Dr. Shira Danzig is a Clinical Psychologist in New York practicing on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and in Westchester, NY. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, sleep issues, relationship conflicts, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Danzig is a highly knowledgeable and experienced therapist and provides empathetic care for clients across the age range. She has particular expertise in the treatment of teens, young adults in their 20s dealing with work and relationship struggles, and new and expectant mothers. Dr. Danzig is an expert in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) and specializes in supporting individuals and families going through infertility, pregnancy, or postpartum challenges.
Dr. Danzig utilizes an evidence-based therapy modality called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which draws together thoughts, feelings, and actions. Clients learn how to identify and reduce harmful thought patterns, including assumptions or self-criticism. She also practices Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Psychodynamic psychotherapy, encouraging clients to reflect on their beliefs, values, and needs. She has an open, warm style when working with clients and enjoys collaborating with her clients as they work towards their mental health goals.
Dr. Danzig earned a PhD in clinical psychology. She has over 15 years of experience in the mental health field and offers clients both short-term and long-term therapy services. Clients leave therapy with Dr. Danzig feeling understood and respected, and armed with the skills they need to get through life’s challenges.
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, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Transition to new parenthood - Working with parents as they adjust to new parenthood
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
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Years of Experience: 14 years
Private Practice, 2013 - Present
Northwell Health - Long Island Jewish Hospital, Supervising Psychologist, 2009 - 2013
Postpartum Support International, PHM-C: Certificate in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 2014
Fairleigh Dickinson University, PhD in Clinical Psychology, 2009
New York: 019089