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Frances Duggan, LCSW

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Frances Duggan, LCSW
It is my privilege and my pleasure to assist individuals, couples, and families in addressing and resolving the effects of overwhelming experience in their lives. I provide assistance in regard to a wide range of experiences from severely traumatic events to more commonplace life challenges. My areas of particular strength lie in the areas of trauma resolution, grief and loss, death and dying, and in non-pharmacological approaches to stress reduction and pain management.

As well as being well versed in regard to traditional (or mainstream) psychotherapy, I have an enormous appreciation for alternative and complementary approaches to mental health care and possess training and experience in multiple modalities including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Ericksonian Hypnosis, NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), SE (Somatic Experiencing), EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), and Brainspotting.

Clinical supervision is available both for mental health professionals and for those preparing for social work licensure.

I maintain a private practice on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and also enjoy serving as the Treatment Service Coordinator for Trauma/EMDR for the National Institute for the Psychotherapies.
Bio
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years experience I have had the honor of working extensively with children, adolescents, and adults (including senior adults) within both the mental health and addiction fields.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Grief and Loss
 Adolescents  Herpes and STD Counseling
 Anger Management  Hypnotherapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Life Transitions
 Asperger's Syndrome  Loneliness
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Body Image Issues  Marriage Counseling
 Caregiver Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Children's Counseling  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Divorce  Sexual Dysfunction
 Eating Disorders  Stress Management
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Trauma and PTSD
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Women's Issues
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 EMDR Part 1 and 2 (EMDRIA)  Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
 Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
Education/Training
Virginia Commonwealth School of Social Work
Master of Social Work - May 1985
Bachelor of Social Work - May 1979
Memberships
National Institute for the Psychotherapies Professional Association
New York State Society for Clinical Social Work
National Association of Social Workers
Payments Accepted
Cash or Check
Hours:Mon-Thur 9:00-9:00 Fri 9:00-6:00
License:049853 (NY)
Location
11 Riverside Drive - Suite 3Y
New YorkNY 10023
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