We hope this list will be of support if you are looking for services and resources in your community. Keep checking our website  wrestlingghosts.com  to see updated listings in New York City and nationwide! Disclaimer: we do not endorse any of these providers. The following providers are those who reached out to us and filled out our form. Please make sure you do your own due-diligence before choosing a provider.


Brenda Lewis dearbrendalcsw!aol.com

Brenda works with individual adults and couples and all issues related to intimacy, sexuality and relationship issues. I also address career transitions and all forms of trauma to help resolve this in the present.

Colette Dowling dowlingcolettelcsw@gmail.com

Colette treats various types of trauma, whether environmental, relational, or developmental. She has been trained in both EMDR and AEDP. Knowing that upsetting things can come up as you work together to heal the traumatized person, she is very aware of keeping the treatment session feeling safe

Daniel Shaw danielshawlcsw@gmail.com

Daniel has 25 years in private practice, and is the author of "Traumatic Narcissism: Relational Systems of Subjugation.” His website is www.danielshawlcsw.com.

Glenn Wurtzel gdw12@manhattanmentalhealth.com

Glenn is a psychotherapist and psychiatric nurse-practitioner in psychiatry with 38 years of practice, and a strong sub-specialty working with survivors of incest, rape, domestic abuse and early emotional trauma. He performed trauma support for the NYPD after shootings and FDNY personnel at the World Trade Center site

Jarron Magallanes jarronacsw@hotmail.com

Specialist in working with LGBTQ+ adults and older adults. Provides psychodynamic therapy but also holds a specialty credential in EMDR Therapy and is also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner trainee. Jarron works with a variety of conditions, especially anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders and trauma.

Jennifer Griesbach jennifer@jennifergriesbach.com

Jennifer is a psychotherapist working with trauma survivors, including people with early childhood trauma, adult adoptees and people suffering from anxiety and panic attacks. She is a gestalt therapist with a somatic approach, and is also trained in and use EMDR in her practice.

Jeremy Schwartz jeremy@parkslopetherapy.net

Jeremy’s practice is focused on young adults with a specialty in therapy for the LGBTQ community. Using results-oriented approaches like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Jeremy  can help you find solutions and create the life you want.

Karen Campbell campbelllcsw@gmail.com

Karen has been in practice for 25 years and have had specialty training in working with trauma and recovery. Her approach is psychodynamic and she is also trained and certified in hypnotherapy. She has a diverse practice and welcome the opportunity to provide hope and healing.

Karen Seeley ks411@columbia.edu

Karen works with adult patients who have experienced trauma. She works not only with survivors of individual trauma, but with survivors of trauma that is intergenerational, historical, and collective, especially among immigrants and people of color.

Kathy Sommerich kathy.sommerich@gmail.com

Kathy is a LCSW who has been working as a trauma informed therapist for over 20 years--always mindful of and on the lookout for ways in which complex trauma plays out in the lives of my clients. She believes healing in possible and is honored to help survivors on their journey.

Lee Kassan lee@leekassan.com

Lee is a licensed psychoanalyst and certified group psychotherapist. In practice since 1980. Specializes in working with couples and in group therapy.

Margaret Schiliro mschilir@gmail.com

Margaret specializes in working with anxiety, relationships and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. She draws from several schools of thought to accomplish this end including Psychodynamic, Psychoanalytic and Meditation. She has over 20 years of experience as an LCSW and Psychotherapist.

Miriam Lieberman bluemir2@gmail.com

Trained in both psychoanalysis and in EMDR, Miria works individually with many women and men who have been victims of various types of childhood and other life-stage trauma, including sexual, psychological and physical abuse/assault. Her approach is empathic, engaged and collaborative.

Robert Schwab robertschwablcsw@yahoo.com

Clinical social worker, with a clinical focus on trauma and dissociation

Shelley Messing srm319@bway.net

Shelley is a LCSW with over 30 years of experience specializing in work with survivors of interpersonal trauma, including incest, childhood sexual and physical abuse, neglect and developmental trauma, and complex PTSD. She is trained in EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Ericksonian Hypnosis.

