Laura Rivela

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, BCD, BCTP-II

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Laura Rivela

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, BCD, BCTP-II

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

619 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 284-8509
Offers online therapy

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About

Ms. Rivela,LCSW has been in the social work profession for over 20 years with emphasis in behavioral health, technology in behavioral health care, and social work research and education. She has worked as both a direct practice provider and a behavioral health administrator including psychiatric social worker, outpatient clinic director, administrator for state-wide and county behavioral health programs, as well as adjunct faculty for Masters of Social Work students. She is a graduate of Adelphi University with both a Bachelors of Arts in Social Science and a Master of Social Work as well as an Associate in Applied Science in Music.
She is a member in good standing of several social work and professional organizations including the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work. Ms. Rivela most recently worked as the Behavioral Health Educator for Health Systems Care Coordination at Northwell Health. She has been invited presenter and trainer, and behavioral health consultant.
She holds a post Masters Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from the New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and an Executive Certificate in Business Administration from the University Of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business.

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Medicare
  • NYSHIP Empire Plan
  • NYSHIP | NY State Empire Plan
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 24 Years
  • License: New York / R057783
  • School: Adelphi University
  • Year Graduated: 1998

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NYSPPP / Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
  • Certificate Date: 2002
  • Certificate: Notre Dame / Executive Certificate
  • Certificate Date: 2009

Laura Rivela's Groups

Mindfulness Meditation

A monthly meeting group to practice and learn the skills of Mindfulness. Groups form as needed. Due to COVID-19, group meetings will hopefully resume early 2021.

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Divorced and Separated Support Group

If you are recently separated or divorced and are looking for a safe setting to share your feelings, come to our Divorced and Separated Group. Please call the office for details and to register. Groups form as needed. Due to COVID-19, group meetings will resume early 2021.

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Location

619 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 284-8509
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • Adoption
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • COVID19 Stress and Anxiety- we can help!
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Transpersonal
  • Visit the website and meet our team of providers!
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021
Photo of Laura Rivela, LCSW-R, BCD, BCTP-II, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Riverhead
Laura Rivela

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, BCD, BCTP-II