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Peyton Winstead-Norwood(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Rhode Island
Anxiety -Gender identity & transgender health- LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics- Trauma-Women's issues-Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink-

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Professional statement

Peyton is a Licensed Master Social Worker and received her graduate degree in Social Work from Columbia University in City of New York. Peyton has experience providing services in a variety of settings including Infectious Disease and Pediatric healthcare centers, children’s group homes, and a Children’s Advocacy Center.

Peyton’s clinical interests include anxiety, trauma, women’s issues, identity issues, LGBTQIA+ population concerns, sex positive and poly friendly therapy, and multiculturalism and diversity. Peyton enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. Peyton’s style of therapy is influenced by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Multicultural Therapy, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Outside of the therapy space, Peyton enjoys reading, traveling, gardening, experimenting in the kitchen, and spending time with her two Australian Shepherds, Sullivan and Sage

Work and Education

Columbia University, Master's of Social Work, 2021


Rhode Island: CSW02739




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

Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

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

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

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman

Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink - Exploring one’s values in and beliefs about relationships; practicing boundary-setting, conflict resolution, and romantic or sexual relationship bonding with partners


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

Locations & Hours


  • Amita Health-BCBS HMO
  • BCBS HMO-Swedish Covent
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Johnson & Wales University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Rhode Island College Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Roger Williams University Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island Employee Health Insurance (BCBS RI)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)