Jean-Paul  Dugue
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Jean-Paul Dugue


Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New York Waitlist Online
Updated March 14, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Trauma
  • Work stress

Professional statement

Jean-Paul Dugue is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who meets with clients virtually in New York, NY. He specializes in working with clients with diverse backgrounds and utilizes a strength-based and person-centered approach when working with individuals.

Jean-Paul sees clients for anxiety, depression, stress management, trauma and addresses the impact that environmental factors have on mental health. He is open to working with adults and currently has immediate openings.

Jean-Paul Dugue graduated with a master’s degree in social work from New York University Silver School of Social Work. He has primarily worked with individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness and individuals dealing with emotional, behavioral, and psychological challenges. He has been trained in several evidence-based and culturally diverse and informed practices specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and others.

Message to clients

Empathy, transparency, support, and hope are things that clients may take away from sessions with me. Everyone should have an opportunity to experience wellness and work towards becoming the best version of themselves however, there are challenges that get in the way. I am is committed to providing individuals with the tools, knowledge, and the resources to overcome psychological, emotional and interpersonal challenges. Everyone deserves a chance to heal and I'd like to provide a platform to help facilitate healing. When working with me

We can't control the challenges that come, but we can control how we respond. Wellness is rated "E" for everyone. Let's work together and take the first step on the journey towards becoming your best self.


Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

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

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses


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


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (60min)


Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 6pm - 9pm
  • Wed 6pm - 9pm
  • Thu 6pm - 9pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat 10am - 4pm
  • Sun 10am - 4pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

NYC Health + Hospitals , Social Work Supervisor , 2019 - Present
Private Practice, Therapist - LCSW , 2022 - Present
RF CUNY - Thrive NYC: Mental Health Service Corps., Behavioral Health Clinician, 2018 - 2019

NYS Department of Ed., Licensed Clinical Social worker, 2021
New York University, Master of Social Work , 2018


New York: 092248