Calla  Jo
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Calla Jo

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Licensed Psychoanalyst, LP Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online

phone and videochat sessions only

Updated December 9, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Loneliness
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • People of color and LGBTQ topics
  • Relationships
  • Emotional fluency

Professional statement

Calla Jo is a Licensed Psychoanalyst and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with two offices in Greenwich Village and Union Square, New York, specializing in issues of loneliness, anxiety, depression, relationships, identity formation, and emotional fluency. Calla works to provide culturally-sensitive care, and her practice is affirming of LGBTQ+ clients, people of color, and individuals with marginalized identities.

As both a psychoanalyst and a social worker, Calla has a unique understanding of pathways of human development, relational patterns, and larger social structures. Her insight-oriented approach helps clients to better understand how they see themselves and their roles in relationships and at work.

Calla sees an eclectic mix of clients of all ages. She strives to develop a strong therapeutic relationship with each individual and explore difficult thoughts and feelings in a warm, open environment. Her Chelsea office is conveniently located by the 9th Street metro station.

Message to clients

Therapeutic progress is hard to define and can seem like alchemy. I hope you find the help you need and will consider giving me a call. I treat everyone with the tools I have worked on honing for decades: respect, attention, empathy, and humor, when it's called for. Although I think in-person sessions are ideal, I will work via phone call or audio conference.


Loneliness - Navigating issues stemming from disconnection and isolation

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

People of color and LGBTQ topics - Exploring questions related to power, oppression, sexuality, and gender identity; strengthening understanding in relationships; family and cultural challenges

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Emotional fluency - Learning to express one's emotions into words


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Calla Jo is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $250 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $125 - $250
  • Group sessions: $65 (90min)

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


Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:15am-8:00pm
  • Tue 9:15am-5:00pm
  • Wed 8:15am-9:30pm
  • Thu 9:15am-8:00pm
  • Fri 9.15am-5:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Center for Human Development, Co-Director of Clinical Studies, 2018 - Present
Clinic / Private Practice, 2000 - Present
Center for Human Development, Faculty, 2013 - 2018

Center for Human Development, Certificate in Psychoanalysis Training, 2013
New York University, MSW, 2000
Yale University, BA, 1988