Angela DeGiaimo, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist and the founder of NY State of Mind Therapy. She has over ten years of experience providing therapeutic services to clients of varying age groups and backgrounds. Angela has spent the last decade working with mentally ill and traumatized clients both independently and in partnership with various New York State Office of Mental Health treatment providers and facilities.
She is experienced in treating issues of anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, poor school and job performance, ADHD communication barriers, issues of organization and impulse control, difficulty with life transitions, identity issues including race, gender and sexuality, issues related to the LGBTQI community, PTSD, and related issues of trauma and loss. Throughout her career Angela has had experience in partnering with the NYC Administration for Children's Services, Department of Education, Department of Justice, and the Office of Mental Health.
In addition to her direct clinical practice experience, Angela's work has involved crisis intervention, case management, community based work and advocacy. Outside of her time in private practice, Angela has continued to work as a clinical supervisor for other social workers, most recently taking on the new challenge of collaborating with the Department of Homeless Services as part of the Mayor's Office's Thrive Initiative. Angela is currently leading a team of 12 social workers at a large NYC shelter for homeless children and families.
Angela earned her Masters in Social Work from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She also holds a B.A. from New York University where she graduated Cum Laude. Angela was awarded Employee of the Year in 2016 by
The New York State Coalition for Children's Behavioral Health.
After years of being a foster parent, Angela currently lives in Brooklyn with her three adopted sons and her beloved dog, Sadie.