Jody Kemmerer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an office in Tribeca, Manhattan. With nearly two decades of intensive training and clinical experience, she is an expert in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP). Through these approaches, she helps individuals manage difficult emotions and uncover their innate resilience. She specializes in supporting individuals with trauma, borderline personality disorder, anxiety, and depression.
In addition to her expertise in DBT and AEDP, Jody is passionate about incorporating mindfulness techniques into her sessions. Her work focuses heavily on creating a stable environment, building a trusting relationship, and equipping clients with the skills to effectively navigate challenging circumstances.
Engaged and collaborative, Jody is excited to welcome young adults and adults to her practice to begin the healing process. Her office is conveniently located steps from the Park Place subway station.
Emotion regulation - Learning how to identify, express, and manage feelings in safe, in-control ways
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Borderline personality disorder - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges
Attachment issues - Challenges with mood, behavior, and social relationships arising from failure to form normal attachment to primary caregiver in early childhood
Mindfulness - Increasing awareness, being present, identifying feelings, learning meditative tools
Jody can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
Private Practice, Psychotherapist, 2016 - Present
Columbus Park Collaborative, Psychotherapist, 2015 - 2016
Harvard University School of Psychiatry, Fellowship in Adolescent Clinical Psychology, 2014 - 2015
Long Island DBT Group, 2013 - 2014
Columbia University School for Social Work, DBT Training Program, 2013
Columbia University School for Social Work, MSW, 2013
This 26-week group run by Jody Kemmerer, LCSW focuses on emotion education and regulation through the development of specific DBT skills.