Judith Kurzer, LCSW

Judith Kurzer LCSW is Director of the Center for the Advancement of Training in Clinical Hypnosis.  Judy is Faculty, Co-Founder, and former Co-Director of CATCH and is an ASCH Approved Consultant. (American Society of Clinical Hypnosis). She has Certificates in Comprehensive Psychotherapy and in the Supervision of Comprehensive Psychotherapy from the National Institute of Psychotherapies. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and is an Assistant at Somatic Experiencing Trainings. She is a former supervisor for the National Institute for the Psychotherapies, and a former supervisor for the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center. Judy teaches and does public speaking on topics in hypnosis. She has a private practice in psychotherapy, Clinical Hypnosis, and Somatic Experiencing in New York City.

211 West 56th Street, #15M
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212.265.9775
Email: judithkurzerlcsw@gmail.com


Judith Kurzer, LCSW SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0207.



Former Faculty  
Susan Dowell, LCSW

Susan Dowell, LCSW BCD: Susan is a Co-Founder and Former Co-Director of CATCH and an ASCH Approved Consultant. She is also the Developer and President of Footprintings.com, a dynamic new Ego State Therapy Model. Susan has a private psychotherapy and hypnosis practice in her NYC and Westchester offices and directs a full spectrum Clinical Hypnosis Training program in NYC. For further information contact: New York Office: 275 West 96th Street #6R, New York, NY 10025 212-864-4171 or the Westchester Office: 271 North Avenue, Suite #912, New Rochelle, New York 10801 914-738-9360.




Robert Friedman, LCSW, Ph.D.

Robert Friedman, LCSW, Ph.D. - Co-Founder of CATCH, Approved ASCH Consultant; Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; Faculty, NPAP; Dr. Friedman has a private practice in New York City.

350 Central Park West, #5D
New York, NY 10025
Phone: 212.865.7772


Brian Mahon, Ph.D.

Brian Mahon, Ph.D. - is a psychologist and a Former Fellow of New York Hospital-Cornell Medical College. He is an Approved American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) consultant.

226 East 70th Street, Suite 1-B
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212.988.6435


Marie McDermott, LCSW

Marie McDermott LCSW - Co-Founder of CATCH, Approved American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) consultant. She is a former director of Training, Hypnotherapy, and Hypnoanalysis Training, Brooklyn Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and former faculty member of the National Institute for the Psychotherapies. Marie is in private practice in Brooklyn, New York.

267 Sixth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718.788.5005



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Phone: 212.531.1322
Email: CATCHHypnosis@gmail.com