Becca Leitman is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), with over ten years of experience working with children and families, and those formed through adoption and foster care. She offers individualized and family counseling services from a relational psychotherapeutic approach. As an integrated clinician, her treatment approach is deeply rooted in attachment, and she utilizes the creative arts therapies in assisting clients to communicate inner challenges.
Becca holds a Master of Social Work from New York University and a Bachelor of Photojournalism from Boston University. Additionally, she was trained in Art and Dance Therapy at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and is currently working towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Attachment Focused Trauma Therapy.
As an adoptee in a mixed family of both biological and adopted children, working in the adoption field has given Becca the opportunity to share her own adoption story and search for identity. She draws upon personal experience, and understands complex family systems, as well as the grief and loss surrounding adoption, divorce and the death of a family member.
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
PTSD - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Adoption - Support around pre- and post-adoption challenges including family dynamics, challenging behaviors, attachment issues, and navigation of the child welfare system or adoption agencies
Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns; fostering healthy family relationships
Child of divorce - Helping children or adults develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout divorce; managing stress and increasing support
Becca Leitman is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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Years of Experience: 12 years
Private Practice, 2016 - Present
Forever Families Through Adoption, 2009 - 2013
New York University, MSW, 2009