Judith Kellner,LCSW

Judith Kellner,LCSW

Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW
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61 East 86th Street
Apt. 6
New York City, New York 10028

My Approach to Helping

In the therapy room, I create a warm, kind and empathic world. I am direct and know how to be challenging when it is needed in order achieve our goals. we are collaborating in the process.
If you are Experiencing Any of the Following:
Relationship Problems (such as Constant Fighting, Trust Issues
or Distance);
Feeling Lonely or Isolated (feel disconnected from others, don't have a rich support system);
Experience Work Issues (stuck in your career, not passionate about your work);
Feeling Stress or Anxiety (feeling burned out, tense, on edge);
I can help.
I specializing in cross cultural issues, cultural transition, and trauma.
my personal and professional international experience spans North America, Israel, Europe, and Asia.
My theoretical approach incorporates EFT, attachment, systemic and psychodynamic theories.

More Info About My Practice

I am an experienced psychotherapist dealing with the above issues. I can go in deep into the root of the issues to correct and change what causes the distress.
I am Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor, in private practice in New York City.
Adjunct Professor at NYU SW Graduate School.

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

My specialty is to recreate trust and safety in relationships. Lack of trust can stem from different cultural belief system, from history of trauma to the individual in the relationship or as a result of the relationship (affair). I can help repair the trust heal the wound.

Importance of the Client-Therapist Alliance

As the focus of my work is to create trust and safety it is crucial that the client therapist relationship will be trusting and safe. The work is respectful of the clients pace and need . I will be transparent and will not hesitate to show myself in the room as a compassionate caring person.

Services I Provide

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian

Groups I Work With

    I counsel individuals and couples, specializing in cross cultural issues (interfaith, interracial and immigration histories), cultural transition.

    I have experience working with trauma and its transmission in families. I have a special interest counseling second and third generation family members of Holocaust survivors, including Armenians.
    I am retired Adjunct Professor at NYU SW Graduate school teaching Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

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