Praia (she/her/hers) is a licensed mental health counselor in New York and a credentialed alcohol and substance use counselor with experience providing individual psychotherapy to clients as young as 13 years old and relationship counseling. She is currently available for individual, relationship and sex therapy appointments. She is bilingual (Spanish speaking) and able to provide psychotherapy effectively in either language. She is in the process of becoming an AASECT certified sex therapist with a focus on alternative relationships. She is LGBTQIA+ affirming and utilizes a sex positive approach to psychotherapy.

If interested in therapy with Praia, please note that any potential clients that do not reside in New York will be required to obtain documentation from their home state that indicates they have been granted permission to receive therapy from an out of state provider.

Upon scheduling your intake appointment via Headway, the final step in getting everything set up is to go to https://remotementalhealth.net to schedule the appointment on Praia's calendar and finish up any needed documentation, such as consent forms. Once the appointment is confirmed in both locations, you are officially fully booked. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions during this process.


Sexual Trauma
Women's Issues
Men's Issues


Masters in Counseling
University of Phoenix

Accepted Insurance

United Healthcare
Oscar Health

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