Headshot of Jennifer Shapiro-Lee, MSW, LCSW-R

Jennifer Shapiro-Lee MSW, LCSW-R

Licensing & Certifications:

  • 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

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.


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

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Areas of Focus

Jennifer Shapiro-Lee, MSW, LCSW-R, offers holistic psychotherapy and mindfulness practices to empower individuals, couples, and families. With expertise in stress, anxiety, and relationship issues, she guides clients toward mental well-being and life fulfillment.

Jennifer Shapiro-Lee utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Grief/Loss, Suicide Related Loss
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Self-care, life direction, coping skills
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Relationship Issues
  • Business/Career
  • Adults, families, and couples

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Meditation has proven to be a life-changing option for many people, making it a helpful tool for those dealing with depression.

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