I am a clinical social worker with 20 years of post -graduate experience helping clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, living with grief and loss, coping with trauma, crisis and disasters, issues facing first responders and challenges relating to LGBTQ- identifying individuals and couples.
When working with clients, I take a solution-focused, trauma-informed and strengths-based approach. Everyone deserves to be listened to, treated with respect and provided with opportunities to live a meaningful, joyful and productive life.
I’d like to learn more about you and hear from you about what you would like to get out of our work together. We can find a time for us to meet and start talking more about your hopes and goals - and how we can work together to make those hopes a reality.
I look forward to talking with you more.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, First Responder Issues, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Men's Issues, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexuality
Clinical approaches: Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NY LCSW 071488
Brian has been instrumental in my growth, helps me understand the feelings I have, and I value my sessions with him. There has been no time wasted.
Written on Jan 04, 2022 after therapy with Brian for 11 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues
Brian is an incredible understanding and great counselor. I’ve made remarkable process since I’ve started working with him.
Written on Oct 06, 2021 after therapy with Brian for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Brian is great. He’s been able to dig into things and get me to places other therapists have not been able to. He’s able to help me see things from a different perspective and I find our sessions extremely valuable
Written on Jun 30, 2021 after therapy with Brian for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes
Brian is a superbly kind, thoughtful, and caring person. He always brings great insights and support, I highly recommend him.
Written on Jun 02, 2021 after therapy with Brian for 3 months on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes
I have been working with Brian for a couple weeks. He gets back to my messages in a timely matter and has helped with my anxiety and other issues I have went to him about.
Written on Mar 08, 2021 after therapy with Brian for 1 week
Wonderful counselor - very supportive and helps lead me to where I need to be!
Written on Feb 08, 2021 after therapy with Brian for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and self esteem