About Rena Semertizidis, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker in Manhattan as well as New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Rena Semertizidis, LMSW.

Licensed Master Social Worker

Rena Semertzidis, LMSW, is a skilled therapist with a goal to provide evidence-based treatment that assists clients in the development of personal tools to manage emotions and thoughts, resolve conflict, navigate transitions and major life changes, heal trauma and address common problems. She is intensively trained in DBT, and has worked in a variety of rigorous and diverse clinical settings including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell, Payne Whitney Psychiatric Department.

Rena specializes in several clinical techniques, including Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive-Behavioral-Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-based approaches. She aims to help people struggling with depression, anxiety, anger issues, interpersonal problems, addictions, marital/relationship issues, and trauma. She uses an individualized, person-centered treatment approach tailored to each client's needs in order to support multidimensional aspects of health and well-being. With an appreciation for the interaction between mental and physical health, she seeks to facilitate effective and meaningful cognitive and behavioral change across multiple life domains. Most importantly, she aims to nurture hope in the individual's ability to live their best life.