Emma  Gonzalez

Emma Gonzalez

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Practice: Resilience Lab
New York Accepting Online
Updated April 21, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Race & cultural identity
  • Child mental health
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders

Professional statement

Emma Gonzalez is a psychotherapist in New York City, who specializes in trauma, depression, and anxiety. If you currently need additional support dealing with your day-to-day responsibilities, past experiences, or just feeling overwhelmed she hopes to create a space for you to feel empowered to navigate your stressors. Whether this is your first time seeking therapy or re-engaging, she want to support you through your therapeutic journey. Her goal as your therapist is to support you so you can experience healing, growth, and peace.

Emma has an active approach during sessions, which means she will listen attentively, ask questions to understand, and highlight strengths. explore different therapeutic techniques that best fit your needs.

Emma is a culturally sensitive and trauma informed therapist who is calm, welcoming, and has a non-judgmental demeanor. As a therapist of color, she values the unique experience of individuals of marginalized communities and how systemic racism has affected their life. She is committed to decolonizing mental health and bringing culturally-competent and antiracist practices to the therapeutic relationship.


Message to clients

“You are the expert of your life” I begin each therapeutic relationship with this statement to assure the client that there will be no judgment or assumptions on their lived experience. Therapy is a rollercoaster in which you will learn and gain insight on many things about yourself. As your therapist, we’ll explore different therapeutic techniques to best fit your needs and healing process. I have an active approach during the sessions, which means I will listen attentively, ask questions to understand, and highlight strengths. I hope to create a space for you to feel empowered to navigate your stressors. In facing those moments, you can experience healing, growth, and peace.


Specialties

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

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

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

Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150
  • Initial session: $150 (45min)

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:

  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Nirvana Health
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

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 9p - 9p
  • Tue 9p - 9p
  • Wed 9p - 9p
  • Thu 9p - 9p
  • Fri 9p - 5p
  • Sat Inquire about hours
  • Sun Inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Cayuga Centers, Bilingual Clinician , 2018 - 2021


Licensure

New York: 106522


Languages

English

Spanish