Kristi Smith, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York

Kristi Smith, LCSW

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I offer individual counseling, marriage counseling and family counseling for adolescents and adults,. I have over 19 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families dealing with a wide variety of issues. I utilize a Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral approach in a comforting environment. I strive to tailor counseling goals to each individual, and to assist those who desire to work through their struggles and improve their quality of life. I would be honored to be a part of your journey.

I am an LCSW, have been in private practice for over 10 yrs. I have three grown children, have lived in the Buffalo area for over 20 yrs., prior to that California and New Hampshire (very diverse!) Previous to that, I worked with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Families going through divorce/custody battles, Therapeutic Supervised Visitation, Adolescent issues, as well as worked exclusively with Employee Assistance Programs, Military, First Responders. I am fortunate enough to love the work I do, and would be happy to help you through whatever issues you are facing.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hoarding
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$100.00 - $100.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Paypal, Venmo, Credit Card, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
United Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
New York
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
University at Buffalo