Lantie  Tom
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Lantie Tom

Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, LCAT Creative Arts Therapist Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Manhattan Office (NoMad) Accepting In-person
Updated November 10, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Identity development
  • Trauma
  • Phobias & fears

Professional statement

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.

Message to clients

We are wired for more than coping. Each of us is designed with numerous assets to help us heal and thrive in spite of challenges. You deserve immediate relief and sustainable change. You're capable of both, so why settle for less?

As someone who thinks outside of the box, I specialize in a unique and strategic combination of neuroscience and creativity to help you leverage all of your healing potential and make breakthroughs in your growth. As your collaborator, I will be honoring your strengths, your values, and your goals. As your advocate, I will facilitate your healing and nurture your growth. And as your guide, I will help you navigate meaning in life and issues of identity development. Together, we'll leverage all of your healing potential so that you can start feeling like yourself and enjoying life again.

Progress can be more efficient and enjoyable than you thought possible. If that excites you, don't hesitate to reach out today for a consult. Let's get to work!


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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients


Lantie Tom is not in-network with any insurances.

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

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $250 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $250
  • Initial session: $250 (60min)
  • Group sessions: $150 (75min)
  • Intensives: $700 (180min)

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
Payment options
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Multiple times a week


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 12pm-7pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 1pm-8pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 12pm-7pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Manhattan Office (NoMad) practice
115 West 30th Street, Suite 400, 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 Closed
  • Tue 12pm-7pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 12pm-7pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Reserved for Intensives
  • Sun Reserved for Intensives

Work and Education

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