Leonid Shapiro

Provider type: Marriage & Family Therapist

NPI Number: 1801973698

Spoken languages: English,Russian,Ukrainian

Serving: 11 & Up

About Leonid Shapiro

Leonid Shapiro is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist with over 21 years of experience specializing in depression, anxiety, PTSD and Personalities disorders. Leonid treats patients between 12 and 90 years old utilizing Solution-Focused Therapy, Humanistic Person-Centered, Family Systems Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Hypnotherapy in his approach with patients.

Leonid has extensive experience counseling adolescents, adults, older adults, families, couples and groups in both clinical and outpatient settings. His own enriched cultural experience gives him the opportunity in establishing rapport with patients and families from many different backgrounds. Mr. Shapiro obtained his first Masters of science, in Sociology at Chernigov State University in Ukraine. He was born and lived in Ukraine. He genuinely understands and he is able to help people who have ever been emotionally traumatized or hurt. He believes that being emotionally available to patients can make them feel safer, calmer and more motivated for self-growth.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and friends (some of them speak his native language). He loves reading books (especially Biographies), walking and playing with his dog, watching Basketball and Soccer games and doing continuing education pertaining to his professional carrier.

He has a Masters in Arts in Counseling Psychology from the National University in San Diego, USA.

Specialties

  • ADHD/ADD
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)
  • Depression
  • Exposure and Response
  • Family Therapy
  • First Responders
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hoarding
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Military Family Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Pain Disorders
  • Parenting & Family Problems
  • PTSD (Combat Related)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Problems
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues