Last updated: 7/9/2020

Benjamin Lipton, LCSW (917) 748-7345
Last Updated: 7/9/2020
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Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Bullying/Harassment Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Stress Trauma/PTSD Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Child Abuse and Neglect Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Gender Identity Infant Mental Health Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Disorders Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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AEDP Institute / Private Practice
156 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1116
New York, NY 10010
(917) 748-7345

Contact: Benjamin Lipton

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Benjamin Lipton, LCSW
626 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
(917) 748-7345

Contact: Benjamin Lipton

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

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

Ability to Schedule Sessions Online
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 30

NY - LCSW-R [049240]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Certified in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
Certified in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Postgraduate Certificate Trauma Treatment
Social Work Supervisor
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
Training in British Object Relations Theory & Therapy

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $300+
Couples: $300+
Group: N/A
Family: $300+

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

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


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Couples Entertainment Industry Freelancers Gifted Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Single Parents Step Families
Adopted Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Learning Disability Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Polyamorous Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Suicidal Transgender Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Eclectic EMDR Humanistic Imago Relationship Therapy Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Mindfulness Based Approaches Person-Centered (Rogerian) Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Somatic Experiencing Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Behavioral Biofeedback Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Feminist Focusing Gestalt Gottman Method Holistic Hypnosis Information and Referral Integrative Medicine Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Motivational Interviewing Narrative Therapy Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Outreach Parent Guidance Sex Therapy Social Support Spiritual Counseling Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Group Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Irish Italian Pacific Islander Russian
Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)