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Cassandra Lenza, MS, LCSW, RYT

Cassandra Lenza, MS, LCSW, RYT is the Clinical Director here at BALANCE. She is an experienced individual, group, and family therapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders through the Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia (CSAB), where she was extensively trained. Cassandra has conducted psychotherapy and evidence-based interventions in numerous eating disorder outpatient treatment programs throughout New York City. She is a member of the National Association of Social Work (NASW) and Yoga Alliance, weaving yoga and mindfulness into the therapeutic process as BALANCE’s resident yoga teacher.

Cassandra received her Masters of Social Work from Columbia University and is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Social Work from New York University, where she serves as a guest lecturer. In her doctoral studies, she is researching Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as a evidence-supported treatment for eating disorders, integrating value-driven action and life purpose into her engaging therapeutic style.