Artwork sketch for art therapy

Many years ago a client named Susan came in seeking help at the urging of her mother. She was 17 years old. She was a survivor of a major house fire when she was 15 years old. No one was badly hurt, but the entire home had gone up in flames. In the year’s following, […]

Woman looking sleepy on a bed with white sheets

Written in collaboration with Laura Vladimirova of Resilient-Mind.com and heldheart.com, a CBT-I trained therapist.  There is a paradoxical conversation that happens around pregnancy and postpartum sleep. The message is: “Get used to it, you won’t be sleeping!” While some normalization of is helpful for planning ahead, the real issue is that during this time less

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Trauma, ptsd

A big word has been floating around a lot lately: Trauma. It isn’t that trauma didn’t exist before this time of social media, memes and instant information — more so, it is that we, as a global community, have timely access to psychoeducation, resources and are better able to name and identify symptoms. Further, unfortunately,

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Most clinical professionals are guilty of the same thing: Using acronyms and jargon when it comes to talking about their specialities. Sure, when chatting with another therapist, saying something like, “The client really wanted to try DBT,” doesn’t sound the least bit off. Yet, when recommending treatment without explanation to someone looking for help, it

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Thank you to After Third and Karolina Belwal for this great interview on how parents can cope during this stressful time and any stressful time in the realm of parenting.

Welcome and thank you for stopping by to learn more about our practice! We are a practice of three clinicians based throughout Brooklyn and New York City: Liza Morkovich, LCSW, Dr. Jennifer De Mucci, PsyD, and Gabrielle Jakob, LMHC. We truly love what we do. We take a great deal of pride in supporting our

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