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Gezhou Li

Offering therapy in NY
License: LMHC,MA
Relationship issuesTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepression
8 years of experience

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”-- C.G.Jung Hey, I am a bicultural and bilingual licensed therapist based in New York City. I have a master degree in Mental Health Counseling from Yeshiva University. I had about 8 years experience working with people with trauma , problematic relationships, neuroticism, cultural based identity crisis and addition etc. I am skillful in prompting self-awareness which I believe is crucial for successful personal development. It took me years to finally locate my place in the world and find my passionate career. I hope I can smooth your path finding the same things. In all, I hope I can help you take control of your life. Trust me, it's possible :)

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Ellen DeFilipps

Offering therapy in NY
License: MS, LMFT
Stress, AnxietyGriefParenting issues
20 years of experience

Are you worried all the time? About money, work, your relationships, or the future? Or what other people think about you, or that you’re not good enough? It’s exhausting, isn’t it? I get it. We all worry, but some more than others. If that’s you, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve been a therapist for 19 years and specialize in helping people who have anxiety or who are going through something, sometimes several things at once, that they’re having difficulty handling. We’ll work together to understand why and, more importantly, how to find solutions and relief from the constant worry by learning how to use proven methods that you can use in your daily life. During our sessions you can expect to feel both heard and understood, and to be treated with respect and unconditional acceptance. Send me a message. I can help.

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Melanie Mullins

Offering therapy in NY
License: LMHC,LPMHC,LPC
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseGriefSelf esteemCareer difficulties
8 years of experience

If you need a safe place for saying things out loud, I may be able to help. It is my honor as a therapist to hear and to seek understanding of your journey without judgment. The resulting relationship can have immense therapeutic value and is foundational in my approach. My training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy allows me to help you sort through the stuff of life to discover ways to reduce depression and anxiety. There are places in your life where you do have control - let's find them together and create strategies to make life more enjoyable for you. I’m a licensed mental health counselor that has been practicing for 8 years I’ve got a specialty working with active duty soldiers and Veterans. Duel Licenses in Connecticut and New York. Utilizing evidence-based practices, I strive to support, encourage, educate, and empower my clients.

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Debra Fader

Offering therapy in NY
License: MS,LMHC
Stress, AnxietySelf esteemCareer difficultiesCoping with life changes
24 years of experience

Welcome to Therapy! Are you struggling with overwhelming feelings and emotions that are interfering in your daily life or anxiety and stress from sudden life changes that are affecting your overall sense of self-worth, self-esteem, confidence, and motivation? Are you struggling in an unsatisfying career and need guidance to discover your purpose and unique skillset? How about interpersonal interactions with supervisors and coworkers, friends, and life partners? These concerns and many others can happen for a variety of reasons and impact one's personal life, career, relationships, education, and spiritual well-being. I'm here to help! My name is Debra Fader a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in New York State. I have a Masters's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and have over 25 years of experience in providing career and clinical services. I have experience with many different types of concerns such as Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Stress, Traumatic experiences, Career and lifestyle challenges, adjustment issues, and relationship issues. My counselor style is holistic, approachable, warm, and understanding. I am skilled in therapeutic approaches like Cognitive Behavioral, Solution-Focused, Person-Centered, and Narrative as well as a variety of career development theories and personality types. I believe the counseling process is a working alliance between the counselor and the client in which to promote positive support, guidance, and growth within the client that leads to healthy changes and decisions leading towards a greater level of self-empowerment. I encourage you to embrace your personal journey. Together we will tailor and design what is best for you in meeting your life and career goals. I encourage and empower you to step out in faith towards making your life the best it can be. I am honored to have the opportunity to work with you! “Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.” - Kerry Washington

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Orlando Bosch

Offering therapy in NY
License: ACSW
Relationship issuesFamily conflictsIntimacy-related issuesParenting issuesCareer difficulties
20 years of experience

