Sexual Abuse Therapists in Carmel, NY

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Photo of Ada R Sumber, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Carmel, NY
Ada R Sumber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I have more than twenty five years of experience in helping men, women and children work through their most intimate and difficult life issues. I have had excellent success working with couples having sexual issues.
(845) 271-2242
Carmel, NY 10512
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Pete Carney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I approach my work with clients from a non-judgmental, empathetic, caring and nurturing approach. Therapy should be driven by the clients needs and a safe place to bring issues and concerns, without fear of judgment or rejection. You, the client, should determine what we will discuss as well as the goals we work on together. I hope through our time spent together, you will have the opportunity to explore areas of concerns, as well as feel better and less stressed in your daily life.
(845) 999-1179
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Marsha B Perlman
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am a licensed mental health counselor with over 30 years experience. For the past 15 years I have worked extensively with trauma survivors and women's issues. I work with those experiencing PTSD, anxiety and depression, anger issues, addictive behaviors, and relationship and family issues.
(914) 618-3059
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Kathy Roessel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW R
Verified
Verified
Everyone deserves happiness and a life of fulfillment. Are you struggling right now with an issue that is causing you to feel "stuck"? Is depression or anxiety holding you back from living your best life? Have you suffered from some trauma in the past that is causing real problems for you in the now? I have been working as a Clinical Therapist for over 25 years now. My work includes a vast array of modalities and I have extensive experience working with people who suffer with a history of; Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Marital Problems and Domestic Violence.
(914) 800-7934
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Peter J. Amato
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified
Verified
Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Do you want to feel better, be less stressed, feel more positive, handle your thoughts and feelings more effectively? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, I can help. I am a supportive and empowering therapist. I provide a warm and supportive environment that stresses collaboration, mutual respect and trust. If you are you ready to start: developing healthy coping skills, change negative behavioral patterns, improve personal/romantic relationships, work on problem solving techniques and reduce stress. Please reach out so I may assist you in reaching your goals.
(332) 334-8969
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Riverview Psychological Services
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
Riverview Psychological Services offers an experienced and dedicated staff of mental health professionals with diverse backgrounds, interests, and skills. We provide therapeutic services and psychological / neuropsychological assessment for children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. Conveniently located in Fishkill and Carmel, NY, we accept many insurance plans and Medicare. Immediate appointments available. ........................OVER 65 and on Medicare? Ask about NO-COST memory / cognitive testing. You will receive a free report with your results and recommendations to help preserve or improve your thinking skills.
(845) 719-4960 x2
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Karen Ann Thorpe
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Are you struggling with Life stressors? Loss? Anxiety? Depression? Are these struggles effecting your relationships, job, happiness? I will journey with you in a compassionate and interactive manner towards your therapy goals. I use an eclectic, client centered approach to therapy and will tailor your therapy to your specific concerns, goals, strengths, and learning style. Together we will explore the thoughts, feelings and behaviors that are affecting your life, and some practical interventions to attain goals.
(203) 262-0245
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Janis M.VoltmerLCSWR
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, LCSWR
Verified
Verified
It's hard to think about starting therapy. And maybe it's never worked in the past. And often it can be more difficult when you've experienced what is considered a trauma, even if you don't think of your life that way. You just know you're not happy and haven't been in a long time. Sometimes therapy works when you try one more time. Maybe you just have to be ready.
(845) 267-7051
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Lynn Gordon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Do you sometimes feel at a distance from your own life and relationships, a loss of initiative and aliveness to your experiences? Or become overly involved, quick to feel anxious and overwhelmed? In an engaged, supportive and interactive working relationship, you and I can identify and build upon strengths, goals and values, lend force and action to your search for meaning and belonging, and resolve emotional struggles. For example, you may want to target a specific issue that will involve learning new skills or adjusting thought patterns and behaviors in a life management model.
(917) 791-1229
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Aida Paola Bekker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am bilingual/bicultural, graduate from Fordham University. I have specialized training in trauma and family violence with an emphasis on the study of victimology. My clinical experience is focused with treating children, adolescents and adult survivors of trauma. In addition to my work with this specialized population, I have treated adults presenting with marital conflict and individuals with concerns around anxiety, depression and difficulty with mood regulation. I place a strong emphasis on the patient being the change agent and focuses on bringing patient’s individual strengths and interests to the surface.
(718) 303-2418
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Annalisa Mancini
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
As a licensed clinical social worker, I have experience providing therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults with a range of needs. I take an individualized approach to therapy, tailoring it to the client’s needs. My goal is to meet you where you are in the therapeutic process and to create a safe space to let you be yourself, be understood, and reach your goals.
(845) 385-2697
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Carmel, NY 10512
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Mina Kim Choi
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in New York, with experience working with people from all different backgrounds who are struggling with a wide variety of challenges. I am specialized with immigrant issues as well. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, family conflicts, relationship issues, parenting problems, and difficulties with teenagers and adolescents. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse within the juvenile justice system.
