About Erika Nagy

Erika Nagy, MSEd., SEP, LCSW-R, is a licensed clinical social worker with advanced training in relational psychoanalysis.  Erika founded Therapist NYC in 2000, where she works with couples, parents, and individuals (ages 18 and over) in a supportive, collaborative environment.

Among her areas of specialization, Erika offers therapeutic support for Couples and Parents. As a trained PACT Couples Therapist, Erika works with couples to address issues surrounding commitment, communication styles, closeness, intimacy, parenting, and blended & non-traditional families. Erika further offers support groups to help parents and caregivers develop the resilience to rear children with ongoing emotional issues, developmental delays, and associated learning differences.

Erika also provides psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based relaxation techniques, relational psychoanalysis, and Somatic Experiencing in an eclectic, need-based manner to couples, parents, and individuals experiencing relationship issues, parenting issues, mind/body issues, anxiety, trauma, career changes, loss/grief, depression, and infertility.

Given her extensive experience and educational background, Erika qualifies in the state of New York as a health practitioner whose services are reimbursable by participating insurance plans.  Her professional, academic, and licensing credentials include the following:


  • Bank Street College of Education
  • MSEd, Infant and Parent Development
  • New York University
  • MSW, Social Work
  • Psychoanalytic Institute: National Institute for the Psychotherapies
    Certificate, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
  • Psychoanalytic Institute: National Institute for the Psychotherapies
    Supervisory Certificate, Supervisory Training Program
  • Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
    SEP Certificate, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
  • PACT Institute, Dr. Stan Patkin
    PACT Therapist, Level II
  • Parnell Institute, Laurel Parnell, Ph.D.
    EMDR, Level II


  • Registered Licensed Clinical Social Work
    License # 069464
    Additional Qualification: “R” (Reimbursable) 6-year Psychotherapy Privilege

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Institute for the Psychotherapies
  • Training Supervisor
  • National Institute for the Psychotherapies
  • Former Member, Board of Directors
  • New York State Society for Clinical Social Work
  • Current Member in Good Standing
  • Association for Relational Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy (IARPP)
  • Current Member in Good Standing
  • American Mental Health Alliance
  • Supporter, Advocate for Clients’ Rights to Privacy and Confidentiality

Erika is eager to help you reach your goals. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please contact Therapist NYC, 212.581-3689.

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