Laura Sinkman, LCSW

Social Worker
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Accepting New Patients


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
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • 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

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Coventry Health Care

  • Coventry Health Care


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan


  • Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid Behavioral Health
  • Medicare Behavioral Health

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.