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 contract therapist with the FDNY, a Preferred Provider for Doctors Without Borders and an affiliate trauma clinician with CiC, providing trauma training and support to war correspondents. 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, Combat Trauma and Moral Injury. 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
Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work since 2001
EMDRIA Approved Consultant
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® Approved Consultant
Certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
Certified in Group Psychotherapy
Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies
Certificate in Critical Incident Stress Management
Registered 200-hr Yoga Teacher
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.