Lauren Jessell, Therapist in New York , New York — Zencare
Lauren   Jessell
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Lauren Jessell

She/Her/Hers

Doctorate in Social Welfare, PhD
New Jersey, New York Accepting Online
NYC Location Accepting In-person
Updated October 20, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Addiction
  • Life transitions
  • Depression

Professional statement

Dr. Jessell is a psychodynamic therapist with a collaborative, warm and relational style. She specializes in treating trauma, anxiety and addictive behaviors and also works with individuals navigating sexual and relationship issues. She offers EMDR and has extensive training in dialectical behavioral therapy.

Professionally, Dr. Jessell holds an MSW from Rutgers University and a PhD in Social Work from New York University. In addition to her work as a therapist, she is a behavioral health researcher and has published dozens of articles in scientific journals related to trauma and addiction. With her dual background in research and practice, she is committed to providing treatment that is current and evidence-based as well as collaborative and authentic.

Please feel free to reach out for a 15-minute consultation. Dr. Jessell practices in-person near Grand Central Station and is also available for tele-remote appointments.


Specialties

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

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

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Lauren Jessell 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: $350 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $250 - $350

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
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
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

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am-8pm
  • Tue 8am-8pm
  • Wed 8am-8pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 8am-8pm

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 8am-8pm
  • Tue 8am-8pm
  • Wed 8am-8pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

NYC Location practice
353 Lexington Ave , Suite 200, New York , New York 10016
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am-8pm
  • Tue 8am-8pm
  • Wed 8am-8pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 8am-8pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Private Practice, Psychotherapist , 2018 - Present
Senior Research Associate , NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene , 2019 - Present
New York University , Research Scientist , 2015 - 2020

New York University , PhD, 2020
Rutgers University , MSW , 2012


Licensure

New York: 093427


Languages

English