Last updated: 1/29/2016

Le Andrea Banks, LCSWC (301) 801-4626
Last Updated: 1/29/2016
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 22

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

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

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)

Office and Contact Information
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Lekaiban, LLC
14201 Laurel Park Drive
Suite 221
Laurel, MD 20707  
www.lekaiban.com
(301) 801-4626

Contact: Le Andrea Banks

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

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

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Parenting Issues Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Women's Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Forensic Gender Identity Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Pain Management Personality Disorders Physical Illness/Impairment Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral Information and Referral Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Psychological Testing and Evaluation Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Behavioral Case Management Coaching 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 Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Outreach Pastoral Therapy Play Therapy Prevention Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodrama Relational Satir Schema Therapy Sex Therapy Social Support Supervised Visitation Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Offenders/Perpetrators
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Diabetes Disabled Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Step Families
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian
Buddhist Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Caribbean
Arabic Armenian Asian Cape Verdean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
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 (Open Choice) GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees
AETNA (PPO) Magellan Behavioral Health
AETNA Health Optimum Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield (CareFirst BlueChoice) United Healthcare
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare United HealthCare (Options PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)

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