The Private Practice of


psychotherapy /individual counseling

Alicia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker offering a supportive, safe and non-judgmental environment for clients to explore, understand, and resolve issues. Alicia's style is interactive and empowering. Alicia believes therapy is an investment in yourself with modifications, healing and support that can be carried with you throughout your lifetime. The benefits of individual psychotherapy include better adaptation to new challenges or transitions, healing from past experiences, greater insight and perspective about ones' self and family dynamics, stress reduction, and establishment of more meaningful, trusting relationships. Everything is connected within our work, family, and relationships-
Alicia will work collaboratively to help you process life events, build self awareness, and stop feeling stuck.  
Treatment specialization for psychotherapy includes:
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Life transitions 
Self Esteem / Confidence
Work & Career Development 
Divorce & Breakups
Eating Disorders
Chronic Illness 
Grief & Loss 
Stress Management
Athletic Performance
Wellness Coaching (designed to help an individual make changes in his/her lifestyle to optimize the way he/she feels both on the inside and out).

about Alicia

As a LCSW, Alicia has worked in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient mental health clinics and hospitals. Alicia's post graduate training is vast with concentration in the areas of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addictions, compulsions, palliative/end of life care, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), critical incident stress debriefings, and interpersonal psychoanalysis. For many years Alicia has also worked in a hospital as a key interdisciplinary team member assessing and supporting patients undergoing treatment for both acute and chronic medical illness, and for those receiving an organ transplant. Alicia is a trained Critical Incident Stress Debriefer and has helped multi-disciplinary staff in the hospital-setting cope with stress reactions, build resilience and return to normal, healthy functioning after a loss or traumatic event. Additionally, Alicia has led the first Staff Bereavement Group within her hospital system to help support interdisciplinary colleagues cope with personal loss. 

Alicia's background as a Division I Collegiate Track & Field athlete has made her particularly interested in the relationship between our minds and bodies. Alicia truly enjoys sharing the wealth of knowledge and skills she has learned from coaches, trainers and nutrition experts over the past 12+ years to help people optimize their health and fitness goals.


Boston College, BA

New York University Silver School of Social Work, MSW


Additional Training:

William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry- Eating Disorders, Addictions and Compulsions

Society for Transplant Social Workers-Certified Clinical Transplant Social Worker (CCTSW)

Ackerman Institute for The Family- Basic Divorce Mediation

NYU-Advanced Clinical Practice 

Care Plus, NJ-Trauma-Focused CBT for children/adolescents


National Association for Social Workers

Society for Transplant Social Workers

New York State Society for Clinical Social Workers

American Case Management Association


services & media

Individual Therapy (now offered via video or phone)

-Individual, 45-minute sessions for adults (18+).

-Weekly sessions are recommended for all new clients

Consulting and Media

Alicia offers consultation to hospitals and corporations on Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (to help employees process losses and trauma, i.e. impact of COVID) and staff support groups

Alicia provides magazines, newspapers and media outlets professional advice and tips on a variety of topics covering mental health and wellness for adults. 

Alicia has been featured in:

Nylon Magazine: "Dealing With Mean Girls In the Workplace"

BUSTLE: "How to Be Comforting When Your Partner is Stressed"

UPJOURNEY: "How to Write an Apology Letter to a Friend"


The Mighty: "13 Tips for Navigating Romantic Relationships When You Have Fibromyalgia" 

WE Magazine: "Surviving a traumatic breakup: A psychotherapist’s guide to healing" 

UPJOURNEY"How to Forgive Someone Who Hurt You Emotionally"  


Insurance and Payment

Alicia is an out-of-network provider. Psychotherapy services may be covered in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. Alicia provides you with invoices that are complete and easy to read in order to make your reimbursement process simpler. Most clients with out of network benefits receive between 50% - 80% reimbursement of the cost of their sessions, after their deductible is met.

Cash, checks or Venmo accepted for payment.



contact Alicia:

201-970-4892 /

Office located in Manhattan, NY (Upper East Side)