Gary Trosclair, DMA, LCSW

Gary Trosclair DMA, LCSW

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed in the State of New York as a clinical social worker PRO45455-01
  • Certified as a Jungian analyst by the International Association for Analytical Psychology

Professional Background

Gary Trosclair, an experienced psychotherapist and Jungian psychoanalyst with three decades of practice in New York City and Westchester County, New York, is known for his pragmatic yet depth-oriented approach to clinical work. With a focus on fostering psychological depth, resilience, and authenticity, Trosclair aims to cultivate meaningful change and improve relationships, leading to a profound sense of fulfillment for his clients.

In his therapeutic practice, Trosclair emphasizes the importance of understanding the underlying meaning and purpose behind symptoms, believing that true transformation occurs when individuals uncover the unconscious motives driving their behaviors. By integrating various aspects of the personality and addressing different needs and motivations, he helps clients navigate challenges and embark on a journey towards self-discovery and personal growth.

Trosclair’s therapeutic philosophy centers on empowering clients to harness their innate energy and talents in pursuit of passion, love, and purpose, rather than being driven by fear. While he offers support for a wide range of conditions, including obsessive-compulsive personality, perfectionism, Type-A personality traits, and midlife transitions, his overarching goal remains the same: to guide individuals towards a more fulfilling and authentic life path.

In addition to writing for, Gary Trosclair’s expertise has been featured in,,,, The Huffington Post, and

Professional Affiliations:

Jung Institute of New York, C.G. Jung Foundation of New York
New York Association for Analytical Psychology
International Association for Analytical Psychology


Certified Jungian Analyst, The C.G. Jung Institute of New York, 2003
Master of Social Work, New York University, 1992
Doctor of Musical Arts, State University of New York, Stony Brook 1987
Master of Music, Yale School of Music, 1980

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Areas of Focus

Gary Trosclair, DMA, LCSW, is a seasoned psychotherapist and Jungian analyst with over 30 years of experience in New York City and Westchester County. Through his practice, articles, and publications, he focuses on empowering individuals to achieve psychological depth and authenticity for a more fulfilling life journey.

Gary Trosclair utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Individual Adults
  • Obsessive-compulsive personality, work addiction, perfectionism
  • Mid-life transition
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Maladaptive Anger
Being Raised by OCPD Parents

Being Raised By OCPD Parents: Effects & How to Cope

Being raised by a parent with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) presents risks to the psychological well-being of a child such as developing insecure attachment styles, low self-esteem, eating disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). While these effects can create challenges in one's life, there are healthy ways to cope while also working to improve the parent-child relationship.  

June 6, 2020
Jungian Therapy: How It Works & What to Expect

Jungian Therapy: How It Works & What to Expect

The goal of Jungian therapy is to achieve psychological healing and wellness by aligning conscious and unconscious aspects of someone's personality.

June 6, 2020
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD): Signs, Symptoms, & Treatments

Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder marked by a need for orderliness, perfectionism, and control. Someone with OCPD is often rigid and critical of both themselves and others. Symptoms of OCPD may result in workaholism, burnout, depression, or procrastination, which can have a negative impact on an individual's relationships and ability to perform tasks. 

June 6, 2020
OCPD and Relationships: Making the Most of a Challenging Situation

OCPD & Relationships: Making the Most of a Challenging Situation

Partners with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) can be rigid, controlling, and overly critical. While they can also be dependable and conscientious, being in a relationship with an OCPD partner can present great challenges. Oftentimes, people with the condition are convinced that their way of living is superior and are not open to change.

June 6, 2020