Clinical Social Worker / Therapist in Jacksonheights, NY

Preferred Member

John David Rivera, LCSW

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Affordable LGBTQ Therapy
Couples Individual Bilingual
As a therapist and person of diversity I cannot claim to share everyones unique experiences. What I offer is a therapist who can apply the years of education, skills, and clinical experience with openness, compassion and respect for your uniqueness. Our therapy together holds an opportunity to connect through our shared experience of diversity now matter how different.

Often my patients share accounts of finding and working with therapist who truly understand them. In their stories I hear the frustration and disappointment around stereotyping, misgendering, and blindness to the individuals cultural identity. Much of my work has focused on the experiences of first or second generation immigrants in the United States.

On the positive side my work with these patients has provided an opportunity for the patient and myself to look at the components of their unique identities, thought patterns, influences, and diversity to explore how these factors impact their experience of the here and now.
A decade of experience working with LGBTQ clients as well as children adults and couples.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Herpes and STD Counseling
 Adolescents  Learning Disabilities
 Adoption  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Anger Management  Life Transitions
 Anxiety and Panic  Loneliness
 Asperger's Syndrome  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Bicultural Difficulties  Men's Issues
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Chronic Illness  Premarital Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Problem Gambling
 Couples Therapy  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Depression  Relationship Issues
 Divorce  Religious Counseling
 Educational Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 EMDR Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Family Conflict  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Stress Management
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Trauma and PTSD
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Group Therapy
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
MSW Columbia University
Other Languages
Payments Accepted
Cash, no insurance
Hours:Saturday monday wednesday