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.

Mengyu Yao

Mengyu Yao

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, New York

Mengyu believes people have all the resources they need inside themselves to face difficulties in life and make positive changes. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is the key and foundation for effective treatment. In therapy, she provides genuine care, empathy, and a safe, supportive environment to work with clients collaboratively. Mengyu guides clients in self-exploration and assists in development of various adaptive coping skills in order to reach clients’ individualized goals and to improve their well-being.

Mengyu has several years of work experience as an outpatient mental health therapist in providing individual psychotherapies for children, adolescents, and adults with depression, anxiety, adjustment, and attachment issues. Her training includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Theraplay, SBIRT, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis. Mengyu uses an integrated treatment approach with a focus on CBT. Mengyu also speaks Chinese (Mandarin, Shanghainese, and Cantonese).


Master of Social Work, New York University

Bachelor of Law in Social Work, East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPSL)

In-network Insurances

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


English, Mandarin, Cantonese & Shanghainese


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

Mengyu Yao is not accepting new patients.