Lola Noero (she/her) is the Clinical Assistant Director of Manhattan Therapy, a group practice based in New York City. Lola sees a mix of individuals and couples in her private practice work in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Lola received her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from NYU and is certified in NADA acupuncture protocol. She has specialized training in Couples Therapy from the Sarah Meehan Training Institute for Mental Health and has advanced training in Emotionally Focused couple therapy.. Lola has received training in Internal Family Systems, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Eye Movement Rapid Desensitization for trauma recovery from renowned training programs. Lola enjoys working with couples and individuals navigating with various challenges from healing from trauma, family dynamics, addiction recovery, insomnia, and financial trauma.
Before training to become a therapist, Lola worked in the art world at major institutions like the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, and KW Institute for Contemporary Art as well as numerous galleries. She also took coursework and clinical placements in medical nursing and brings physiology/anatomy knowledge to her work. She has also been involved in research regarding the efficacy of psychedelics for mental health care.
Lola works with her clients in the mind-body connection and draws from Qi Gong, Yoga, and Mindful Somatic approaches in trauma-informed care. Lola’s theoretical approach is as an integrationist who draws from Evidence Based Therapy such as Gestalt Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for Trauma Recovery) and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.Lola has successfully worked with clients ranging in ethnic and racial backgrounds, and fosters an anti-oppressive, anti-racist approach to therapy. Lola sees therapy as a sacred and personalized experience, emphasizing the client’s own goals and personalized needs with an emphasis on research supported, evidence based interventions.