Last updated: 8/9/2019

Cheryl Gerson, LCSW, BCD (212) 243-4122
Last Updated: 8/9/2019
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Diplomate
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 28

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
NY - LCSW-R [R043778-1]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)

I’ve been practicing individual psychotherapy, relationship counseling, and group therapy for over 28 years.  During that time I've been able to help couples make the difficult decision between separating and working to renew their relationships. Both choices are hard. We’re "hard-wired" to be in relationship, even though it sometimes seems impossible to keep going. Some people really need to separate, and with them, my goal is to find a way for them to do that without destroying what was once truly important to them. Many pairs have reached an impasse and are stuck, like the irresistible force and the immovable object. That can become explosive, but it’s not necessarily a reason to divorce. 

With individual psychotherapy, I’m particularly interested in focusing on the client’s goals, whether for a specific problem or a life-long issue.

I’ve helped parents work out problems with their children, and counseled step-parents in how to manage the complicated relationships with their step-children. 

I work with a number of people in Recovery, addressing the importance of having a full life without the addiction, and I’ve helped their family members learn to live their own lives successfully, whether with or without the addict.

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Cheryl Gerson, LCSW
286 Fifth Ave #7J
New York, NY 10001  
www.cherylgerson.com
(212) 243-4122

Contact: Cheryl Gerson

Office Hours:
Mon: N/A
Tue: By appointment
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: 3 Hours
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Couple or Marital Issues Interpersonal Relationships
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Life Transitions Personality Disorders Stress Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic
Other theoretical approaches:
Coaching Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Psycho-Educational
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Interracial Families/Couples Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) New York State Society for Clinical Social Work
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $200+
Couples: $200+
Group: $80
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

Insurance:

Groups