Tompkins County Therapists

Therapists & Counselors for Adoptive Families in New York

Pamela Talbott, LCSW

Practice Setting: Private Practice
Services Provided: I work with children and their families who have been adopted or are in foster care. I use a mixture of play therapy, sand play, crafts and talk therapy. I also see parents for individual counseling. I teach, for the local DSS Fostering and Adopting the Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused as well as Caring for Our Own, a training for relatives who are raising children.

  • Degrees/Licenses/Affiliations: LCSW – R; Post Graduate Certificate in Adoption Therapy from Hunter College; Play Therapy Certificate
  • Insurance Accepted: Sliding Scale, starting at $25.00 an hour
  • Address: 415 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Phone: 607-339-8462
  • Email:

Teitelbaum Psychotherapy

Practice Setting: Private Practice

Services Provided: Our journey began with our five adopted children. Three of our children were foreign born: none were infants. Over the years, we have learned from our children and from our client families about the issues that children in placement face: trauma, loss, behavior problems, transracial issues, fear of closeness,cattachment problems, developmental trauma. We offer a variety of workshops and single consultations on family issues: Attachment Problems and Disorders, Adoptive Family Living, Transracial Family Issues, Parenting Challanges, Resources for Parents – Therapy, Literature. Techniques: EMDR, Hypnotic Therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, Family Systems Therapies

  • Degrees/Licenses/Affiliations: Jean Teitelbaum, LCSW-R, Bob Teitelbaum, LMFT
  • Insurance Accepted: Sliding Scale. Insurance eligible billing offered.
  • Other Language: French
  • Address: 103 West Seneca St 303A, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Phone: 607-379-4191
  • Email:

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