen
Creative Arts Therapist, LCAT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11211  (Online Only)
I’m a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and Dance/Movement Psychotherapist. I work collaboratively with my clients to help support their emotional and mental well-being through an integration of the mind and body. I am trauma focused, intersectionality minded, and psychodynamically oriented. I work with many clients who are faced with stress, anxiety, and low self-esteem, helping them to overcome these challenges and enhance their repertoire of coping skills and resources. More recently, I have also worked with many clients managing stress and grief related to Covid-19 through secure telehealth sessions.
I’m a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and Dance/Movement Psychotherapist. I work collaboratively with my clients to help support their emotional and mental well-being through an integration of the mind and body. I am trauma focused, intersectionality minded, and psychodynamically oriented. I work with many clients who are faced with stress, anxiety, and low self-esteem, helping them to overcome these challenges and enhance their repertoire of coping skills and resources. More recently, I have also worked with many clients managing stress and grief related to Covid-19 through secure telehealth sessions.
(917) 994-7074 View (917) 994-7074
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Janice Tom-George
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11226  (Online Only)
Solution -Focused therapy ,Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Trauma Focused therapy are used.
Your life challenges do not get better by chance, they get better by change. Allow me to support you in that change process. I am a licensed Social Worker and therapist with over 25 years of experience providing individual and family therapy with adults and families. My goal is to provide a warm, caring, non-judgmental environment, one which values your religious beliefs and cultural diversity, to facilitate the life changes needed to achieve your full potential.
Solution -Focused therapy ,Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Trauma Focused therapy are used.
Your life challenges do not get better by chance, they get better by change. Allow me to support you in that change process. I am a licensed Social Worker and therapist with over 25 years of experience providing individual and family therapy with adults and families. My goal is to provide a warm, caring, non-judgmental environment, one which values your religious beliefs and cultural diversity, to facilitate the life changes needed to achieve your full potential.
(929) 227-6308 View (929) 227-6308
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Princess Rallins
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
Brooklyn, NY 11230  (Online Only)
I am experienced in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy and mindfulness interventions.
I believe therapy is a collaborative effort, based on treating each client as an individual with specific needs and empowering clients through education and self-discovery. My approach is non-judgemental, culturally competent, strength based and I empower you to discover your own solutions by utilizing evidenced based approaches. My specializations include working with clients who suffer from issues related to self-esteem/self-worth, relationship conflict, racial adversities, microaggressions within the workplace, maternal issues and adjustment disorders.
I am experienced in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy and mindfulness interventions.
I believe therapy is a collaborative effort, based on treating each client as an individual with specific needs and empowering clients through education and self-discovery. My approach is non-judgemental, culturally competent, strength based and I empower you to discover your own solutions by utilizing evidenced based approaches. My specializations include working with clients who suffer from issues related to self-esteem/self-worth, relationship conflict, racial adversities, microaggressions within the workplace, maternal issues and adjustment disorders.
(518) 975-2817 View (518) 975-2817
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Dr. Melissa Bowman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11242  (Online Only)
No matter what you are facing in your life, entering into a therapeutic relationship will foster growth and create opportunities for repair. I bring a collaborative and relational approach to my work. Using warmth, humor, and non-judgmental curiosity, I provide you with a safe environment where together we will work to enhance your inherent strengths and enact lasting change.
No matter what you are facing in your life, entering into a therapeutic relationship will foster growth and create opportunities for repair. I bring a collaborative and relational approach to my work. Using warmth, humor, and non-judgmental curiosity, I provide you with a safe environment where together we will work to enhance your inherent strengths and enact lasting change.
(718) 395-9107 View (718) 395-9107
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Amie D. Wells
LMHC, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Brooklyn, NY 11212  (Online Only)
I use an integration of treatment models that are trauma informed, behaviorally activating and relational such as, EMDR, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT, Relational Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Gottman Therapy and Family Systems Therapy in addition to the use of Mindfulness techniques for mood stabilization.
I work with couples who are committed to improving their relationships and individuals whose goals are to heal from personal or intergenerational traumas, minority related stress such as BIPOC, LGBTQIA and Non-Monogamous identity or relationship stressors. Their ideal goals would be to improve their relationship, learn effective communication skills, manage emotional triggers and learn how to regulate their mood. The objective would be to develop the insight, self-confidence, and concrete skills to shift from feelings of shame, guilt or anger to feelings of empowerment, confidence and love to have healthier lives and relationships.
I use an integration of treatment models that are trauma informed, behaviorally activating and relational such as, EMDR, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT, Relational Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Gottman Therapy and Family Systems Therapy in addition to the use of Mindfulness techniques for mood stabilization.
I work with couples who are committed to improving their relationships and individuals whose goals are to heal from personal or intergenerational traumas, minority related stress such as BIPOC, LGBTQIA and Non-Monogamous identity or relationship stressors. Their ideal goals would be to improve their relationship, learn effective communication skills, manage emotional triggers and learn how to regulate their mood. The objective would be to develop the insight, self-confidence, and concrete skills to shift from feelings of shame, guilt or anger to feelings of empowerment, confidence and love to have healthier lives and relationships.
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