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Elana Weinstein(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
New York
Adjustment difficulties & disorders- Anxiety - Depression- Life transitions- Stress management- Trauma-
AboutSpecialtiesLocationsInsurance & Fees

Professional statement

Elana’s style and approach are eclectic, based on the client's needs and desired goals. She uses person-centered and strength-based practices including trauma-informed care, CBT, DBT, and Mindfulness through a holistic lens. Her goal for you is to build self-awareness, to become the best version of yourself, and give you the tools to build the life you want.


Message to clients

I'm naturally compassionate, empathetic, and patient, which is why becoming a therapist was a logical fit for me. I am passionate in my desire to help you achieve your goals. I provide a judgment-free space for you to explore any personal issues that are causing you distress. Sometimes we just need someone to talk to, to take that first step toward healing. I invite you on this journey to collaborate with me on the steps we can take together to work through your feelings and concerns.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

Resilience Lab, Therapist

Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, Masters, 2020

Licensure

New York: 115861

Languages

English

Specialties

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

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




Clientele

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

Locations & Hours

Please note that at this time, I'm unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid plans.


Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna International
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Meritain Health
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Trustmark
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • University of California Berkeley Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet Student)
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale:$100 - $150