Gabrielle  Lankin
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Gabrielle Lankin


Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Practice: Online Virtual Counselors Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online

Insurance Accepted | Appointments in 24 hours | Several Therapist Available Now

Updated March 14, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Family issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Adolescent mental health
  • College & graduate student mental health

Professional statement

Gabrielle Lankin, LMSW is a psychotherapist in NY. Her masters degree is from the Silberman school of Social Work, and she graduated in 2014. She also received institute training at the Family Institute. She works virtually, and believes that therapy should be as accessible as possible for her clients.

Gabrielle's extensive experience is working with adults (of all ages), young adults (young professionals/college students/graduate students, those struggling to navigate new adult responsibilities) and teens. Her expertise is in the areas of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, challenging family dynamics, and navigating stress and transitions (including Covid-19 related stress). She has worked in varied settings, including in Outpatient psychiatric facilities, schools, as a clinical consultant for youth groups, and in clinics and agencies.

Gabrielle's therapy approach is varied and eclectic. Treatment approaches are chosen based on the client's presenting problems and background. She uses a variety of modalities including psychodynamic work, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness and narrative therapy tools.

Message to clients

I am passionate about helping individuals and families reach their goals and believe that a collaborative therapeutic relationship is an effective way to achieve personal growth. After listening to your challenges and strengths, we will develop together a path to healing, designed for you.

My extensive experience is working with adults, young adults and teens in the areas of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, challenging family dynamics, and navigating stress and transitions. Together we will use a variety of modalities including psychodynamic work, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness and narrative therapy tools. My counseling style is dynamic, affirming, curious, and empathic.

I am a graduate of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College with an MSW and also received post-graduate training at the Family Institute, specializing in mental health with individuals and families.

I look forward to meeting you soon!

Gabrielle Lankin, LMSW


Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

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

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

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

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients


  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Evernorth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare (through Blue Cross Blue Shield)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • Tufts Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $130 (50min)
  • Initial session: $150 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $160 (60min)
  • Group sessions: $160 (75min)
  • Family sessions: $160 (60min)

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
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
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
  • As needed
Therapist's note

We are a "in-network provider' with BCBS, Horizon NJ, Cigna, Aetna, & Medicare. If your insurance is not listed, don't hesitate to reach out, we might be able to help.

Co-Pays range from $5-$50 per session (depending on the plan)

No Insurance? No Problem: Private Pay Clients - $120-$160 per session

We are happy to submit claims on your behalf directly to your insurance company, or we can provide you with a bill for you to submit.

Please note that The Virtual Counselors does not accept any form of Medicaid.


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 7am-9pm
  • Tue 7am-9pm
  • Wed 7am-9pm
  • Thu 7am-9pm
  • Fri 7am-7pm
  • Sat By appointment Inquire for hours
  • Sun 7am-9pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

Crossroads, Psychotherapist, 2018 - Present
The Virtual Counselors , Psychotherapist, 2022 - Present
Promesa Acacia Network, Psychotherapist, 2015 - 2017
NCSY, Clinical Consultant , 2014 - 2015

The Family Institute, 1 year of Institute training , 2018
Hunter College School of Social Work, MSW, 2014


New York: 095005