Helen Schwartz

LCSW, BCD

Helen Schwartz

LCSW, BCD

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Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • 1199SEIU
  • Advantage Health
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • CenterLight Healthcare
  • Choice Care Network
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Fidelis Care (NY)
  • Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Health Republic
  • HIP
  • Integra
  • Liberty Health Advantage
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • Medicare
  • United Health Care
Fees: $225 per 45 minute Session
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

584 Bay Ridge Avenue
Lower Level
Brooklyn, New York 11220
115 West 73rd St
Suite 1D #2
New York City, New York 10023

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My Approach to Helping

Patients that I meet with will receive a full range of psychotherapy services. I provide parenting counseling, relationship counseling, cognitive therapy, group therapy, psychoanalysis, and anger management. Psychotherapy is available for issues including anxiety, depression, substance abuse as well as eating disorders, couples therapy, individual and family therapy. HIV pre and post counseling, postpartum depression, court-mandated treatment, phobiaspanic attack, autism, Asperger, ADHD ADD, and OCD are a few of the presenting issues I specialize in with over 30 years of experience.

Contact 718-921-3518 for individual, couples as well as family psychodynamic psychotherapy. Office hours 8:00 am - 8:00 pm on Mondays- Thursdays as well as Sundays.

I hold the status of a certified diplomat in clinical social work from the American Board of Examiners. I am a member of professional organizations including the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, the National Association of SW, and the NYS Society for Clinical Social Work as well as NY Mental Health Counselors Association.

I'm fluent in; • English • German • Hebrew • Russian • Polish • Ukrainian • Hungarian • Yiddish

Services I Provide

  • Chemical Dependency Evaluation
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Ukranian

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Borderline
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Elder Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Incest
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Psychosis
  • Rejection
  • Schizophrenia
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Shame
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trust Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depth Hypnosis
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
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