Simone  Schultz

Simone Schultz

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, CASAC
New York Accepting Online
Updated September 5, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic attacks / panic disorder
  • Phobias & fears
  • Trauma
  • First Responders' Mental Health

Professional statement

Simone Schultz is a licensed mental health counselor with comprehensive training and credentials in forensic psychology, clinical mental health counseling, trauma work, and addiction treatment. Her client-centered and strengths-based approach empowers clients to progress toward growth. Simone prioritizes offering a non-judgmental and supportive safe space for her clients and tailors therapy to fit individual needs.

Simone believes that treatment planning is a collaborative process, and she works with clients on developing their treatment goals in a way that makes the most sense to them. She also focuses on developing an effective therapeutic relationship with her clients, which builds on mutual trust, respect, and includes shared decision-making.

In her sessions, Simone utilizes several evidence-based interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, solution focused therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, as well as DBT informed and psychodynamic techniques. She also utilizes motivational interviewing to facilitate positive change. Outside of her private practice, she is a senior director of behavioral health, overseeing outpatient mental health and substance use clinics.


Message to clients

Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery, and in my sessions, I promote behavioral transformation by encouraging a positive outlook and the adoption of new skills. Perhaps you feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead or need guidance on how to develop coping skills. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support. I have the tools and professional experience to help you get back on track. My ultimate goal is to assist you in reaching your treatment goals, and when you leave therapy, you do so with having experienced a sense of growth and fulfillment.


Specialties

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

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

Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety

Phobias & fears - Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces

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

First Responders' Mental Health - Specialized in treating the unique needs of law enforcement professionals and first responders




Clientele

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

Insurance

Simone Schultz is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (45min)
  • Initial session: $200 (60min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly

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 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 Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Mental Health and Substance Use Clinic, Senior Director of Behavioral Health , 2016 - Present

IATP, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional , 2020
Office of Addiction Services and Supports, CASAC Master Counselor , 2018
Long Island University , Clinical Mental Health Counseling , 2017
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology , 2016


Licensure

New York: 011012


Languages

English