Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Trauma Professional
Marsha Mandel earned a master’s degree in Psychology from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York and holds certifications in Rational Living Therapy – Level 3, a form of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and Integrated Mental Health/Addictions Treatment Training (IMHATT) from Columbia Psychiatry and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. In 2011, she began developing a multisensory approach to CBT, MCBT, which is currently being outlined in a workbook for clinicians.
Mandel has worked with a broad range of issues in intensive outpatient programs as a therapist and clinical supervisor. She has worked with individuals, families, and groups, and has presented at conferences including the New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA) and the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS).
Her main therapeutic modalities are Accelerated Resolution Therapy® (ART) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She also considers self-compassion, mindfulness, body relaxation, visualization, and developing a nonjudgmental perspective as additional, essential elements of effective therapy.
Currently, Mandel has a private practice, Mandel’s Counseling, in Cornwall, New York, which specializes in helping people with anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and related concerns and is enthusiastic about helping individuals meet their therapeutic goals.