About Peter LaMantia, LMHC
 
Peter LaMantia is a licensed (LMHC) and board certified (NCC) therapist specializing in individual, couples and group counseling. He maintains his private practice in Garden City, NY. Peter received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Princeton University, and his Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Adelphi University. He has also received advanced clinical training in Psychoanalysis, as well as Group Psychotherapy, from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies.

Peter's experience has included work with a broad spectrum of adult and adolescent patients in a wide variety of settings, such as outpatient mental health and substance abuse clinics. His practice foci include work centered around identity, self-esteem, relationship difficulties and anxiety/depression. Other areas of interest include working with people who are experiencing shyness, creative blocks, performance anxiety, or adjusting to major life transitions such as divorce or going away to college. 

 

Education                                                                                                                              
Adelphi University, Master's Degree - Mental Health Counseling
Princeton University, Bachelor's Degree - Psychology


Advanced Clinical Training
Four-Year Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Psychoanalysis (Candidate)
Two-Year Post Graduate Certificate in Group Psychotherapy (Candidate)

 

License & Certifications
NYS License #004321

National Certified Counselor #336032
 
Professional Activities and Memberships

American Psychotherapy Association
New York State Mental Health Counselors Association
Give an Hour - Therapy for United States Veterans
National Education Association
Princeton Alumni Schools Committee
Adelphi Society for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

 

Publications
Darley, J.M, Sanderson, C.A., & LaMantia, P.S. (1996). Community Standards for Defining Attempt:  Inconsistencies With the Modal Penal Code. American Behavioral Scientist, 39(4), 405-420.