Last edited 05/18/2023

Simone Kurtz-Dougherty LPC, LPCC, LCPC, LMHC

She / Her / Hers

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsCash Pay Only
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In what ways have your personal experiences influenced your work with your clients?

Both of my children identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. I have seen the struggles the LGBTQ+ community faces first hand, and this has fueled my experience working with this community.


Sexuality Based Issues

Domestic violence

Gender identity & transgender health

LGBTQIA related issues

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

General Expertise




Panic attacks & panic disorder



First Session$200
Individual Therapy$150

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness Practices

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Training / Certifications

Domestic Violence

Wellness Coaching


  • New Jersey, Licensed Professional Counselor, 37PC00738700
  • California, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, 11402
  • Nevada, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, CP5427-R
  • Washington, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LH61406421


Rowan University, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Counseling, 2014

Work History

I have worked in the mental health field for 30 years. I currently work as a therapist at the Therapy for Women Center. I specialize in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. My work includes supporting clients with gender and sexual identity issues, the coming out process, finding community supports, couples counseling and supporting gender affirming care. In addition I have a passion for trauma therapy, and utilize Cognitive Processing Therapy which is an evidence based treatment that has strong scientific support for effectiveness. I have also had much success treating anxiety and depression.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Simone Kurtz-Dougherty, LPC, LPCC, LCPC, LMHC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Simone Kurtz-Dougherty, LPC, LPCC, LCPC, LMHC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Simone Kurtz-Dougherty accepting new clients?

Yes, Simone Kurtz-Dougherty is accepting new clients for online therapy in New Jersey, California, Nevada and Washington.

Does Simone Kurtz-Dougherty accept insurance?

No, Simone Kurtz-Dougherty does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Simone Kurtz-Dougherty offer?

Simone Kurtz-Dougherty offers therapy for individuals.

Does Simone Kurtz-Dougherty offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in New Jersey, California, Nevada and Washington can book Simone Kurtz-Dougherty for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Simone Kurtz-Dougherty offer online therapy?

Yes, Simone Kurtz-Dougherty offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in New Jersey, California, Nevada and Washington.

How quickly can I see Simone Kurtz-Dougherty?

Simone Kurtz-Dougherty typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Simone Kurtz-Dougherty speak?

Simone Kurtz-Dougherty conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Simone Kurtz-Dougherty online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Simone Kurtz-Dougherty online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.