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Amy Bruce(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
FloridaNew YorkVirginia
Depression- Anxiety - Loss, grief, and bereavement-Artists' mental health-Gender identity & transgender health- LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics-

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Professional statement

Amy Bruce is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in New York, NY. Amy is passionate about helping clients who experience depression, including as a result of grief or trauma. Many of Amy’s clients feel overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, loneliness, disconnection from loved ones, frustration, or a lack of motivation. Other clients find themselves experiencing panic attacks that leave them unable to participate in daily life.

Amy helps these clients by providing them with a warm, nonjudgmental space to talk about their feelings. Her approach to therapy is psychodynamic, meaning that she helps clients make connections between what happens in their lives and their innermost beliefs, desires, and wants. She places heavy emphasis on having a quality therapeutic relationship based on trust and mutual regard. Her main goal is to help clients learn how to accept themselves and to practice self-care.

Amy earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. She has a certification from the Metropolitan Institute for Training Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Her style is collaborative, patient, and kind. She helps clients to break out of negative emotional cycles and to move forward with their lives.


Message to clients

My hope for my clients is that they feel seen, understood and accepted for exactly who they are. I believe in the power of relationships to effect change, and that a warm and empathic relationship with me as your therapist will give you the support you need to work toward the life you want and deserve.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 23 years

Valera Health, therapist

Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Certificate in Adult Psychoanalysis, 2021

Licensure

New York: 091917 - Florida: TPSW3585 - Virginia: 0904016461

Languages

English

Specialties

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Artists' mental health - Understanding of highly creative minds; goal setting related to the artistic and creative process; support finding meaningful balance in one’s life

Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in NY, FL, VA)
  • Cigna (in-network in NY, FL, VA)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO) (in-network in NY, VA)
  • Oscar Health (in-network in NY, FL, VA)
  • Oxford Health Plans (in-network in NY, FL, VA)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in NY, FL, VA)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (45min)
  • Couples sessions:$200 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed