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Loretta Battistoni is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years of experience. Loretta has worked with clients of all ages (from early adolescents to older adulthood) in medical settings including hospitals and outpatient clinics. During the isolating and traumatic experience of COVID-19, it became clear that there is a need for more accessible mental health care, and Loretta is pleased to offer counseling services 100% virtually to address this need.
Loretta approaches all her clients with sensitivity, curiosity, openness, and acceptance. She strives to create a space of safety for her clients who bravely share their story with her. It is an honor and privilege to be invited into someone else's inner world and feelings.
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
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
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
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Years of Experience: 8 years
Columbia School of Social Work , Masters degree in social work , 2016
New York: 090303-01