She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
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Kathryn Klingenstein is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Midtown East, Manhattan. She welcomes individuals, couples, and families to her practice, where she offers highly tailored support for complex relationship dynamics, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem. She is sensitive to the influence of social and structural issues including patterns of family interaction, race, and class, is skilled at empowering each individual within a unit to find their voice.
Kathryn's approach is insight-oriented and focused on both the healing power of relationships and the painful emotions that they can contain. She helps clients to recognize what they carry with them from past experiences, let go of old coping strategies that no longer serve them, and successfully and lovingly communicate their needs.
Kathryn also enjoys working with professionals who are considering making a change in their career or relationships. Her goal is to equip each client with the necessary skills and self-awareness to find meaning at home and work. Her office is easily accessible from Grand Central and the 5th Ave and 51st St stations.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing from hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
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
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Private Practice, 2017 - Present
NYC Counseling Group Practice, 2014 - 2017
Ackerman Institute for the Family, 2010 - 2017
Hospital for Special Surgery, 2011 - 2014
Legal Career, 1993 - 1998
Fordham University, MSW, 2010
Columbia University, JD, 1993
University of California at Berkeley, 1986