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Elba Sette-Camara, LCSW-R

Therapist in NYC

Although we cannot always remove obstacles, we can develop resiliency and coping skills that help us navigate towards fulfillment. A strong element of Elba’s clinical practice is the concept of progress, not perfection, and honing personal strengths to achieve personal goals.

Are you overwhelmed by the challenges in your life? Elba Sette-Camara, LCSW-R is passionate about helping you address difficulties and develop solutions that are right for you. Anxiety, depression and problematic relationships can make you feel stuck and interfere with reaching your potential. Although we cannot always remove obstacles, we can develop resiliency and coping skills that help us navigate towards fulfillment. A strong element of Elba’s clinical practice is the concept of progress, not perfection, and honing personal strengths to achieve personal goals.

In her clinical work, Elba creates a safe therapeutic environment where thoughts and feeling are processed. Through cognitive therapy and mindfulness training, you will learn to strategically respond, rather than react, to stressors. Elba will work simultaneously to help you identify and develop adaptive coping mechanisms, and set reasonable boundaries in relationships. Through your work together, you will gain tools and real life solutions to create a satisfying personal and professional life. Using an eclectic therapeutic style which incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Elba will work with you to discover what’s keeping you from enjoying life. You CAN feel better and you CAN live the life you want.

Elba Sette-Camara, LCSW-R has been a practicing psychotherapy in New York for over 9 years. She has Masters in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University as well as a MFA from the The New School University. In addition, Elba has a significant background in the performing arts, which informs her clients currently in creative fields or those that are exploring career transitions.

Patient Reviews

“My experience with Elba has been nothing short of amazing.! She was able to guide me through depression onset by grief, encourage me to leave a dead end job and pursue something better; best of all she actually listened to me and give me feedback that changed my life! It’s hard to find someone so geniuine and caring. I’m happier now than I have been in years and it’s all thanks to Elba. She is without a doubt an incredible therapist who I highly recommend to anyone needing to be heard and healed.”


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