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Ellen Shapiro, LCSW-R
Ellen Shapiro, LCSW-R
Office Location — Upper West Side, Manhattan

Address:
150 West 95th St., Suite 1-A
New York, NY 10025

Phone Numbers
Office: 212-580-4412
Cell: 347-517-7671

E-mail
esp607@aol.com

Modes of Treatment
Individual Group

Age Range of Patients
16-80

Insurance Accepted
Beacon Health Options, Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Value Options, HIP, NY Empire Plan, MVP, Medicare

Fee Range
$100 - $175

Specializations
Adoption, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Alcohol and Drug Problems, Anxiety and Panic Attacks, Career and Work Concerns, Depression, Infertility, Interpersonal Issues, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, Separation and Divorce

Therapeutic Modalities
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eclectic Therapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor psychotherapy

Additional Certification or Specialized Training
Infertility and adoption training, Couples' therapy workshops, Certificate from the New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (NYSPP), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, level 1

Personal Statement

I have been a therapist for thirty years. In my work, I try to create a climate of safety and trust. I am an active therapist, who tries to shape the treatment to the particular needs of the patient. Therapy helps people overcome blocks to greater satisfaction in their life. I work with people to help them uncover and change self defeating patterns in their interpersonal, work and creative life. We often explore what experiences in one's early life gets in the way in the patient's current functioning.

I enjoy working with a wide range of people struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, underachievement, etc. In addition, I have a specialty in infertility, adoption and family building. Within this specialty, I also treat adult adopted persons and run support groups for women over 40 struggling with infertility.

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