Jeff Gishkin


About Me

Jeff Gishkin
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor, Nationally Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy.
I hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Arizona State University and graduated from Adelphi University with a BA in Psychology. I attended the Albert Ellis Institute of Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and the Milton Erickson Institute of Hypnotherapy and am a recognized expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for behavioral health, substance use issues and pain management.
I have over 30 years of experience working in the behavioral health and substance use field holding licenses in three states as well as being a Nationally Certified Case Manager and a Nationally Certified Child Custody Mediator and Parenting Coordinator.
I have a diverse background including being the Director, Clinical Director or CEO of several behavioral health agencies and have worked in behavioral health and substance use inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation facilities and correctional institutions. I am also been involved with several committees of the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and have served as a consultant to various organizations to bring the concepts of recovery, trauma informed care, client decision making, illness management and recovery and technology in treatment to the professional and general communities.
I am a student of mindfulness, meditation and religious philosophies and a lay minister as well as a former professional film maker. I am also a single father of 2 lovely young ladies.
I believe that recovery is not only possible but that it will happen and that recovery is based upon the goals of each person.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes

I also have experience in LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

Years of Experience: 30

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #LPC-0079 (Expires: 2021-09-30)

Other #LISAC-0181 (Expires: 2022-02-28)

LMHC #LH606555019 (Expires: 2020-06-01)

LMHC #MHC-276 (Expires: 2020-06-01)


Written by A.M. on Jan 20, 2020 after counseling with Jeff for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, coping with life changes, and coaching

Jeff is a fantastic listener. He is empathetic, affirming, and will tell you hard truths in a caring way.

Written by A.N. on Dec 22, 2019 after counseling with Jeff for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Jeff is perfect!! He is tough, but he'll get you through anything.