Aaron  Lauber

Aaron Lauber

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Not accepting new clients in NoMad practice (updated November 13, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Creative and performing artists
  • LGBTQIA and sexuality topics
  • Helping professionals
  • Relational trauma
  • Self-esteem & shame
  • Managing emotions

Professional statement

Aaron Lauber is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor practicing in NoMad, Manhattan. Aaron has deep expertise in working with members of the LGBTQIA community, creative and performing artists, people in helping professions, and individuals struggling with trauma, self-esteem, and life transitions. Aaron has enjoyed working with a diverse clientele and brings a culturally sensitive lens to his practice.

Aaron takes an integrative approach to therapy, incorporating elements of insight-oriented, emotion-focused, and trauma processing techniques along with the philosophy and practice of mindfulness. Aaron aims to guide his clients in understanding how past painful experiences influence how they navigate the world and its obstacles in the present.

Aaron is excited to help his clients embrace their authentic selves and live their lives in the fullest way possible. He welcomes clients of all identities and backgrounds, encouraging them to bring their whole selves to his office, a short walk from the Herald Square subway station.


Message to clients

My work as a counselor and psychotherapist is devoted to guiding people through the process of healing trauma and shame, helping people reconnect with their true selves and deepest passions, and supporting people as they create the most authentic and meaningful lives possible. I look forward to talking to you and exploring whether we might work together.


Specialties

Creative and performing artists - Navigating life as a freelance artist/performer in the competitive NYC arena; balancing creativity and passion with making a living; transforming creative blocks; managing anxiety around putting yourself out there

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

Helping professionals - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

Relational trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Self-esteem & shame - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Managing emotions - Helping clients build skills to effectively manage difficult emotions and moods


General expertise


Insurance

Aaron Lauber is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $175
  • Couples sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Group sessions: $100

Therapist's note

Aaron has a background in insurance billing and can help people understand and utilize their out-of-network insurance benefits. He submits claims directly to out-of-network insurance on behalf of his clients.


Location(s)

NoMad practice

302 5th Avenue

11th Floor

New York, NY 10001

Hours
  • Mon Varies
  • Tue Varies
  • Wed Varies
  • Thu Varies
  • Fri Varies
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2018 - Present
Center for Optimal Performance, 2016 - 2018
National Institute for the Psychotherapies, 2015 - 2017
Gouverneur Health, 2014 - 2015
Concordia College, New York, 2012 - 2013
Mental Health Association of NYC, 2005 - 2006



Fordham University, MSEd Mental Health Counseling, 2013


Languages

  • English