Lantie Tom, Therapist in New York, New York — Zencare
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Lantie Tom

Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, LCAT Creative Arts Therapist
New York Accepting Online
Midtown East Not Accepting In-person
Updated June 7, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Existential crisis & challenges
  • Identity development
  • Mood disorders
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Lantie Tom is a licensed creative arts psychotherapist in New York. She sees clients of all ages and often guest lectures on building relationships with children and adolescents using telehealth and the creative arts. Many of Lantie's clients come to her with a desire to improve their relationships with themselves and with others. Lantie is especially passionate about working with survivors of religious and political abuse.

Lantie's style is down-to-earth and good-humored. She enjoys collaborating with clients on finding the roots of an issue and engaging their strengths for healing and growth. She integrates creative and evidence-based methods to resolve and renew what words cannot. As someone who is dedicated to providing the best care possible, Lantie combines profound insights with the most efficient, brain-smart methods available.

A graduate of New York University, Lantie completed her first Master's degree in Educational Theatre and a second Master's degree in Drama Therapy. Outside of her practice, she has served minorities at community outpatient clinics and youth theatre programs. She has received specialized training at the Kint Institute for trauma-informed creative arts therapies and is a certified Havening Techniques® practitioner.

Message to clients

I am always impressed with the courage and resilience that brings people to therapy in search of who they are meant to be. My aim is to guide you towards your inner wisdom and becoming your most authentic self. To do so, I am committed to creating an environment where you can explore freely and challenge yourself.

If you're feeling stuck, we will move through it. If you're frustrated, we will get your strengths to work for you instead of against you.

You might surprise yourself in amazing ways.


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

Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.

Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness

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

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Lantie Tom is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Cigna
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)

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

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $200
  • Initial session: $150 (60min)
  • Group sessions: $150 (75min)

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 3:00-8:00
  • Tue 10:00-3:00
  • Wed 3:00-8:00
  • Thu 3:00-8:00
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Midtown East practice
515 Madison Avenue, Suite 8007, New York, New York 10022
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Thu 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Eleni Toumarides, Inc, Creative Arts Therapist, 2019 - Present
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