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Karen Gelstein Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York
Karen Gelstein

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

New York, NY

Online & In person

Accepting new clients

About me

Trauma and Addiction Therapist dedicated to helping adults with sex and porn addiction, betrayal trauma, love addiction, enmeshment, PTSD, and co-dependence (Licensed in New York and New Jersey)

Karen is a relational therapist working with individuals, couples and groups. As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) Karen is committed to helping clients develop new skills to support a recovery process fostering a spirit of hope and healing for both recovering addicts and betrayed partners. As a trauma therapist, Karen is trained in several modalities bringing forth skills as an EMDR (EMDRIA Approved) trained therapist from the Parnell Institute, and is a somatic practitioner, utilizing Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (SP) as a level 2 practitioner. Karen also utilizes experiential models including Pia Mellody’s Family of Origin and Inner Child work as a Post Induction Therapist (PIT). Karen works from an attachment lens and a client-centric approach that empowers clients’ individuality and unique strengths.



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Karen Gelstein, LCSW, PC

220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10001 US


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Years in practice


Service types

  • Therapy / Counseling

Types of clients

  • Adults (18+)


  • English

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