Erin Cantor, MSW, LMSW

Erin Cantor, MSW, LMSW
Private Practice

Certifications:

Licensed Master Social Worker, New York State

Area of Focus:

Individual insight and relationally oriented psychotherapy with college students and emerging adults for depression, anxiety, grief/loss, emotion dysregulation, compulsive behaviors (including alcohol/substance/food/sex), and gender/sexuality; also, relational and insight oriented psychotherapy for women’s issues, specifically relationship challenges, parenting, body image, and all aspects of maternal mental health diagnosis and treatment, including pregnancy loss and infertility.

All treatment is LGBTQIA, non-judgmental and culturally affirming.

Education:

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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Professional Background

Erin Cantor received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University and spent the past year as a post-graduate fellow and staff psychotherapist at The Karen Horney Clinic, doing intensive and longer term psycho-dynamic psychotherapy to a culturally diverse population before transitioning into the private practice of Nicole Evry, LCSW. Additionally, she is continuing her post-graduate training in Couples and Family Therapy at The Ackerman Institute beginning September of 2020.

During the completion of her Masters in Clinical Social Work, Erin gained in-depth Clinical experience in two year-long outpatient psychotherapy internships: The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and also, Sanctuary for Families, working exclusively with women in both locations who experienced severe anxiety, emotion dysregulation, posttraumatic stress disorder, relationship and intimacy difficulties, and self-harm. Prior to becoming a psycho-therapist, Erin worked as junior-high teacher for the New York City Public School System and also spent over a decade as a successful violinist and classical stage actor in London and New York in her late-teens and twenties.

Currently, Erin works predominantly with college students and emerging adults struggling with depression, anxiety, grief/loss, emotion dysregulation, compulsive behaviors (including alcohol/substance/food/sex), and all issues related to gender and sexuality. Erin also works with women’s issues, particularly relationship challenges, disordered eating and all aspects of maternal mental health diagnosis and treatment, including infertility and pregnancy loss. Erin is LGBTQIA allied and strives to provide compassionate, culturally affirming and nonjudgmental treatment to all individuals and couples and families. Her treatment style has been described as genuine, warm, and trustworthy.