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My Story

Dr. Norris is a Licensed Clinical Social worker located in New York. She has provided care to clients in a number of settings including mental health clinics, inpatient hospital psychiatric units, schools, community service agencies, and jails. Dr. Norris has extensive experience with trauma, depression, LGBTQIA+, race/cultural identity, anxiety, couples, CPTSD, substance use, life transitions, codependency, and personality disorders.

Dr. Norris provides culturally aware interpersonal/relational/psychodynamic psychotherapy to clients with complex trauma histories and/or severe behavioral and emotional problems. She has worked with clients who seek support with depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, and more. Dr. Norris supports clients with navigating life transitions in the areas of career, education, and relationships.

Dr. Norris’s approach to psychotherapy draws from a number of treatment modalities including psychodynamic, relational, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT,) dialectical behavioral Therapy (DBT), and psychoanalytic. Dr. Norris also utilizes the art of dream analysis.

Dr. Norris earned a Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) from the Rutgers University School of Social Work and a Masters of Social Work (M.S.W.) from the Columbia University School of Social Work at Columbia University. She underwent advanced training at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP), a progressive psychoanalytic training institute.

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My Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Existential crisis & challenges

  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics

  • Relationship issues

  • Race & cultural identity

  • Trauma/CPTSD

  • Childhood Trauma

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Phase of Life Problems

  • Substance Use

  • Vocational Stress

  • Grief/Loss Unresolved

  • Personality Disorders

  • Anger Control Problems

  • Family Conflict

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