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Last updated: 6/11/2019

Vivien K. Zak, LCSW-R, BCD (917) 804-0477
Last Updated: 6/11/2019
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 24

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English
French
German

Licensing:
NY - LCSW-R [R045147-1]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)
WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) Facilitator

Office and Contact Information
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MANHATTAN OFFICE
286 Fifth Avenue (30th & 31st Streets)
Suite 7D
New York, NY 10001  
www.vivienkzak.com
(917) 804-0477


Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: N/A
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

PARK SLOPE (BROOKLYN) OFFICE
137 Garfield Place (at Sixth Avenue)
Suite 1R
Brooklyn, NY 11215  
www.vivienkzak.com
(917) 804-0477

Contact: Vivien K. Zak

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: N/A
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Skype, etc.)

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Abuse and/or Neglect
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.)
Addictions/Substance
Aging
Anger Management
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
Behavioral Problems
Bipolar Disorders
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Career/Employment Concerns
Child Abuse and Neglect
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Disability
Domestic Violence
Dual Diagnosis
Eating Disorders
Education/Personal Development
Family Issues
Financial
Gender Identity
Grief/Loss
Housing
Hunger/Nutrition
Immigration/Newcomer
Interpersonal Relationships
Language Skills
Legal
Life Transitions
Medical
Multicultural Issues
Neurological
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pain Management
Parenting Issues
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Physical Illness/Impairment
Psychoses/Major Mental Illness
Self Abuse
Sexual Orientation
Sexuality Issues
Spiritual
Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Stress
Suicidal Thoughts
Trauma/PTSD
Traumatic Brain Injury
Women's Issues

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Advocacy
Behavioral
Case Management
Cognitive/Behavioral
Crisis Intervention
Evaluation/Diagnostic
Existential Psychotherapy
Geriatric Consultation
Holistic
Humanistic
Hypnosis
Information and Referral
Integrative Medicine
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.)
Long-Term
Meditation/Relaxation
Mindfulness Based Approaches
Outreach
Prevention
Psycho-Educational
Psychodynamic
Relational
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Social Support
Supervised Visitation
Transpersonal Psychology

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Group
Individual
Online Therapy
Peer Support
Supervision/Consultation

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age Groups:
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Young Adults (18-25)

Specific Populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Adopted
AIDS/HIV+
Alzheimer's
Biracial
Brain/Head Injured
Cancer Patients
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
College Students
Diabetes
Disabled
Grandparents
Immigrants/Refugees
Interracial Families/Couples
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Military/Veterans
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Obese or Overweight
Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc)
Step Families
Suicidal
Unemployed

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious Experience:
Buddhist Jewish Muslim
Christian LDS/Mormon Pagan
Hindu

Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Caribbean Italian
Arabic Haitian Native American
Armenian Hispanic Pacific Islander
Asian Indian Portuguese
Cape Verdean Irish Russian

Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
New York State Society for Clinical Social Work

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $175
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Advocacy
Brief Phone Consultation
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Outreach

Insurance:
Aetna Behavioral Health BlueCross BlueShield of Utica-Watertown (Blue Preferred/BluePPO/BassettPlus)
AETNA Health, Inc. EmblemHealth
AETNA Inc. (HMO) Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Deluxe Network)
AETNA Inc. (Open Choice) Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Empire HealthChoice HMO, Inc.)
AETNA Inc. (PPO) Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beacon Health MAGNACARE
Beacon Health Plans, Inc. MultiPlan
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Western NY (Traditional Blue PPO) OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions
Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (Traditional Blue PPO) SAG-AFTRA​
BlueCross and BlueShield of Central NY (BluePreferred/BluePPO) TRICARE
BlueCross BlueShield of Rochester Area (PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)