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.
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
Judith Greenwald is not in-network with any insurances.
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Judith can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
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, 2003
NIPTI Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program, 1999
EMDR Training, 1999
EGPS, Group Training Program and Advanced Group Training, 1995
The Canterbury Group, Certificate in Family Systems Therapy, 1982
SUNY at Stony Brook School of Social Welfare, MSW, 1977
Sedona Method Training
Silva Mind Control Training
"My call with Judith was very consultative and relaxing. It put me at ease."- Zencare client • November 2019