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Ana Maria Paniagua(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New YorkFlorida
Attachment issues- Couples counseling- Relationship issues-Self-esteem- Trauma-Emotion regulation-

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AboutSpecialtiesLocationsInsurance & Fees

Professional statement

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and received my Master of Social Work degree at Syracuse University.

I encourage self-awareness, understanding, and acceptance of emotions while teaching how to regulate them. My approach includes assisting you with managing distress tolerance, learning effective communication, and creating and maintaining healthy boundaries. I believe self-acceptance and self-love are key to healthy self-esteem and meaningful life. I combine psychotherapy with life skills, teaching you how to transition from maladaptive coping to effective coping skills.

I do not believe in a “one-size-fits-all” approach to therapy, and I cater each approach to your needs and goals by working together to review your history through the attachment theory lens.

I genuinely believe that a lot of one’s struggles stem from ruptures in attachment and unresolved trauma that eventually leads to a dysregulated nervous system.

I have experience in working with complex trauma and anxiety disorders and am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Eye-Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR).


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Rivia Mind, Therapist

Syracuse University, Master of Social Work, 2019

Licensure

New York: 095592 - Florida: TPIC71

Languages

English, Spanish

Specialties

Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna
  • AllWays Health Partners (formerly Neighborhood Health)
  • AvMed
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Mass General Brigham
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • VA Community Care
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$225 (55min)
  • Initial session:$200 (45min)
  • Couples sessions:$225 (55min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed