Marissa Moore trained at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and the Beck Institute. She is well versed in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness and positive psychology.
Marissa Moore graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester and received a Masters degree in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness from New York University. She completed training at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is certified in couples and family therapy. She is currently a faculty member of the Ackerman institute, teaching an advanced couples and family therapy seminar. Marissa Moore’s prior work includes experience in community based settings working as a home based crisis intervention counselor with at risk youth as a support counselor for individuals and couples living with HIV and in child welfare offering individual and family therapy focused on strengthening bonds between parent and child. Marissa Moore has extensive experience participating on research teams that explored the link between child development and domestic violence, the impact of abuse on emotional expression and mother daughter interactions. This research was conducted at NYU, University of Rochester and the Mt. Hope Family Center. Currently, Marissa Moore is the owner of Therapy Brooklyn and provides therapeutic services in her Greenpoint office and at the Ackerman Institute in Manhattan. In addition she is a teaching faculty at the Ackerman Institute.
Marissa Moore actively seeks to continue enrichment and personal development through her participation in trainings, conferences and her Ackerman Institute and Positive Psychology training. She also volunteered at Free Arts, an organization dedicated to using art and creativity to foster communication between parents and their children.