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North Shore Relationship CenterGroup practice

Group practice
New York

3 providers

LBGTQIA topics-Couples therapy-Family therapy-Relationship challenges-Gender transitions-Anxiety-
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Practice Information

North Shore Relationship Center is a group therapy practice on Long Island whose providers specialize in anxiety, relationship challenges, and working with members of the LGBTQIA+ community. They offer sessions for individuals, couples, groups, and families.


What services does your practice offer?

North Shore Relationship Center is a full-service group therapy practice located in Port Jefferson, Long Island. We offer individual, couples, group, and family therapy sessions.

What are your practice's specialties?

The therapists at North Shore Relationship Center specialize in the following concerns:

  • Substance Use Counseling
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Families struggling with a loved ones addiction
  • Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • LBGTQ Community
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Motivational Therapy/Coaching

Why should I choose your practice?

Our practice meets clients where they’re at, allowing you to explore your feelings in a safe, non-judgmental environment. North Shore Relationship Center's philosophy is driven by the belief that everyone deserves a place and space to grow and develop into the people they aspire to be. Our therapists have extensive training and experience in their areas of expertise. We really look forward to working with you!

How does payment work at your practice?

At North Shore Relationship Center, we are in-network with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and United Healthcare. We also have many patients who are out-of-network with NYSHIP, Value Options, and GHI, and our practice works with your benefits to allow you to receive therapy at an affordable rate. Our out-of-pocket fees range from $120-$150 depending on the provider and the services offered. We are happy to submit claims to your insurance company for out-of-network claims, allowing you the time to focus on yourself and your therapy.


Alexandra  Gleason
Alexandra Gleason

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT

Michelle  Parisano
Michelle Parisano

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT

Avneet  Kaur
Avneet Kaur

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT


American Sign Language, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu


LBGTQIA topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Couples therapy - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Family therapy - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Relationship challenges - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Gender transitions - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Northwell Direct
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$125 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$100 - $125
  • Initial session:$150 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Please note that Avneet Kaur of North Shore Relationship center does not accept insurance but does offer a reduced ongoing session fee.

Client testimonials

"I got the info I needed and was able to make an appointment already!"
- Zencare client January 2021
"They were very friendly and explained things well."
- Zencare client January 2021
"Alexandra was enthusiastic, attentive, and had a strong sense of urgency. I enjoyed speaking with her."
- Zencare client September 2020
"It was an informative call! I was able to ask questions and describe our situation."
- Zencare client September 2020
"They provided information and gave me an appointment right away."
- Zencare client July 2020