Sivan Cohen is a clinical psychotherapist and mental health advocate based in New York. She focuses and gears her work in behavioral health by using empowerment techniques to offer insight towards self-acceptance, authenticity, and self-awareness.
She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Queens College and her M.S.W. from Adelphi University. She conducted her clinical training through NorthShore-LIJ's Department of Psychiatry in Addiction at NorthShore University Hospital. She has clinical experience in the treatment of adults, children, couples, and families. Her areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationships, eating disorders, along with a wide range of other mental health conditions. She is passionate about helping those around her by providing a safe space to explore their journey.
She has spent numerous years working within the realm of eating disorders as program director at an intensive outpatient program. She has obtained her Clinical Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee (CASAC-T) certification and a Diploma in Personal Nutrition. She is also certified in CBT-E (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders) through Oxford University's CREDO initiative. She earned her Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) training while working with psychopharmacology and psychiatry. She helps those on their recovery path by combining elements of CBT, DBT, ACT, mindfulness, and holistic wellness. She currently has a private practice in Garden City, New York. In 2018, her private practice was presented with the Best of Garden City Award.
A Note from Sivan:
In understanding that each individual has personalized histories, experiences, and beliefs; I incorporate a diverse and eclectic approach to treat personal needs. Through working together, your goals can be achieved and the life you have been searching for will be reached. Although life may present struggles and adversity, much can be accomplished toward the present and future to help resolve any challenges or obstacles that may impact you. I am highly dedicated toward the well-being of my clients and demonstrate empathy and compassion toward struggles that they have encountered. If you are seeking support or guidance through a challenging time or are simply interested in personal growth and development, I look forward to working with you.