Nneka Symister, LMSW
Nneka Symister, LMSW, is an experienced therapist specializing in helping women and couples who suffer with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. In her work, Ms. Symister uses multiple techniques to best serve her clients, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, interpersonal therapy and mindfulness.
Ms. Symister holds more than a decade of experience helping families build and strengthen their relationships. Her past work includes supporting diverse patients in underserved communities, including inner city residents and LGBTQIA. She also has an extensive background working with fathers, utilizing the latest research in human behavior to help patients enhance their relationships with their children and increase positive communication in their co-parenting efforts.
Ms. Symister is certified as a Parenting Journey Facilitator and received her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Urban Education from the State University of Albany. She is also deeply involved in her community serving as member of state and national professional organizations, including the National Association of Social Workers and The Links, Incorporated, where she engages high school-aged youth in need.