Stephanie Manes

Stephanie Manes JD, LCSW maintains a private practice in New York, working with adults, teens and couples, and specializes in working with the LGBTQ community. In addition to her clinical practice, she has been engaged in teaching, consulting with other organizations, and supervising therapists. Stephanie was previously affiliated with Ackerman’s Center for Families and Health and has been a guest speaker at the institute. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology supervising students studying couples therapy and at Mercy College, where she taught family and group therapy.

Stephanie earned her BA at Barnard College, her JD from Brooklyn Law School and her MSW from New York University School of Social Work. Stephanie went on to complete post-graduate training in couples and family therapy at the Ackerman Institute, studied with the Institute of Psychoanalytic Studies of Intersubjectivity, and has a certificate in Spiritually Informed Psychotherapy from New York’s Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute.

Prior to becoming a psychotherapist, Stephanie worked as an attorney in New York and Paris.