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Shlomit Rubin, LCSW, SEP

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist


  • License No. and State: R 070422-1, New York
Other Certifications:
  • Contemporary Freudian Society Psychoanalytic Institute
  • Parent-Infant and Parent-Toddler Relationships and Dyadic Treatment
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy of Children and Adolescents
  • International Psychoanalysis Association Member
  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP)
Alternative Languages:
  • Hebrew

For the last two decades, Shlomit Rubin has been practicing as a psychotherapist specializing in individuals, couples, and families, focusing on women and their sexuality, pre and postpartum experiences, fertility issues, and the impact of divorce on children. In her private practice, located in the West Village, Shlomit integrates Psychodynamic therapy, mentalization, and attention to bodily sensations to help clients become more aware of the mind-body connection and develop a greater understanding of their lived experiences.

Born in Israel, Shlomit moved to the United States in 1986 and worked as an educator prior to earning her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. She went on to become a certified psychoanalyst and member of the Contemporary Freudian Society. For more than twenty years, Shlomit has trained and worked extensively in the mental health field, deepening her knowledge and integrating different modalities and techniques into her practice. She completed a three year training with the Annie Bergman Parent Infant Parent Program and earned a certificate in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy. Moreover, she holds a certificate in Adolescent Psychotherapy from New York University’s Institute for Psychoanalytic Education. Most recently, Shlomit became a certified Somatic Practitioner and utilizes mind/body connection strategies to help her clients increase awareness and understanding. For the past twelve years Shlomit has been studying individual and couples sexuality and is an associate member in SSTAR.


Mood | Family, Couples & Child Development |  Sexuality | Trauma

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Issues I Address:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Life Transitions Across the Lifecycle
  • Prenatal & Postpartum
  • Infertility
  • Parenting
  • Child / Adolescent Development
  • Adoption
  • Sibling Relationships
  • School Difficulties
  • Divorce & Couples Issues
  • Sexuality & Sex Therapy
  • Trauma & PTSD
Age Groups I Work With:
  • Infants / Toddlers / Preschoolers
  • Children
  • Preteens / adolescents
  • Adults


My Approach:

Sometimes we arrive at a place in our lives where we feel that we are continually pulling on the ends of a knot. Instead of untangling, the knot becomes tighter. In a safe space designed to encourage reflection, we will unpack current difficulties and long-standing issues in the context of past experiences. All of us are impacted by our upbringing, and if we can begin to understand these experiences and how they affect the roles we play in the world, then we are at an undeniable advantage for improving our well-being.

My clients gain new perspectives, increased levels of understanding, and effective communication and mindfulness strategies that promote health and happiness rather than conflict.

By drawing upon psychodynamic, mentalization, and somatic (body) experience techniques, my clients are better able to create fundamental connections between their mind and body and, with time, newfound awareness that leads to change and personal growth.

Treatment Orientation:
  • Psychoanalytic/Object Relations
  • Narrative
  • Mind-body Integration SEP
  • Attachment Based
  • Mindfulness Based (MBCT)
  • Parent-Child Dyad Play Therapy
  • Parent-Infant Psychotherapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


Avg Cost (per session):

$250 - $300

Sliding Scale:


Accepts Payment Methods:

Cash, Check, and Paypal


I work as an Out of Network provider. Please call me at (212) 255-5318 for more details.



230 West 13th Street, Suite J, New York, NY 10014

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