She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Blessing Uchendu is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and body-based trauma therapist located in New York City. She specializes in treating adults with with trauma, (including race based trauma), anxiety, stress, identity, workplace microaggressions, and relationship challenges.
In her practice, Blessing utilizes therapeutic approaches such as EMDR, Gestalt, somatics, and mindfulness. Her approach is strengths-based, insight-oriented and culturally responsive. She is particularly attuned to those who are impacted by systems of oppression in their day to day lives, because of culture, religion, race, immigration status, gender, and sexual orientation.
Blessing is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago and is available for remote therapy sessions using a HIPAA compliant platform.
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Blessing Uchendu is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 12 years
Internationals Network, Manager of Social Emotional Learning, 2018 - 2020
Loyola University Chicago, MSW, 2009
New York: 085960