Cynthia DeLap

Therapist Cynthia DeLap Photo

About Me

I have worked with people all of my working life. As a therapist I have worked all populations, mandated clients inmates, both male and females, even adolescent aged juvenile delinquent. I have worked in prisons max levels to mediums. I have worked in residential care for juveniles to outpatient care for children. I recently have retired from the State of New York putting 30 plus years behind to work on-call as a psychiatric on call evaluator in the emergency room, and a therapist for a local family medical center seeing nearby college adults.

I have worked with many people with a wide range of concerns and struggles, from Mental Health issues like Bipolar disorder, to PTSD and Trauma issues, Coping Anxiety issues, Attachment and Abandonment problems, ADHD, Loss, Grief, Schizophrenia, Abuse, Self-Injury, Self-Esteem, Parenting, Relationships, Anger, Personality Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, OCD and Depression.

I do not care for labels, and I do believe in treating everyone as they treat me with respect and professionalism and compassion. I use a Cognitive Behavioral approach and tailor your Treatment need that is unique to each client. I use an emotional Support Pet named Moe Bailey ( as long as everyone is not Allergic-Lol! ha ha it's virtual) I use humor lots! It makes seeing a therapist fun.
You have taken the first step which can be scary by looking for help, now just find the person that fits or seems to for you and call for help today. Hope we chat soon. So you feel better.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #079322-01 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


Written by R.I. on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Cynthia for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and addictions

Cynthia is a wonderful therapist! She is a great listener, takes the time to understand the situation, and empowers me to improve my mental health. I'm eternally grateful for her support and expertise!

Written by M.O. on Sep 10, 2021 after therapy with Cynthia for 1 month on issues concerning depression, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Cynthia is very helpful. Supportive and explains all the theraputic strategies in a very clear manner thumps up

Written by D.E. on Aug 20, 2021 after therapy with Cynthia for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

I've only had 1 session with Cynthia, but I already rescheduled a 2nd session with her. She gets straight to the point and already has helped me grow. I guess I got lucky matching with her for my first therapist.

Written by O.L. on Aug 14, 2021 after therapy with Cynthia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion

I can usually tell within the first 5 minutes of talking to someone whether or not we get along, and I am happy to say Cynthia and I vibed right off the bat. I have only had one session with Cynthia so far, but I am already super stoked to continue working with her. Her communication style is very direct, as is mine, which helps reduce my anxiety during sessions as I never feel like she is just telling me what I want to hear. Additionally, she was great at slowing me down a bit and re-directing me back to the topic at hand, which is awesome if you have crazy ADHD like I do.

If you’ve been put off by past therapists who seem disingenuous, or felt like you weren’t actually being heard, then Cynthia is the lady for you. You’ll never feel like your being overanalyzed or judged, which once again is really helpful for those with Social Anxiety. She is straight up, supportive, and sincere.

Thanks Cynthia!

Written by K.A. on Jul 21, 2021 after therapy with Cynthia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, eating disorders, and self esteem

Cynthia is very good at keeping our sessions light-hearted with jokes and relatable stories. She's very supportive, open-minded, and understanding and I feel very comfortable saying literally anything that's on my mind to her!

Written by T.A. on May 28, 2021 after therapy with Cynthia for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

Cynthia is such a lovely person, she has such a bright energy about her and she’s a great listener. Feels like I’m talking to a good friend who I feel comfortable ranting to, I feel safe talking to her about anything!

Written by A.L. on Mar 15, 2021 after therapy with Cynthia for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Cynthia was instrumental in helping me overcome issues with my anxiety. She creates a calm environment and understood how to best assist me in helping myself overcome issues I was having with anxiety and depression. I would highly recommend to anyone going through similar issues and would also be happy to work with her again if I felt I needed to.