Drug & Alcohol Counselor / Therapist in Brewster, NY
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Scott W. Stern, Empowering Psychotherapy And Corporate Services
Addictions, Anxiety, OCD, Trauma and PTSD
For Executives and Professionals
385 Farm to Market Road   
BrewsterNY 10509
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Practice Information
Scott W. Stern is named “TOP CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK” by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals and is published in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.

He has integrated empowerment techniques into his private practice for over 20 years. He is a specialist in the treatment of addictions, anxiety, OCD, trauma and Post Traumatic Stress. He is an award winning author, editor and subject matter expert. He provides training and clinical supervision to other mental health and addiction professionals. He is an international expert witness in his field featured by The Expert Institute and JurisPro Expert Witness Association.

He serves as a member of the NASW Addictions Institute for Policy, Planning, Training and Development in New York City. He is a former Contractor/Care Ambassador and Team Lead at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta and New York City.

He trained in psychiatry and addiction treatment at major New York City hospitals, medical centers and private clinics. He has treated adults, adolescents and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

He has served as district examiner to substance abuse counselors for the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

He is an authority who has been featured in the media for his work in mental health health as well as for PTSD/Trauma Response throughout the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, and other critical incidents.

Prior to establishing his private practice, he was educated at UC Berkeley, New York University and Harvard University.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Caregiver Issues
 Chronic Illness
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Eating Disorders
 Family Conflict
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Life Transitions
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Teletherapy
 Premarital Counseling
 Problem Gambling
 Relationship Issues
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Work and Career Issues
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
 Licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor
 Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
 Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
 Registered Social Worker
License Info
NYSED 047060
New York University
University of California, Berkeley
Harvard University
Scott has integrated empowerment techniques into his practice for over 20 years. He trains other professionals in the addictions and mental health fields. He utilizes traditional and innovative/results-driven approaches to achieve optimal treatment outcomes. Patients are treated with respect, empathy and mindfulness as complex individuals. Patients are encouraged to assume an active role in creating their own personalized treatment plan. They can expect to be challenged, supported and empowered to achieve their desired goals in psychotherapy. Patients can choose consultations, assessments, coaching, longer term or solution-focused psychotherapy. To accommodate busy schedules, flexible hours can be arranged.

Individual, Couples and Group therapy are options to address: Substance Abuse; Addictions; Anxiety and Panic Attacks; Depression; PTSD; Interpersonal Difficulties; Grief and Loss Issues; Gay and Lesbian Issues; Adolescent Issues; Conflict Resolution. For corporate clients: Wellness Training Workshops; Employer/Employee Assessments; Consultations; Onsite Counseling and Intervention; Critical Incident Stress Debriefings.

At the core of empowering psychotherapy is the therapeutic alliance between the therapist and patient. The patient-therapist collaboration empowers individuals to make personal choices regarding their own health and treatment. As a result, patients gain skills, confidence, self-awareness and accountability for their own progress.
Payments Accepted
PPO/Out-of-Network Insurance Plans or Self-Pay only. Payments can be by check or cash. Payments are accepted at the time clinical services are rendered.
Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 10:00pm
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