Sofia  DiSanti

Sofia DiSanti

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Sofia's associate therapist is accepting new clients for weekend appointments only in NYC; Sofia is accepting new clients in Connecticut (updated October 8, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Career-related anxiety
  • Women’s relationship challenges
  • Eating disorders
  • Trauma
  • Depression

Professional statement

Sofia DiSanti is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Westport, Connecticut and Midtown East, New York, next to Grand Central station. She specializes in career-related anxiety, women’s relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and trauma. Sofia particularly enjoys working with young professionals and women exploring their career paths, assessing or trying to enter into romantic relationships, and trying to discover what makes them happy overall.

In addition to career and relationship challenges, Sofia has expertise in eating disorders and trauma. For clients with eating related challenges, she works to help them change their thought patterns and develop a healthier relationship with food. Having had extensive clinical experience working with survivors of 9/11 at Bellevue Hospital Center, Sofia is also well-versed in helping clients recover from trauma. She takes a trauma-informed approach to guide each client toward a safe place to heal.

Sofia draws upon evidence-based treatment modalities and individualizes each client’s needs. Having been psychodynamically trained, she uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Psychoanalytical Therapy, and Supportive Therapy. Sofia can provide therapy in both English and Spanish.


Message to clients

Starting therapy is a courageous endeavor, and for many, a new experience. I am warm, non-judgmental and flexible in my therapeutic style to meet your needs and help you gain comfort in the therapy process so that you can effectively use the space to make positive changes in your life.


Specialties

Career-related anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress, especially related to career decisions or in the work setting

Women’s relationship challenges - Working with women to strengthen communication skills, boundary setting, and self-esteem in relationships

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

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

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life


General expertise




Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing session fee: $175 (45min)
  • Initial sessions: $175 (45min)

Therapist's note

Sofia submits out-of-network claims on your behalf for insurance reimbursement.


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Address

1698 Post Road East

Suite 2A

Westport, CT 06880

Hours
  • Sun Closed
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 7:00am-9:00pm (CT)
  • Wed 7:00am-9:00pm (CT)
  • Thu 5:30pm-9:00pm (virtual sessions)
  • Fri 7:00am - 9:00pm (CT)
  • Sat Closed

Address

315 Madison Avenue

Suite 506,

New York, NY 10017

Hours
  • Sun 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 5:30pm-9:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2017 - Present

Columbus Park, 2019 - Present

Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Collaborative Care Depression Program Program Coordinator, 2016 - 2018

Bellevue Hospital, Social Worker, 2014 - 2016

Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, 2012 - 2014

Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Certificate, 2013 - 2015


Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
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