Adam Last, LMSW
Psychotherapist & Group Therapist
Adam received his Master’s in Social Work from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Adam received his Bachelor’s degree from Queens College where he studied exercise science and psychology. Adam found his passion for grief and bereavement therapy during his education and became a licensed certified grief counselor specialist (CGCS). After graduation from Queens College, Adam’s journey began when he moved to New Zealand to work for 6 months in a school as a youth educator and counselor, specializing in work with grade school and college aged individuals. Adam currently works as a social worker and substance abuse counselor with Samaritan Daytop Village, providing mental health and substance use therapies. Adam has experience providing mental health services in a special needs adult rehabilitation center, trade school and for an ACT team. Adam is a big believer in, "accepting the small victories" and helping others find the positives and resiliency in their situation.
Adam utilizes a strength-based, client-centered approach in his practice. Adam is a big believer in making the therapy a room a, “safe space to help everyone talk about anything they want to talk about." Adam uses a multidisciplinary holistic approach that combines components of CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness practices. Adam has experience with group therapy and grief counseling.