03 Sep Brooklyn Psychology team is Growing
Brooklyn Psychology team is growing:
Williamsburg Therapy Group is Proud to announce that Dr Schuster and Dr Goldstein have joined the practice!
DR. SHARI GOLDSTEIN, POST-DOCTORAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Dr. Shari Goldstein is a post-doctoral clinical psychologist with six years of experience providing short and long-term psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, families, and couples. Her clinical training and employment background include placements in hospitals and several university counseling centers and clinics.
She has worked extensively with individuals seeking therapy for mood instability, depression, anxiety/panic, relationship problems, life adjustments, and a variety of problematic behavioral patterns (e.g., unhealthy eating, self-harm, impulsive anger, poor relationship choices). Additionally, at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Ct. she worked closely with dually-diagnosed patients as well as individuals with psychotic and other serious mental disorders
Dr. Goldstein’s style is warm, genuine, engaging, and interactive. Her treatment approach is integrative, blending techniques from contemporary psychodynamic therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dr. Goldstein gained specialized training in treating individuals who struggle with long-standing personality issues at Bellevue Hospital’s Intensive Personality Disorders Program. She believes that even the most persistent difficulties with emotional instability, interpersonal relationships, and work life can be resolved with the right combination of active, solution-focused interventions and sensitive exploration of internal conflicts or blocks.
DR. SHIRA SCHUSTER, LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST
Dr. Shira Schuster is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides psychotherapy in English, Hebrew, Spanish, and Italian. Dr. Schuster has extensive experience providing psychotherapy to adults, couples, children and families. Dr. Schuster’s clinical interests include addiction, perinatal psychology (infertility, pregnancy, birth, adoption, adjustment to parenthood),
depression, anxiety, relationships, couples therapy, trauma, life transitions, multicultural issues (including immigration and acculturation), emerging adulthood, identity development, living with physical illness, older adults, sexual identity, veterans’ issues, severe mental illness, and end-of-life concerns.
Dr. Schuster offers a collaborative and relational approach to psychotherapy, taking an integrative stance that draws on psychodynamic principles and incorporates cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical-behavioral therapy, and mindfulness, as appropriate for each individual. Dr. Schuster provides a non-judgmental environment where patients can safely explore the challenges that have arisen in their lives, with the aim of creating greater understanding and meaning, decreasing suffering, and identifying and changing maladaptive patterns.