Yekaterina Krimer, MA, LMSW
Yekaterina (Katie) Krimer is a licensed social worker, having earned her master’s degree from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Washington and a Master of Psychology from Boston University. Her background in research, clinical practice, and policy give her the capacity for a well-rounded and open approach when working with patients. She also works extensively with many artists and other creative professionals.
Katie’s clinical background includes working with individuals in a variety of settings and with diverse and challenging patient populations. She worked as a clinician at a residential treatment facility for adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral problems where she ran groups and did individual and family therapy. Her past experience also includes working at eating disorder and suicide helplines and as a youth counselor for adolescents in a program in the New Jersey foster care system. Katie also worked as a therapist at St. Mark’s Outpatient Mental Health Clinic with a diverse group of individuals between the ages of 18 and 75.
Katie’s clinical interests include eating disorder treatment, cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavior therapies, and mindfulness. With an eclectic therapeutic approach, she is flexible and tailors treatment to every individual’s needs. She believes strongly in providing patients with a genuine, empathic, understanding, and supportive environment, as well as helping them develop any skills that can empower them to make positive changes. She is passionate about helping individuals recognize their potential and to increase their self-compassion, as well as making them feel heard, cared for, and capable of change. She is also fluent in Russian.
In her spare time, Katie loves being in nature, traveling, singing songs from Broadway shows, reading about and engaging in mindfulness, and learning French.