MaryEllen Leger,LMHC

MaryEllen Leger,LMHC

Telehealth Available
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMHC - 12570
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Life and Health
  • Alliance PPO
  • Allied Insurance Group
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • CalPERS
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GEHA Health Plans
  • GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
  • Highmark
  • Meritain Health
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Optum Health
  • United Behavioral Health
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


Brooklyn, New York 11201

My Approach to Helping

Hello, my name is MaryEllen Leger. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I would love to help you find your answers. Together we can utilize various therapy techniques that are best suited to you so that you can find your peace and happiness.

I utilize various approaches to therapy, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy among others. Together we will find what is best suited to you.

I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you, such as stress, anxiety, and self-esteem issues. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

I utilize an open communication style where you are free to express yourself however you feel most comfortable, and where you are not judged. I will actively listen and welcome you to freely share what you choose to at your own pace. My goal is for you to feel very comfortable and never pressured.

I have always been drawn to helping people. I have worked with children in an elementary school. I have worked with adults with severe and persistent mental health diagnoses. I have worked with individuals, couples, and families in private practice. It is very rewarding to me to see people realize their goals and know that they can navigate the path that leads them to a happier, more fulfilling life.

My goal is to help you achieve your goals as you decide what your desired outcomes are. Together we can establish and obtain what you desire. Collaborating with you to recognize your strengths and find your answers is my goal.

During our first session, we will get to know each other. You can tell me what you would like help with, about your background, and what your expectations of therapy are. I will tell you a little bit about myself. We can get to know each other so that you feel comfortable and know what to expect moving forward.

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress

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