Rachel Magida is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza. She works with adults who have found themselves at a crossroads, facing change at work, home, or in their sense of self. Many of her clients are in their 20s and 30s, seeking independence from their family of origin, or considering starting a family of their own. Rachel works closely with each individual to strengthen their inner voice and build the confidence to successfully navigate a new stage of life.
Rachel uses an integrative approach, helping clients build the coping strategies to address anxiety, depression, and relationship challenges while exploring the underlying root causes. Drawing from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and mindfulness practice, Rachel also works with her clients to develop an individualized self-care plan that might include exercise, sleep hygiene, and looking at the role of substances in their lives.
Uniquely, Rachel uses hypnotherapy to help clients tap into their internal strengths and overcome issues including smoking cessation, phobias, sleep problems, and general anxiety. She also offers executive functioning skills training to help clients organize their lives and increase motivation. She empowers her clients to achieve their short- and long-term goals, and they often report an increased sense of self-worth and improved relationships.
With over a decade of experience, Rachel helps her clients regain control of their lives and feel confident in taking on new challenges and roles. Her Brooklyn office is located steps from the 2/3 train at Grand Army Plaza. She looks forward to meeting you.
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
Pregnancy & postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Mindfulness - Using techniques like breathing and meditation to increase self-awareness and manage day-to-day stress
Hypnotherapy - A trance-like state that helps people to more open to accepting suggestions and addressing issues like overeating, smoking, weight loss and management, fear of flying, athletic performance, sleep challenges, public speaking, and pain management
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Executive functioning skills training - Helping people increase their motivation, attention, planning, and organizational skills; providing concrete, practical strategies so people can achieve goals both at home and in the workplace.
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Private Practice, 2011 - Present
Mount Sinai Hospital's Adolescent Health Center, 2007 - 2011
Mount Sinai Hospital's Adolescent Health Center, 2002 - 2004
Columbia University School of Social Work and Mailman School of Public Health, 2007