Nancy Turret has been a senior clinical and research psychiatric social worker at The New York State Psychiatric Institute for the past twenty-three years. Throughout the years, Nancy Turret has been involved in several different roles and responsibilities at The New York State Psychiatric Institute. In the Department of Geriatric Psychiatry, she administers diagnostic assessments and ongoing rating scales for the Adult and Late Life Depression Clinic. As a therapist in the Complicated Bereavement Protocol, Nancy. Tur-ret provides an innovative individual psychotherapy developed by Katherine Shear, M.D. for the treatment of complicated grief. Under the auspices of the Brain Stimulation and Therapeutic Modulation Division, Nancy Turret utilizes a variety of rating instruments to assess patient’s participating in studies involving Magnetic Seizure Therapy. In addition, Nancy Turret has provided individual, family, and group services on the in-patient Gen-eral Clinical Services Unit, the in-patient Schizophrenia Unit as well as outpatient departments treating affective disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders and a variety of other psychiatric illnesses.
Additionally, Nancy Turret treats individuals, couples and families in her private practice on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. Treatment approaches utilized vary from cognitive behavioral therapy to supportive psychotherapy. Her speciality also includes providing complicated grief treatment for individuals who continue to remain stuck in an acute state of grief.