I am licensed in New York for over 25 years having worked as both a clinician and administrator. Everyone’s journey is unique. What works for one person might not necessarily work for you. I can help you begin the process to improve your emotional health no matter where you are in life. Through the use of evidence-based strategies, I am able to help my clients with a variety of performance skills ranging from mindset and motivation to improving focus and concentration, handling performance errors, imagery, developing confidence and mental toughness. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Joseph Gagliano

Offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesParenting issuesDepression
35 years of experience

I am licensed in New York with 35 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & parenting issues. I also have experience working with depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Dr. Yuvelin Baltar

Offering therapy in NY
Parenting issues
13 years of experience

I am a licensed psychologist in New York with 20 years of professional work experience in the field of school psychology and education. I have experience in helping clients with behavior issues, parenting issues, relationship issues, anxiety and depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. My therapy style is warm and patient. I believe in treating everyone with respect and dignity. My therapeutic approach is primarily cognitive behavioral and client centered. Together, we will develop goals and a plan that meets your individual needs. I am a bilingual Latina. I speak English and Spanish. I understand that individuals function within a greater environment where cultural and linguistic backgrounds play a role. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey. I look forward to beginning our work together!

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Anthony Skerritt

Offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
4 years of experience

Hello, my name is Anthony Skerritt. I am a graduate of Mercy College with a master's in Mental Health Counseling. I am a licensed therapist. My therapeutic approach is rooted in a combination of evidence-based modalities that I find particularly effective in helping clients achieve their therapeutic goals. I have a strong preference for the following therapeutic techniques: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused Therapy, and First-person approach. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): I value the practical and solution-oriented nature of CBT. It provides clients with effective tools to identify and change negative thought patterns and behaviors. CBT can be especially helpful for individuals dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and various life struggles. Motivational Interviewing (MI): I appreciate the collaborative and client-centered nature of MI. It allows for a non-confrontational approach to help clients explore their ambivalence and find motivation for positive change. MI can be a valuable technique when working with individuals who may be struggling with motivation or are in the early stages of addressing their concerns. Solution-Focused Therapy: I am drawn to the solution-focused approach, as it emphasizes a client's strengths and resources, encouraging them to find solutions that work for their unique circumstances. This technique is particularly valuable when working with individuals facing life struggles or seeking to enhance their self-esteem. First-Person Approach: I believe in the power of creating a safe and non-judgmental space where clients can share their personal experiences and emotions openly. Using a first-person approach, I prioritize empathy and active listening, which I find crucial in building a strong therapeutic relationship. In terms of the population I am most passionate about working with, I have a strong affinity for young adults and adults who are grappling with a range of mental health challenges. These may include individuals with bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem, as well as those facing various life struggles. I also have a particular interest in assisting individuals dealing with personality disorders. I am dedicated to tailoring my therapeutic approach to each client's unique needs and circumstances, and I am committed to providing a safe, supportive, and empowering environment for their personal growth and healing

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Jennifer Battaglino

Offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsParenting issuesSelf esteemCareer difficulties
25 years of experience

I am licensed in New York with over 20 years of professional work experience. I help clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our work together to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and satisfying life and to take the first steps towards a change. I admire that you are proactive in seeking change and will do all I can to support & provide personalized empowerment to you in that journey.

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Kelly Woolf

Offering therapy in NY
Stress, AnxietyTrauma and abuseSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
10 years of experience

I am licensed in New York with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How to find counseling in Matinecock

Finding the best therapist close by in Matinecock can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Matinecock. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Matinecock, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Matinecock or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Matinecock area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Matinecock, elsewhere in Nassau, or in the greater state of New York.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Matinecock area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Matinecock therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Matinecock due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Matinecock may not take health insurance, some in the state of New York may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp or clinicians throughout the state of New York you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Matinecock, New York working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Matinecock above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Matinecock helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Matinecock therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Matinecock therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A Matinecock therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in NY, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 11560 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Matinecock counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice. A Matinecock licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Matinecock, New York can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Matinecock has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

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