(845) 420-3594
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Brewster, NY 10509
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Roksana Badruddoja
PhD
Badruddoja facilitates: Addiction; anxiety, fear, guilt, depression, hopelessness, and self-esteem; marital/interpersonal relationships; finances; family crime; sexual abuse /other abuse; cognitive blocks; childhood trauma; illness; ADHD; relationship with food; land disputes/legal issues; parenting challenges; menstrual and reproductive issues.
Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Roksana Badruddoja. Family Constellation Therapy is a systemic psychospiritual therapeutic model that reveals the hidden intergenerational dynamics in a family/relationship/situation and the therapeutic approach works towards balancing/neutralizing/healing the system. Dr. Badruddoja has developed a distinctive interfaith/intercultural trauma liberation method—using family and national systems; phenomenology; existentialism; epigenetics and neuroplasticity; emotions; somatics; inner/outer childs; and genotraumagrams—known as Intergenerational Family Trauma Liberation Constellation or IF-TLC.
(929) 335-7274
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Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
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Sara B. Waters
Counselor, LMHC, CASAC
Verified
Verified
I work with a wide variety of issues including difficulty managing stress, anxiety, depression, "feeling stuck," relationship problems (including open/poly), identity conflicts, domestic violence and sexual assault , confusion around sexual orientation and cultural, family/religious expectations/rejection.
Your therapy session is a time for you to slow down and focus on what matters most. I facilitate finding solutions to your toughest problems in an interactive, non-judgmental way. With over 20 years experience, I can help you untangle your problems, overcome emotional roadblocks, and improve your relationships. Individual and relationship/family therapy are available to adults and adolescents dealing with a wide range of life stressors and mental health concerns. My treatment philosophy emphasizes a warm, empathetic style, and empirically validated approaches shown to be effective.
(646) 845-9850
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Croton Falls, NY 10519
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Valerie Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CFTG
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
There is a wonderful Dine proverb: "The obstacle is the path." Do you feel unhappy, worried, or misunderstood? Do you feel stuck in the old patterns of your life? Or maybe you are feeling the weight of grief, trauma, depression, or anxiety and would like assistance in healing the past to experience emotional freedom in the future. Perhaps as a child you may have faced obstacles that made you feel unsafe, unworthy, or even unloved. Maybe you felt you needed to grow up faster than your peers. Early experiences like these can form how we view ourselves and can impact our relationships.
(631) 430-6351
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Mahopac, NY 10541
Not accepting new clients
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The Teal Door Counseling Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Verified
We believe self-exploration is the key to a healthier, more fulfilling, and more balanced life. Our sole mission at the Teal Door Counseling Center is to help you achieve your goals. We want to empower you to make positive and lasting change. At The Teal Door, you will get unbiased support, unconditional compassion, and sound guidance. Our brand new office moves away from the traditional clinic setting to provide a space filled with warmth. Here, you will always feel safe, cared for, and comfortable. Treatment gives us the opportunity to fix what's not working and make room for improvement. www.thetealdoor.com
(914) 256-8590
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Mahopac, NY 10541
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Joan P Fox
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSWR
Verified
Verified
Therapy is about the relationship between client and therapist. The process of therapy is a combination of science and art all within the context of a comfortable and safe relationship.Therapy is about exploring what brought you through the door. I have a great appreciation and respect for the courage it takes to pick up the phone and reach out for help. It is a process, a journey that may take us back to explore how you got here, but not necessarily, or we may focus solely on the present and future and what you need to leave with.
(914) 495-8080
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Mahopac, NY 10541
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Elena Garcia-Davranova
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MSEd
Verified
Verified
Mrs. Garcia-Davranova works with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds throughout the life span, including children, pre-teens, adolescents and young adults. She works with people struggling with a variety of presenting concerns, including trauma, grief and loss, familial conflict, parenting, attachment and separation, anxiety and depression, school and behavioral challenges, gender and identity exploration as well as major life transitions. She has over ten years of experience as an early childhood educator and holds certification in crisis intervention counseling.
(332) 248-1317
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Brewster, NY 10509
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Michael Schwarzchild
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Past President, Connecticut Psychological Association. I've spent over 40 years providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, individuals, couples, and families, and I grow more fascinated by the process every day. The human experience is vast -- although there are common themes, each individual's journey is truly unique. I have learned much from my patients over these many years. Every client has increased my ability to help the next. My commitment to helping ease psychological and emotional pain has increased along with my knowledge, training, and experience. I hope that you will allow me to help you on your path.
(203) 916-6853
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Somers, NY 10589
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Topfield Equestrian Center
LCAT, LCSW
Verified
Verified
At Topfield Equestrian Center, we've been providing equine-assisted services to clients with physical, psychological, and developmental disabilities since 2010. We're extremely excited to be adding traditional and equine-assisted therapies to our offerings for the whole community in 2023. If you'd like the option to include animals as part of taking care of your mental health, we're the place for you. TEC is a fully ADA-accessible facility, built FOR people living with disabilities, and serving ALL people (with and without disability).
(845) 539-0859
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Cold Spring, NY 10516
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Sexual Abuse Therapists

