Cynthia Callsen, LCSW, DCSW                         
Certified Focusing-oriented Psychotherapist                                                                                                                                          

Bach Flower Registered Practitioner
New York, NY  10038

Cynthia Callsen, LCSW, DCSW                                                                                                                   Financial District, NYC  Psychotherapy                 Focusing                 Bach Flowers                             

About You and Me                    


I am Cynthia Callsen, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been practicing psychotherapy in New York City in the Financial District of Manhattan for more than 30 years. 

About You
When your distress has lasted too long and interferes with your sense of well being and ability to live a full and meaningful life, it's time to seek some help.

What do you need to start therapy? 
  • First  you need a Desire for “things” in your life to be better.
  • Then you need Courage to make that call to set up an initial appointment. 
  • And last, you need a Willingness to look at these “things” with a fresh eye and self reflection. 
About Me
Trained traditionally in psychodynamic psychotherapy, over the years I have continued my studies and learning and have integrated many diverse ways to help people achieve their dreams and goals.  

The most important additions to my professional growth and deepening of my work have been achieving my Certification as a Focusing-oriented Psychotherapist  in Manhattan and as a Bach Flower Registered Practitioner.  (Please see Focusing and Bach Flowers for a fuller understanding of these two aspects of my practice.) 

First and foremost, however, I Listen to your view of your life, to what you know about yourself, and to where you want to go. 

About Us

Then with me as your Guide, we Explore together the many strands that converge to mire you in your distress and stand in the way of your moving forward.

We will work together to help you discover your path to being ALIVE WITH A SENSE OF WELL BEING at work, at home, and at play.


  1. Brooklyn College, BA in Psychology - Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

  2. Hunter College School of Social Work, MSW

  3. NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  4. Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW) conferred by the National Association of Social Workers
  5. New York Freudian Society - Post-graduate Training

  6. Certificate in Divorce Mediation - Institute for Dispute Resolution, Seton Hall University Law School

  7. Additional training in Couples Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Sleep Disorders, and numerous workshops on depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and substance dependence and co-dependence.

  8. Certified Focusing-oriented Psychotherapist

  9. Bach Flower
Registered Practitioner

   1. Private Practice - 1979
   2. Director, New Hope Guild Associates
   3. Founder and Director, Downtown Consultation Associates
   4. Founder and Coordinator - NY Metro Focusing

For an appointment call me at 917-757-3873 or
email me at

Psychotherapy in New York City
Focusing and Bach Flowers
Located in Downtown Manhattan in  the Wall St/Financial area, and serving all of New York City and nearby New Jersey.  Convenient to zipcodes 10038, 10005, 10004, 10006, 10007, 10012, 10013, 10014 and all forms of public transportation.

Cynthia Callsen, LCSW, DCSW
Financial District
New York, NY 
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