Kirk Brewster, LCSW

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Born in a small town in East Texas, moved to NYC with a rock band, became a recording artist, got into recovery became a social worker then a trained pscyhoanaylst/teacher, supervisor/father. Currently Assistant Director of Counseling at The Juilliard School and in private practice in NYC. Wide range of life experiences, practice with culturally diverse individuals, and professional training assist with openness and willingness to be in a 'not yet knowing place' with the individuals I work with.

Education & Experience

MSW Hunter School of Social Work Psychoanalytic Training at The Psychoanalytic Institute of the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, NYC Supervisory Training Program at same Institute EMDR training: Institute for Creative Mindfulness

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA AAPCSW (American Ass. for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work) CAPA (China, American Psychoanalytic Alliance) Training Supervisor

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults


  • English