EMILY WEINSTEIN, LMSW
Emily Weinstein, LMSW
I can help you with:
- Stress Management
- Low self-esteem
- Relationship Issues
- Life Transitions
- Distress Tolerance
I believe that self-acceptance and compassion are crucial in creating meaningful change. Together, we will explore ways to cope with whatever challenges life presents.
My goal is to help you to navigate your thoughts and emotions in a safe and trusting environment. My approach is client-centered, genuine, and holistic, incorporating evidence-based techniques to support your growth according to your specific needs.
Training, Experience, and Background
Emily’s approach is genuine, honest, and strength-based. She is passionate about creating a strong therapeutic alliance and listening to your story. She understands the importance of being understood and will guide you through whatever difficulties life may bring.
Emily received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work and is a NYS LMSW. During her graduate training, Emily provided trauma-informed individual therapy to youth in a school setting dealing with a variety of struggles including: anxiety, depression, substance use, eating disorders, physical and sexual abuse, and family conflict. She utilized techniques such as CBT, DBT, and mindfulness. She also worked closely with client’s families, helping facilitate open communication and address challenges within the family unit.
Emily also has training in mindfulness-based stress reduction and finds that mindfulness practice is a powerful tool that helps encourage self-compassion and acceptance.
Emily graduated from Stony Brook University where she majored in Psychology and minored in Health and Wellness. Emily’s psychology background informs her social work practice as she has a deep understanding of human behavior and mental health.
Prior to becoming a therapist, Emily worked as a self-direction support professional where she provided child care services to children with autism spectrum disorder. This experience emphasized the importance of supportive relationships in one’s well-being.
Ask us anything — wherever you are in the therapy process, we’re here to listen!