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Ling Li(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
New York

In-network with

Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield New York (formerly Empire), Oscar Health, Oxford, and United Healthcare

Specializes in

Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Loss, Substance Use / Addiction, and Trauma

Great to meet you!

Ling “Joanna” Li is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a 50 hour basic trained EMDR practitioner. She received her Masters in Social Work from the University at Buffalo SUNY. Ling is trained in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She is in the process of pursuing her Certification in EMDR which means she is investing additional time, resources and effort into advancing her EMDR skills.

A bit about my approach to therapy

Ling is a strong advocate for her clients and their well-being. She has worked with individuals of all ages and backgrounds in medication-assisted treatment, intensive outpatient, and psychiatric emergency room settings. Ling is trauma-informed and culturally sensitive to clients’ identities and life experiences.

What you can expect from our first session

Ling specializes in treating adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, panic disorder, PTSD, low self-esteem, grief and loss, relational issues, and life transitions. She helps individuals hone in on their strengths and believes in utilizing a holistic approach to help her clients achieve their goals.

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Insurance carriers Ling accepts

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield New York (formerly Empire)

More about Ling

MSW (Master of Social Work) at State University of NY - Buffalo
License type: LCSW (New York)
Gender: Female
Ethnicity: Asian
Languages: Cantonese, English, and Mandarin
Works with: Adults
More specialties: PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Stress, Women's Issues, and Relationship Issues
Modalities: Psychodynamic, Trauma Focused, EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral (DBT), and Acceptance & Commitment (ACT)