Eva J. Usadi, MA, BCD, CGP, specializes in the assessment and treatment of PTSD, Complex PTSD (attachment and developmental trauma) and Combat Trauma. In her private psychotherapy practice in Manhattan she treats New York City firefighters, police officers, emergency medical technicians and warriors (active duty, reserves and veterans) as well as civilians.
She holds a Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies from the Trauma Center in Boston, Mass, is Certified in EMDR, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Group Psychotherapy. She is a 200 hour RYT Yoga Teacher, and has completed 500 hours of yoga teacher training as well.
In 2007-2008 Ms. Usadi spent 7 months treating traumatized soldiers and their families at Ft. Drum, home of the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army and in 2010 provided weekly Equine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions for warriors enrolled in a DoD funded Military Wellness Program, located at an inpatient psychiatric facility in New York City.
She is an approved provider for Tricare, a Military Family Life Consultant, a POPPA clinician (Police Organization Providing Peer Assistance), a contract therapist with the FDNY and a Preferred Provider for Doctors Without Borders. Ms. Usadi has taught courses and presented at numerous public conferences in the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe, as well as providing advanced clinical trainings on the topics of PTSD, Complex PTSD and Combat Trauma. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Trauma and Resiliency Resources, Inc., the Clinical Director of TRR’s Warrior Camp® program, and the Clinical Consultant to the NYC TRN (trauma recovery network).
Masters Degree in Existential Phenomenological Psychology, Seattle University 1987
Masters Degree in Social Work, New York University 1992
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Clincal Social Worker R-045519-1 NY since 1992/Temporary NJ License NJDCATEMP-004181
Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work since 2001
Certified in EMDR Therapy/EMDRIA Approved Consultant
Certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
Certified in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® Certified in Group Psychotherapy Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies
Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management
Registered 200-hr Yoga Teacher (I have completed 500 hours yoga teacher training). Trained in Structural Family Therapy
Professional Activities and Memberships
APA (American Psychological Association) AGPA/EGPA
Eagala Member/Designated Military Services Provider
EMDRIA Approved Consultant, Military Special Interest Group member.