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Raffaela Bonventre, LMSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 11-65+

 Raffaela Bonventre, LMSW

Raffaela Bonventre, LMSW

Raffaela is a Licensed Master of Social Work, Psychotherapist. She graduated from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services and has worked amongst individuals, couples, families, and communities navigating various parts of the human experience. Raffaela’s focus and training include Evidence Based Practices with Children and Families, Acceptance/ Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/ Trauma- Focused CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Schema- Based Therapy, Solution Brief- Focused Therapy, Interpersonal/ Attachment therapy, Systems theory/ Internal Family Systems, Psychodynamic theory, and Motivational Interviewing. Raffaela has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families; providing various interventions to support the symptoms and impact of unhealed familial and systemic trauma, complex post -traumatic stress disorder, survivors of abuse and domestic violence, suicidal ideation and emotional crises, maladaptive couple and family functioning, substance abuse and eating disorders, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, grief, and end of life experiences. Raffaela prioritizes an unconditional and empathic therapeutic relationship as the instrument used to navigate through our most challenging and shameful moments. Raffaela utilizes interpersonal skills, mindfulness/ mind-body integration, identification of problematic cognitive and behavioral patterns, and an intergenerational lens to connect past, present, and future. She believes each human being is worthy of a meaningful and present life, deserving of healthy, conscious decision- making and wholesome relationships. Inherent in Raffaela’s therapeutic style is viewing all clients wholly through the cultures, systems and environments that have consciously or unconsciously shaped them.

Treatment Areas

  • Alcohol & Drug Use Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Psychosis/Schizophrenia
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • School Avoidance
  • Sleep Disorders/Insomnia

Insurances Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • Fidelis
  • Optum

Languages

  • English
  • Moderate Italian

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