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Last updated: 12/12/2018

Gerald G. Gersh, LCSW, BCD (914) 403-2926
Last Updated: 12/12/2018
"Licensed Clinical Social Worker", "Board Certified Diplomate"
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 29

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
NY - LCSW-R [R022645-1]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
Psychoanalysis, Certified in
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Certified in
Qualified Clinical Social Worker (QCSW)
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

As an individual or couple's/marital specialist, I help patients learn the ironic concept of "tolerating intimacy" and in so doing, obtain/enjoy the personal relationship you want and... deserve. Did show for CABLEVISION called 'WHY COUPLES FIGHT/TOLERATING INTIMACY".
Also, two articles written: 'Couple Relationship Problems With A Solution' & 'Body-Mind Strategies for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression' (www.psychotherapistsnyc.com/20130421.asp)

Couple's facilitator two years in a row for New York Disaster Counseling Coalition "Renewing Relationships" couples weekend communication workshop, with focus on resliency building, communication skills, listening and empathy.

My patients find my caring but direct approach refreshing and come away with new partnership skills that enhances "communicating"/intimacy. In lonely, stuck relationships, people often go outward to affairs or just outward in their minds distancing from the "love object".  The healthier choice is realizing you can go inward, risking to be seen and see each other, perhaps for the first time.

I am both a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst who is conversational and relates in a caring focused manner. I have years of experience working in both inpatient and outpatient hospital clinics and private practice. I look forward to meeting you. Call my cell 914-403-2926 to arrange appointment.
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Gerald G. Gersh
25 E. 10th Street, 1F
New York, NY 10003  
www.psychotherapistsnyc.com/bio.asp?id=13
(914) 403-2926

Contact: Gerald G. Gersh

Office Hours:
Mon: N/A
Tue: N/A
Wed: N/A
Thu: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Fri: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 1 Hour

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

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.)
Addictions/Substance
Anger Management
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Bipolar Disorders
Career/Employment Concerns
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Eating Disorders
Family Issues
Grief/Loss
Interpersonal Relationships
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
Personality Disorders
Sexual Disorders
Sexuality Issues
Stress
Trauma/PTSD

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Cognitive/Behavioral
Evaluation/Diagnostic
Expressive Therapy
Holistic
Humanistic
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Psychoanalysis
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Individual

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

Specific Populations:
Children of Divorce
College Students
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Obese or Overweight

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

Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
New York State Society for Clinical Social Work

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

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Initial Consultation

Insurance:
Aetna Behavioral Health Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
AETNA Health, Inc. GHI HMO, Inc.
AETNA Inc. (HMO) Group Health Incorporated
AETNA Inc. (Open Choice) Health Net
AETNA Inc. (PPO) Horizon Behavioral Services
Anthem Health (Capital and Metro Access Plan) Magellan Behavioral Health
Beacon Health MAGNACARE
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) MagnaHealth
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Western NY (Traditional Blue PPO) Managed Health Network
Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (Medicare PPO) MHN
Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (Traditional Blue PPO) OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions
CIGNA HealthCare Oxford Health Plans
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Corphealth United Healthcare
EmblemHealth United HealthCare (Medicare PPO)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Deluxe Network) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Empire HealthChoice HMO, Inc.) UnitedHealthcare