Therapist in Brooklyn, New York Shirley Bernard, Therapist

License: LMSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Brooklyn, New York Shirley Bernard, LMSW

Shirley Bernard, LMSW

Shirley Bernard is a licensed master-level social worker with more than 15 years of experience specializing in trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, domestic violence, and other life-related stressors. Shirley treats clients utilizing a person-centered, holistic approach. Her eclectic professional experience has led her to effectively engage children, adolescents, adults, and seniors; utilizing different modalities such as families, couples, and groups in both clinical and outpatient settings. She utilizes CBT, Mindfulness, role play through exploration, and guided imagery.

She graduated with honors in 2004 with her Master‘s degree in Social Work; In 2002 her Master’s Degree in Public Policy and in 2001 her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.

Shirley is a devoted mother of two, a volunteer on her children’s PTA board, a volunteer at her church, and an activist for school reform. In her free time, she enjoys a good vacation, a kickboxing class at the YMCA, and cooking various cuisines for her family and friends.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Sana Benefits
  • World Trade Center (HealthSmart)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Therapy


  • Adoption/Foster Care


  • Creole
  • English
  • Haitian



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Shirley Bernard. You can also call 347-304-9465 to have someone assist you.

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