Jennifer Shapiro-Lee, MSW, LCSW-R

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  • Ackerman Institute for the Family – Post Graduate Certification and Training in Family Systems and Couples Therapy – 2010-2011
  • Certification as a DBT Therapist (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) – 2015
  • Mclean Meditation Institute – Certified Meditation Teacher – 2017-2018
  • Mclean Meditation Institute – Certified Instructor in Mindfulness in the Workplace – 2019
  • Currently being trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy) and will be certified by February 2021
  • Additionally skilled in CBT, Psychodynamic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Areas of Focus:

Grief/Loss, Suicide Related Loss
Relationship Issues
Mindfulness and Meditation
Self-care, life direction, coping skills
Adults, families, and couples


Bachelors in Science – Ithaca College, 1997-2001
Masters in Social Work – Columbia University, 2008-2010

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Professional Background

Jennifer Shapiro-Lee, LCSW-R, is an Ivy League educated Psychotherapist, a Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Instructor, and a Mindfulness in the Workplace Trainer. She works with individuals, families, and couples at her private psychotherapy practice, located in Roslyn, NY. Jennifer takes a holistic approach to mental health, integrating traditional therapies with mindfulness, meditation, and self-care to help clients cope with life’s challenges and transitions. Areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, grief, stress, life direction, and relationship issues.

In addition to Jennifer’s therapy practice, she teaches individual and group meditation classes, leads therapeutic retreats, corporate wellness events, and is a motivational speaker.

Jennifer specializes in educating companies and organizations about mental health awareness. Jennifer also brings mindfulness and meditation into professional environments. In Jennifer’s previous career as an Account Executive in the Fashion Industry she had close to ten years corporate experience in sales and was responsible for a team that generated $10 million in business.

Jennifer was honored by the Long Island Press as a Power Woman in Business in 2019. In the same year, she was also recognized by the Long Island Business News as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Business, and was interviewed on the Donna Drake Live It Up Show, CBS WLNY.

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