Nancy Hilsenrath LCSW, CASAC, SAPNancy Hilsenrath, LCSW, CASAC, is a licensed clinical social worker working with individuals, children, couples and families.

Her private practice is located in 3 locations:
West Hempstead, NY, Douglaston, Queens, and Hewlett, NY.

Nancy graduated from Wurzweiler School of Social Work in NYC. She has over 25 years of experience as a psychotherapist and has been the program director for many substance abuse programs throughout the years. Her skill set is quite strong and she knows how to help her clients reach their full potential and be successful.

Nancy specializes in addiction with much emphasis on substance abuse.

She has helped many adolescents and adults stop abusing pain medication, heroin, along with other illicit substances. She uses hypnosis when it is beneficial, as it helps her clients identify reasons for their addiction. Her approach is gentle and compassionate.

Nancy has made community presentations in order to enlighten the Long Island and Queens, NY community about the opioid epidemic. It is important for the community at large to learn about the early signs and symptoms of substance use before it escalates into abuse and dependence.

Nancy is currently a program director at Long Island Detox, working closely with the medical director, Dr. Hughes.

For those struggling with any addiction, you have come to the right place.


Nancy works with many clinical issues ranging from depression, anxiety, ADHD and addiction. She provides a warm and safe environment and helps you process the issues. She helps you learn new ways to cope with the issues. Together, you will work to get to a point where the issues are significantly improved or non-existent.

She works with couples who are struggling / contemplating breaking up. Often couples are not able to see their own dynamics. Nancy is able to have couples improve their relationship through therapy. If you want to stay with your partner and are committed to the process, Nancy has made many successes, as none of her couples have ended their relationships. That is a result of commitment and hard work that the couples engage in, when part of the therapeutic process.


Nancy is an out-of-network provider. Your therapy may be covered fully or partially by your insurance carrier. You will be able to submit your bill to your insurance for reimbursement. It would be helpful to check your coverage before beginning therapy.



PHONE: 718-551-2777

Additional Licenses / Certifications:
  • NY State Certified Social Worker
  • NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Specialized Training in Domestic Violence
  • Certified Alcohol & Substance Abuse Professional
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)
Professional Affiliations:
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Fellow of the NY State Society for Clinical Social Work
  • Board Certified Diplomat of the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work