Yusra Al-Shawaf, LCSW

Yusra Al-Shawaf, LCSW Verified by GLPG


  • School:
    Columbia University
  • Degree:
    Master of Social Work
  • Additional Certificates:



  • English

Yusra's approaches to therapy are as unique as each client who walks through the door. She works to build genuine relationships with her clients in order for them to feel safe and secure. After spending years in the hospice care field, Yusra has become passionate about helping guide people along their grief journey. Yusra's other specialties include relationship issues, stress, and life transitions.

Life can throw us for a loop sometimes. When the unexpected happens, we may need a little help and guidance to get us through. Whether it's managing new life circumstances or the build-up of life's daily stressors, Yusra has the expertise to assist you with what you need.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cash/Private Pay
  • Cigna/Evernorth
  • Cofinity
  • Humana Military (Tricare East)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • The Alliance
  • UBH
  • VA CCN
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.


  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress


  • Body Positivity
  • Racial Justice Allied


  • Grief
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress

Session Types

  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • (20 to 64) Adults
  • (65+) Elders

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Family / Marital
  • Gottman Method
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing