Dr. Leslie Peña-Sullivan is a Clinical Social Worker in Mamaroneck who specializes in trauma, as well as anxiety, depression, and coping skills.
As a trauma-informed therapist, Dr. Peña-Sullivan's approach is contingent upon what the client is comfortable disclosing. Clients may prefer to fully disclose their concerns, or they may prefer to focus on developing coping skills to address presenting needs.
Dr. Peña-Sullivan has extensive experience assessing, and treating clients who are experiencing symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She often uses Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to help clients alter behaviors and attitudes, while accepting elements of the world that they cannot control or modify. Additionally, she also utilizes Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), a cognitive-behavioral treatment approach created to help clients who have undergone a wide array of traumatic experiences.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
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
College 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
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
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:
Years of Experience: 11 years
Private Practice, 2019 - Present
Larchmont Mamaroneck Community Counseling Center, 2018 - 2020
NYU Silver, DSW, 2020
NYU Silver, MSW, 2010