Lantie Tom is a licensed Creative Arts Psychotherapist in New York state. She works with diverse adults, adolescents, and children who benefit from a deeper process. Her clients aren't necessarily trained artists, but people who are curious about the healing benefits of the arts and enjoy simple acts of creativity. Her clients are motivated to improve their relationships, reach their potential, and to live meaningfully. They benefit from her guidance in getting to the heart of complex issues and how she thinks outside of the box to help clients make therapeutic breakthroughs.
Lantie’s style is efficient, collaborative, and playful. She provides a sacred setting for clients to express, explore, and to grow. Drawing from psychoanalysis, social psychology, and existential psychology, Lantie guides clients process issues of identity, meaning, and belonging. Lantie takes a creative approach with somatic methods integrating drama therapy, art therapy, Guided Drawing, and Havening techniques. Lantie integrates somatic approaches with cognitive methods informed by Internal Family Systems (IFS), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).
In addition to her work with clients, Lantie supervises social workers and mental health counselors at the graduate and postgraduate level. Prior to private practice, Lantie worked in outpatient clinics with Asian immigrants and other minorities, adapting expressive arts and play therapy for cultural communication. She has received specialized training at the Kint Institute for trauma-informed creative arts therapies and is a certified Havening Techniques® practitioner. In addition to private practice, Lantie has taught social work students how to effectively work with children. She has completed two master's degrees from New York University - one in Drama Therapy and a second in Educational Theatre.
Anxiety - Decreasing and resolving triggers of excessive worry, nervousness, or stress. Developing regulation skills and overall brain health.
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Trauma - Resolving and healing after disruptions to safety such as neglect, war, assault, and abuse (physical, emotional, sexual, spiritual). Releasing negative beliefs that resulted from trauma and other adverse experiences.
Phobias & fears - Providing efficient techniques to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers
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Years of Experience: 4 years
Private Practice, Psychotherapist, 2021 - Present
Eleni Toumarides, Inc, Psychotherapist, 2019 - 2023
Hamilton-Madison House - AARS, Substance Use Behavioral Health Counselor, 2019 - 2020
Hamilton-Madison House - Outpatient and PROS, Intern, 2018 - 2019
New York University, M.A. Drama Therapy, 2019
New York University, M.A. Educational Theatre, 2012
University of Massachusetts, B.A. Linguistics, 2010
New York: 002593