Anastasia  Polar

Anastasia Polar

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Woodbury Accepting In-person
Updated February 5, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Communication issues
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues

Message to clients

Anastasia Polar is a mental health counselor in Woodbury, NY. She works with individuals ages 18+. Many of Anastasia’s clients come in to address anxiety, depression, anger management, life transitions. Anastasia is particularly passionate about serving college students. She also have advanced training in the area of anxiety, depression.

Anastasia is trained in CBT, DBT, ACT, solution-focused, in which we examine thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors, understand what is or isn't working, and shift them to healthier habits. In session, Anastasia focuses on emotional regulation skills to aid in improved mood and interpersonal skills to strengthen relationships. This approach supports clients to feel more relaxed and present and are able to make decisions that are more aligned with their values.

Anastasia's style is non-judgmental, engaging, goal-oriented. When clients first start therapy, will work to understand the client's past history and set goals together and will establish a strong relationships and comfortable environment where they feel safe and heard.

Anastasia received their M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Long Island University. She has worked at private practices across Long Island, where she worked with children, teens, adults and families. Outside of private practice, she enjoys taking walks outside and watching home renovation shows. offers both in person and remote sessions.


Specialties

Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets

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

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships with partners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Meritain Health
  • Northwell Direct
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Trustmark
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (45min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am-7pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 2pm-7pm
  • Thu 8am-2:30pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Woodbury practice
136 Woodbury Road, Suite L4, Woodbury, New York 11797
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 8:45am-8pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Licensure

New York: 013014-01


Languages

English