Group Facilitator, Gender & Family Project
Pamela Mendelsohn (she/her) is a clinical social worker who has worked with young people in NYC in a variety of school-based and after-school settings since 2005. Some of her favorite professional moments include launching a Gender and Sexuality Alliance for students at a public high school, co-leading week-long camping and boating trips for adolescents, leading elementary school cooking classes, organizing a feminist mentorship program for teens, and creating and facilitating an LGBTQ-affirmative parenting workshop for incarcerated mothers. She currently works as a psychotherapist at MytherapyNYC, specializing in work with LGBTQ individuals and couples.
Pamela earned her MSW from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in 2012 with a focus on Community Organizing and Group Work. She has since completed postgraduate clinical training in Gestalt Therapy at the Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training.
Pamela lives with her wife and one-year-old in Brooklyn. As a queer parent herself, working with LGBTQ families is close to her heart.