About Raúl A. Plasencia

Raúl A. Plasencia
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Raúl is a bilingual, Spanish-speaking psychoanalytic psychotherapist. He is a certified psychoanalyst from the Center of Modern Psychoanalytic Studies in New York City.


He is qualified to provide clinical supervision to social workers in the states of New York and New Jersey who are in the process of working towards obtaining their LCSW. 


He is also a licensed psychotherapist in the States of New Jersey and New York.  


  • 20+ Years in practice
  • New York University School of Social Work (Graduated 1987)
  • License No. and State: 44SC00595100 New Jersey


In his private practice, he works with adults and adolescents. He frequently works with individuals needing help with adjusting to significant life changes (i.e., in relationships, career and school). 


More specifically, some of the common presenting problems that he works with are: coping with anxiety and stress, panic attacks, depression, self-esteem, LGBT issues.


He also has extensive experience working with families who have conflicts with their adolescent in helping them communicate effectively.  


He works from a Harm Reduction Model with people who are struggling with an addiction. 


Raúl A. Plasencia

Raúl A. Plasencia

Offices locations:

New York, NY

Hoboken, NJ


Currently Accepting:


Horizion Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NJ


Tel: 201-600-3562

Fax: 201-662-1917




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