Johanna Catherine McCarthy, LCSW

Preferred Name: Johanna

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

With a strengths-based approach, I view you as the ultimate expert. In our partnership it is my role is to use my over fifteen years’ worth of experience and skill set to help you reach your goals. This starts with assisting you with understanding your problems from a perspective that will help you make beneficial choices going forward.

Education & Experience

Master of Social Work, Hunter College School of Social Work, June 2007 B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville NY, 1995

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

CERTIFICATIONS and TRAINING EMDR Certified DBT Certified SIFI (Completed Seminar in Field Instruction) Work, Employment and Rehabilitation Field of Practice certified Imago Relationship Therapy trained Trauma and Shame informed therapy

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Correctional Facility
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Sliding Scale