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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Midtown East NYC

Lana Ackaway, LCSW-R, CASAC, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Midtown East NYC providing treatment to, adults, adolescences, couples,  and groups.  Lana has over 25 years experience as a relational psychoanalyst and is a graduate of Columbia University and the National Psychological Association of Psychoanalysis.  She specializing in psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy and is a private practitioner working with clients with many different needs. Among her areas of expertise are individual and also group psychotherapy with the hard-to-reach consumer, offering a professional but user-friendly approach.

What is an LCSW-R?

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New York State, is a person who has a Master’s Degree in Social Work which must be from an accredited university and has passed the state’s licensure exam.

The “R” designation is awarded after a licensed Clinical Social Worker has had a minimum of 6 years of postgraduate professional supervision, and has met stringent credentialing guidelines.

What is a CACSAC?

A Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in New York State, is a person who provides alcoholism and substance abuse counseling services in approved work settings. Work experience for CASAC includes practice in diagnostic assessment, evaluation, intervention, referral and alcoholism and/or substance abuse counseling in both individual and group settings.

Areas of psychotherapy specialty with Licensed Clinical Social Worker Midtown East NYC, include:

  • Early trauma, to include PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  •  Dissociation
  •  Grief and Loss
  • Stress
  • Problems with Relationships
  • and others.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Midtown East NYC,  Lana Ackaway can be reached at (917)294-7883

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