Courtney Policano is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York City who specializes in anxiety, depression, work stress, life transitions, grief and loss, and trauma from early childhood experiences. She also has an expertise in maternal mental health.
Courtney understands the stressors of city living can be overwhelming, and she enjoys helping clients strike a balance between achieving their goals and maintaining self-care and self-compassion. When working with clients who are mothers, including first-time moms, she knows that the range of emotions that accompany early parenthood can lead to internalized pressure. Courtney helps her clients examine these negative thoughts and feelings in order to push back against shame and isolation.
Courtney is unerringly warm, compassionate, and an engaged listener for every individual who walks in her door. She looks forward to helping you tap into your inner resilience, and work towards authentic growth.
Pregnancy and postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
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
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
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
Courtney Policano is not in-network with any insurances.
Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.
Courtney can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
"Courtney was very understanding!"- Zencare client • May 2020