Ms. Phyllis Yedida Sachs Yasgur, LCSW

Preferred Name: Yedida

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

I am committed to helping children, teens, and adults to realize their inner strengths and work through difficult life challenges and experiences. I have practicing clinical social work for 35 years. Concurrent with my work with children and families in the private practice,, I have worked in a variety of medical and health-related settings. Specialties: trauma--medical, abuse and neglect, recent traumatic incidents, loss, divorce, chronic illness, and attachment disorders.

Education & Experience

Master of Social Work Interpersonal Clinical Social Work University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan January, 1981-May, 1982 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California Sept., 1973-June, 1977 Post Graduate Training: Family Institute of Westchester Family Enhancement & Play Therapy Center: Child Centered Play Therapy and Advanced Filial Therapy Certified EMDR Ana Gomez, M.C.,L.P.C Intensive E.M.D.R. Child Specialist Internal Family Systems, Level 3 Registered Play Therapist

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Bat Melech, an organization that provides shelter to Orthodox Jewish women who have experienced domestic violence

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
  • Seniors


  • English


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