LCSW, LMT, RPP
MAYA GEYER listens to her clients’ whole experience as expressed through the body, words and energy. Her intelligence and compassion nurture safe, therapeutic relationships. Humor and play are an integral part of the process.
Maya has trained and worked for over two decades to create a unique approach to whole-person healthcare. She was a clinical social worker on staff at the Park Slope Center for Mental Health for over 4 years, where she used supportive, psychodynamic, insight-oriented, and Gestalt-based techniques in her practice. A graduate of the Swedish Institute a College of Health Sciences (’97), and for 10 years she continued her relationship with the school as adjunct faculty in its massage therapy program .
Before committing to the life of a therapist and bodyworker, Maya invested in years of formal exploration in the visual and performing arts. There she cultivated her sense of creative play, admiration for the body as an expressive instrument and a genuine understanding of the potency of temporal experience.
Maya is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), with a Masters from NYU, is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), and is a Registered Polarity Practitioner (RPP). She has trained in multiple modalities: Polarity, Body-Centered Counseling and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy at the Soma-Psyche Institute, as well as Reiki, Realization Process, Somatic Intuitive Gestalt Training, , Shiatsu, Massage and trigger point therapy. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and has participated in advanced trainings with Kathy Kain and Steven Terrell, Maureen Gallagher, and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Processing (AEDP).