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About Me

Recent Publications

Graybow, S. (2023). Identity meets identification: Thinking psychoanalytically about antisemitism. Paper presented at the 2023 International Psychoanalytical Studies Organization conference in Florence, Italy. Paper was awarded 1st Prize in the 2023 IPSO writing contest. 

Graybow, S. & Simpson, G. A. (Eds.). (2021). Dialectics and psychoanalytic social work [Special feature section]. Psychoanalytic Social Work, 28(2), 97-148.

Graybow, S. & Simpson, G. A. (2021). Holding multiple perspectives in mind: The dialectics of contemporary clinical practice. Psychoanalytic Social Work, 28(2), 97-114.

I work with adults, seniors, and couples in ongoing, insight-oriented therapy. I completed postgraduate psychotherapy training at the Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society. I earned a PhD at the CUNY Graduate Center and an MSW from Columbia University. Besides private practice, I have worked as a clinician at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Washington Square Institute, and Montefiore Medical Center. Currently, I am on the faculty of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy program at the Contemporary Freudian Society and the Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy program at the Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. I am qualified to assist with the full range of mental health issues including:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Relationship Problems

  • LGBTQIA+ Issues

  • Adjusting to difficult challenges & transitions

  • Men's Issues

  • Mood Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

  • Perfectionism

  • Performance Problems

  • Self-Esteem Problems

  • Sexuality & Intimacy

  • Insomnia

  • Religion, Spirituality, and Interfaith issues

  • Trauma, Abuse, and PTSD

  • Creative blocks and feeling stuck

  • Phobias

  • Holocaust trauma (survivors and descendants of survivors)

Professional Memberships

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psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, couples therapy, affordable therapy NYC
psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, couples therapy, affordable therapy NYC
psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, couples therapy, affordable therapy NYC
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