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Marissa Sappho(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New York
Adolescent mental health- Anxiety - Depression- Eating disorders & disordered eating- Life transitions- Relationship issues-
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Professional statement

Marissa Sappho is a dedicated and experienced Certified Eating Disorder therapist and Supervisor, as well as a board-certified psychoanalyst with two decades of clinical practice. She specializes in working with individuals grappling with eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues providing compassionate and effective therapeutic interventions tailored to meet each client's unique needs and circumstances. Her extensive background also encompasses her role as a professor at both the graduate and postgraduate levels, where she imparts her expertise to budding therapists. Marissa's influence extends beyond the classroom, as she's recognized as a national and international speaker at eating disorder conferences, further solidifying her authority in the field.

Marissa understands the complexity and sensitivity surrounding eating disorders and is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for her clients to explore their struggles and work towards healing and recovery. Her therapy approach is grounded in a blend of evidence-based practices and psychoanalytic principles, allowing her to address both the surface-level symptoms of eating disorders and the underlying psychological factors contributing to them.

Marissa's therapy approach blends insights from psychoanalytic theory with practical skills-based therapies. She delves into how past experiences shape present behaviors and emotions, while also equipping clients with tangible tools to navigate their challenges effectively. This comprehensive approach fosters deep self-reflection and empowerment, allowing clients to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and develop practical strategies for growth and healing.

Marissa’s office is strategically located for easy access, providing a welcoming and confidential environment for therapy sessions. Marissa also offers remote sessions via teletherapy, ensuring that clients can access support regardless of their location or schedule constraints. By combining her wealth of experience, compassionate approach, and commitment to accessibility, Marissa endeavors to support her clients on their journey towards healing and personal growth.


New York: 077786




Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

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

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

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


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

Locations & Hours


Marissa Sappho is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$350 (45min)

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:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week