Katie Zaborsky (she/her/hers)
Approach: Katie is passionate about helping clients understand and overcome unhelpful patterns of thinking so they can lead more joyful, fulfilling lives. By working with clients to develop greater self-knowledge and a deeper awareness of the role that negative, irrational thoughts play in their lives, she empowers them to take positive steps towards healing and growth. Along with using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Katie integrates techniques from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and motivational interviewing to collaboratively identify clients’ strengths, values, and goals. Katie’s style of therapy is compassionate, genuine, and culturally sensitive–she prioritizes creating a safe, supportive space and a warm therapeutic relationship.
Background: Katie is currently pursuing her Masters in Social Work at New York University. She is also the Program and Communications Administrator at NYU’s Work Life office, where she develops mental health programming and resources on an individual, departmental, and university-wide level for faculty and administrators. Before joining NYU, Katie worked for several years in the book publishing industry and continues to be an avid reader.
Training: Katie works under the supervision of Noah Clyman, LCSW-R, A-CBT, the founder and director of NYC Cognitive Therapy. Katie has also received training in the following therapeutic approaches:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Beck Institute)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (PESI)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Cognitive Behavior Institute)
- Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavior Institute)
Areas of Interest: relationship issues, life transitions, burnout, depression, anxiety, grief, self-esteem, immigrants, adolescents