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Lisa Arrigo

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait for weekend appointments in Upper West Side practice (updated March 30, 2020)

Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait for weekend appointments in Mount Kisco practice (updated March 31, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Substance use
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA and sexuality topics
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Professional statement

Lisa Arrigo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with offices in Manhattan's Upper West Side and Westchester, NY. Her practice focuses on the complex interplay between trauma, substance use, and mood challenges. She provides highly tailored and supportive care, highlighting each client's strengths and capacity to overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of living a happier, freer life.

Lisa considers each client holistically, and offers EMDR and sensorimotor therapy to unlock and move through difficult memories that are held within the body. She prioritizes actively engaging each client as a trusted partner in therapy, bolstering their capacity to self-soothe, relate to others in meaningful ways, and stay mindfully grounded in the present moment.

Lisa's practice is queer-friendly and open to people of all genders and sexualities. She appreciates that each individual has a unique story to share, and is excited to help clients connect authentically to the world around them. Her New York City office is conveniently located two blocks from the 86th St station.

Message to clients

Seeking therapy takes courage.
It is essential that you find a therapist who resonates with you personally and has the skills to be most helpful.


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

Substance use - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

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 through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

LGBTQIA and sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

General expertise


Lisa Arrigo is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $275 (60min)
  • Initial session: $275 (60min)

Therapist's note

Lisa can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Upper West Side practice

275 Central Park West

New York, NY 10024

  • Mon 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Mount Kisco practice

153 East Main Street

Mount Kisco, NY 10549

  • Mon 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 1998 - Present

Fordham University, MSW, 1993

Trinity University, 1988


  • English

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