She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Milena Kazakov is a Licensed Clinical Social worker in SoHo, New York. She is an expert in trauma, working with adults who have experienced difficult life events ranging from an unstable or neglectful childhood to survivors of abuse and interpersonal violence. She prioritizes helping clients restore their sense of control and self-regulation and find power in overcoming challenging circumstances.
In addition to her trauma expertise, Milena's practice is safe and welcoming for a wide-ranging clientele, including artists and creatives, bicultural people, members of the LGBTQIA community, and anyone who is feeling a little lost in the world and is seeking clarity in next steps. Her approach is primarily insight-oriented, helping clients to break through internal barriers to find new meaning in relationships and foster greater self-compassion.
Milena's office is a respite from a busy world placing competing demands for emotional energy. She invites each client to refocus their attention inward, nurturing their connection to their inner self and the strength that lies within. Her office is located a short walk from the Spring St, Prince St and Houston St subway stations.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
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
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Race and cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
American Journal of Psychoanalysis, Archives Editor, 2013 - Present
Private practice, Psychotherapist, 1999 - Present
Brooklyn College, Adjunct Lecturer, 2014 - 2018
Spence-Chapin Services for Families and Children, Coordinator of Programs, 2003 - 2011
Borough of Manhattan Community College, Coordinator of Family Resource Program, 2000 - 2002
Spence-Chapin Services for Families and Children, Social Worker, 1998 - 2000
Karen Horney Clinic, Therapist, 1995 - 1999
Reece School, School Social Worker, 1992 - 1998
American Institute of Psychoanalysis, Certificate in Psychoanalysis, 2018
American Institute of Psychoanalysis, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Certification, 1998
New York University, Masters in Clinical Social Work, 1996
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria, MA in Psychology, 1991
New York: R072570-01