SPECIALTIES

GENDER DYSPHORIA

Assigning someone’s sex is based on biology — chromosomes, anatomy, and hormones. But a person’s gender identity — the inner sense of being male, female, or both — doesn’t always match their biology. Those with gender dysphoria may often experience significant distress associated with this conflict. The amount of distress varies a lot from person to person and can also vary over the course of an individual’s lifetime. As your therapist, I will be there to support you through your journey to find authenticity in every aspect of your life.  

PERINATAL MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS

Anxiety and/or depression during pregnancy and the first year after giving birth affect up to 1 in 5 new or expectant mothers and their families.  These illnesses – also known as perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, or PMADs — are the primary complication of pregnancy and childbirth. PMADs can be successfully treated with a combination of self-care, social support, talk therapy, and medication if indicated. As your therapist, I will provide you with coping strategies along with behavioral techniques to push through the barriers and move on to the joys of motherhood. 

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Tracy Schachter LCSW-R

Dix Hills, New York

917-696-5960

tracyschachter@gmail.com

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