Therapist in Port Chester, New York Barbara Zelnick, Therapist

License: LCSW-R

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Port Chester, New York Barbara Zelnick, LCSW-R

Barbara Zelnick, LCSW-R

Barbara Zelnick is a seasoned clinician with an accomplished background in providing comprehensive mental health treatment in organizations, community settings, hospitals, and independent private practice. She has extensive experience conducting individual, family, and group psychotherapy and crisis intervention in outpatient, partial hospitalization, and inpatient levels of care. She also has been responsible for providing clinical coordination of mental health services including clinical and administrative supervision to clinical staff, social work interns, and psychology externs. Barbara graduated from Hunter College Graduate School of Social Work and holds a license in the state of New York. She has a strong psychodynamic orientation which encourages exploration into how childhood experiences influence personality and ways of relating to others. In recent years, Barbara has also been trained in Dialetical Behavioral Therapy to offer DBT-informed treatment to encourage more effective ways of managing mood, emotions, and interpersonal relationships. Her areas of interest and specialties include transitioning young adults, adult children of alcoholics, chronic grief, separation and divorce, complicated trauma, and the issues facing older adults including career, building new relationships, dealing with blended families, and caring for elderly parents. Over the past year, She has been conducting individual assessments and group therapy by telehealth. Barbara has a natural ability to engage people of various ages and backgrounds. She can focus on building a strong therapeutic alliance wherein all problems can be brought to light with dignity and compassion to promote self-awareness and healthier ways of coping. Throughout her career, Barbara has developed the ability to understand and relate to the complex experiences and life transitions shared as human beings over a lifetime. She considers her partnership with clients over the years to be both an honor and a privilege.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Elevance (Anthem/Empire BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • MVP Health Solutions
  • Northwell Direct
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • World Trade Center (HealthSmart)


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Barbara Zelnick. You can also call 845-279-5908 to have someone assist you.

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