Therese Kempf

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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(917) 809-6268

Therese Kempf

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW


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19 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
(917) 809-6268

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26 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(917) 809-6268
Do you feel like the same scene is playing out in your life over and over again, but an inability to change the script? Do you feel powerless in managing confusing and intense feelings and difficulty in understanding why you feel this way? I am a psychotherapist specializing in trauma-focused treatments for children, adults, and couples. I believe that most people who walk into the therapist's office have difficulties that are rooted in trauma. Most traumatic experiences happen in the context of a relationship and can also be healed in the context of a safe therapeutic relationship.
Our trauma often plays out in our life through struggles with substance abuse or self-harm as a way to cope with intolerable feelings; difficulty in intimate relationships; persistent self doubt; or overwhelming somatic feelings. When we heal our traumatic wounds, we begin to experience our self and the world in a different way.
I am a certified couples therapist. Couples that have early childhood trauma sometimes 'reenact' their lived experiences and unprocessed feelings in the dynamic. Fears of abandonment and the common push-pull dance are ways these early wounds play out in relationships. I can help you sort through these complex dynamics with a trauma informed approach.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Paypal
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: New York / 084728
  • School: New York University

Location

19 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
(917) 809-6268
Ask about video sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Other Location +

Additional Location

26 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(917) 809-6268
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • Alcohol Use
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Racial Identity
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic-based symptoms
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Feminist
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
  • Trauma Focused Couples Therapy
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Therese Kempf, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in New York

Therese Kempf

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW