Irene Chin, Therapist in New York, New York — Zencare
Irene  Chin

Irene Chin

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Practice: Resilience Lab
New York Accepting Online
Flatiron District Not Accepting In-person
Updated May 25, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Communication issues
  • Anxiety
  • Academic challenges
  • Race & cultural identity
  • Family issues
  • Cultural adjustment

Professional statement

Irene Chin is a Licensed Master Social Worker based in New York City. Irene is a second-generation immigrant and her practice is collaborative, culturally competent and informed by an anti-oppressive lens. She uses techniques such as narrative, cognitive behavioral, relational, play, family and mindfulness practices. She specializes in working with clients through adjustment issues, communication blocks, family dynamics, personal identities and more.

Irene received her Master’s at Silberman School of Social Work. She has a background working for social services, serving people from diverse backgrounds by providing individual therapy for children within schools and family therapy with adolescents and adults.


Message to clients

You may have overcome many obstacles to get to where you are. Now, you have already taken the first step to a more enriching life. Therapy may be a challenging and complex process at times, I am here to help you unpack the experiences you have been through. Together, we can create a warm and safe space where you can be open, comfortable, and authentically you, without any judgment and distractions.

I believe therapy should be intercultural and individualized, meaning that your personal needs come first. We’ll explore your journey towards growth and the opportunities for change that lie ahead by examining how your identity and interpersonal dynamics shape your environment. While I will be your guide on this path, you are the true expert of your life. I will be supportive and collaborative as you go through this process of betterment, in order for you to thrive and flourish from within.


Specialties

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Academic challenges - Addressing underperformance in coursework, school avoidance, and procrastination

Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Humana
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150

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
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

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
  • Mon 9AM-5PM
  • Tue 9AM-5PM
  • Wed 10AM-5PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Flatiron District practice
928 Broadway, New York, New York 10010
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Private Practice , Psychotherapist , 2021 - Present

Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College , MSW , 2020
Hunter College , BA in Psychology , 2017


Licensure

New York: 111436


Languages

English