Whitney Schaffer is a top counselor that practices in both Charlotte, NC and New York City.
“Therapy is a partnership. It is my goal to create a safe space in which you can feel understood and accepted. By establishing a mutual connection, we can lay the foundation for lasting change. Ultimately, our objective is to create a greater sense of confidence and well-being through understanding and self-awareness.” -Whitney Schaffer, LCSW
Charlotte, NC Counselor
Whitney has extensive experience working with adults and couples. Some areas of specialization include, but are not limited to:
- relationship difficulties
- identity issues
- self-sabotaging behavior
- life transitions
- corporate guidance
- business management relationships
Whitney is a brilliant therapist and has helped me in ways I never thought possible. She is simply amazing and takes a true interest in you as a patient. If you have the opportunity to work with her, do it. You won’t be sorry.”
After completing her undergraduate education at Northwestern University with a focus in psychology, she went on to earn a Master of Social Work at New York University.
Since then, Whitney has become an adjunct lecturer at New York University, where she supervises masters students in the field. She continued her studies in various psychoanalytic settings including the William Alanson White Institute as well as the National Institute for the Psychotherapies.
Just talk to Whitney. When you hear what she has to way you will understand why she is one of the top experts in her field. She is knowledgeable, caring, and is a person that has helped me see life though a different lens.”
Whitney is also a certified rape crisis counselor, and has advocated for survivors of sexual assault with the Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program (SAVI) in New York City.
If you’d like to discuss starting counseling in Charlotte, NC with Whitney or learn more about the process, feel free to call her at 917-830-5594 or by completing the form below.