Suzy Lieber suzyleber@aol.com

Suzy works with straight and LGBTQ adolescents, adults, and couples. Experienced with focus on complicated bereavement and trauma including but not limited to early parental loss, ACOA’s, pregnancy loss, intergenerational illness, ambiguous loss and divorce.

Group Practices

The Center for the Study of Family Abuse Dr. Janet Geller, docgeller@gmail.com

Janet is a seasoned practitioner with 25+ years of experience. She has trained for two years with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, a pioneer and international expert in the treatment of trauma. She believes that coming to therapy opens up an opportunity to start anew, to begin again, to get a second chance.

myTherapyNYC Joseph Zagame, joe@mytherapynyc.com

myTherapyNYC offers counseling and wellness services to individuals and couples. The services they offer include: individual therapy, couples therapy, LGBT Affirmative therapy, EMDR therapy/trauma treatment, gay men's therapy groups, gay dating support group, meditation groups, and teletherapy.

The Psychotherapy and Training Collective of NY Judith Gringorten, judithgringorten@gmail.com

The Psychotherapy and Training Collective of NY is a private practice network made up of seasoned and well trained licensed clinical social workers and other licensed mental health professionals. They work with individuals of all ages. This includes individual, family and group therapy.

Park Avenue Integrative Health/School of Contemplative Studies Karin Yapalate, karin@karinyapalater.com

Karin offers integrative individual and family counseling & strategic interventions dedicated to cultivating a collaborative relationship with you and your family that works to improve and sustain the optimal emotional as well as physical and spiritual well being of every individual family member and the family as a whole.

Psychotherapy and Training Collective Naomi Miller, naomiller4@gmail.com

General Psychotherapy practice with a number of specialties including EMDR

Grand Central Counseling Group, Inc. Pamela Garber, pamelagarber@gmail.com

Pamela has extensive experience working with survivors of abuse-including family of origin abuse in early childhood. EMDR is the most valuable tool in her clinical toolbox.


Washington Square Institute Madonna Sullivan, mms394@nyu.edu

Madonna is an LCSW who works with a variety of clients who are dealing with trauma. These past experiences may present as issues such as anxiety or depression, and when ignored, can negatively impact their lives in the present.  She works with clients to use behavioral techniques to affect change.

The Sexuality, Attachment & Trauma Project Michael Crocker, mmcrockercsw@gmail.com

Michael M. Crocker, DSW, LCSW, MA is the director of the Sexuality, Attachment and Trauma Project, and a private practitioner working with individuals, couples, groups and organizations. He provides psychotherapy services that address trauma, cross addiction, out-of-control sexual behavior, as well as sexual inhibition, intimacy anxiety, gender disorders and sexual orientation confusion.

EFT4results Jondi Whitis, jondi@eft4results.com

Providing relief and release services, training and mentoring, Jondi Whitis is a Master Trainer of Trainers for the leading global EFT association, AAMET International. She sits on its board as a long-time developer of training standards and resources to help a world in need.

Academic Resources

The New School Michele Frank, helper50@gmail.com

In private practice over 26 years, please visit www.MicheleFrank.com for details about my work in trauma recovery. A P/T professor at New School, each spring I teach a semester long class entitled, Understanding & Treating Victims of Abuse (NPSY 3860).

Hunter College Cheryl Zauderer, cz449@hunter.cuny.edu

Cheryl is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, in private practice, and is the director of the PMHNP program at Hunter College.

Parenting Resources

Parenting Made Joyful Kylee Sallak, kylee@parentingmadejoyful.com

Parenting Made Joyful is a parent coaching company offering parents in-home and online support on the most commonly frustrating hurdles in parenthood: Pediatric sleep issues and managing behavior in a way that offers compassion without sacrificing age appropriate boundaries and structure.

Holistic Resources

Ben Turshen Meditation  ben@benturshenmeditation.com

A former attorney and fitness professional, Ben Turshen is a renowned teacher of meditation and breathwork. He has taught at various international companies as well as The Cleveland Clinic and Syracuse University. Ben has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Huffington Post.

Dynamic Balance Body Centered Therapy Niseema Niseeema Dyan Diemer, niseema@yahoo.com

Niseema has  over 14 years of working as a massage therapist and energy healer. Niseema’s trauma informed work helps clients build the capacity and resources needed to gently release the freeze and all the energy contained therein.