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Brian Ackerman


Brian (he/him) holds a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from NYU. Brian identifies as a gay/queer man and specializes in psychotherapy relating to sexuality, attachment, and trauma. He has training in affirming care around gender and sexuality, psychodynamic psychotherapy, Safety and Attachment Focused Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (SAFE EMDR), Emotion Focused Therapy for couples, and is a fellow in the couple’s therapy program at the Training Institute for Mental Health. In sessions, Brian sees all clients as whole persons – with family, social lives, professional responsibilities and goals, sexual desires, physical needs, spiritual perspectives, and multiple intersecting identities, all of which need airtime in the therapeutic journey.

Mr. Brian Ackerman, LMSW (he/him/his)