Alice Ellerbeck is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with adults in New York City as they navigate moments of stress, isolation, and change. Many of Alice’s clients come in when they're facing significant life transitions, such as figuring out the next steps in their careers or coping with the end of a long-term relationship. Alice is particularly skilled in helping clients reduce the symptoms of anxiety through a mindfulness-based approach, calming the brain and body when faced with stress caused by challenges at work or in interpersonal relationships.
Alice is passionate about guiding clients in making decisions, particularly when it comes to their careers. Her goal is to help clients find clarity, and move in the direction of meaningful work, all while dealing with the practicalities of life in the city. She also specializes in working with clients around their relationships, whether with intimate partners or their families, helping them to cultivate a strong sense of self-worth and healthy boundaries.
Alice’s therapeutic approach is rooted in both mindfulness practices and psychoanalytic psychotherapy, helping clients gain new insight while equipping them with self-care skills they can use in their daily life. Her style is active, warm, and engaged.
Alice holds a special place in her practice for members of the LGBTQ-community; her office is a safe, non-judgmental, and accepting place for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Alice cares deeply about each of her clients, and enjoys working with each individual to achieve lasting personal satisfaction and growth
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
LGBTQ-related issues - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Alice Ellerbeck is not in-network with any insurances.
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Blanton-Peale Institute, Psychotherapist, 2017 - 2021
Training Institute for Mental Health, Psychotherapist, 2016 - 2019
New York City Department of Education, School Psychologist, 1992 - 2015
Training Institute for Mental Health, Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2019
New York University Silver School of Social Work, MSW, 2016
Brooklyn College, MSEd, 1992