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Levana Adato, LCSW
I became a therapist because I believe in making the world a better place, helping one person at a time.

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Levana Adato, LCSW


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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I became a therapist because I believe in making the world a better place, helping one person at a time. From a very young age, I learned the value of social justice and helping others from my family. I volunteered a lot growing up, helping the elderly and my community.

My therapy style includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution Focused, culturally sensitive, Family Systems, grief, humanistic, integrative, interpersonal, life coaching, multicultural, person-centered, reality therapy, Strength-Based, and Trauma-Focused. I have been practicing therapy for over 20 years, and have been licensed for over 15 years.


MSW - Social Work, Washington University

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What are your interests outside of work?

going to to the gym, hiking, cooking, spending time with family and friends.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

I enjoy working out, reading, and cooking.

What book have you read more than once?

The Therapist (it's a book in Hebrew). I liked the message of the book and connected with it.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

I currently work for Child and Family Guidance Center, where we provide services for kids ages 0-26. I believe in the mission of the organization and have worked there for over 20 years.

How do you recharge?

I enjoy hiking on the weekends.

Do you have any pets?

I have a 5-year-old rescue dog that we adopted from a shelter. My daughter and I went to San Diego (2.5 hours from my house) to meet the dog and see if my daughter connected with her, and a few weeks later we adopted her.