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Patti Geier, LCSW

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Psychotherapist for Individuals and Couples
Patti Geier, LCSW Psychotherapist
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I believe what is accomplished in psychotherapy is co-created by both the patient and the therapist. I am interactive and relational. I have training and experience in a wide variety of issues and have worked with people from many different backgrounds. I believe in tailoring the treatment to the individual rather than trying to fit the person into a particular theory.

Therapy is about self-actualization. There are many roadblocks to becoming the person we want to be. I see therapy as a way of understanding and eliminating these blocks. Self-knowledge provides us with choices. When we understand our patterns, it becomes easier to get past them.

I specialize in LGBTQ issues and work with individuals and couples. My practice is diverse in terms of age, ethnicity, and sexuality and gender identification. I have extensive experience with trauma and survivors of sexual abuse.

I love my work and have a natural curiousity and interest in people.
I am an interactive therapist practicing in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, NY. I have over twenty years of experience working with adults.

Before opening my private practice, I worked at an LGBTQ Therapy Center in NYC as Coordinator of Clinical Services. I was also Director of Student Training, a supervisor and psychotherapist.

As an undergraduate at Brooklyn College, I was one of a handful of women who fought and succeeded in setting up one of the first Women's Center's and Women Studies Programs in the CUNY system. I helped set up a free Peer Counseling Program for both students, staff, and the community. I was trained as a counselor and supervisor and trainer. The program grew from a group of 6 women to over 500 counselors.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Trauma and PTSD
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
I completed my MSW at NYU in 1984.

Additional Training:
NYU Post Graduate Certificate Program in Clinical Social Work
Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy
Payments Accepted
cash, check or credit cards.
Hours:by appointment
Cost/Session:$125-$175 individual; $200 couples
Park Slope
BrooklynNY 11215
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