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Leah Nordman(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
New York
Couples counseling-Self-esteem-Sexual harassment & assault-Women's issues-Dating-Self-doubt-
AboutSpecialtiesLocationsInsurance & Fees

Professional statement

Leah practices therapy from a person-centered, trauma-informed, and anti-oppressive mindset that honors each client’s dynamic personal history, identity, and perspectives. Her approach is warm, empowering, and non-judgmental. Because of her background as a fine artist and yoga teacher, Leah is able to bring creativity, movement, vulnerability, and even humor into sessions.

Leah’s practice works closely with folks experiencing life transitions, the challenges of emerging adulthood, changing relationships, and low self-esteem. She also works with survivors of gender-based violence, complex trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, and PTSD. In their work with Leah, clients dig into their past experiences to get to the root of their struggles. Then, with Leah’s support, they’ll plant new seeds that lead to personal growth, a healthier connection with themselves, and more joy in every area of their lives.

Message to clients

Welcome! I subscribe to the power of the mind-body connection and holistic practices to achieve healing. Have you ever felt stress in your shoulders or anxiety in your hands? That’s the power of the mind-body connection! I encourage you to tap into your body and offer movement-based tools and mindfulness exercises to complement our talk therapy work.

Therapy with me is a collaborative process. Together, we’ll create a welcoming space for partnership and growth. You’ll guide your own care, and I’ll provide support as you work toward your goals. Set up a complimentary consultation if this seems like a fit. I’m glad you are here and look forward to connecting!

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Resilience Lab, Therapist
Sanctuary for Families, Clinical Intern
NADAP, Case Manager

New York University, Master's of Social Work, 2022
Washington University in Saint Louis, BFA in Fine Art and MA in Global Health, 2016


New York: 116722




Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Sexual harassment & assault - Caring support along the pathway to safety, wellbeing, and healing for survivors of sexual abuse and assault

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

Dating - Exploring one’s thoughts and beliefs about dating and the values that one brings into the dating world; processing through the ups and downs of meeting new people and starting or ending relationships

Self-doubt - Exploring how self-doubt shows up in one’s life and the origins of this self-doubt; training oneself in self-esteem and confidence


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

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


  • 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:$250 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$75 - $250