“My goal is to support every client’s journey toward healing and self-discovery.”

Dawn Priore is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker dedicated to alleviating psychological pain using research-proven therapies. Working collaboratively with her patients, she provides compassionate and professional care in-person at her private practice in Harrison, New York, as well as through telehealth, licensed in both New York and Connecticut.

With over 20 years of experience, Dawn understands the unique needs of each individual. Her office is a healing space with picturesque windows, offering a view of the treetops and the majestic sky, enveloped in natural light to create a sense of openness.

If you’ve experienced a traumatic event, live with chronic health problems, or if you are overcome with depression, anxiety, phobias, grief/loss, trying to cope with life transitions you have come to the right place.

Dawn tailors therapeutic approaches to help you feel and function better, applying therapies designed for swift and safe results. There is hope, and although we can’t change others, we can change the way we interact, feel, and function, leading to success.

Dawn has attended and received training through the Beck Institute, Albert Ellis Institute, Big Oak Institute, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and New York Presbyterian Hospital where she was on staff for more than twelve years. Dawn is an expert in the field of psychiatric social work because of her objectivity and openness to learning.

Dawn has been trained as an individual, couples, family, group, and play therapist. In addition to this, she has been a human rights advocate, promoting equity, accessibility for all. Early in her career, she focused on helping underserved populations such as the deaf, blind, deaf-blind, blind, developmentally disabled, physically disabled, seniors, black, indigenous, people of color, LGBTQ, and promoting religious diversity.

“I believe in quality assurance which has motivated me to pursue advanced training, achieve national certifications in a variety of speciality areas.  I  go beyond basic training, and with permission from patients I have recorded myself to be rated by master trainers.  This is the only way to perfect any skill is to be observed and be open to feedback’.   

As for Dawn's numerous certifications, they reflect her passion for continuous learning and commitment to delivering top-notch services. Maintaining certifications and licensure involves ongoing pursuit of training, known as 'continuing education.'

Dawn received her Master's Degree in Social Work from Hunter School of Social Work and has attained national certification as an expert in the field of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma, Hypnotherapy, and is known to be a master diagnostician.


Treatment Appraoch

In my practice, I've honed research-proven therapies to swiftly assess your needs and tailor interventions for achieving your goals. Recognizing that each individual is unique, I have mastered multiple therapies, understanding that a one-size-fits-all approach does not resonate with everyone.

To best suit your needs, I implement a variety of approaches, ensuring we find the perfect fit. Together, we'll embark on a journey of exploration, navigating different techniques through a flexible and collaborative process.

In the therapeutic setting, we have a range of avenues to choose from, allowing for an individualized approach that aligns with your specific situation. As we navigate change and transformation, I offer a selection of treatment options tailored to your circumstances and aspirations. Embracing the power of choice, we will work together to find the most effective path toward healing and personal growth.

Meet Dawn Priore

Begin Your Healing Journey

Regardless of where you find yourself in life, I am ready to meet you there and guide you toward a brighter future. I cater to every patient in the following areas:

Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Obsessive thoughts/behaviors, PTSD, grief/loss, work stress, couples therapy, life transitions, chronic pain, medical conditions

The journey of healing and self-discovery begins with a single step. Reach out today and allow me to partner with you in your growth and healing.

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