Ester Goldvarg, Ph.D.

Ester Goldvarg, Ph.D.

Professions: Psychology, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 21151
Office 1
2213 East 59th Place
Brooklyn, New York 11234
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Office 2
156 5th Avenue
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New York City, New York 10010
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I am a licensed New York State Clinical Psychologist who received a Doctorate degree from Adelphi University. My goal is to help my clients achieve fulfillment in their lives. Feelings of dissatisfaction, lack of trust, lack of control, and low self-esteem can be very difficult to cope with and they frequently result in anxiety. Recognizing the impact that seemingly insignificant worries can have on people?s lives led me to develop a special interest in treating anxiety disorders. I have become an expert in this area and I am able to offer you help if you feel that anxiety has become an obstacle to leading a happy life. During my training and professional experience I have also developed expertise in the treatment of depression, personality disorders, trauma, eating disorders, addictions, and Attention Deficit Disorder. In addition, I conducted work with women who suffered from Postpartum Depression and my research in this area was published in the Journal of Group Psychotherapy. My intention is to offer you a warm and empathic therapeutic environment. Together we could explore your concerns and help you make the changes you desire.

Email or Call Ester Goldvarg, Ph.D. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 21151

More Info About My Practice

I am a strong believer that our upbringing has a tremendous impact on who we become as individuals and that our early life experiences continue to affect our relationships and wellbeing throughout our lives. This belief has led me to develop a specialty in relationship issues. My extensive study and research through my doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology focused on ways in which individuals' upbringing and personality styles affect their ability to form relationships, and on the issues of romantic jealousy and infidelity.
I have been privileged to work with people from a variety of backgrounds. I was trained to work with children, adults, couples, and families utilizing individualized approach to treatment. When necessary, I administer psychological testing, which frequently helps guide treatment. I am fluent in the Russian language and offer psychotherapy and psychological evaluations in both English and Russian languages. In addition to helping you solve the immediate problems that bring you to treatment, my goal is to help you develop a better understanding of yourself and to bring about lasting emotional and behavioral change.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Infertility Issues
Relationship Issues
Eating Disorders

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Mediation
  • Consultation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Russian

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Dreamwork and Dream Analysis
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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