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Barry Wasser, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Bipolar disorder Depression
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About me

Barry earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Yeshiva University, his Master of Social Work (MSW) from Touro College's Graduate School of Social Work, and specializes in the treatment of individuals with histories of anxiety, depression, trauma, and severe and persistent mental illness.

He has over 7 years of experience working with adults, the elderly, and their families. He utilizes various therapeutic techniques and methods during his sessions in order to meet his clients' needs and establish a trusting and comfortable relationship. In turn, Barry aims to provide clients with a safe environment in which they feel comfortable expressing themselves and exploring obstacles that hinder quality of life, all while working towards the achievement of their short and long term goals.

He has worked with adults of various ages across different settings including a mental health homeless shelter and a transitional residence for adults with mental illness. He also has experience facilitating group therapy sessions and mental health case management, both of which have proven to be beneficial to both clients and their families. Barry's experience has helped him focus on taking into account all factors that influence the well-being of his clients. Barry values supportive therapeutic partnerships, assertiveness, and open-mindedness; these form the foundation of his therapeutic style. Each therapy session or family meeting is viewed as a new opportunity to find ways to achieve and promote sustained personal growth.

Professional experience

8yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Bipolar disorder Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment issues, Avoidant Personality, Codependency, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Life purpose, Men's issues, Mood disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy and childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

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License information

NY LCSW 088762

NJ LCSW 44SC05895200


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Barry Wasser. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Barry is very compassionate and responds pretty quickly. Highly recommend him

Written on Feb 21, 2024 after therapy with Barry for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Barry Wasser was very helpful, kind and direct in helping me through a rough patch. I would use him again and give him the highest rating. TY for you help!!

Written on Jan 26, 2024 after therapy with Barry for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Barry is compassionate and a very skilled therapist. I know he's in my corner 24 hours a day.

Written on Nov 26, 2023 after therapy with Barry for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, anger management, and compassion fatigue

Barry’s great extremely helpful and informative, offers several great options for one with a busy schedule and ways to connect. Feel always listened too and thoughts valid helps a lot to focus and figure out your goals and help you as needed you don’t feel alone. It’s hard starting the journey but great people like Barry help make the difference

Written on Nov 14, 2023 after therapy with Barry for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and anger management

He’s just the best! He’s helped me change a lot in the past almost 3 years.

Written on Nov 13, 2023 after therapy with Barry for 2 years and 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Barry so far is really helping me overcome my anxiety and is allowing me to take the first necessary steps to get back to my normal self. Highly recommend him!

Written on Aug 05, 2023 after therapy with Barry for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd