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Counselor / Therapist in New York, NY

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Lee Crespi, LCSW

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Lee Crespi, LCSW
My approach is flexible and active. I believe that we understand ourselves better by understanding our family relationships and history and I try to use the interaction between myself and my clients to further that self-awareness.

I believe that relationships are powerful and transformative and that therapy is a collaborative endeavor. Through exploring past and current relationships, and the internal world of thoughts and feelings, we work together toward changing self-defeating patterns and opening greater possibilities for a more fulfilling life.

In my work with clients flexibility, forthrightness, and respect for the client are essential to good therapy.
Bio
I have over 30 years of experience in individual psychotherapy, couples and group therapy as well as teaching and supervising other therapists. I have experience working with issues such as Adoption, Anxiety, Bereavement, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Chronic or Terminal Illness, Creativity, Coming Out, Depression, Divorce, Gender, Infertility, Loss, Marital Conflict, Parenting, Recovery, Relationships, Self-Esteem, and many others
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Divorce  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Anger Management  Eating Disorders  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anxiety and Panic  Grief and Loss  Relationship Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Life Transitions  Self Esteem Issues
 Body Image Issues  Loneliness  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Caregiver Issues  Marriage & Family Therapy  Stress Management
 Chronic Illness  Marriage Counseling  Trauma and PTSD
 Couples Therapy  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  Work and Career Issues
 Depression
Certifications
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Education/Training
1975 Master of Social Welfare, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

1983 Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, New York, NY.

I have continued to attend workshops, conferences and courses in subjects such as couples therapy, parenting explosive children, sexuality, and advanced clinical supervision.
Payments Accepted
Cash, checks, credit cards
Hours:weekdays T-F
License:NYS 020649