Sydney Kirsch, LMSW, is a clinician in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. Kirsch provides individual exposure therapy to children and adolescents in the Intensive OCD Program.
Prior to joining the Child Mind Institute, Kirsch worked as a middle school social worker conducting crisis management, risk assessments, individual and group counseling, behavior plans, and IEP services. Kirsch received training in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI), restorative practices, and school violence prevention and intervention.
Kirsch has diverse experience working with children and adolescents in clinical, medical, and school settings. Kirsch is an advocate for mental health awareness, which inspired her to publish a children’s book on mindfulness, Michael and His Hot Air Balloon, and is dedicated to providing evidence-based interventions to children and adolescents.
- Intern, Center School, Social Work | New York, NY
- Intern, Peace Inc Headstart, Mental Health | Syracuse, NY
- Intern, Child Mind Institute, Summer Program | New York, NY
- Intern, Department of Children and Families, Social Work | Morris Plains, NJ
- Event Coordinator, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital | Memphis, TN
- MSW, Silver School of Social Work, New York University
- BSW, Social Work, Syracuse University