Mark Lesniewski, Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania

Mark Lesniewski, LPC

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**Currently accepting new clients** At Forest Counseling we help individuals and families make discoveries about themselves while helping them overcome the obstacles they face. We help clients with depression, anxiety, ADHD, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, life transitions, stressors surrounding parenting, or other mental health issues. Please contact me for more information on how to begin your personal journey.

Graduated from:
– Gannon University's Psychology program in 2013
– Niagara University's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in 2016.

Clinical Internships (Child & Adolescent Focused):
– Achievement Center's Summer Treatment Program (Summer 2012 Erie, PA)
– Cleveland Hill Family Resource Center (2014-2015 Cheektowaga, NY)
– Monsignor Carr Children's Institute (2015-2016 Niagara Falls, NY)

Previous Work:
– BestSelf Behavioral Health (2016-2021 Hamburg, NY) as a Child and Family Counselor/Senior Clinician providing child/adolescent/family therapy to those in need to strengthen relationships and assist those struggling with ADHD, ODD, anxiety, depression, trauma, and other mental health issues.

Currently Trained/Certified in:
– Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety
– Trained in Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT)
– Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
– Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
– Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Toddlers (PCIT-T).
– Both PCIT/PCIT-T provide families with children 0-7 skills in strengthening family relationships, improve listening skills, managing anger/aggression, and self-regulating emotions.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief & Loss
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd

Therapy Types

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Tf-Cbt And Pcit/Pcit-Toddler
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$75.00 - $135.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
United Healthcare
Upmc Commercial

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Licensed Professional Counselor
LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor)
New York
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
Niagara University
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling