Lantie is a licensed creative arts psychotherapist and drama therapist who treats children, adolescents, and adults with complex trauma, phobias, gender dysphoria, anxiety, and depression in the state of New York. She is a frequent guest lecturer and consultant on providing effective teletherapy to children. Prior to her career as a clinical psychotherapist, Lantie was a physical theatre actor, product stylist, puppet and mask builder, and literacy teacher.
Lantie's approach is collaborative, strengths-based, and good-humored. She empowers clients to resolve trauma by harnessing the mind-body's innate resilience, integrating Havening, role play methods, internal family systems, mindfulness, somatic awareness, neurolinguistic programming, play therapy techniques, and art therapy. Lantie is especially skilled at enhancing imagination and playfulness in Havening, making it a highly enjoyable and meaningful experience.
A graduate of New York University, Lantie completed her first Master's degree in Educational Theatre and a second Master's degree in Drama Therapy. She has also received specialized training at the Kint Institute for trauma-informed creative arts therapies. Outside of her practice, she has served minorities at community outpatient clinics and youth theatre programs.