I am a licensed clinical social worker located in New York State. I received my clinical training at the Columbia University School of Social Work. Additionally, I am a graduate of The New York Milton H. Erickson Society for Psychotherapy and Hypnosis, and I am a certified School Social Worker. I have worked in clinics, hospitals, and schools. My extensive professional and life experiences enhance my ability to assist you with your healing process. Together we will develop a treatment plan to maximize your life potential and achieve goals.
I utilize a holistic treatment approach that includes Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I will provide a supportive, nurturing, and safe therapeutic space for you as the foundation for effective therapy and change.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
NY LCSW 028988
I’ve had various therapists throughout the years and Debra is one of the best. She has boundless empathy and compassion, along with A+ suggestions for facing my issues and improving my life. I recommend her highly.
Written on Jul 25, 2023 after therapy with Debra for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and grief
My sessions with Debra over the past year have helped me make so many positive changes in my life. She’s a gifted therapist.
Written on May 10, 2023 after therapy with Debra for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, coping with life changes, and family conflicts