Katherine  Blanchard
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Katherine Blanchard


Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Practice: Open-Minded Therapy LCSW, PLLC
New York Not Accepting Online

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Updated April 5, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Racism, oppression, and discrimination
  • Life transitions

Professional statement

Katherine is a Licensed Master in Social Worker who is passionate about supporting, nurturing and empowering clients to navigate life's transitions, crisis and cycles.

Katherine utilizes various therapeutic approaches, primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is an evidence-based approach that focuses on helping clients understand how thoughts, feelings and behaviors are interconnected. She also utilizes Motivational Interviewing, which is a person-centered counseling style that uses a collaborative conversation with a focus on the client’s own goals and motivations, and is typically specific to substance misuse or other behavioral challenges.

Katherine earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University in 2013. She has 10 years of experience working in the field of social work including working within the criminal justice system, palliative care and hospice and intensive in-home treatment programs. Katherine also has experience working with adults including young adults experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma and mood disorders.

Message to clients

As a therapist, my goal is to offer therapy that is accommodating and sensitive of a person's own life context and to offer a safe space for people to process life events in order to grow a deeper awareness of themselves, develop a healthier relationship with themselves and cultivate life skills to allow them to live a more grounded, peaceful, and abundant life in spite of life's hardships and challenges.

I invite you to work with me to begin your journey of healing and self-discovery through therapy. I am committed to being an active listener and maintaining a supportive role as we work together to reach the goals you set for yourself in treatment.


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

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

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

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

Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Exploring how racism, oppression, and discrimination impacts one’s life, including relationships, work life, and self-esteem; growing self-care practices to combat the negative emotions that arise when faced with identity-based adverse experiences

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


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


  • Aetna
  • Brighton Health Plans / Magnacare
  • Cigna
  • Evernorth
  • Healthfirst
  • Northwell Direct
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $185 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $120 - $185

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:

  • 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
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week


Online Sessions (New York)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Tue 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Wed 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Thu 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Fri 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Open-Minded Therapy, LCSW, PLLC, Psychotherapist , 2023 - Present

New York University, Licensed Master Social Worker , 2013


New York: 090357