Chaya Lerner

Grief Therapist
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
31 years in practice
  • telehealth
  • Miami,FL

About Chaya Lerner

Hi, I've been a therapist for 31 yrs. I am originally from New Orleans and now live in Miami, Fl. I have my BA in psychology from Louisiana State University. My Master's in Social Work from Barry University. I have walked the path of grief, depression and anxiety in my personal life and with my clients.My belief is that although each one of us will experience grief, we don't have to do alone. I will witness your suffering and help you navigate to a better life.

Answers  (4)

It’s painful to want to be what you are actually. God loves you. Despite your religious beliefs you need to be tru to yourself. Talk to a common high that you can relate to. Be you. 
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It must be painful to do this behavior. Something is causing your pain. I know that’s staring the obvious. But taking a step back. Taking some deep breaths might allow you to determine what’s underlying your need to self harm. If you feel you have to harm yourself then a technique is to hold an ice... more

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Are you crying because you are sad? Perhaps this is your heart breaking open ready to cope with your issues. When we are sad and we don't cry maybe it's because we are guarded and our ego is trying to protect us. 

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Your therapist will show up for you not only keeping your appointments but s/he will listen to you. S/he will use your language. Also s/he will respectfully confront you when appropriate.

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