About The Therapist

           Background and Experience:
    Lindsey Short, LMFT, is a trained Marriage and Family Therapist, licensed by New York State, and a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.  She completed her bachelors degree in psychology at the University of Buffalo, NY and her Masters degree and therapy training were completed at the University of Maryland.  Lindsey completed specialized training in the treatment of postpartum mood disorders through the Postpartum Stress Center in 2011.  This training was provided by expert Karen Kleiman, LCSW.
    Lindsey has worked with individuals, couples, and families of all ages from a variety of metro and suburban settings.  In the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Lindsey provided all forms of therapy at a university family center.  She served clients from a variety of backgrounds facing a myriad of challenges including divorce and separation, court mandated therapy, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, and child behavior problems.  Lindsey provided couples therapy to those at risk for violence in the Couples Abuse Prevention Program.  Lindsey also worked with children of divorce providing group therapy through the Youth Services Bureau and assisted teenagers within a substance abuse recovery program.  In the New York City metropolitan area, Lindsey served clients reuniting with their families after incarceration and other forced separation such as foster care placement.  This time period included extensive work in the area of parenting skills building and group therapy. 
    Finally, Lindsey has served the Rochester and Monroe County area working with domestic violence victims and their children recovering from trauma providing individual, family and group therapy.  Lindsey also also facilitated a self-esteem group for women and provided couples and individual therapy in the Southwedge through the Saint Joseph's Neighborhood Center.  Lindsey has been in private practice since 2009.  Lindsey also served as the President of the Genesee Valley Chapter of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.