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Sam Jaffe

Sam Jaffe

LMSW, MSEd Therapist

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Sam Jaffe

With dual degrees in clinical social work and special education, a previous career in the arts, and extensive experience working with youth and emerging adults, Sam Jaffe specializes in therapeutic work with creatively-minded, artistic, and neurodivergent clients – especially those interested in building self-confidence, developing positive coping skills and healthy relationships. He’s passionate about helping clients explore their identity and interests through art, writing, and talk therapy to aid them in their journey of becoming healthier and more independent young adults. He received his Master’s in Social Work from New York University, his Master’s of Science in Education from Long Island University, and also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film.  

Operating from a strengths-based perspective with his clients, Sam specializes in executive function, mindfulness and meditation practice, and building distress tolerance and capacity for empathy. In his practice, Sam uses principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Psychodynamic Theory, and Motivational Interviewing, among others.

In his free time, Sam enjoys cooking, trail running, meditating, working on his Spotify playlists, and bothering his cat, Charlie.

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