Michelle  Zemor

Michelle Zemor

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Accepting new clients for daytime appointments in Murray Hill practice (updated November 17, 2019)

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Career counseling
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Identity development

Professional statement

Michelle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Midtown South, Manhattan. She specializes in helping clients understand and manage anxiety and depression. Michelle supports clients navigating challenges around careers, relationships and self-esteem. She provides coaching to help them address professional and workplace issues. With her experience in the corporate and educational worlds, she understands the pressures people face when balancing personal and work goals.

Michelle takes a collaborative and interactive approach to help clients recognize thoughts, feelings and behaviors that are leading to personal challenges. With this insight, Michelle helps clients create strategies to navigate life more effectively and to find more meaning and contentment.

Michelle believes it is important to support her clients as they translate insight into action. She offers sessions in both English and Spanish at her practice, a short walk from Grand Central Station.

Message to clients

In my practice I take a collaborative approach to help you identify patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are creating personal challenges. It can be confusing when we find ourselves in situations that seem to make little sense or are preventing us from feeling content. Often these are automatic responses that feel familiar but no longer work for us. We will work together to gain insights and develop concrete strategies, leading to new possibilities for a more purposeful and fulfilled life.


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

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance

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

Self-esteem - Cultivate stronger sense of self; increase assertiveness, confidence, and self-compassion

Identity development - Including within the unique context of one's race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, class, and cultural background; resolving trauma and internalized oppression related to stigma

General expertise


Michelle Zemor 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: $250 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $200 - $250
  • Initial session: $250 (50min)

Therapist's note

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


Murray Hill practice

71 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10016

  • Mon 11:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue 11:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed 11:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 11:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2014 - Present

West Side Montessori School, Director of Admissions and Parent Relations

J Walter Thompson Company, Senior Vice President Management Director

Training Institute for Mental Health, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Advanced Training

New York University, MSW

Universidad de Las Americas, Mexico, BA


  • English
  • Spanish

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