Rosa Bramble Weed, LCSW-R, CASAC, a bilingual (Spanish and English) mental health practitioner, maintains a private practice in clinical and forensic psychosocial services in New York City. In her private practice, Ms. Bramble Weed treats individuals, families and couples, specializing in the psychosocial impact of traumatic events in their lives.
With over 20 years’ experience, she has successfully helped clients cope and heal from traumatic stress disorders, depression, anxiety and psychological effects of interpersonal violence. Among her areas of expertise are trauma informed treatment utilizing EMDR, Cognitive Behavorial Therapy, Breathing Work, Stress Management and Relaxation Visualization.
Her therapeutic approach is to provide a safe, warm environment in order to develop a basis of healing and recovery. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. In addition to being a prominent trauma informed therapist, Rosa Bramble Weed conducts psycho-social and testimony for immigration related hearings including Political Asylum, VAWA, U-Visa, V-Visa and Waivers under 212 and i-601.
Rosa Bramble Weed has presented at numerous national and international conferences including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Spain and Austria. She has spoken on topics of trauma, WTC Ground Zero Latino clean-up workers, asylum and Latino LGBT community, impact of trauma on children and families, and the interrelatedness of quality of life and marginalized women living with HIV/AIDS.
Hunter College School of Social Work, Master of Social Work
Hunter College, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minor in Sociology
Licensed Clinical Social Work, - R Psychotherapy Privilege
Adelphi University, Postgraduate Certificate in Trauma Studies and Treatment
Professional Activities and Memberships
Columbia University School of Social Work Community Participatory Board
National Association of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Social Workers
International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies
NGO Committee of Mental Health in affiliation of United Nations
NASW-NYC Committee on Trauma
International Association for Women's Mental Health (IAWMH)