Shimmy Feintuch, LCSW CASAC-G

“Shimmy is an empathic, brilliant therapist with a range of experience. He has a knack for making people feel comfortable and safe in the session room. He is kind, warm, and approachable. I have referred complex cases and have gotten positive feedback from both clients and colleagues. Shimmy’s wealth of expertise makes him a perfect match for clients who struggle with any mental health or relational challenges.” -Colleague Testimonial


Training & Logistics


Master’s in Social Work - New York University

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Credential in Substance Abuse Counseling, with specialty in Gambling treatment (CASAC-G)

Techniques trained in: Mindfulness, CBT, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, STAIR/NST (Trauma treatment), Motivational Interviewing


Location 1:

1580 East 18th Street, #LD, Brooklyn
Trains nearby: B, Q

Location 2:

66 Pinehurst Avenue, Suite 1A, New York
Trains nearby: A, 1

Frequency options: Weekly, Multiple/week

Exchange: $180/session

Financial need: Please book a free phone consultation to learn more and explore my sliding scale options together.

Payment Options: Cash, Check, Chase Quickpay/Zelle (preferred)


I have extensive experience treating trauma, anxiety, and stress, as well as relationship and life satisfaction issues. I specialize in treating individuals and families affected by addiction. 

I work with people on a wide range of issues. The following are a few of my specialties (this list is not all-inclusive):

  • Anxiety

  • Stress

  • Addiction

  • Family Members of People with Addiction (e.g. spouses, parents)

  • Spirituality

  • Religion Issues 

If I have never been to therapy before, what should I expect? How do I know if I should go, and how do I start?

If you are considering starting therapy, congratulations. You have taken the first step on a courageous journey of growth. Please know that while this journey may not be easy, it has the potential to be one of the most rewarding things you will ever do. I would be honored to invite you into this space, where you can confidentially share, explore, heal, and grow. 


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