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Eliot LeBow, LCSW, CDE

Diabetes-Focused Psychotherapist

323 West 96th Street,
New York, NY 10025
(212) 933-0758


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Helping People with Diabetes Thrive!

Eliot LeBow LCSW, CDE has lived with diabetes for over 40 years and developed Diabetes-Focused Psychotherapy,® to help individuals, couples and families master the emotional and management challenges of living with diabetes. 

For many people with diabetes, blood sugar levels take a silent toll on all areas of life. Over time it can cause trauma, frustration, anger, and sadness which leads to emotional issues such as depression and diabetes burnout.  

Many of his clients get help with emotional health issues that are caused by diabetes, like Depression, Attention Deficit Disorder and Diabetes Burnout or existing psychological problems that are exacerbated by the impact of diabetes. He helps his clients navigate a wide range of relationship issues caused by this challenging illness. Mr. LeBow is well versed in helping people living with diabetes improve their Diabetes-Self Management. 

He takes a holistic approach combining traditional talk therapy with diabetes education and diabetes self-management assistance. Addressing both the physical and emotional aspects of living life with diabetes.

Mr. LeBow's provides direct emotional help for people living with diabetes. He founded the online platform “DiabeticTalks” providing emotional support to the diabetes community worldwide. He has written many articles in print and online on the impact of diabetes on all areas of a person’s life. He is a columnist for endocrine today magazine and author of “DiabeticMinds,” a blog on various Bio-psycho-social aspects of diabetes.

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