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Le Andrea Banks, LCSWC

Last Updated: 1/29/2016
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Lekaiban, LLC
14201 Laurel Park Drive
Suite 221
Laurel, MD 20707  
www.lekaiban.com
Phone: (301) 801-4626
Fax: (301) 576-4554

Contact: Le Andrea Banks

Office Hours:
Mon: 5:00pm - 9:00pmSat: By appointment
Tue: 5:00pm - 9:00pmSun: N/A
Wed: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri: By appointment
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified
Gender: Female

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: N/A
Weekends: N/A

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Qualifications
Years of Experience: 22

Licensing:
MD - LCSW-C [14636]
CT - LCSW [007332]

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Degrees:
MSW

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Health Care Provider, Licensed
Social Work Supervisor
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: $70
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
AETNA Health, Inc. GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees
AETNA Inc. (Open Choice) Magellan Behavioral Health
AETNA Inc. (PPO) Optimum Choice, Inc.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield (CareFirst BlueChoice, Inc.) United Healthcare
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare UnitedHealthcare
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.)
Addictions/Substance
Adoption/Foster Care
Aging
Anger Management
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Attachment Disorders
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
Behavioral Problems
Bipolar Disorders
Career/Employment Concerns
Child Abuse and Neglect
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Domestic Violence
Dual Diagnosis
Education/Personal Development
Family Issues
Forensic
Gender Identity
Grief/Loss
Interpersonal Relationships
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
Multicultural Issues
Pain Management
Parenting Issues
Personality Disorders
Physical Illness/Impairment
Psychoses/Major Mental Illness
Runaways
Self Abuse
Sexual Abuse/Rape
Sexual Disorders
Sexual Orientation
Sexuality Issues
Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Stress
Trauma/PTSD
Women's Issues

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age Groups:
Adolescents (13-17)
Adults (26-59)
Children (6-12)
Preschool (Under 6)
Seniors (60 +)
Young Adults (18-25)

Specific Populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
AIDS/HIV+
Alzheimer's
Biracial
Cancer Patients
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
College Students
Diabetes
Disabled
Gifted
Grandparents
Immigrants/Refugees
Interracial Families/Couples
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender (LGBT)
Military/Veterans
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Obese or Overweight
Offenders/Perpetrators
Step Families

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Advocacy
Behavioral
Case Management
Coaching
Cognitive/Behavioral
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Education Consultation
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
Evaluation/Diagnostic
Existential Psychotherapy
Expressive Therapy
Family-Based Treatment (FBT)
Feminist
Focusing
Forensic Evaluation
Geriatric Consultation
Gestalt
Guardian ad Litem
Holistic
Information and Referral
Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.)
Jungian
Meditation/Relaxation
Mindfulness Based Approaches
Narrative Therapy
Outreach
Parent Guidance
Pastoral Therapy
Play Therapy
Prevention
Psycho-Educational
Psychoanalysis
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Psychodrama
Psychodynamic
Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Relational
Satir
Schema Therapy
Sex Therapy
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Social Support
Supervised Visitation
Systemic
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Group
Individual
Peer Support
Supervision/Consultation

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious Experience:
Buddhist Hindu LDS/Mormon
Christian Jewish Muslim

Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Caribbean Italian
Arabic Haitian Native American
Armenian Hispanic Pacific Islander
Asian Indian Portuguese
Cape Verdean Irish

Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Groups
Anger Management
Wednesday’s Anger Management Sessions addresses: common triggers of anger. Teens will learn how to identify, practice and utilize coping skills taught to resolve conflicts. Ideal Group Size 6-12 members.
Group Focus: Anger Management
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
CBT
Member Age: Adolescents (13-17)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Laurel, MD 20707
Phone: (301) 801-4626
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Wednesday

Anxiety Group
Thursday’s Anger Management Sessions addresses common triggers of mood states. Members will learn how to identify, practice and utilize coping skills taught to better manage their feelings and resolve conflicts. Ideal Group Size 6-12 members.
Group Focus: Anger Management
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
CBT
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Laurel, MD 20707
Phone: (301) 801-4626
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday

Couples Group
Couple's Therapy Sessions addressing common struggles couples have in relationships. Couples will learn how to identify, practice, utilize their communication style and the needs of their partner. Ideal Group Size 6-12 members.
Group Focus: Couple/Marital Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
CBT
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Any
Partners or Spouses
Location: Laurel, MD 20707
Phone: (301) 801-4626
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on