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Amy Gottheimer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Midtown, Manhattan who specializes in trauma, including domestic violence, sexual trauma, complex trauma, and single-incident trauma. She also specializes in life transitions, anxiety, depression, professional identity development, and working with members of the LGBTQIA community as well as individuals in non-traditional relationships.
Amy strives to create a safe and warm space where clients feel comfortable sharing their most inner thoughts. She takes the time to get to know her clients before developing an individualized treatment plan that takes into account their needs and goals. She utilizes a number of different tools and treatment modalities, including music, art, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), mindfulness practices, and Supportive Therapy. Amy fosters a collaborative, caring, and comfortable relationship with clients. Her sessions are client-led, and she never pushes them to talk about something until they are ready.
Amy believes everyone deserves to heal and grow, and she is there to support them on their journey. Before starting her private practice, she worked at the Center for Urban Community Services for a decade. Her office is conveniently located next to the 33rd Street subway station.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
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
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Development of professional identity - Developing one’s self as perceived in relation to profession, through the beliefs, values, and motives of their career
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Grief - 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
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Private Practice, 2018 - Present
Center for Urban Community Services, 2008 - 2018
Columbia University, MSSW, 2008
University of New Mexico, BA, 2004
New York: 079136