OCD therapist Leela Gershenson, Licensed Therapist, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH, Licensed OCD Therapist

Leela Gershenson

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Licensed Therapist, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH

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About

As a therapist, I'm very educational. I like to explain what we're doing and why. I think it's really important for people in OCD therapy to understand what's going on and why they're doing something that is seemingly so paradoxical. I also like to empower members I work with to collaborate in offering suggestions. Outside of work, I like gardening and playing banjo in a group with my fiancé, who plays fiddle.

People can see a really drastic improvement by facing their fears. You're not arguing with your thoughts and going back and forth; you're facing them head-on and learning that you can handle things you didn't think you could. It's very empowering.

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Insurance Coverages

  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare / Optum
  • Humana
  • Florida Blue
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia

States

Florida
Virginia

What our members say about
Leela Gershenson

J.V.

Feb 06, 2021

Leela is extremely concise and the treatments are focused and I am already seeing the benefits of her experience as a therapist . She is a pleasure to work with

n.f.

Mar 17, 2021

Leela has been such an amazing therapist and has helped me so much in my OCD recovery journey!

M.D.

Apr 23, 2021

LOVE my therapist! Leela is so easy to talk to and she’s just amazing!

B.F.

Sep 18, 2021

She was amazing and very thorough. Familiar with autism/adhd and helped me differentiate what symptoms were those or were OCD.

R.P.

Oct 26, 2021

She understands me and provides course of action.

Badges and training

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Languages spoken

  • English

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