Judith  Greenwald

Judith Greenwald

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Accepting new clients for afternoon & daytime appointments in Midtown practice (updated April 13, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Work stress
  • Relationships
  • Couples counseling
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Life transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Loss and grief

Professional statement

Judith Greenwald is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Midtown Manhattan specializing in work stress, relationships, couples counseling, trauma, anxiety, life transitions, mindfulness, and loss and grief. Drawing from her extensive background in employee assistance programs, she is highly skilled in helping clients navigate career-related challenges including feeling stuck or overwhelmed, nurturing their strengths and creative voice, and pursuing promotions and value-based career changes. With deep insight into organizational culture, she is experienced in supporting individuals, including creative professionals, entrepreneurs, executives, and people in tech, as they seek work-life balance.

Additionally, Judith is an expert in relationships and related concerns, including divorce. In her work with couples, she takes care to understand their dynamics, delve deeply into conflict resolution, improve communication, and rekindle intimacy. She seeks to understand her clients in the complexity of their desires and constraints in order to help them achieve better relationships with themselves and others. Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Judith is able to support survivors of trauma through identifying triggers and building healthy coping skills.

Judith’s approach is interactive, warm, and engaging. She is wholly committed to helping individuals and couples break free from negative cycles and find renewed fulfillment in their careers and relationships. Her office is conveniently located in Midtown, a short walk from most subway lines as well as Penn Station and Grand Central Station.


Message to clients

My hope is for you to feel safely heard and understood in the nuances and complexities of your journey. And that together, by using our heads and our hearts, we can find the best path for you to accomplish what you are seeking.


Specialties

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

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

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

Mindfulness - Bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment

Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance


General expertise


Insurance

Judith Greenwald is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $225 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $175 - $225
  • Couples sessions: $300 (60min)

Therapist's note

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


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Midtown practice

347 5th Avenue

Suite 701

New York, NY 10016

Hours
  • Mon 10:30am-2:00pm
  • Tue 9:15am-8:00pm
  • Wed 9:15am-8:00pm
  • Thu 9:15am-5:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 1991 - Present

Consultant and Supervisor to Therapists, 2004 - Present

NIPTI, Adjunct Teacher: Couples Therapy, Diversity, Integrating EMDR into Analytic Practice, 2000 - Present

National EAP Companies, Account Manager and Counselor, 1984 - 2004

Journal Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Founding Editor, 2002

East Meadow, NY, Drug and Alcohol School Social Worker, 1977 - 1982

EMDR Certification, 2018

NIPTI Supervisory Training Program, Graduate, 2003

NIPTI Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program, Graduate, 1999

EMDR Training, Graduate, 1999

EGPS Graduate Group Training Program and Advanced Group Training, 1993 - 1995

The Canterbury Group, Certificate in Family Systems Therapy, 1982

SUNY at Stony Brook School of Social Welfare, MSW, 1977

Silva Mind Control Training

Rebirthing Training

Sedona Method Training


Languages

  • English

Client testimonials

Zencare client

My call with Judith was very consultative and relaxing. It put me at ease.


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