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Practice Philosophy

Nina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a yoga instructor RYT-200 with specific training in trauma-informed practice. She brings years of experience both in outpatient and inpatient substance use treatment, as well as experience in a private practice setting. Nina completed her undergraduate studies at New York University, majoring in psychology with a focus on neuroscience and social work. Her master’s degree in social work with specific focus on addiction treatment was obtained from the University of Pennsylvania. Nina believes that honesty and transparency will create trust and will allow you to make informed decisions to implement change in your life. She specializes in treating people with addiction, as well as those who have experienced trauma, family dysfunction, and major life changes. In her practice, Nina uses cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, yoga therapy, EMDR, and traditional talk therapy. She focuses on strengthening skills such as interpersonal effectiveness, mindfulness and distress tolerance. She is also well-versed in working with people of different cultures, and how that may impact clients’ experiences and shape their identities. In addition to English, Nina speaks Russian, Spanish and French.

Areas of Clinical Expertise
  • Gender: Female
  • Language: English