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Ellen Blaufox, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 18-65+

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Ellen Blaufox, LCSW

Ellen Blaufox has accumulated more than twenty years of both clinical and practical experience as a Therapist, Executive Coach and Professional Speaker. She knows that the key ingredients in a therapeutic relationship are safety, transparency, and most importantly optimism and hope.

Ellen’s clinical know-how traverses the human lifespan with particular expertise in the transitions we go through as we move into adulthood, across various milestones (identity, career, family) and into aging. Ellen will guide you as you shift out of that stuck feeling that comes from unconscious habits, patterns and negative thinking. She empowers you to make the positive changes in your life that you desire by promoting health and wellbeing.

Ellen approach to therapy is collaborative and solution “focused. She utilizes proven, evidence-based methods in various modalities, (individual, family and group). She has particular expertise with survivors of complex stress, trauma and issues related to social injustice. Her understanding of trauma is particularly helpful for those struggling with the challenges associated with the current global pandemic.

A well-respected authority on such topics as women’s empowerment, mindfulness, self care and white privilege, Ellen has been trained extensively in such short-term, evidenced-based practices as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She received her Post Masters’ training from the Martha K. Selig Institute, and obtained her Master’s Degree from NYU Silver School of Social Work. In addition to the myriad certifications ranging from Restorative Yoga to GEMS Human Survivors of Sex Trafficking, Ellen studied theater at Circle in the Square Theatre School, NYSSSA and Skidmore College.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Eating/Weight Concerns
  • Family Counseling

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup-Healthplus
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Federal
  • Cigna
  • Emblem Child Health Plus
  • Emblem Hip Commercial
  • Emblem Hip Medicaid
  • Empire Plan NYSHIP
  • Fidelis
  • Humana Commercial
  • Humana Military-Tricare
  • Local1199
  • Lucent
  • Magnacare
  • Meritain Health
  • Multiplan-PHCS
  • MVP Commercial
  • MVP Medicaid
  • Nippon Life
  • Northwell
  • Optum
  • Oxford
  • SWSCHP
  • UMR
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Resource

Languages

  • English

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