Stella Koltunov, a licensed clinical social worker, is currently employed as a staff clinician and intern coordinator at New York Behavioral Health. She received her master’s from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work in 2011 and has been practicing psychotherapy in the community ever since. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy to individuals of various ages and cultural backgrounds. She has experience working with survivors of interpersonal trauma and utilizes techniques to administer trauma-informed care.
Stella uses a collaborative and strength-based approach to allow her clients to not only manage their symptoms effectively but improve the overall quality of their lives and relationships. She encourages her clients to develop deep insights and utilize supports to promote positive lasting change. She calls upon a variety of evidence-based therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and motivational interviewing, to tailor the course of treatment to each client’s individual needs.