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Sherwood McPhaul, LCSW-R


New York, NY

Sherwood McPhaul, LCSW-R, Sherwood is a graduate from New York University, Silver School of Social Work and graduate of the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP), where he is an active member on the MIP Committee on Race & Ethnicity (CORE), on faculty, supervising psychoanalyst, training psychoanalyst, and Director of the One Year Program: Psychoanalysis and the Sociopolitical World. In addition, he is on faculty at the National Institute for Psychotherapies, the Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia, and is a proud member of Black Psychoanalysts Speaks. Sherwood is an adjunct clinical professor at Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work and is a private practicing psychoanalyst with advanced training in complex trauma symptomatology in New York City’s Midtown area working with adolescents and adults, specializing in the treatment of Black men with a history of childhood sexual abuse, intergenerational trauma, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse, with a focus on interpersonal psychoanalytic theory, existentialism, race & racism, sexuality & gender.

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