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Last updated: 9/29/2018

Bette Pounds, LCSW (212) 673-4807
Last Updated: 9/29/2018
Bette in her comfortable office
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 26

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
NY - LCSW [R045227-1]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Psychoanalysis, Certified in

People cannot lift themselves up by their own bootstraps without something, or someone to lean on. 

My patients learn how to find peace at point "A", as they continue to move towards point "B".

Office and Contact Information
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60 E. 12th St.
Suite 2F
New York, NY 10003  
www.bettepounds.com
(212) 673-4807

Contact: Bette Pounds

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment
Average wait time for new clients: 5 hours

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.)
Addictions/Substance
Anger Management
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Attachment Disorders
Behavioral Problems
Bipolar Disorders
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Dissociative Disorders
Dual Diagnosis
Eating Disorders
Education/Personal Development
Family Issues
Grief/Loss
Interpersonal Relationships
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
Multicultural Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting Issues
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Postpartum Depression
Pregnancy/Childbirth
Psychosomatic
Self Abuse
Sexual Abuse/Rape
Sexual Orientation
Sexuality Issues
Sleep Disorders
Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Stress
Trauma/PTSD
Women's Issues

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Behavioral
Coaching
Cognitive/Behavioral
Dream Work or Analysis
Existential Psychotherapy
Holistic
Humanistic
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Long-Term
Meditation/Relaxation
Mindfulness Based Approaches
Nutrition Counseling
Parent Guidance
Psycho-Educational
Psychoanalysis
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic
Relational
Sex Therapy
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Social Support
Systemic

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

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

Specific Populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Adopted
Biracial
Cancer Patients
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
College Students
Gifted
Grandparents
Interracial Families/Couples
Obese or Overweight
Step Families
Twins
Unemployed

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Irish

Professional Associations
International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $250
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Insurance:
AETNA Inc. (PPO) Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Western NY (Traditional Blue PPO) First Health (Network, The)
Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (Traditional Blue PPO) Oxford Health Plans
BlueCross and BlueShield of Central NY (BluePreferred/BluePPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) UnitedHealthcare