Carolyn Gartner

LCSW

Ms. Gartner assists her clients in developing coping mechanisms for anxiety and depression. She also has extensive experience working with clients and families during times of grief and bereavement.

Ms. Gartner believes that during this stressful and unprecedented time, processing feelings in a safe and healing environment can assist with lessening anxiety, improving sleep, and finding feelings of safety and security.

Ms. Gartner has extensive experience working with clients and families during times of illness, grief, bereavement and end-of-life. Utilizing a strengths-based perspective, Ms. Gartner helps those who have lost a parent/caregiver, a child (including miscarriages), or partner/spouse (including through divorce).

Overall, Ms. Gartner’s therapeutic style employs empathy, active listening, and reframing in a supportive environment. Mindfulness and meditation are a component of her practice, and Ms. Gartner is happy to share processes that have worked for her.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Social Work, Hunter College
  • BFA – Filmmaking, New York University