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Karen Tantillo(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R
New YorkGeorgiaSouth Carolina
Relationship issues- Trauma-Anxiety and Depression -EFT Couples Therapy -Grief, Loss and Life Transitions-

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Professional statement

Dr. Karen Tantillo is an experienced and compassionate licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist, specializing in relationship conflict and distress, anxiety and depression, grief and loss, skilled in both individual and couples therapy.

She has received advanced training and certification in many integrative therapeutic approaches that are relational, experiential, attachment-based, trauma-informed and emotion-focused, including Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT). Her approach is warm, empathic and skilled.

Dr. Tantillo would be honored to work together with you toward healing and creating change. She welcomes working with individuals and couples from all identities, backgrounds and relationship structures, embracing diversity related to sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, religion, and country of origin. She is licensed to practice in New York, Georgia and South Carolina, offering online tele-health through Zoom with in-person sessions available in New York City.

Message to clients

As a seasoned clinician and therapist, I bring authenticity, presence and experienced guidance to the therapeutic relationship we hold together.

I am actively engaged, warm and relational in my style, working to create a safe space for you to feel deeply heard, held and seen. My goal is to work together in addressing your treatment goals, whether that means finding and creating more fulfilling and deeper relationships, feeling less anxious, less depressed, gaining enhanced self-esteem and life-fulfillment.

Together, we can work towards accessing and strengthening your own inner resources, gaining new tools to reach your potential and move through towards healing, deeper growth and agency.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 25 years

Private Practice, Psychotherapist

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, DSW, 2022
New York University (NYU) , MSW, 1989


New York: R040257-01 - Georgia: CSW004053 - South Carolina: 12815




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

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

Anxiety and Depression - Coping with excessive worry or stress; needing support with emotion regulation and depressed mood

EFT Couples Therapy - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love; Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Grief, Loss and Life Transitions - Working with grief and loss; healing


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Seniors (65+)

Locations & Hours


Karen Tantillo is not in-network with any insurances.

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

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$250 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$200 - $250
  • Couples sessions:$300 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Statements for submission to out-of-network benefits are available upon request.

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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