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

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New York Accepting Online
Manhattan Community Board 7 Not Accepting In-person
Updated June 20, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Binge eating disorder
  • Infertility counseling
  • Postpartum depression
  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
  • Weight loss & management
  • Abortion & post abortion challenges

Professional statement

Lauren Skolnick is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Manhattan, NY. Lauren acknowledges that life is full of challenges and transitions that can be hard to navigate on our own, and believes every individual has their own unique story to tell, learn, and grow from. Lauren meets each of her clients with warmth and compassion, providing a non-judgmental, empathetic space for clients to further explore and process whatever they may be going through. Whether a client is experiencing anxiety, depression, loss, or relationship issues, Lauren works collaboratively with you to identify individual goals and create a personalized plan. Lauren's therapeutic approach incorporates aspects of her training and experience with cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness practice.

While Lauren works with clients experiencing a wide range of mental health challenges, her passion and clinical expertise is working with individuals experiencing prenatal and postpartum depression and anxiety disorders, and Lauren is Certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C). Lauren has extensive experience working with people at every stage of the reproductive process; from family planning related decisions, and infertility, to the physical and psychosocial complexities that can arise during and after a pregnancy. Lauren also provides grief and bereavement counseling for individuals and couples coping with pregnancy loss.

Additionally, Lauren has experience and interest working with individuals around disordered eating (specifically binge eating), weight management, and body image related issues. Lauren can also complete psychiatric clearance for bariatric and metabolic surgery.

No matter what challenges or obstacles you may be facing in your life right now, Lauren looks forward to being an allied part of your journey to a more fulfilled and healthier you.

At this time Lauren has availability for remote telehealth sessions. Please contact Lauren directly to schedule a free 15-minute telephone consult.


Specialties

Binge eating disorder - Support around distorted body image and beliefs around food; counseling to reshape problematic behaviors and thought patterns; coping strategies for reducing or eliminating episodes of binge eating.

Infertility counseling - Understanding infertility interventions and solutions; support during decision-making processes; coping with fertility problems and pregnancy loss

Postpartum depression - Coping with persistent feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and/or being overwhelmed after the birth of a child; developing strategies for more positive thought patterns and behaviors.

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety

Weight loss & management - Healthy approaches to weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight; promoting positive body image

Abortion & post abortion challenges - Processing through the emotions that come with experiencing abortion; developing an understanding of how getting an abortion impacts one’s life and addressing any residual negative emotions




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Lauren Skolnick 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: $200 (55min)

Additional session information

Therapist's note

I can help you explore your out of network benefits, and provide an invoice for reimbursement, when applicable.


Location(s)

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 9am-4pm
  • Tue 9am-4pm
  • Wed 9am-4pm
  • Thu 9am-4pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Manhattan Community Board 7 practice
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 Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years


Boston College School of Social Work, Master's in Social Work, 2012


Licensure

New York: 083990-1

Massachusetts: 125166


Languages

English