Erin Cantor, MSW, LMSW

Erin Cantor LCSW, PLLC

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, New York State

Professional Background

Erin Cantor is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and play therapist specializing in working with children, adolescents, and their caregivers. She addresses a range of issues from developmental concerns to high conflict divorce cases. With licensure as a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the State of New York and undergoing extensive training at The William Alanson White Institute in child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapy (CAPTP), her approach is deeply rooted in psychoanalytic principles.

Her practice encompasses a broad spectrum, including work with adult patients focusing on professional artists, women’s maternal and mental health, and individuals transitioning away from high control religious environments, particularly charismatic and evangelical Christian fundamentalism.

Erin emphasizes cultural sensitivity and offers a 30-minute complimentary phone consultation to discuss fees and potentially explore sliding scale rates. Interested individuals can reach out via the contact form on her website to schedule a consultation.

Professional Affiliations:

NASW (National Association of Social Workers)
NYSSCSW (New York State Society of Clinical Social Work)
Clinicians Collective (NYC) Reclamation Collective


MSW, Clinical Social Work, New York University
BA Hons, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England
BA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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Areas of Focus

Erin Cantor empowers individuals and families through psychoanalytic psychotherapy and play therapy, offering culturally sensitive and compassionate care to children, adolescents, adults, and caregivers facing diverse challenges.

Erin Cantor utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Symbolic Play Therapy with Children
  • Interpersonal and psychoanalytic talk therapy with Adolescents, Adults, and Families

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