About Lenissa Barbosa, LMSW

Lenissa has a bachelor's degree in Clinical Psychology and had completed her master's degree in Clinical Social Work at the Smith College School for Social Work. Moreover, she as a post-graduate training in Psychoanalysis and Mental Health. Lenissa is also a certified Play Therapist.

Lenissa is a committed person, with a proactive and engaging clinical approach. She believes that her learned listening skills combined with her intrinsic empathetic qualities, collaborate to establish a truly and deep connection with her clients. In her view as a therapist, this connection/relationship is the most important tool to achieve therapeutic gains.

Lenissa speaks English, and Portuguese.


  • ADD & ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Conduct Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Manic Disorders
  • Mindfulness
  • OCD
  • Panic Disorders
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Anxiety Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Skills
  • Tourettes
  • Trauma
  • Education & Certifications

    Smith College School For Social Work, MSW 2014

    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Specialist in Mental Health and Psychoanalysis, 2008

    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Bachelor in Psychology and Clinical Psychologist, 2005



    160 Clairemont Avenue, Suite 400-445
    Decatur, GA 30030


    • Aetna
    • Evernorth (Cigna)
    • Kaiser Permanente (Southeast)
    • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)