She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Practice: Resilience Lab Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Rianna Black is a licensed clinical social worker, who specializes in providing psychotherapy to children, teens, and adults experiencing depression, anxiety, or who are overcoming the impacts of trauma. Rianna is a caring, compassionate, and thoughtful therapist, who values you, the client as a unique person and partner in the therapeutic process.
Rianna uses an eclectic approach, tailored to fit your needs. In session, Rianna focuses on creating a safe space free of judgment to allow you to feel seen, understood, and fully accepted. Rianna helps you explore how your past informs your present, so that you can gain insight into how far you have already come and what you would like to release. Rianna helps you to identify and build on your own internal strengths and coping skills to facilitate healing and growth.
Rianna received her master’s degree in social work from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in 2017. Rianna has demonstrated experience providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults in private practice, community-based clinics, and hospital settings. Rianna has received training in trauma-informed care, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and problem-solving therapy. Rianna will be attending the 2-year Psychodynamic Psychotherapy training with the Psychoanalytic Association of New York beginning in fall 2022.
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
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Loneliness - Developing an understanding of one’s loneliness, including its origins and how it impacts daily life; decreasing the occurrence of loneliness by addressing barriers to social connection and practicing coping skills
Years of Experience: 6 years
Resilience Lab, Partner Clinician, 2022 - Present
Health + Hospitals, Child and Adolescent Social Worker/Outpatient Therapist, 2019 - 2022
Mental Health Service Corps, Behavioral Health Clinician, 2019 - 2019
BCS Counseling Group, Psychotherapist, 2018 - 2019
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, Masters in Social Work, 2017
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies, 2013
New York: 093253