Candace Mental Health Wheeler

Candace Mental Health Wheeler

She/Her/Hers

Mental Health Counselor - Limited Permit, MHC-LP Practice: Manhattan Mental Health Counseling Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Updated February 15, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-esteem

Professional statement

Candace is a deeply compassionate and intuitive counselor dedicated to fostering a nurturing and safe space for her clients to explore and understand their emotions. She steadfastly believes that establishing a robust therapeutic bond paves the way for meaningful self-exploration, allowing clients to address underlying challenges and emotions without reservation. With a firm conviction that mental health deserves as much attention as physical well-being, Candace integrates both, facilitating a harmonious balance for her clients’ overall wellness.

Drawing from a cognitive behavioral framework (CBT), Candace integrates person-centered and mindfulness techniques, tailoring her approach to ensure that each client progresses towards becoming their most authentic self. Her attentive nature and commitment to active listening guarantee that every client feels genuinely seen, heard, and valued.

Candace earned her Bachelor's in Psychology and her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Hunter College. Throughout her career, she has garnered rich experience with a diverse clientele, addressing challenges ranging from anxiety disorders, depression, and self-esteem concerns to PTSD and various life transitions.


Specialties

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

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

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Healthfirst
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • Trustmark
  • UMR

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (60min)

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-5:30pm
  • Tue 9am-5:30pm
  • Wed 9am-5:30pm
  • Thu 9am-5:30pm
  • Fri 9am-3:30pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Licensure

New York: P117076


Languages

English