Our clinical social workers bring a range of experience and expertise to diagnosing and treating mental health disorders, and we’re confident in their ability to get you back on track. Most of our providers are in network with Aetna, Cigna, Oscar, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare, and Optum. Click HERE to learn more about fees and insurance.

Lavinia Barbu

Lavinia Barbu

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, New Jersey and New York

Lavinia Barbu is a licensed therapist in NY and NJ working with adult clients that are experiencing  stress, overwhelm, feeling stuck,  worry and anxiety by harnessing the strengths withing themself and developing awareness of their problem- coping mechanism.

Lavinia is helping clients realize that what happens in life is comprehensive, manageable and meaningful by developing better coping skills and cultivating inner resources like forgiveness, kindness, compassion, gratitude, courage, having a purpose and feeling a sense of connection.

Lavinia believes in creating a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients.  She   incorporates a holistic approach to healing and transformation, using Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and CBT techniques that focus on modifying thinking and patterns that perpetuate difficulties in clients’ lives and facilitating emotional and behavioral change to restore balance and wellbeing.


Bachelor Degree in Cultural Psychology, New York University

Master Degree in Clinical Social Work, New York University

In-network Insurances

Humana, Cigna, Optum (Oscar, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare & UMR)


For new and existing patients, schedule a video appointment with Lavinia below.  You can also call the office at (888) 220-6392.

Lavinia Barbu is not accepting new patients.