-Immigration mental health evaluations (Partial insurance coverage) (email to schedule)
Julissa Adames-Torres is a a psychotherapist/clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults.
She provides individual therapy for adolescents, adults and clinical supervision to social workers. Her professional experiences has provided her with the opportunity to expand and cultivate a set of culturally humble skills that allow me to implement a holistic approach and pay special attention to the impact of intersectionalities. She helps individuals address concerns pertaining to depression, anxiety, past traumas, relationship issues, life transitions, acculturation and parent-child relationship. Julissa practices within a psychodynamic approach often integrating evidenced based models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. She offers intake sessions to further gather more information about my clients and what has brought them to me at the time. Sessions are then scheduled weekly. Julissa can accommodate a telephonic or video session, and currently, is only practicing via teletherapy.
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
Interpersonal issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
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:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 11 years
Private practice, 2019 - Present
Montefiore Medical Center, 2016 - 2020
Lehman College, MSW, 2010