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Destony is a Harlem native and a licensed clinical social worker. As a clinician, Destony has worked with diverse populations including children, adolescents, and adults living with emotional and mental challenges. She has also worked with teens and young adults in school settings as well as homes for adults living with severe mental illnesses. She believes in integrating different modalities into her practice with an overarching lens of solution focused psychotherapy, incorporating somatic experiencing and trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Destony is passionate in her support of the community in which she grew up and lives. You may see her volunteering at a local book drive or fair around Harlem. She believes in creating a safe environment for her clients to learn how to cope with personal challenges in a caring, nonjudgmental and empowering space.



Specialties

Trauma
Cultural
Depression
Anxiety
Women's Issues

Education

MA (Master of Arts)
University at Albany


Accepted Insurance

Oscar Health
United Healthcare
Cigna
Oxford
Aetna


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