Rita Bigel-Casher, LCSW, PhD is a is a licensed psychotherapist, Marriage & Family Therapist who has worked with Individuals, Couples, and Groups for over 25 years in her own practice in New York City, on the phone and SKYPE. She is an expert in Relationship Therapy, Hypnosis and EMDR Trauma/Loss Therapy. Her orientation is in the Body/Mind dynamic and Self-Relational Solution-Focus which is a camera lens through which the work of understanding and healing can occur.
Dr. Bigel-Casher is a coach for better living, and utilizes a wide range of healing models personally tailored to meet the needs of any given client. She has had advanced training in a number of therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive-Behavioral, Psychodynamic, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing,) SE (Somatic Experiencing,) MBSR Meditation (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction,) Writing from the Heart, Ericksonian Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, EFT (Emotionally Focused Couple,) Sex Therapy, and Biofeedback.
State licensure: LCSW Clinical Social Work. PhD Industrial Psychology. Membership: American Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Team (ARC/GNY), American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), New York Milton H. Erickson Society for Psychotherapy and Hypnosis (NYSEPH), EMDRIA International Society, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and The Author's Guild. Dr. Bigel-Casher has taught at Hunter College School of Social Work, The Postgraduate Center for Mental Health and was Director of the in-house treatment for family violence at Scarsdale Family Counseling Service.
Dr. Rita has appeared on CNN and OPRAH and other TV shows. Her work has been discussed on Fox News, Eyewitness News, the New York Times, Newsday, Bride’s Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Mademoiselle to name but a few. email: rbc@RitaCanHelp.comwebsite: www.RitaCanHelp.com