Debra J Corwin, LCSW-R

Name:Debra J Corwin
Specialty:Social Worker—Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Other Specialties—Certified Laughter Yoga Leader
Location:Chelsea, NYC
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 917-392-5314
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, with 25 years experience, and  a philosophy that includes the importance of laughter in our lives.  Laugher and the use of humor in therapy is healing for mental, spiritual and medical health.  I use laugher, creative arts, and verbal therapy in my work, in order to work with the whole person.  I specialize in Group Therapy in areas that include Stress Management, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trauma Recovery, Coping Strategies, Adjustment to Disability, Women's Issues, Life Transition/Aging Issues, and  coping with Workplace Bullying.

I am an active member of the NYC Chapter of the Brain Injury Association of NY, and was the first Secretary of the NYC Chapter, from 2011-2012, and am a member of CTF (Children's Tumor Foundation), a foundation dealing with Neurofibromatosis issues in children and adults.

Hunter College School of Social WorkMSWGroup Work05/1993
Hunter College/CUNYMS in EducationGuidance and Counseling05/1984
Therapist-Part-TimeHarlem Bay Network PROS of MHA116 East 124th Street, NY, NY 1003511/13/13-Present
Senior Social WorkerInternational Center For The Disabled340 East 24th Street, NY,NY 1001010/26/96-12/13/11
NameIssued ByDuration
LCSW-RNYS Dept of Educaion-Office of the ProfessionsR-2001; LCSW 2002
MemberNYC Chapter of the Brain Injury Association of NY2011-Present
SecretaryNYC Chapter of the Brain Injury Association of NY2011-2012
MemberBrain Injury Association of NY2002-Present
MemberCTF-Children's Tumor Foundation2005-Present
REST ResponderMRC NYC Mental Health Trauma Respndersas of July 2013
Insurance:Out of Network.
Group Sessions:  

Stress Management for Social Workers, through the use of Laughter Yoga and childlike playfulness
Groups meet once a week for 8 sessions---$25.00 per session

Support Group for Caregivers of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
Groups meet once a week for 8 sessions---$25.00 per session

Daytime Hours: 9am to 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday
Evening hours Mon-Thurs: 6-9PM; Friday 6-8PM
Sat: TBA
Language:English; Some conversational Spanish.

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