This is Kelly Chapman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Whether you are seeking lasting changes through a deeper understanding of self or a space to address specific issues that you want to resolve, I will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is both self-directed and unique to you as an individual. I take an integrative and holistic approach to treating individuals using a variety of approaches including psychodynamic psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). My specialties include anxiety disorders, mood disorders and relationship issues. A rew...

This is Dr. Hanni Flaherty's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCSW,CASAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a New York City-based Clinical Social Worker specializing in adolescents, young adults and families. Over the past 10 years, I have worked with clients who struggle with a wide range of issues. My areas of expertise include treating adolescents and young adults with family conflict, substance use, high-risk behaviors, self-harming behaviors, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, trauma, bullying, gender and sexuality struggles. I practice uses a Cognitive Behavioral Treatment approach that takes into consideration each person’s stre...

This is Kellyanne Brady's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC,PhD
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York. I have over six years experience working with individuals with mental health concerns. I have worked with clients who have been diagnosed with a wide range of disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, addiction, and personality disorders. I have also worked with individuals experiencing difficulty coping with life transitions, anger management issues, and self-esteem concerns. I define my approach to counseling as person-centered, which focuses on developing a supportive rela...

This is Karlene Clarke's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am Karlene Clarke, a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New York with 20 years of experience working in the field of mental health. People seek out counseling for a variety of reasons. It usually means they are looking for solutions to problems or are struggling to move forward in their life. I have worked in several settings serving young adults, couples, families and older adults. My main theoretical framework include cognitive behavioral and rational emotive modalities; however, I have an eclectic approach to treatment which includes ot...

This is Dana Legrande's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-R,MHA,CASAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 10 years of experience helping individuals gain insight into themselves while addressing life challenges that may keep them stuck in undesirable situations. I have worked closely with people diagnosed with both mental illness and substance abuse disorders and have gained insight and expertise in addressing they many challenges and concerns of this population. I utilize a multi-dimensional approach with the goal of enhancing our client’s ability to achieve stability and growth in all areas of their lives. I am a grea...

This is Nicole Romano's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

Hello. I’m so glad you’ve taken the first step to reach out through BetterHelp and choosing us to start the next chapter of your journey. Let’s see if I’m the best fit to get you where you want to go in life. I believe the most important thing is the right match between the client and the therapist. I have my Master's Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. I have been in the field for 21 years now working with a variety of populations from children to adults. To me, people are just people, young or old, and we all go through struggles that ma...

This is Kathleen Ebbitt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello. My name is Kathleen. I feel honored in my role as a therapist to help hold space to engage in emotional difficulties that have an impact on individual’s lives. I believe that all individuals are capable of change and growth. My primary focus as a therapist is symptom reduction and increased day-to-day functioning. Through the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, I assist individuals to achieve better awareness of themselves by being able to articulate how thoughts and feelings relate to behavior. The emphasis of my practice is to provide high quality,...

This is Joseph Lambrelli's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-R
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I was drawn to become a psychotherapist by a desire to walk with people as they navigate life’s twists and turns. I have a warm and nurturing style, believing that often only when we feel supported by another are we are best able to realize our potential. I also like to quote Victor Frankl, a survivor of the Holocaust, “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response there is growth”. I utilize various therapeutic techniques including Mindfulness, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive-Beha...

This is Dr. Nadine Gardner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

Hello! My name is Dr. Nadine Gardner and I have over 25 years experience working in private practice, hospitals, outpatient clinics, residential treatment centers and schools.. I am now expanding to Tele-therapy, and look forward to all the opportunities it offers to work with people looking to solve/work through/change difficulties in their lives. While life can hold many joys it also presents challenges that can be difficult to negotiate at times. Your decision to explore psychotherapy reflects your desire to improve and enjoy your life and I am committed to w...

This is Heidi Shydo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

Hi there, my name is Heidi and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 16 years of work experience. I could best describe myself as having an eclectic approach to therapy based on each person's individual needs. I have worked at a variety of community mental health centers, a school, and I currently work at a local medical care facility where I offer therapy to those with moderate to severe medical conditions. I also work very closely with pregnant mothers, providing them with all of the help and support I can give them. Since I also specialize in seeing child...

This is Dennies  Libert's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I believe that everyone deserves the chance to be happy, unfortunately challenges in life prevent us from achieving the happiness that we seek. My goal is to help others achieve their happiness. My name is Dennies Libert I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. I have practiced as a Psychotherapist for the past 13 years. I have also worked with individuals and families to address adjustment issues. I also have experiences working with adult men and women with self-esteem issues, substance abuse issues, anger, depression and trauma. ...

