Rebecca Harrington

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW

Contact Info



  • Clinical Social Work/Therapist
    New York


420 West 24th Street, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10011
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Telephone: 212-675-9041

Rebecca Harrington, DSW, LCSW, is a psychotherapist who lives and works in New York City. She has been in private practice since 1999, working with adolescents and adults of all ages in individual, couples, and group therapy. She has a special interest in working with college students, recent college graduates, and emerging adults. Dr. Harrington also provides clinical supervision to psychotherapists at varied stages of practice and experience, including candidates pursuing psychoanalytic training, LMSWs working toward New York State licensure, and seasoned social workers, psychologists, and psychoanalysts. Dr. Harrington is on faculty at the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center (PPSC), where she is an instructor, supervisor, training analyst, and member of the Admissions and Training Committees.

Dr. Harrington presents at conferences around the country. Her recent peer-reviewed publications include: "Friend request: The analytic frame revisited," published in Contemporary Psychoanalysis; "Childfree by choice," published in Studies in Gender & Sexuality; "Childless," published in Psychoanalytic Dialogues; and "Collapsing space," published in Psychoanalytic Dialogues.

Dr. Harrington earned her Doctorate of Social Welfare (DSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work, where she also became certified in social work field instruction. She holds a Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center (PPSC), and is a graduate of The Women’s Therapy Centre Institute (WTCI), which trains clinicians to help women with eating problems and body image issues. 



  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders

Treatment Orientation

  • Feminist
  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational

Age Groups

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 21)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
  • Young Adults (20's & 30's)