Eszter Domján, LMHC

Academic Education

  • Hunter College, MSEd in Mental Health Counseling – graduated May 2015.
  • Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Budapest, Hungary – combined BA in Psychology and MA in Cognitive Psychology and Developmental Psychology; graduated in 2006; submitted thesis: The Role of Mental Practice in the Acquisition of Motor Skills.
  • Laban Dance School, London, UK – Professional Diploma in Dance Studies, 2000-2001.

Certification Trainings

  • Focusing Oriented Psychotherapy Certification Program, Charlotte Howorth, May 2015 – May 2017.
  • Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, New York, NY,  Nancy Napier and Maureen Gallagher, PhD, New York, NY, January, 2017 – present.
  • TRE –Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises Certification Training, Jay Gleason, Burlington, VT, April 2017, Dr.    David Berceli, Bucharest, Romania, June 2017
  • Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Certification Program, Karen Kleiman, September, 2015. 
  • Realization Process Teacher Certification Program, Judith Blackstone, PhD, New York, NY, 2011-2015. 
  • Therapy Master Mind online training, Dr. Diane Poole Heller, July, 2016 – present.

Related work experience

  • Psychotherapist at Western Queens Consultation Center, School Based Services, Queens, NY, June 2015 – June 2017
  • Counselor at LaGuardia Community College, Queens, NY, September 2014 – May 2015 
    • Responsibilities: individual and group counseling, family meetings, crisis intervention at the Wellness Center, Women’s Center, and Early Childhood Learning Center.
  • Counselor at the Lower Eastside Service Center, New York, NY, January – May 2014 
    • Responsibilities: counseling clients in recovery, intake assessments, group counseling.
  • Birth doula affiliated with Birth Day Presence and Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, New York, NY, June 2012 – August 2014.
  • Media consultant at Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey, a project addressing the needs of unaccompanied minor refugees – spring 2010.
  • Volunteer at Yagmur Cocuklar, an institute for autistic children, Istanbul, Turkey – fall 2009.
  • Counselor at Proyecto Educativo Rancho Cerro Largo, Oaxaca, Mexico, a program for underprivileged children, spring 2008.

Published translations

  • My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D. (2010, Agykontroll Kft.)
  • The Aware Baby by Aletha Solter, Ph.D. (2011, Agykontroll Kft.)
  • Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. (2012, Agykontroll Kft.)

Additional work experience

  • Teaching meditation classes, New York, 2012-2014.
  • Certified yoga instructor, Cihangir Yoga, Istanbul and Zenyasa Yoga, New York, 2009-2014.
  • Volunteer at Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga, a conservation project with sea turtle population and local communities – spring 2007.
  • Professional contemporary dancer and choreographer, Budapest, London, Montreal – 1997-2006.

Language skills

  • Hungarian (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • Spanish (advanced)
  • Turkish (intermediate)