Eleni Sexton, LCSW

((she/her))

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

EMDR Trainer

Online Therapy

About Me

Eleni Sexton, MS, LCSW provides trauma-informed care, consultation, supervision, and training through her private practice in Reno, NV. She is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant with a focus on the treatment of complex trauma and dissociative disorders. Before moving to private practice she worked in community mental health providing trauma-informed wrap-around care to members of diverse populations including (but not limited to) people experiencing homelessness and serious mental illness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and members of the BIPOC and LGBTQIA communities. Eleni provides psychotherapy in English and Spanish. As a trainer Eleni has provided training for licensed clinicians and interns, employees of the Nevada Department of Corrections, and members of the Nevada Bar Association on the topics of trauma-informed care and vicarious trauma. In all her work, Eleni utilizes an integrative, science-based approach that includes a wide array of treatment lenses and modalities, including neuroscience, attachment theory, structural dissociation, ego state therapy, guided imagery, and the expressive arts.

Education & Experience

University of Nevada, Reno - BA in Psychology Columbia University School of Social Work - MS in Social Work

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English
  • Spanish

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealth

Hometown Health Plan