Deborah Cho, LCSW

Greetings! My name is Deborah Cho, a native New Yorker of Korean-American descent. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years of experience providing therapy and crisis intervention services in diverse settings including inpatient hospitals, public schools, and substance use rehabilitation centers. My therapeutic style is interactive, compassionate, and person-centered with an emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. My goal is to help clients develop healthy coping mechanisms, process their history, and improve their lives to achieve a sense of peace and fulfillment. If you are ready to take the first step toward change, I am here to support and empower you.

License information: NY LCSW 087998

Additional Areas of Focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Communication Problems, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation/Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Addictions, LGBT, Self-esteem, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Fertility Issues, Hearing Impaired, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Women’s Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues.

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Availability: Online on BetterHelp via phone, video, and text, depending on whatever is more comfortable for you.

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Reviews:

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“Deborah possesses expertise and empathy in her therapeutic practice and approaches her work with a dependable and professional demeanor.”

— WRITTEN ON OCTOBER 07, 2022 AFTER THERAPY WITH DEBORAH FOR 5 WEEKS ON ISSUES CONCERNING DEPRESSION, STRESS, ANXIETY, RELATIONSHIP ISSUES, TRAUMA AND ABUSE, SELF ESTEEM, AND COPING WITH LIFE CHANGES

“Although I’ve only just started working with Deborah, I’ve already learned some useful techniques that I’m putting into practice.”

— WRITTEN ON JANUARY 30, 2022 AFTER THERAPY WITH DEBORAH FOR 2 WEEKS ON ISSUES CONCERNING DEPRESSION, STRESS, ANXIETY, RELATIONSHIP ISSUES, FAMILY CONFLICTS, SELF ESTEEM, COPING WITH LIFE CHANGES, COMPASSION FATIGUE, AND ADHD