Luciano Escobar, Therapist in New York — Zencare
Luciano  Escobar

Luciano Escobar

He/Him/His

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
New York Accepting Online
Updated April 21, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Depersonalization & derealization
  • Life purpose & meaning

Professional statement

Luciano has experience and interest in working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. While he focuses on overall personal growth and development, he has a particular interest in helping individuals find meaning and purpose, addressing relationship issues, self-esteem, anxiety, and life and career transitions. Prior to joining Madison Square Mental Health, Luciano worked at non-profit mental health agencies facilitating groups and conducting individual counseling sessions. He has a psychodynamic approach to therapy that draws upon cognitively based approaches, logotherapy, and narrative therapy. He has a warm approach that is rooted in compassion, positivity, and collaboration. Luciano believes that each person is strong and has the ability to accomplish their goals and achieve personal growth.


Specialties

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

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Depersonalization & derealization - Learning how to identify instances of depersonalization or derealization; practicing grounding techniques to bring one’s mind and body into the present moment

Life purpose & meaning - Exploring one’s beliefs and values around life purpose, meaning, and spirituality; addressing the barriers to living a life that feels fulfilling, including instigating change or developing new habits




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $100 (45min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 6:30pm-9:30pm
  • Tue 6:30pm-9:30pm
  • Wed 6:30pm-9:30pm
  • Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 5:30pm-8:30pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: <1 year

Federation of Organizations, Mental health counseling intern, 2021 - 2021
Family Service League , Psychosocial rehabilitation worker , 2020 - 2021

Hofstra University, Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2022
Boston University, Bachelor's in Behavioral Health , 2019


Licensure

New York: 006068


Languages

English