Meet Licensed Master Social Worker, Evan Ganick

Evan Ganick, LMSW, ACSW | Clinical Associate


Evan Ganick is a Licensed Master Social Worker (NY), Associate Clinical Social Worker (CA) and Clinical Associate at Modern Intimacy. Evan received his graduate degree from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, in Social Work via the Adult Mental Health and Wellness Program.

Evan is passionate about working with a diverse array of individuals and couples to facilitate wellness, via their mental, physical, sexual, and spiritual health. Evan, a member of the gay community, has a specialty focus in working within the community, whether with queer individuals or couples.

Evan uses non-pathologizing psychodynamic approaches, including but not limited to:

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Somatic Processing
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Creative Arts Therapy

Evan is supervised by Dr. Kate Balestrieri. 

“Wellness is not merely qualified by high functioning or low functioning, but is a much more nuanced relationship with self and the environment.” 

– Evan Ganick, LMSW –

Clients working with Evan describe him as an empathic and knowledgeable gay male therapist.

Evan is currently accepting new clients in NYC and New York state.  



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What is Evan's Approach?


As a queer affirmative and trauma-informed gay male therapist, Evan is interested in understanding the connection between the traumatized mind-body to facilitate a transition from survival to flourishing, from coping to thriving.


Evan has a breadth of experience in the following areas of growth:

  • Anxiety 
  • Mental illness
  • Grief & loss
  • Depression
  • Relationship problems
  • Trauma
  • Abuse + Neglect
  • Substance abuse + Addiction
  • Behavior Modification
  • Stress Management
  • LGBTQ/gender dysphoria
  • Minority stress
  • Sexual abuse
  • Assertiveness
  • Abandonment 

Evan understands that socio-cultural and environmental factors play a large role in mental health. Evan prioritizes the person-in-environment model, in order to identify real-world risks to client’s well being.

Evan is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).

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Evan is Committed to Growth


As a queer person from the rural-conservative South, Evan understands the complex journey toward the pursuit of mental and physical wellness.


Evan understands that it takes courage and bravery to go with ourselves. To travel within and understand our own fears and role in the darkness, might be one of the hardest journeys for many, but simultaneously, the most rewarding.


“I invite you to join me, together, as we traverse the path of healing and courage.”

 – Evan Ganick, LMSW