Simone LaVerne

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About

Simone currently has a private practice on the Upper West Side. About 90% of her clients identify as LGBTQ+. Simone is a queer-identified provider. She is a clinical supervisor at Identity House, an organization that serves the LGBTQ+ community by offering support groups and peer counseling. Simone worked with LGBTQ+ homeless youth as an intern at Streetwork Safe Horizon, during her training. She graduated from Gestalt Associates in 2017, a post-graduate program where she received extensive training in Gestalt psychotherapy, as well as completed courses in psychoanalysis, leading to my License in Psychoanalysis (LP) in 2019. During that training, she treated an extensive number of clients, many LGBTQ+, in the institute clinic. Prior to that, Simone also received a Master's in Psychology from the New School for Social Research. Simone also has been trained to work with rape survivors, as a volunteer Rape Crisis Advocate at St. Vincent's Hospital in 2009 and 2010.

Clinical trainings, Education, & Certifications:

- Masters in Psychology from The New School for Social Research, 2013

- Certified Gestalt Therapist from Gestalt Associates, 2017

- Rape Crisis Advocate training, St. Vincent's Hospital, 2009

"I support my LGBTQ+ clients by applying what I've lived and know from my own queer experience."

Borough

Manhattan

licensure

LP

Pronouns

She/Her/Hers
Medication Management

clinical Focus Areas

Anxiety
Depression
Eating Disorders
PTSD
Addiction
OCD
Medication
Gender
Sexuality
Other

counseling types

Adults
Couples

Queer Competencies

These are areas of expertise based on what the provider has studied, where they've worked, what they've lived through, and the clients they want to work with.
Sexual Orientation
TGNC Gender Identity
TGNC Transition Support Letter

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