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Blessing Uchendu, Clinical Social Worker
Blessing Uchendu
Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Verified by Therapy For Black Men
Primary Location
50 Broadway
New York, New York
United States
10004

Additional Location

5301 S. Hyde Park Ave.
Chicago, Illinois
United States
60615

Accepting new clients?: Yes
Remote therapy available?: Yes
Can prescribe medication?: No

Office Hours: Monday: 1pm-8:15pm, Tuesday: 9am-3pm, Wednesday: 1pm-8:15pm, Thursday: 8:30am-3:00pm

Qualifications
Last school: Loyola University Chicago, Masters of Social Work , 2009
License(s): 085960-New York 149015562-Illinois
NPI Number: 1386987527
Years in practice: 11

Fees
Cost per session: $135 to $250
Average cost per session: $185
Sliding scale pricing?: Yes
Free initial phone consultation?: Yes
Free initial face to face consultation?: No
Payment methods accepted:
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa


Insurance Note: I am out of network with all insurance plans.

Malpractice Carrier: NASW RRG Expires (MM/YY): 10/22

Modality:
  • Individuals


Age specialty:
  • Adults


Faith Orientation: I offer special insight to clients of the Any faith.

Communities I am allied with or for which I have experience supporting clients:
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied


I offer special insights for client's of the following ethnicity:
  • Black


Languages spoken:
  • English

I believe that we each have the capacity to live wholehearted, authentic lives. Therapy is a creative exploration to uncover barriers to living fully and is a space where you are safe to imagine new, liberatory possibilities. It gives me joy to be your collaborator as these possibilities emerge into the world and permit you to live in unimagined ways.

All of us are shaped by our experiences, and as such, consideration of your identity is a vital aspect of our work together.

While beginning a therapeutic journey can take tremendous courage, my hope is that through creating a safe therapeutic space together, real healing can occur. Congratulations on taking this step to invest in yourself.

I specialize in working with adults struggling with concerns related to anxiety/stress, identity, transitions, abuse & trauma, workplace microaggressions, and relationship challenges. I am particularly attuned to those who are impacted by systems of oppression in their day-to-day lives, because of culture, religion, race, gender, and sexual orientation.

I look forward to our work together.

Issues:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning) Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Treatment orientation:
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • EMDR
  • Multicultural
  • Somatic


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