Last edited 03/01/2024

Lisa Umanita LICSW

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Lisa Umanita Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. As a long-term career therapist, I have a passion for my work and feel privileged to work with those who share their heartfelt challenges with me.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Lisa Umanita is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 25 years of experience in this field. She is a passionate and compassionate practitioner. She has had the privilege to work with a diverse population struggling with mental health issues, working with individuals from 20-90 years old and assisting them to overcome their unique challenges and obtain their realistic goals towards wellness. Lisa specializes in anxiety, depression, transitional stressors and adjustments, loss, LGBT, relational issues, and stress management. Lisa completed her master's degree at Boston University. Throughout her career, she has had an insatiable desire to continue learning to find what she feels is the most efficient and highly effective modalities of therapy. Lisa utilizes CBT, REBT, schema therapy, positive therapy, and strengths perspective therapy. Everyone deserves to be happy; everyone experiences challenges. Lisa is highly capable of assisting you through your journey. Allow her the privilege of guiding you in creating effective coping strategies and gaining new insight into old inefficient patterns.




Sexuality Based Issues

Coping Skills

General Expertise



Aging related concerns

Gender identity & transgender health


Coping Skills

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP

Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare




First Session$240
Individual Therapy$195
Marriage & Couples Counseling$195
Family Therapy$195
Group Therapy$195

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Person-Centered Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Positive Psychology

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)


  • Connecticut, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, 9449


Master of Social Work, Boston University

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Salem, Salem, MA

Frequently Asked Questions About Lisa Umanita, LICSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Lisa Umanita, LICSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Lisa Umanita accepting new clients?

Yes, Lisa Umanita is accepting new clients for online therapy in Connecticut and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Salem, 70 Washington St Suite 404, Salem, MA, 01970.

Does Lisa Umanita accept insurance?

Yes, Lisa Umanita accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Humana and Optum.

What types of therapy does Lisa Umanita offer?

Lisa Umanita offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Lisa Umanita offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Lisa Umanita offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Salem, 70 Washington St Suite 404, Salem, MA, 01970.

Does Lisa Umanita offer online therapy?

Yes, Lisa Umanita offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Connecticut.

How quickly can I see Lisa Umanita?

Lisa Umanita typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Lisa Umanita speak?

Lisa Umanita conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Lisa Umanita online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Lisa Umanita online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.