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.
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
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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
New York: 011012