Clinical Social Worker / Therapist
Keeley Teemsma, MA, MSW, LCSW photo
Keeley Teemsma, MA, MSW, LCSW
Bay Ridge Brooklyn's
Premier Psychotherapist
Bay Ridge BrooklynNY 11209
Practice Information:
I respect each person as an individual and as the expert of their own life. I help individuals form therapeutic and life goals and act as a support in achieving those goals. I respect each person as an equal, rather than taking on the more traditional "pseudo-authoritarian" therapist role. I am more than happy to work with a variety of different people. Whereas I do specialize in treating anxiety disorders such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, personality disorders, namely Dependent, Narcissistic, and Antisocial personality disorders, I also specialize in working with police officers and other emergency personnel, as well as the LBGT communities, particularly the trans* community. Other treatment issues that I may be able to assist with include hoarding, internet/computer/gaming addictions, sex addiction, and agoraphobia.
Please contact me for more information.
Bio:
Keeley Teemsma is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist. Ms. Teemsma holds graduate degrees in Sociology and Clinical Social Work from CUNY Queens College and New York University, respectively. In addition to publication in TIME, she has conducted original research on attitudes and behaviors of law enforcement personnel, as well as political polling, and public opinion research on a variety of topics including religion, family life, finance, and risk-taking behaviors. Ms. Teemsma has worked as a Clinical Quality Improvement consultant and has had direct clinical experience with adults, youth, and families. Furthermore, she has extensive experience in working with adults with severe personality disorders, persistent mental illnesses, substance abuse, obesity, and law enforcement & public service personnel, and the LGBT communities.
Practice Areas:
 Counseling / Therapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab
 Adolescents
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Asperger's Syndrome
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Bicultural Difficulties
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Couples Therapy
 Depression
 Eating Disorders
 Educational Therapy
 Family Conflict
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Loneliness
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Pet Therapy
 Premarital Counseling
 Relationship Issues
 Self Esteem Issues
 Sexual Dysfunction
 Stress Management
 Work and Career Issues
Certifications:
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
 Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
 Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
Education:
MSW- New York University
MA- CUNY Queens College
SIFI Cert.- Adelphi University
BS- CUNY John Jay College
Payments Accepted:
Cash, credit cards, out of network insurance
Hours:
By appointment only-evenings and weekends available
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