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Professional Statement

  • Stephanie Vanden Bos is a perceptive and engaging psychotherapist serving individuals and couples in New York, NY and Jersey City, NJ. Ms. Vanden Bos holds master’s degrees in social work and public administration. She completed additional post-graduate training in relational psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis with a focus on issues related to gender and sexuality. She is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the American Psychological Association, and the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Ms. Vanden Bos practices an interactive, empathetic approach to psychotherapy that explores some of the hidden causes of distress and works collaboratively with her clients to devise creative responses to to seemingly intractable personal problems. Her overarching goal is to help people feel not just less stuck but also more clear, hopeful and engaged in their lives. She works with a diverse patient demographic, including middle-aged men, young women, and LGBTQ individuals and couples. She specializes in relationship issues.
  • Because she has personally benefited from psychotherapy, Ms. Vanden Bos appreciates—perhaps more than most—the delicate and nuanced relationship that exists between individuals and their therapists. She strives to build long-lasting relationships with her clients and offers care that is comprehensive, effective, and understanding.

Education & Training

  • New York University, Master’s in Social Work
  • Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy (Psychoanalysis)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • American Psychological Association, Division 39: Psychoanalysis
  • International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Language Spoken

  • English
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