Jim Duncan Stangarone
He/Him/HisLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Jim Stangarone is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Psychodramatist located in New York, NY. Jim is passionate about helping clients who have been impacted by narcissistic abuse or childhood sexual abuse. He also specializes in supporting clients through complex PTSD, which typically occurs after long term traumatic experiences. Many of his clients develop damaging symptoms like addictions or eating disorders to cope with their painful memories.
Jim brings the power of performance into therapy sessions through drama therapy approaches. He empowers clients to tell their stories through writing, speaking, or performing. Clients can also engage in meaningful storytelling or drama exercises that grow their confidence, give them a voice, and help them feel energized. Jim is also a Reiki healer and encourages clients to explore spirituality and energy work during their sessions.
Jim strives to help clients realize their self-worth and to feel comfortable in their own bodies, minds, and spirits. He teaches clients how to cope with distress and how to build trusting, healthy relationships with themselves and others. He is certified in Level II Will I Ever Be Good Enough and is a member of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms
Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect
Jim Stangarone is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 18 years
New York city Department of Education , Social Worker, 2007 - 2022
South Shore Child Guidance Center, Social Worker , 1997 - 2007
American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, Certified Psychodramatist , 2008
Stony Broom University School of Social Welfare , MSW, 2005
New York: 079292-01