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Jessica Mendez(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
New YorkNew Jersey
Anxiety - Depression-Divorce & separation- Life transitions- Relationship issues-Women's issues-

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Professional statement

I received my Master of Social Work from CUNY at Lehman College and my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Johns University. As a bilingual clinician, my goal is for my practice to be rooted in anti-racism and compassionate care for all. My hope is that you experience me as someone who is non-judgmental and listens, not only hears, and someone who creates a safe space for you to share your stories and be one step closer to healing.

I am experienced in many areas of mental health, but throughout my career, I have worked with individuals and families experiencing issues such as depression, anxiety, women’s issues, divorce, and life transitions.

I use a variety of counseling techniques depending on your needs. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), and Psychodynamic Therapy, which encourages you to identify, challenge and replace distorted beliefs in order to live a more fulfilling life.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 12 years

Rivia Mind, Therapist , LMSW

City University of New York at Lehman College, Master of Social Work, 2012
St. Johns University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2007


New York: 099407 - New Jersey: 44SL06626300




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

Divorce & separation - Questioning or feeling unsatisfied in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and communication challenges

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

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

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman


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

Locations & Hours

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  • Aetna
  • AllWays Health Partners (formerly Neighborhood Health)
  • AvMed
  • Cigna
  • Evernorth
  • Mass General Brigham
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

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

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