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Understanding Trauma-Focused Therapy: Trauma-Focused Therapy is an evidence-based approach designed to help individuals who have experienced trauma. It aims to address the psychological and emotional impact of traumatic events, allowing individuals to process their experiences, reduce symptoms of trauma-related disorders, and regain a sense of control and well-being. Application and Scope of Trauma-Focused Therapy: Trauma-Focused Therapy is highly effective in treating individuals who have experienced various forms of trauma, including abuse, accidents, combat, or natural disasters. It is often used to treat conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and can be applied across different age groups, from children to adults. What to Expect in Trauma-Focused Therapy Sessions: In Trauma-Focused Therapy sessions, individuals work with a trained therapist who employs evidence-based techniques to help them process and heal from trauma. Therapists may use approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) to address trauma-related symptoms and distressing memories. The therapy provides a safe and supportive environment for individuals to gradually work through their trauma and develop coping strategies.

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Professionals Who Specialize in Trauma Focused Therapy

Bina Stefansky, LMSW

Therapist, Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you go; they merely determine where you start.

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Blimie Heller

Coach, Parenting Coach

The parent-child connection is the most powerful mental health intervention known to mankind. Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener
  • 💭 Open minded

Dovid Meshchaninov, LPCC

Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCC, SEP

To find your light, you need to first face your darkness.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Nahum Spirn

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

The more we accept people as they are (including ourselves!), the freer they are to change. And the harder we try to get rid of emotions and thoughts, the stronger they become.

  • 🙌 Affirming
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🤝 Collaborative
  • 🐣 Out of the box

Naomi Franklin

Therapist, LCSW-R; Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Taibke Hyman, LPC

Therapist, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when? -Hillel

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 💪 Challenging
  • 👂 Listener

Anna Fineberg

Therapist, PhD

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener

Gershon Basch, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Your mind is a tapestry of beliefs

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Jen Gottesman

Therapist, Master of Social Work

It's never overreacting to ask for what you want and need -- Amy Poehler

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous

Michal Cohen, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf - Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Esther Brodt, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Within each of us lies the power to access healing and the possibility of moving towards living with more meaning, contentment and ease

  • 💙 Warm
  • 🙏 Spiritual
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🌎 Holistic

Dr. Yosef Tropper, PsyD

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, LCPC, LMHC, LPC

Every wall is a door. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🤝 Collaborative
  • 🐣 Out of the box

Dr. Deb Hirschhorn, Ph.D.

Therapist, Ph.D, LMHC

The Self is in everybody. . . the Self cannot be damaged, the Self doesn't have to develop, and the Self possesses its own wisdom about how to heal internal as well as exteral relationships.

  • 🙌 Affirming
  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🙏 Spiritual

Toby Diamond, LMHC, CASAC-T

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Currently only accepting clients looking for addiction treatment

  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Nina Rapaport, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes ~ Jung

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Carey McIntosh

Therapist, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, APCC

Deeper healing than you ever imagined is yours for the taking.

  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Danielle Pliver, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

What you feel you can heal

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm

Lynn Zakeri, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener

Sarina Hofstatter, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Passion is the driving force behind my work.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Mendel Toron

Therapist, LCSW, CCTP, EMDR Certified

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ― Carl Gustav Jung

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Moshe Sosover, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

I empower clients to delve into their inner selves.

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener

Bassy (Batya) Schwartz, LMFT

Therapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT

You are the one you've been waiting for -Richard Schwartz

  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🥇 Empowering

Yachet (Jackie) Junger, LMSW

Therapist, Licensed Master Social Work

Progress not perfection

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm

Vanessa Abraham, BSc

Therapist, BSc, PG Dip Psych, Certificate in Supervision

Wherever you go, there you are.

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 👂 Listener

Rivky Weiss

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.

  • 💙 Warm
  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Malka Akhenblit, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

The quality of our relationships determines the quality of our lives.

  • 🔥 Energetic
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Stacey Shapiro, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

As you teach, you learn.

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Ari Poliakoff, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I excel at helping people discover and understand themselves. This is the key to healing, success, and growth.

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 👂 Listener
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Hinda Deitsch, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Our wounds and our gifts are next-door neighbors. -Dr. Alexandra Solomon

  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 👂 Listener
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Aliza Tropper, LMHC

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” Viktor E. Frankl

  • 💭 Open minded
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🌎 Holistic

Roxanne Singer

Psychiatric Medication Provider, DNP, MSN, PMHNP-BC, AGPCNP-NC, AGNP-C, CDCES

No matter where your path to wellness may lead, you can trust that I will be there to guide you every step of the way.

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm

Rocheli Sternheim, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Sometimes when you’re in a dark place, you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 😃 Humorous

Rachel Israel Heiser

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

My aim is to empower clients, enabling them to embrace their true potential and advocate for themselves.

  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Yehuda Roberts, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Choosing to be in the helping profession was not a deliberate choice for me, but rather a calling that I couldn't ignore

  • 💭 Open minded
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous

Ariela Bellin

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous

Jamie Frankenberg

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Awareness is like the Sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed. — THICH NHAT HANH

  • 🙌 Affirming
  • 👂 Listener
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Melissa Lieber

Therapist, LCAT, ATR-BC

Every person has a unique story

  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Zipa Leah Scheinberg

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, EMDR, SIFI

Healing from C-PTSD is a Soulful Journey of Recovery

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous

Yitzchok Wagshul, Ph.D.

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, Ph.D

Therapy is a work of heart.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 💙 Warm
  • 👂 Listener

Chaim Rudolph, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🤝 Collaborative

Pnina Braun (Nina Reiss)

Therapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapy Therapist, LMFT

Take the reins to steer your life on a new path to achieve your dreams, enhance your love life, and develop positive connections.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 👂 Listener
  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🙏 Spiritual

Becky Fenton, PsyD

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

Long Island Psychology and Consulting Services

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

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