Amy Bender

Licensed Master Social Work

Amy Bender

Licensed Master Social Work

Telehealth Available
Professions: Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Michael Sands, LCSW-R #033654
Primary Credential: Licensed Master Social Work - 116334
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Allied Insurance Group
  • AllWays Health Partners
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • Optum
  • Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
  • TrustMark
  • UMR
  • United Health Care
  • United Healthcare Student Resources
Fees: Individual therapy: $100-$200 (45-60 minutes)
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


Resilience Lab
928 Broadway Ste 500
New York, New York 10010

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My Approach to Helping

Have you ever thought there was a more authentic version of yourself? Maybe you’ve glimpsed this version in the eyes of someone who loves you—like a grandparent, teacher, or friend. They see only the best in you and you feel strong, confident, and content around them.

Spoiler alert: this can be you all the time! But first, you have to bust through any ingrained, negative thoughts about yourself that you formed earlier in life so you can fully shine.

When we work together, we’ll look closely at these thought processes and how your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors influence each other. We'll also work on boundaries, communication, and distress tolerance.

Let's look ahead to the life you want and build up skills to reach your goals, as well as understand the strengths you already have. Our work will take place in a safe and unconditionally accepting space. In a world that pulls our focus in so many directions, we will focus on just you.

More Info About My Practice

I am a Resilience Lab therapist. Our mission is to create a systemic impact in the US mental health market by improving access to quality care. We’re building the largest and most diverse community of clinicians working collaboratively to produce better outcomes.

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Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I work with adults who feel stuck in their lives, or like they’re not living in their truth. They might be in a dead-end job, staying in an unfulfilling relationship, or engaging in people-pleasing behaviors that make it difficult to express their needs. Together, we’ll create strategies for getting unstuck and create a happier, more fulfilling life.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Parenting
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)

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