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Clinical Social Worker / Therapist in New York, NY

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Mary Ragazzo, L.C.S.W.

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Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with years of training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy practices and technique. Cognitive Therapy lends itself well to all psychological disorders, including challenges associated with problematic styles of personality and mood. Within that framework, I incorporate schema based methods, guiding clients in the discovery and understanding of how core beliefs are developed
and influence day ­to ­day decisions, behaviors and reactions. Mindfulness skills are taught, encouraging self-
awareness, self­ acceptance and emotional balance.

My goal is to teach you what I've learned, arming you with the skills needed for effective functioning
and overall well being. Sessions are organized, collaborative and solution focused. Through guided
discovery you'll identify patterns of thought and how those patterns influence emotions and behaviors. Modifying
dysfunctional thinking is a first step towards improvement.

I specialize in the treatment of anxiety disorders; panic, OCD, phobias, generalized anxiety and more. Working with diverse populations and age groups, listening for what's said and unsaid, can lead to a rich, warm, and highly productive, working relationship.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Grief and Loss  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anger Management  Life and Wellness Coaching  Relationship Issues
 Anxiety and Panic  Life Transitions  Self Esteem Issues
 Body Image Issues  Loneliness  Stress Management
 Depression  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  Women's Issues
 Divorce  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy  Work and Career Issues
 Family Conflict
Certifications
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)  Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
Education/Training
Manhattan Cognitive Behavioral
Brooklyn Cognitive Behavioral, (Satellite office of Suffolk Cognitive Behavioral Psychology, PLLC)

Fordham Graduate School of Social Services - 2004
University of Delaware - 1998
Memberships
National Association of Social Workers
Location
817 Broadway
Suite 520
New YorkNY 10003
Additional Location
501 Lenox Avenue
Building A, 3rd Floor
Westfield,  NJ 07090
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