Jody  Kemmerer

Jody Kemmerer

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait for daytime, evening, & weekend online therapy appointments (updated May 13, 2020)
Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Emotion regulation
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Attachment issues
  • Mindfulness

Professional statement

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.

Message to clients

I am here to help you develop a clearer and kinder relationship with yourself. I use simple, interactive approaches to help build your strengths and activating your wise mind. I bring to our work expertise in how to effectively manage anxiety, depression and other painful emotions. We work together to attain the change you desire. My 17 years experience as a practitioner of meditation, has given me a compassionate presence and deep understanding of what often blocks us from accessing our talents and resilience. I am firm believer in everyone's innate capacity to heal.


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


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


  • Wellfleet Student (formerly Consolidated Health Plans)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $250 (50min)
  • Initial session: $250 (60min)

Therapist's note

Jody can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

TriBeCa practice

225 Broadway

Suite 3400

New York, NY 10007


  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 2:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wed 2:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thu 2:00pm-9:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

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, 2012 - 2013

Columbia University School for Social Work, MSW, 2013



Therapy Groups

Jody  Kemmerer
26-Week Adult Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Group

This 26-week group run by Jody Kemmerer, LCSW focuses on emotion education and regulation through the development of specific DBT skills.