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Sandra Lugo, LCSW-R

Psychotherapy •  Female

Sandra Lugo

Sandra Lugo Mental Health Services

412 6th Ave # 404 New York, NY 10011
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Sandra Lugo, LCSW-R is a psychotherapist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from New York University Psychoanalytic Institute in 2004 and specializes in psychotherapy, counseling, and more.

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Sandra is a great therapist. After reluctantly deciding to seek therapy as an adult, I felt a huge weight lift off my shoulders after the first session. She was able to quickly identify the source of my “issues” and help me become more self aware on how I can “fix” them. I look forward to each weekly session as she is ready to listen and provide insights I may not have thought of.
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Great therapist, Sandra helped me reframe my negative thoughts and confront my issues in a more positive way. She’s patient and a great listener.
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Dr. Lugo cuts straight through to the issues of your problems with empathy and remorse. Yet opens your eyes to solutions that you didn't know were right in front of you the entire time. I would recommend her to anyone.
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Dr. Lugo is very insightful and professional. She led me to uncover a lot of things I did not know were causing me to act and feel a certain way. I am new to therapy; therefore, a lot of things I am unsure of but Dr. Lugo has been superior in helping me along the way.
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Sandra's feedback was extremely helpful in getting to a more powerful perspective. I saw her three times and think that she made a huge difference in this time of my life.
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As a therapist my self I have to say Dr. Lugo is an exceptional psychotherapist. In my time working with her I have been able to gain considerable insight into my own issues and apply the concepts and skill sets presented in session. I am very appreciative of the work we have been able to accomplish and look forward to continuing. I highly recommend her not only as a patient but as someone in the field.
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Sandra Lugo is simply amazing. She points you in the right direction to go .. sometimes by acknowledgement of the things you really don't want to focus on., But always in a way that is genuine.. she has taught me more about myself than I ever knew and enabled me to change my patterns of behavior and begin to leave lasting new ways of treating myself and others. My world has opened up and I have so much peace and happiness thanks to her advice and teaching me about myself...
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Dr. Lugo has outstanding capabilities in helping a client maneuver through a discussion of the difficulties one faces.... She is easy to speak with and listens very carefully but with upmost calmness.
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Dr. Lugo does a great job of listening, and providing honest / insightful feeback to help one get to the bottom of their problems. As a patient, I never feel judged when presenting my issues (which is important when seeking to receive help). She is also open to providing help via skype or phone due to weather, or if either party cannot physically make it to her office.. I will say that sometimes our sessions don't start on time, but overall I would recommend her to a friend or family member.
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I appreciate the work I have done with Dr. Lugo thus far. She is patient and offers a safe space.
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Care Philosophy

Psychological services has helped many understand and work through the emotional roadblocks that are causing struggle and get in the way of leading a full and rewarding life. Psychological sessions can improve social, relational/interpersonal, and occupational functioning. Psychotherapy has helped many become increasingly aware of cognitive and behavioral patterns causing conflicts.

Specialties

  • Psychotherapy
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Counseling
  • Individual Counseling

Education

2007
Training Institute For Mental Health
2004
New York University Psychoanalytic Institute
Medical School
2001
New York University
2000
Jewish Board Of Family and Children Services
Internship Hospital
1997
New York University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(718) 809-7244

Sandra Lugo accepts the following insurance:

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GHI HMO Albany-Capital District Area, New York's Hudson Valley, and New York City Area HMO-High
GHI PPO
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Sandra Lugo's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Adolescent Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Phase of Life Problem
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relationship Issues
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Stress