Simone is a Licensed Psychoanalyst on the Upper West Side of Manhattan who specializes in working with members of the LGBTQIA community, gender identity, Gestalt Therapy, life transitions, relationships, mood disorders, and sexual trauma. She sees adults across the lifespan. She also loves working with people who are creative, including actors, writers, and/or are trying to balance making money and pursuing their passion.
Simone meets her clients where they are and normalizes their experience(s). Many of her clients are navigating who they are attracted to and shifting dynamics with people in their lives. She helps her clients find acceptance and build self-esteem and confidence. With extensive training in Gestalt Therapy, she focuses on a client’s needs and what is going on in their life at the current moment.
Simone has an easygoing, patient, and flexible style, which makes her easy to talk to, especially when sharing on difficult and personal subjects. Outside of private practice, she is an LGBT peer counselor supervisor and therapist at Identity House. She previously worked as a clinical therapist at Gestalt Associates Low-fee Clinic and completed an internship at Streetwork Safe Horizon. She received her LP at Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy Institute and her MA from New School for Social Research. Her office is conveniently located near the 72nd. Street-Broadway subway station.