Stacy  Baum

Stacy Baum

They/Them/Theirs

Mental Health Counselor - Limited Permit, MHC-LP Practice: Integrative Therapy Center Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Chelsea Accepting In-person
Updated October 2, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Relationship issues
  • Sexual harassment & assault
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Gender identity & transgender health
  • Anxiety

Professional statement

Stacy is a mental health counselor who specializes in working with individuals from marginalized communities. Their clientele includes LGBTQIA+ individuals, individuals who have experienced homelessness or housing insecurity, and those who have experienced domestic or sexual trauma. They believe that everyone deserves access to compassionate, non-judgmental mental health care, regardless of their background or experiences.

Stacy’s approach to therapy is integrative and client-centered, meaning that they work collaboratively with their clients to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets their unique needs. They draw on a variety of evidence-based modalities, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and trauma-focused therapy, to help their clients reach their personal goals.

Stacy holds a master's degree in counseling and holds a limited permit. They have been working in the field of mental health for several years in agency, private practice, and shelter settings. They have additionally completed specialized training in trauma-focused therapy, LGBTQIA+ affirmative therapy, and working with survivors of sexual and domestic violence. They are committed to ongoing professional development and approaching all clients from a strength based approach. Stacy is available for consultation and therapy via telehealth Monday through Thursday and between 5pm and 9pm.


Message to clients

Seeking help for your mental health can be a difficult and courageous step. It takes strength and vulnerability to open up to a counselor about the challenges you may be facing. I am excited to be a part of your journey towards healing and growth.

As a mental health counselor, I specialize in supporting members of the LGBTQIA+ community and those who have experienced sexual or domestic violence, but I work with individuals from all walks of life. Are you looking to confront your trauma? Learn helpful coping mechanisms for street? Hold yourself accountable to your goals? Explore your identity? Learn more about yourself or increase your self-esteem? I am committed to creating a safe and welcoming space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences without fear of judgment or discrimination.

I understand that the intersections of identity, trauma, and mental health can be complex and unique to each individual. My approach to therapy is direct and collaborative, meaning that we will work together to identify your goals and tailor our sessions to your specific needs.

Whether you are seeking support for anxiety, depression, PTSD, or navigating your gender identity or sexual orientation, I am here to offer guidance and support. I believe that healing is possible, and I am committed to working with you in the ways that are most helpful to you. Reach out today for a consultation.


Specialties

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Sexual harassment & assault - Caring support along the pathway to safety, wellbeing, and healing for survivors of sexual abuse and assault

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (45min)
  • Initial session: $150 (45min)
  • Couples sessions: $175 (45min)
  • Family sessions: $175 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am to 8pm
  • Tue 8am to 8pm
  • Wed 8am to 8pm
  • Thu 8am to 8pm
  • Fri 8am to 8pm
  • Sat 8am to 8pm
  • Sun 8am to 8pm

Chelsea practice
322 8th Ave, 802, New York, New York 10001
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am to 8pm
  • Tue 8am to 8pm
  • Wed 8am to 8pm
  • Thu 8am to 8pm
  • Fri 8am to 8pm
  • Sat 8am to 8pm
  • Sun 8am to 8pm

Licensure

New York: P120854


Languages

English