Miriam Kassow, MS, LMSW

Position: Psychotherapist
Areas of Work: Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Adaptive Mentalization based integrative treatment, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adolescent Addiction / Substance Use, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Aging Parents, Alcohol Use, Anger, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorder, Art Therapy, Artist-Related Stress, Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Biofeedback Treatment, BIPOC Mental Health Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Bisexual, Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB), Body-Focused Therapy (ex: Tapping), Buddhist, Bullying, Canabis Use disorder, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Childhood Trauma, Christian, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Cigna, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Community Violence, Compassion Fatigue, Compassion Focused, Complex Trauma, Confidence Issues, Coping Mechanism Development, COVID-19 Stress, Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Culturally Sensitive, Dating, Depression, Dialectical, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dual Diagnosis, Early Childhood Trauma, Emotional Abuse, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Ex-Cult Support, Existential Anxiety, Existential Crisis or Transition, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Planning, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Fertility / Infertility, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Grief and Loss, Group Therapy, Harassment, Harm Reduction Therapy, Hindu, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Immigration, Imposter Syndrome, Individual Therapy, Intergenerational Trauma, Internal Family systems (IFS), Intervention, Intrusive Thoughts, Irrational Fears, Jewish, Jungian Psychotherapy, Learning Disabilities, Lesbian, Level 2 Clinician, LGBT Care, LGBTQIA+, Low Self Esteem, Medical Trauma, Medication Management, Medication Management, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mentalization Based Treatment for Adolecents (MBT-A), Mid-Life Crisis, Migraines / Chronic Headaches, Mindful-Based Therapy, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Multicultural Therapy, Muslim, Natural Disasters, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Nonreligious, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Peer Relationships, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Person Centered (Rogerian), Personality Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Pre-College Fears, Procrastination, Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD), Psychodynamic Therapy, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Race-Related Stress, Racial Justice Framework, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Recently Moved, Refugee Trauma, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, Safety Planning, School Phobia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sex Positive/Kink Friendly, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Fear, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sibling-Related Stress, Sleep Problems, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Justice, Social Skills Training (SST), Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Somatic Therapy, Spirituality, Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy (SIP), Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Thought Disorders, Trans-Competant, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Traumatic Grief, Trichotillomania/Body-Focused Repetitive Disease, Veterans, Vulnerability, Walk and Talk Therapy or OutdoorTherapy, Weight Loss, Women's Health, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Worry, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, Tele-Health/Virtual

Miriam (She/Her) is a licensed psychotherapist. Originally from West Hartford, CT, Miriam has called New York City her home for the past 10 years. Her practice as a clinician is deeply rooted in empathy and compassion for all clients. Miriam believes that the client is the expert of their own lived experience, and that her role as a therapist is to help the client understand themselves and their lives more deeply and meaningfully. Pulling from several different modalities and orientations such as attachment-focused work, psychodynamic theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Miriam is passionate about supporting her clients to find agency in leading the lives they aim to live. Miriam considers herself a life-long student above all else and is constantly seeking to expand her knowledge and expertise as a clinician.

Miriam’s approach has worked well for various needs, including (but not limited to) survivors of trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, body-focused repetitive behaviors, and those seeking to explore their sexuality and/or gender.

Outside of her practice, Miriam loves to read, practice yoga, explore New York City on foot, and perfect new recipes in her Brooklyn kitchen. Miriam also loves to sing and performs as a cantorial soloist. She received her graduate degree in social work from New York University and her undergraduate degree in International Studies with a Peace and Conflict concentration from Muhlenberg College.

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