Lanet Rivera is a Primary Therapist at Water Gap Wellness.
Lanet received her BA in Liberal Arts from The College of New Rochelle majoring in Psychology, Minor-Criminal Justice, and received her Master’s in Social Work from Yeshiva University. She also completed her Seminar in Field Instructions ( SIFI )in Social Work from Lehman College . Lanet was appointed by Former Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to serve on Community Board 3 from 2015-2018 where she received 7 Citations and Proclamations from serval elected officials for her service working with families and individuals dealing with homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse disorder and chronic medical conditions.
Lanet has experience providing counseling services to a variety of individuals, particularly Adults living in transitional housing and other settings within the community since 2005. Her focus has been working with those who have experienced trauma, grief and loss, chronic medical condition and separation from family. Lanet enjoys using strength-based approaches and integrating various treatment therapies to best meet the needs and goals of the client.
Lanet’s Mantra: “Everyone has a purpose in Life…a unique gift or special talent to give to others. And when we blend the unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of or own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals”. Deepak Chopra