Anthony Cianci is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Midtown NYC. He specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults and from a wide range of backgrounds as they navigate questions related to identity, relationships, and psychological well-being.
A major focus of Anthony's practice is in seeing individuals for long-term, insight-oriented therapy to address anxiety, depression, trauma and other difficulties in living. Anthony has a special interest in personal identity and the ways in which various aspects of personhood, such as race, gender and sexuality, influence experiences in relationships and the world at large. He also explores with clients the ongoing influence of intergenerational trauma on their upbringing, family relationships, and worldview.
With children, he utilizes a combination of talk and play therapy to help them better manage their feelings and behavior. He endorses a broad perspective to understanding ADHD and other behavioral diagnoses, considering the environmental factors that contribute to the manifestation of various symptoms.
Anthony is a certified psychoanalyst and utilizes psychoanalytic perspectives in effort to make meaning out of maladaptive patterns and formative life experiences. Anthony strives to create an open environment for clients to introspect and express themselves in new ways.
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 through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Identity & self-esteem - Addressing issues related to different aspects of personal identity, such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience; relationships and the world at large; self-expression
Personal exploration - Deepening awareness and understanding of formative experiences and their impact on current life and relationships
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Child and adolescent therapy - Supporting children, adolescents, and their families through behavioral, academic, and social challenges
Gender and sexuality - Exploring topics of gender and sexuality for individual across a range of gender and sexual orientations; navigating relationship, familial, and cultural challenges; addressing problematic sexual behaviors and patterns; LGBTQIA issues personality disorders
Social issues - Addressing contemporary social issues individuals face today, including topics of race, culture, and ethnicity
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Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, Analytic Faculty Member & Instructor, 2019 - Present
Private Practice, 2014 - Present
Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center, Clinician, 2011 - Present
Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist, 2012 - 2017
Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, Certification in Psychoanalysis, 2017
Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, Certification in Contemporary Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, 2014
Columbia University School of Social Work, Advanced Clinical Practice in Health, Mental Health, 2011
University of Vermont, BA, Psychology and Philosophy, 2008