Bruce Patterson

Bruce Patterson

Bruce Patterson, MSW, LCSW, is a psychotherapist specializing in the energy psychologies, an EMDRIA approved consultant in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a certified Focusing Trainer, and a Reconnective Healing practitioner. He served as director of the world’s first AIDS hotline in New York City, after which he chronicled his experiences there in a New York Times op-ed piece, “Twelve Years of Farewells,” and in a piece in the Peter Jennings book, The Century.

Bruce Patterson has taught at Hunter and City College and is a recipient of the Diego Lopez Award for Outstanding Service to People with AIDS given by the National Association of Social Workers. As a volunteer trauma specialist, he treated his fellow New Yorkers in the wake of September 11th, 2001, and Superstorm Sandy, and first responders in New Orleans following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Bruce Patterson at Omega