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Elliot Greenebaum(He/Him/His)

(He/Him/His)
Licensed Psychoanalyst, LP
New York
Anxiety - Depression- Life transitions- Relationship issues- Addiction-Creative blocks & writer's block-
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Professional statement

***I am not currently accepting new patients but if you wish to schedule a one-time paid consultation to get advice or help finding a therapist I can schedule that.

Elliot Greenebaum is a Licensed Psychoanalyst located in Brooklyn, NY. Elliot is passionate about working with young adults and adults navigating anxiety, depression, major life transitions, and creative blocks. He also has expertise in working with clients recovering from addiction and is currently in advanced training in addictions and compulsions at the William Alanson White Institute. 

Elliot’s encourages clients to reflect on their inner desires, impulses, and beliefs. He strives to help clients see habitual patterns of handling emotions or getting needs met, patterns that may have been adaptive earlier in life but no longer work well. Elliot also incorporates aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness into his work, fostering a space where clients can increase their sense of agency and develop new and increased resilience to life’s stressors.

Elliot received a BA in Philosophy from Amherst College and trained at the Psychoanalytic Association Of New York, The Contemporary Freudian Society, And the William Alanson White Institute. He now operates a mostly in-person therapy practice and also produces online educational content about psychotherapy. He encourages potential clients see if working together may help them in their journey to feeling more at peace with their thoughts, feelings, and emotions.


Message to clients

Our first meeting will last approximately 60-90 minutes and is free of charge; it gives us a chance to decide whether we want to work together. We will discuss the issues that have led to you seek assistance, your past history, current life status and treatment goals. By the end of this meeting, my goal is provide you with a sense of whether we work well together and how I may be able to help.

My work focuses on helping patients feel more at peace with their emotional experience and to figure out areas where they are blocked. I help people deal with life transitions, stress, depression, and anxiety, as well as helping them see habitual patterns of handling emotions, or getting needs met, that may have been adaptive earlier in life but no longer work well. In my practice, mapping one’s history is important, especially in the way it shines a light on your unique needs and challenges, helping us to identify the patterns that impede you reaching your goals.

Everyone has strengths and vulnerabilities that need to be understood for there to be realistic change. My process combines my training in psychoanalysis as well as cognitive behavioral therapies in order to help you figure out how to thrive in your life. I create a safe space for you to speak and think freely, encouraging a sense of agency and resilience.

If this sounds right for you, I look forward to your call. Thank you.


Licensure

New York: 001126

Languages

English

Specialties

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

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

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

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Creative blocks & writer's block - Setting goals and creating road maps to move beyond perfectionism, procrastination, and self-doubt; building self-awareness and skills to accomplish goals and fuel creativity




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

Elliot Greenebaum is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$285 (45min)

Additional session information

Therapist's note

No charge for the initial consultation.


Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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