Laura Sinkman, LCSW

Social Worker
Accepting New Patients
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Laura Sinkman is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University and her Master of Social Work degree from Columbia University School of Social Work. While at Columbia, Ms. Sinkman trained in the Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program. Ms. Sinkman completed postgraduate training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the William Alanson White Institute.

At Columbia, Ms. Sinkman provides direct care to patients in individual and group psychotherapy using psychodynamic, relational, cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches. Ms. Sinkman has a special interest in working to support patients with life transitions, early adult development, lifespan development and perinatal mood and anxiety issues.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Psychotherapy
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Mental Health
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post Menopausal Problems
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Aspects of Infertility
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Problems
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Work-Related Stress

Academic Appointments

  • Social Worker


  • Female

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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019