Laura Lucia,Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Practical Counselor (LPC)

Laura Lucia,Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Practical Counselor (LPC)

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Secondary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health Insurance Co.
Fees: $200 for 50 minutes
Reduced fees available for those who qualify if current openings exist
Free Initial Phone Consultation

Offices

New York, New York 10036

My Approach to Helping

Along with sound clinical expertise, I work from an attachment and neuroscience perspective, providing a safe, warm, connected, nonjudgemental approach to therapy. Together we identify distressing issues, and establish objectives for growth and change. I realize some of you seek counseling because you feel stuck in unproductive thoughts, distressing emotions, or behavioral and relational patterns that negatively impact your potential be your best self and thrive. Others of you come because you experience anxiety, or a sense of languishing, boundary and relationship challenges. I also work with couples experiencing communication problems, escalating conflict, or issues that undermine a secure and loving relationship. Parents come because they struggle with their own reactivity to their kids, and are dissatisfied with the outcome of their current parenting approach.

I realize and respect that each person or couple has unique needs and challenges. I am trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities, current with the most recent findings in neuroscience (EFT, AEDP). I also apply Gottman, CBT, and relationship skills as necessary.

I see many people from various faith backgrounds, and others not ascribing to any particular spiritual orientation. I am also able to offer Christian counseling for those desiring to integrate a faith-based perspective. However I will omit faith integration for those not desiring such an approach.

More Info About My Practice

I realize that taking a band-aid to deep woundedness or entrenched patterns leaves one feeling discouraged and wanting. Skilled therapists provide much more than empathic listening and validation in order for substantive change to happen. Application of evidence-based modalities will enable individuals and couples to experience sustained mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational wholeness.

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I work with a diverse population of clients.
    I can also integrate Christian counseling for those desiring a faith-based perspective. I also see clients who do not ascribe to any particular faith orientation.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Breakup
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Parenting
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Esteem
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Neuropsychology
  • Parent Work

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