Location – Midtown, NYC
Rebecca Kavoussi, LCSW
Congratulations! By entering therapy, you have made a commitment to embark on a wonderful journey of self-reflection, examination, and understanding. Rebecca is committed to working collaboratively with her patients to better understand their behaviors and feelings in a safe and non-judgmental space. She believes that the relationship between a therapist and patient is sacred. Taking a relational approach, Rebecca strives to meet her patients where they are, and uses motivational interviewing to examine how they relate to the world. Rebecca believes in unpacking the unconscious. She believes that her patients are the experts in their own lives. Her role as a reflective and compassionate listener will help her patients build self-confidence, and a better understanding of their feelings, behaviors, and interpersonal relationships.
Rebecca has a diverse background working with clients of all walks of life. In addition to working in private practice where she treats individuals, couples, and families; she also provides psychotherapy to individuals as an alternative to incarceration. She has also worked with former street homeless adults with severe and persistent mental health issues. Rebecca specializes in treating substance abuse issues, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and personality disorders.
Rebecca utilizes a harm reduction approach to treat addictive behaviors that her patients have identified as problematic. Whether the goal is abstinence, or simply to cut back, Rebecca helps individuals to identify safer and healthier coping mechanisms. Social justice is very important to Rebecca, and she believes that mental health treatment is important for all people.
NYU Silver School of Social Work, MSW
The University of Maryland, BA, Sociology
Connect with Rebecca today to schedule your free consult or first appointment. She is ready to help!
Rewatch Becky’s “SoberCurious? A Conversation About Substance Use and Your Mental Health” Free Psychotherapy Webinar event.
Read Becky’s blog post on substance abuse and recovery.