"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves."
~Henry David Thoreau
Ava Diamond, MSW LCSW, creates an atmosphere of acceptance, both interpersonally and internally, for her clients. With careful understanding of both who one is and the potential of who one can be, Ms. Diamond develops a platform upon which her clients can discover new possibilities, clarity of self, and purpose. Using creative and practical intervention, based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Relational Theory, and Narrative Medicine, Ms. Diamond can help you to shift perspective giving way for healthier attitudes and behaviors, improved relationships, and greater personal success.
For adolescents or adults, individual therapy sessions are 50 minutes in length, one or two times per week depending on the intensity of the issues being addressed. If appropriate, group therapy will be suggested to reinforce and expand the work being done in individual therapy.
As a Level II EMDR specialist, Ms. Diamond is able to offer this fast and effective intervention to alleviate symptoms related to trauma: phobias, anxieties, flashbacks, relationship blocks, and triggers for addictions. This treatment modality is based on neuroscience of the brain and uses bilateral stimulation to process through memory networks and release the emotional charge associated that creates obstacles to your emotional health today. Ms. Diamond incorporates EMDR as needed and desired by her clients. EMDR is often the treatment of choice for teens who are not willing participants in traditional "talk therapy".
If you have a good rapport with another therapist but find yourself stuck in the therapy process, Ms. Diamond can provide EMDR as an adjunct service to remove progress blocks. You can continue to work with your primary therapist with new success after only a few EMDR sessions.
Because of how insurance companies place constraints on both providers and consumers, Ms. Diamond is only select panels. However, she will gladly provide you with a bill of service to submit to your company for your reimbursement as outlined by your plan.
Sliding scale rates are considered as needed.
Individual sessions are for teens, adults, parents, or families:
Prepaid commitment to 4 sessions.......$600
Office hours include:
Fridays 10am-7pm, Mondays 10am-10pm, Sundays 2pm-8pm, Saturday sessions also available at special request
Prepaid commitment secures your scheduled sessions.
Call or write today for your initial consultation: