Bettina Thomsen


About Me

I am a New York City based Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of experience in working with couples. My focus in working with couples is to create a neutral and judgement free space where each person can feel heard and understood. I strive to help identify unhelpful patterns of communication and facilitate productive conversation that advances your goals both as individuals and as a couple.


  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Relationship issues , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Depression , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , Adoption and Foster Care , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Cancer , Commitment Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 15

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #089733 (Expires: 2023-05-31)


Written by E.R. on Sep 11, 2020 after counseling with Bettina for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Bettina does a wonderful job, is very well informed and responsive and quickly assessed our situation and analyzed it well. She is an excellent communicator - and strikes the perfect balance of caring and understanding with an action plan for moving forward. Highly recommend!

Written by S.A. on Sep 08, 2020 after counseling with Bettina for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

We are new with her but seems to be a great listener and I look forward to more appointments.