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Patti Geier, LCSW

Office: Park Slope
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Web Site: www.pattigeier.com
Profession: Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Couple Therapy
Practice Description: I believe what is accomplished in psychotherapy is co-created by both the patient and the therapist. I am interactive and relational. I have training and experience in a wide variety of issues and have worked with people from many different backgrounds. I believe in tailoring the treatment to the individual rather than trying to fit the person into a particular theory.

Therapy is about self-actualization. There are many roadblocks to becoming the person we want to be. I see therapy as a way of understanding and eliminating these blocks. Self-knowledge provides us with choices. When we understand our patterns, it becomes easier to get past them.

I am warm, empathic, and interactive. I engage with my clients to provide an atmosphere than can be safe as well as transformative.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Gay/Lesbian Issues
Sexual Abuse
Relationship Issues
Co-dependency
Crisis/Trauma
Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Gender Identity
Impaired Professionals
Life Transitions
Personal Growth
PTSD
Self-esteem
Sexual Dysfunction
Stress Management
Women's Issues
Recovery Issues
Age Specialties: Adults
Session Formats: Individual
Couples
Treatment Approaches: Feminist
Interpersonal
Intersubjective
Multicultural
Object Relations
Person-Centered
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Self Psychology
Relational
Additional Demographic Expertise: Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender
Women/Feminist
Education: MSW, NYU, 1984

Certificate for 2 year program
Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, 2000
License #: R031706-1
License State: New York
Professional Affiliations:
NASW
IARPP
Fee Schedule: Individuals: $125-$175
Couples: $200
Accepted Insurance: Any PPO (with Out-of-Network Benefits)
Oxford
United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Insurance and Billing Instructions: I am on the Oxford and UBH panels. I can also take any PPO for an out-of-network provider.
Office Hours: M-Th: 8am to 8pm
Additional Comments: I am an interactive therapist practicing in the park slope section of Brooklyn, NY. In practice for over 20 years, I have worked with a wide variety of people presenting a large range of issues.
Before opening my private practice, I worked at an LGBTQ Therapy Center in NYC.
I completed my MSW at NYU in 1984.
As an undergraduate at Brooklyn College, I was one of a handful of women who fought and succeeded in setting up one of the first Women's Center's and Women Studies Programs in the CUNY system.
 

Patti Geier, LCSW, Therapist in Brooklyn

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Years in Practice:  Over 20
Gender:  Female
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Sliding Fee Scale:  Yes
Prescribe Medication:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  No
Public Transportation:  Yes

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