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Leanna Lee-Sydnor(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
ConnecticutNew York
Anxiety - Couples counseling- Depression- Stress management-Childhood trauma-Entrepreneur mental health-

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Professional statement

Meet Leanna Lee-Sydnor: Your Guide to Healing and Growth

Leanna Lee-Sydnor is not your average clinical social worker; she’s a beacon of hope for those seeking transformation. With a heart dedicated to making a difference, she passionately serves individuals in New York and Connecticut, specializing in trauma, anxiety, and depression.

Leanna understands the profound impact these challenges have on families, young adults, and marginalized communities. Her unique approach combines various therapeutic techniques, with a spotlight on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and psychotherapy. She believes in the power of healing from the past while equipping you with practical tools for the here and now.

With a career spanning schools, hospitals, outpatient facilities, and detox centers, Leanna has finely honed her expertise. Her proudest moments include her work with formerly incarcerated individuals and clients battling psychotic disorders. Prior to her private practice journey, she directed an inpatient psychiatric program, enriching her knowledge and deepening her commitment to helping others.

Message to clients

Dear Zen Care community,

Congratulations on taking this courageous step on your personal journey! Leanna recognizes that therapy can be a powerful tool in reclaiming your happiness, and she's here to accompany you on your personal path toward a more conscious and satisfying life. Together, you'll navigate the twists and turns, deciding which ones to embrace and which ones to bypass.

Leanna strongly favors a client-centered approach, putting you in the driver's seat to identify your needs while offering unwavering support. Whether you seek a listening ear and validation or structured assignments to keep you on track, she tailors her approach to your preferences. Your journey starts here, and Leanna is eager to connect with you soon!

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Lehman College, MSW, 2014


New York: 087730 - Connecticut: 11436




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

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

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

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Entrepreneur mental health - Processing through the emotional highs and lows of running a business; learning about one’s values and exploring how these values impact the decisions that one makes for the business


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Spring Health
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$175 (60min)

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:

  • Courtesy 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

Client testimonials

"Working with Leanna so far has been extremely enlightening. She listens and truly helps me with cultivating a better understanding of self. I’m so excited to continue my work my Leanna!"
- Zencare client November 2023