Joan Brady

City: New York, NY
State: New York
Tel: (718) 596-4451
License Name: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Langyages:

Office Address:

Joan Brady, LCSW

15A East 10 Street

New York, New York 10003

Additional Offices:

26 Court Street, Suite 2112

Brooklyn, New York 11201

Therapy Specialties: 

Adoption
Depression
Family Conflict
Infertility
Obsessive Compulsive
Self Esteem
Stress
Anxiety
Coping Skills
Entitlement
Gender Identity
Infidelity
Parenting
Sleep or Insomnia

Modality:

Individuals
Couples
Payments Accepted:
Cash, Check

 

Personal Statement

The relationship between the psychotherapist and the client is of utmost importance in my practice- feeling understood, accepted and not judged: I have extensive experience both as a practitioner and as a teacher/supervisor. My work is informed by a knowledge of human psychological development and unconscious processes: that is requisite for being able to listen to and understand what people are experiencing both within their awareness and what may not be, without professional help.

Most people require some interaction with the therapist. I play an active role in eliciting people’s experiences and feelings in order to fully understand what their struggles are. Some people require less interaction. Being intuitively attuned, knowing when and how to intervene is a critical part of my practice. My psychodynamic training has enabled me to help people understand what may be underlying their difficulties in relationships- family, partners and friends, as well as career and parenting issues.

Loss and grief issues are my specialty. That includes infertility and issues related to becoming a parent. My training has also provided me with the tools needed for work in couples counseling when “emotional baggage” from early family conflicts or deficits have played a barrier to understanding and resolving problems between couples. I see my role as a therapist to listen to and understand what each person is communicating verbally and non-verbally: people are often not able to articulate what they are struggling with- putting the feelings into a thought.

Client Focus (Age)

Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)
Adults
Elders (65+)

Treatment Orientation

Analytic Somatic Therapy
Family / Marital
Interpersonal
Psychodynamic

Attachment-based
Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
Psychoanalytic
Relational

Services Fee

Therapy Session $100-$280

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