Ana Villanueva, LMSW
Licensed in New York
Ana specializes in anxiety, depression, and women's issues, addressing life transitions, low self-esteem, and relationship issues. Through a combination of strengths-based therapy, CBT, and Motivational interviewing, Ana’s goal is to create a safe environment that empowers individuals to challenge negative thought patterns and establish a healthy sense of self, fostering their journey towards the best versions of themselves.
Ana adopts a client-centered approach, meeting individuals where they are in their unique journey. Recognizing the diversity of needs, she emphasizes presence and non-judgmental support as fundamental in building a healthy therapeutic alliance. With experience spanning various roles and a commitment to tailored care, she assists individuals in gaining insight and confidence to navigate life at their own pace. As a Hispanic woman from New York city, she is dedicated to helping individuals, regardless of background, become their best selves.
Ana earned my Bachelor's degree in Studio Art with a focus on graphic arts from Hunter College. Recognizing her passion for social work, she furthered her education at the Silberman School of Social Work.