This is Paul Pasternak's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

My Name is Paul D. Pasternak and I am a Licenced Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in New York State. I have over twenty-five years of experience serving a wide variety of individuals in varied settings. This has given me deep reservoir of experience to draw upon when working with clients. My career has been spent assisting people cope with and overcome anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, relationship problems, addiction, and adjusting to life changes. I find it very rewarding to facilitate client change in difficult times; be it a young person adjusting ...

This is Dr. Tracie Grimsley Meyers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DSW,MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

It is an honor for me to join with you to reach your goals and achieve the life you were meant to live. We can all benefit from having someone to talk to at times when life becomes overwhelming, or when we feel stuck or need a change. Clients often work with me to improve their relationships, identify barriers in meeting goals, and better deal with stress and anxiety. I provide a nurturing environment for you to identify your goals and make positive changes in your life. I have over twenty years of experience working with people who want to set higher goals, wo...

This is Karen Shaughness's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, ACSW, Board Certified Diplomate
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 38

Welcome! Let me introduce myself , I am a licensed clinical social worker on Long Island, New York and I have been practicing for over 35 years. I have worked with clients that have experienced a myriad of life issues, including anxiety, relationship issues, stress, and depression, to name a few. I am a very warm, friendly and open therapist that values a “ patient centered approach” to therapy. I endorse a holistic approach to therapy and utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as mindfulness. I know it is not easy to begin this process of introspect...

This is Michele Rosen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome....I'm glad you could stop by and say hello. I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 15 years. What makes me unique is that I am a great listener who really cares. I have won 2 awards for Outstanding Social Work Practice. I provide counseling to individuals, couples, family and groups. My practice style is helping you cope, heal and change. I combine various techniques to match your individual needs including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Solution-focused Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy to enhance your life to th...

This is Zalman Nelson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hi, I'm Zalman. Great to meet you. So you're looking for a therapist? That's awesome. Takes courage to make that step, and you clearly have it. As for me, I'm a therapist with over 11 years of online therapy work: phone/video calls, messaging. It’s a passion of mine to use digital tools to help people: learn the skills to handle feelings, validate self, work with their triggers, and improve confidence, communication, and all their relationships. Adding inner child trauma focus to the work gets more effective, faster, long-lasting results that clients can self-m...

This is Clarene Richards's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New York with close to 20 years of experience. I have provided various levels of care including direct-care, managed-care, telehealth counseling, crisis intervention, assessments, evaluations, treatment and discharge planning. I have worked with clients and provided therapeutic interventions with the goal of improving functioning and alleviating symptoms associated with various diagnosed behavioral health disorders. I have provided crisis intervention and psychoeducation to address specific issues that jeop...

This is Marisely Rodriguez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hi there! Taking some time to explore who you would like to share some of your inner thoughts with is a very important part of the beginning stages of therapy and of finding the right fit for you. With that, I’m already so proud of you. My name is Marisely. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New York State. I am originally from Westchester County, and obtained my educational training in the Capital Region. My experience includes working with children, youth, families, and adults. I genuinely enjoy the opportunity to offer guidance and clinical sup...

This is Roger Bachrach's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello. I am excited to be part of BetterHelp and to be able to discuss my background and methodology on helping clients regarding relationships, anxiety, depression, substance dependency, work related issues, etc. I have found meditation such as breathing exercises and changing negative thoughts into positive ones to be very helpful. Everyone is different and there is not one approach for all. In many cases discussion of the client’s early life and the affect it currently has is useful. My education is as follows: New York University. BS administration New ...

This is Jennifer Julien's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Brightwaters, New York (Brightwaters, NY)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,CH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Jennifer Julien and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor located in upstate New York. I am a compassionate, experienced and holistic therapists who draws from an extensive amount of experience in trauma informed psychotherapy and working with victims of domestic violence. I am passionate about my work and strive to provide a safe, affirming and down to earth approaches to help people explore destructive thinking and behavior patterns often related to painful life experiences. I believe that therapy is a collaboration between therapist and cli...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Brightwaters? (Here Is How Our Brightwaters Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Brightwaters area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Brightwaters therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Brightwaters, or elsewhere in the Suffolk county or state of New York.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Brightwaters, NY ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of New York will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Brightwaters and elsewhere throughout the state of New York, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Brightwaters offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Brightwaters therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 3060 people in the city of Brightwaters, NY finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 11718 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Brightwaters, couples counseling in Brightwaters, family conflict therapy in Brightwaters, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Brightwaters, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Brightwaters, New York can serve:

11718