Ezra  Yurman

Ezra Yurman

He/Him/His

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Practice: Kip Therapy Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Midtown West Accepting In-person
Updated August 15, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Life transitions
  • Substance abuse

Professional statement

Ezra is a licensed clinical social worker who will listen to you attentively and in a distinct way from others. He practices in a manner that supports greater psychological freedom, resolve and vitality. Ezra believes effective treatment can be challenging at times, but it can also be validating. He will help you get at the underlying questions affecting your life and allow for the unexpected to emerge

Ezra has over 6 years’ experience working with: depression, anxiety, substance use, relationship issues/conflicts, life transitions, self-destructive/sabotaging behaviors, anger-management, HIV-related concerns, sexuality and gay, lesbian and bisexual issues, questions surrounding race and gender, shame and embarrassment, ambivalence/doubt about life decisions, performance anxiety and issues of creative/work inhibitions.


Message to clients

Hello! You should book a session with me if you want to acquire greater relief from life’s constraints and inevitable suffering.I believe the rewards of this work are boundless. Our experiences in this world are often hard to put into language, but in partnership we’ll try. Together we’ll get at the underlying questions affecting your life and allow for the unexpected to emerge.

I received my master’s degree from Columbia University, and am current clinical social work doctoral student at Smith College. I am gay and Jewish, and I live in Brooklyn. In addition to being a dog person, I love to spend time outdoors, hiking, or reading in they city’s parks.


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

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

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

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $130 - $150

Location(s)

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
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Midtown West practice
330 West 58th Street, Suite 401, New York, New York 10019
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Work and Education


Columbia University, MSW, 2018


Licensure

New York: 095519


Languages

English