Matt Wofsy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Union Square, New York specializing in anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and eating disorders. With over 25 years of experience in the behavioral health field, he has considerable expertise in providing individual and couples counseling to young adults navigating the difficulties of mood disorders, relationships, family of origin issues, and work stress.
Matt has a particular expertise in helping individuals manage symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Having advanced trainings in both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), he utilizes exposure and response prevention to help clients confront their anxiety and obsessions in a purposeful, structured way. He also works with many clients with trauma, delving deep into their narratives to explore emotions and develop tools to move forward meaningfully.
Matt is passionate about working collaboratively with his clients to foster strengths and transform the way they respond to life’s challenges. His office is located in Union Square, conveniently accessible by the 14th Street Union Square metro station.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Eating disorders - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Private Practice, 1996 - Present
New York University, Adjunct Faculty, 2004 - Present
Columbia University, MSW, 1992
Syracuse University, BA, 1988
Matt was great - friendly and easy to talk to."