Demire Coffin-Williams

(LMHC)
Therapist Demire Coffin-Williams Photo

About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York. I operate from several treatment including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy and Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). I Received my Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling and chose to obtain an additional specialty in Sexual Orientation. I am able to work with individuals and couples/relationships both straight and LGBTQ as well as monogamous and polyamorous for a wide range of emotional and behavioral concerns. I currently work in an agency that specializes in the recovery model, which helps our patients set goals for their own lives and functioning and then systematically remove barriers to those barriers that are related to mental health impairment. I endorse this philosophy.

Philosophically I believe that people are not defined by their mental illness or diagnosis and I work hard to help those I work with find the freedom they seek to have the life they want. I have experience working with individuals who suffer from depression, Anxiety and phobias, addiction/substance abuse, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, trauma, personality disorders, recovering from infidelity, sexual functioning concerns (all gender identifications) as well as those considering gender reassignment surgery.


Specialties

  • Addictions
  • LGBT
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Abandonment , BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture , Blended Family Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 4

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMHC #008305 (Expires: 2023-08-31)


Reviews

Written by J.O. on May 17, 2021 after counseling with Demire for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning depression, grief, self esteem, and anger management

I don’t know if I can truly express how much working with Demire has meant to me. Talking to him has helped me develop ways of dealing with life in ways I never thought I could. I’m much more present in the moment (not 100%, but more). He’s great 11/10.

Written by Y.E. on Apr 14, 2021 after counseling with Demire for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Demire is an excellent therapist who helps me achieve my goals in a ways that are feasible and effective. He has helped me get through a difficult time in my life and he is currently helping me with other areas of my life that I had found challenging due to some core beliefs. ACT has been an effective approach for me; it provides an insightful way of framing suffering such that I am able to live my life without having to feel that I need to combat my thoughts first.

Written by P.A. on Mar 21, 2021 after counseling with Demire for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, coaching, and adhd

Demire is a supportive and non-judgemental counsellor. His easy manner and expertise have helped me see, work with, and explore complex issues in a supportive environment, and I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Written by L.U. on Mar 09, 2021 after counseling with Demire for 1 year and 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Demire has helped me through two of the hardest years of my life. I've made so much progress in our work together.

Written by E.V. on Feb 06, 2021 after counseling with Demire for 6 months on issues concerning self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

The counseling with Demire Coffin-Williams is very interesting as it reveals new aspects to me. It‘s a great opportunity to talk on a regular basis about what‘s going, about what is bothering me etc and to get expert advice and support. Demire has a very good capacity to listen precisely and then get to the point. He‘s very compassionate, supportive and has a good memory. We‘re also talking about positive things and he’s celebrating my successes with me. We’re talking from really bad to really good, the whole spectrum. I can wholeheartedly recommend the councelling with Demire Coffin-Williams.

Written by A.N. on Feb 02, 2021 after counseling with Demire for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Demire listens well to my concerns and is always supportive. I also very much like that he provides me with concrete advice and tips and focuses on how to help me get to where I want to go.

Written by A.N. on Jan 29, 2021 after counseling with Demire for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues

Demire is a fantastic counsellor and really listens to every word you say. He has helped me enormously and I can’t recommended him highly enough.

Written by M.A. on Dec 04, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

I worked with Demire during a time where I was struggling dealing with the pandemic and all of the stress that came along with it. Demire is a great listener, a great encourager, but also very prepared to introduce a new way of seeing and interpreting situations, if necessary. He inspired me to ask myself necessary questions, challenge myself, and to give myself room for error and time to heal. We also laughed a lot. He is easy to talk to and I always felt better after a session. You won't regret working with him!

Written by H.O. on Nov 28, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, self esteem, and adhd

Demire will let you work at your own pace and fully respect your boundaries. He works hard to connect with me as a client and understand how and why I process things the way I do and help me work on things in a way that I am comfortable, never imposing.

Written by J.U. on Oct 29, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and career difficulties

Demire is incredibly easy to talk to and a very insightful, respectful therapist. I have made a lot of progress with my situation due to his guidance.

Written by D.A. on Sep 25, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

Demire listens well and offers concrete advice on how to proceed. He helps to guide me by asking the right questions to tap into my own wisdom.

Written by B.E. on Sep 25, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

Demire is knowledgable with various forms of therapy and tools to improve your life. He makes me feel very comfortable during our sessions. I'd recommend him to anyone looking for a counselor that truly cares about their well-being and ability to reach their goals.

Written by K.A. on Aug 24, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 1 year and 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

My therapist consistently holds me accountable, and is eternally optimistic no matter what’s going on in the greater world external to my own therapeutic process. My therapist is super smart; he has to be to keep up with me, and so far, I’ve never ended a session without a new perspective, skill, tool, strategy, and feeling hopeful about the week that’s ended, and the one ahead of our next session. Good times, mostly. Even if it is - therapy - and it’s good for yah.

Written by J.O. on Jul 16, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 1 year and 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd

I’ve been working with Demire for about a year and a half. He has greatly helped me in my goals and self-work, and has been an amazing ally along the way. He listens and responds with great insights. He is compassionate, thoughtful, and intelligent. It’s almost like talking to a good friend, rather than a therapist. I’ve been happier than I’ve ever been, thanks in no small part to the progress I’ve made with him. Can’t say enough good things about him!

Written by N.I. on Apr 25, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 7 months on issues concerning depression, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Excellent therapist so far, he is very supportive, open and insightful.

Written by T.I. on Jan 23, 2020 after counseling with Demire for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

This is my first time trying therapy. Demire and the ease of using BetterHelp gives me something to look forward to weekly. I find our sessions helpful and I would definitely recommend him to others.

Written by L.O. on Nov 02, 2019 after counseling with Demire for 2 weeks

Demire is a very supportive person, always giving support when needed. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a support system!

Written by K.I. on Jul 08, 2019 after counseling with Demire for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Demire is attentive and offers support and advice that is meaningful and thoughtful.

Written by V.I. on Apr 27, 2019 after counseling with Demire for 2 months

From my first session, Demire helped me identify goals, and set a plan to achieve them. He is the voice of reason I need to hear when making difficult decisions.

Written by L.U. on Mar 19, 2019 after counseling with Demire for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, and compassion fatigue

It’s been great!

Written by N.I. on Dec 10, 2018 after counseling with Demire for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Demire is the most understanding person I have ever communicated with. He's helps me make sense of things and guides me through the most challenging times.

Written by C.H. on Aug 03, 2018 after counseling with Demire for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

Demire has done in two sessions what I would’ve taken years to get through on my own. Even if you’re worried about counseling he’s a complete joy to work with.

Written by G.. on Jul 26, 2018 after counseling with Demire for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, and trauma and abuse

Great professional to talk with.

Written by T.I. on Jul 02, 2018 after counseling with Demire for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem

From the get go I felt comfortable opening up to Demire and having a running dialogue. It felt like I was talking to friend rather than a counselor, someone who would not judge me and just gave me the space to express what I was feeling.