Adjunct Lecturer

Renata Turetsky

Renata Turetsky, LCSW, maintains a private clinical practice. Her topics of clinical interest include issues related to trauma, domestic violence, sexual trauma, immigration, and culturally competent practice. She previously served as a primary psychotherapist at the Mount Sinai World Trade Center Mental Health Treatment Program. Following 9/11, she provided individual and group treatment to first responders and workers who participated in the rescue and recovery efforts at ground zero. Through this program, Ms. Turetsky trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She also worked with battered women and children at Family Project Domestic Violence shelter, trained at the Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program. Served a solely Hispanic and Latinx immigrant population through the outpatient mental health clinic Programa Ayuda at St. Barnabas Hospital. Ms. Turetsky earned her undergraduate degree from Universidade De Sao Paulo in Brazil, and her master’s degree from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work.