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Caroline Edlund Psychotherapy, LCSW

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Caroline Edlund is a psychotherapist with over 14 years of clinical experience in settings ranging from nonprofits to hospitals to private practice. Using a sensitive and holistic approach, she supports individuals facing transitions, anxiety, loss, relationship conflict, and challenges achieving work-life balance. A former clinical supervisor, she is trained in CBT and ACT.

Caroline Edlund is a psychotherapist with over 14 years of clinical experience in settings ranging from nonprofits to hospitals to private practice. Using a sensitive and holistic approach, she supports individuals facing transitions, anxiety, loss,…

Caroline Edlund is a psychotherapist with over 14 years of clinical experience in settings ranging from nonprofits to hospitals to private practice. Using a sensitive and holistic approach, she supports individuals facing transitions, anxiety, loss, relationship conflict, and challenges achieving work-life balance. A former clinical supervisor, she is trained in CBT and ACT.

Specialties
  • General Mental Health
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Personal Growth and Self-Esteem
  • General relationship challenges (family, friends, co-workers)
Pay with insurance
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

    including BlueCard Network access

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  • UMR
  • Oscar
  • UHC Student Resources
  • Harvard Pilgrim
Pay with a program
  • Optum Live & Work Well (EAP)
Pay out-of-pocket
  • $ $ $ $ $
    $140-200
  • Sliding scale
    A sliding scale is a range of out of pocket fees that providers accept based on financial need.
Locations
  • Offers virtual sessions
Licensed in
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  • New York
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“I offer a caring, safe, and welcoming environment where we can explore and address those areas in your life that trouble you and keep you feeling stuck.”
What was your path to becoming a therapist?
Psychotherapy is a second career for me and one that I feel truly grateful to have found. Throughout college and in my early professional life, I was focused on the goal of working in book publishing. As a lifelong avid reader, I was excited about the prospect of working behind the scenes to help authors tell and share their stories. Over time, I came to realize that my interest in the richness and complexity of those stories and the characters in them was motivated by a deeper desire to connect with people and be of service to others. I went on to earn my master’s degree in clinical social work and have been fortunate to gain a broad range of professional experiences in the years since. Before becoming a full-time therapist, I worked as a clinical supervisor at a national cancer nonprofit, providing support to patients and their loved ones.
What should someone know about working with you?
People consider therapy for many different reasons and I appreciate the courage it requires to take this first step. I offer a caring, safe, and welcoming environment where we can explore and address those areas in your life that trouble you and keep you feeling stuck. Whether you are seeking clarity on a specific issue or more broadly wish for something different out of life, I welcome the opportunity to work with and alongside you in realizing your potential for meaningful growth and change. Together, we can identify the changes you wish to make to forge a path toward greater peace, healing, and personal fulfillment. I typically draw on various treatment models in my work but, more importantly, I strive to adapt and pace my approach to you and your needs. Each person's story is unique and deserves a therapeutic plan that is specially tailored to them.
What do you do to continue learning and building competencies as a provider?
I place a high priority on continuing my education as part of a larger commitment to offering effective and competent therapeutic care to my clients. I have completed certificate programs in advanced cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), palliative and end-of-life care (PELC), telemental health (THTC), and clinical supervision. I also have training in grief therapy.
How do your own core values shape your approach to therapy?
As someone with a multiracial background who has studied and worked outside of the United States, I am familiar with the complexities of navigating cultural, identity, and language differences. Beyond that, I recognize that each of us carries a desire to be seen, understood, and accepted as the most authentic version of ourselves. But it can be a challenge to connect with that authentic self, regardless of background. I strongly believe there is no one “correct” way to walk through the world and I bring an open mind and curiosity to the process of learning about another person’s lived experience. In my work as a therapist, I feel deeply honored to support each of my clients in finding their unique and chosen path based on personal values and intentions.
“Whether you are seeking clarity on a specific issue or more broadly wish for something different out of life, I welcome the opportunity to work with and alongside you in realizing your potential for meaningful growth and change.”