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Nakia Watson
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
New York

In-network with

Aetna, Cigna, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Oscar Health, Oxford, and United Healthcare

Specializes in

ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression

Great to meet you!

Nakia Watson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a BSW from North Carolina A&T State University and MSW at Hunter College in New York. Nakia has more than 10 years of experience working in mental health. In her free time, Nakia enjoys spending time in nature, dancing, trying new recipes, and listening to music.

A bit about my approach to therapy

Nakia often uses mindfulness techniques such as grounding, deep breathing, and guided meditation to assist those who are dealing with various psychosocial stressors.

Nakia utilizes empathy, collaboration, and active listening to empower the individuals she works with. Her goal is to help liberate diverse and oppressed individuals emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.

What you can expect from our first session

Nakia is passionate about connecting people to mental health services in order to ensure that they are functioning as the best version of themselves. She strongly believes that mental health impacts overall physical health and it is important to address both.


Nakia's style is

Solution-orientedSolution-oriented
WarmWarm
EmpoweringEmpowering

Insurance carriers Nakia accepts

Aetna
Cigna
BlueCross BlueShield
Oscar
Oxford
UnitedHealthcare

More about Nakia

Other at North Carolina A&T State University
License type: LCSW
Gender: Female
Ethnicity: Black or African descent
Languages: English
Works with: Adolescents, Adults, and Seniors
More specialties: Stress, Family Issues, and Relationship Issues
Modalities: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), and Strength-Based