Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW

Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW


Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW is a NYC-based therapist, journalist and editor of the anthology HOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL? True Confessions from Both Sides of the Therapy Couch.

Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW Articles

Bearing witness to people's pain can test the strength of one's faith in humanity.

3 Things That Break My Heart As A Therapist

I first realized my desire to help people back in P.S.

Here are tips on how to transform from your worst enemy to your best friend.

4 Ways To Become Your Own Best Friend

We are all flawed. So lean into yourself — glory in your strengths, accept your weaknesses, realize that mistakes you’ve made are not dead-ends. Rather, they’ve led you to the beautiful person you are becoming.

t is unrealistic to expect friends always to agree — and wouldn’t that be boring?

Can Female Friendships Survive Trump?

When I took on this assignment to write about the traumatizing byproduct our polarized political landscape has had on personal relationships — with polls estimating tension is the new normal between family and/or friends for nearly 40% of Americans — I smugly thought this trend didn’t impact me. The important people in my life felt equally horrified at the results of the election.