How do therapists treat sexual abuse?

A good therapist will be nonjudgmental and possibly demonstrate active listening, repeating back what the client says to show that they have understood. These skills allow people to feel comfortable discussing their traumatic experiences openly. Some important treatment goals are to restore a sense of safety and to rebuild confidence. In addition to working one-on-one with the patient, a therapist might bring in supportive family members to assist the client.

Do you have to talk extensively about sexual abuse in therapy?

Survivors frequently find it difficult to describe what happened to them out loud. They can even still be in a state of denial if the sexual abuse occurred recently. It is important for survivors to acknowledge that what happened isn’t their fault and to challenge and reappraise any unhealthy feelings or thoughts as they arise. Art therapy and play therapy are useful non-verbal means of communication for some survivors.

How long does treatment for sexual abuse take?

Recovery from sexual abuse can be a long and difficult process. Some survivors are able to move on naturally on their own, given time, while others require the guidance of a trained therapist. Therapy needs vary and can range from a few sessions to months or even years. Healing from sexual abuse takes time, and everyone’s journey will look a little different.

Can trauma symptoms caused by sexual abuse come back after treatment?

As occurs in many cases of trauma, survivors of sexual abuse may experience PTSD-like symptoms long after the abuse has ceased or after an initial round of treatment has occurred. In such a case, there is evidence that prolonged exposure therapy is a useful treatment for survivors, and may be more efficacious than supportive counseling alone. While triggers may continue to cause distress, the idea is that, with time and repeated exposure, their power will fade, allowing survivors to move on with their lives.