Marnie  Waxman
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Marnie Waxman

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R
New York Accepting Online
Clinton Hill Not Accepting In-person
Updated January 1, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues

Professional statement

Marnie Waxman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in Brooklyn, NY. Marnie specializes in helping individuals whose past experiences of trauma or abuse impact their ability to live comfortably. Her clients suffer from anxiety or depression that leaves them feeling empty or unfulfilled, despite multiple attempts at making changes in their lives. She has extensive experience working with those who have past sexual trauma, as well as those within the LGBTQIA population. Her goal with clients is to help them establish an identity that feels authentic to who they are and to reduce the impact of shame, stress, or insecurity.

Marnie’s approach to therapy is somatic and relational. Marnie believes that trauma and stress impact the body, so paying attention to physical health is beneficial for overall wellbeing. Marnie encourages clients to assess where tension or stress lives in their bodies, whether that’s in the face, shoulders, or hands. Using the understanding developed from this awareness, clients begin to address their physical reactions to stress or painful memories. Marnie teaches them relaxation and grounding techniques that can reduce these reactions. Marnie also teaches clients about attachment theory and other relational psychological concepts so they can gain a better understanding of how their early relationships form the ways that they connect with others in the present. Marnie also uses a therapy modality called Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy to help clients move past their trauma or distress. Combined, these therapy modalities help clients understand and affirm their identities.

Marnie earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from Hunter School of Social Work. She has over twenty years of experience working with clients from various settings. She enjoys building a strong trusting therapeutic relationship with her clients, from which comes empathy, compassion, and gentle guidance.


Message to clients

I'm aware of how difficult it is to make the decision to start therapy and more importantly to find someone you feel safe and comfortable with. I strive to listen deeply and take an active role to connect to your felt experience in the moment. Let's collaborate on a mission to understand what is troubling you and identify the steps you need to take toward realizing the life you envisioned. As your therapist, I will listen, but also will actively participate in a conversation about you and what matters to you. Acceptance and empathy, along with encouragement and guidance to grow, are the cornerstone of my practice.


Specialties

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 of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Loss, grief, and bereavement - 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

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

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




Clientele

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

Insurance

Marnie Waxman 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 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $175 - $250

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
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Not Available
  • Sun Not Available

Clinton Hill practice
372 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11205
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Licensure

New York: R072712


Languages

English