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Celestine David(She/Her/Hers)

Master of Science, MS - Mental Health Counseling
New York
Caregiver stress & support- Anxiety - Life transitions-Chronic illness- Stress management-Burnout-

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Professional statement

Celestine’s ideal client is someone who is stressed, burned out, or just dealing with everyday life challenges. She gives her clients a “safe space” where they can be heard, freely express themselves, and find better ways to cope. Through their work with Celestine, clients learn to live their best lives with courage, resilience, and acceptance so they can move closer to being their ideal selves.

Celestine listens for the meaning between the words that clients speak so she can provide insight, promote reflection and foster growth. She customizes treatments to each client based on their current issues, needs, and history using a wide range of modalities.

Celestine invites clients to talk about the things they can’t or won’t say for fear of being judged or called a “bad person.” Whether someone is experiencing difficulties at work, school, or in their relationships, Celestine creates a safe haven where clients can always put themselves first.

Message to clients

Frederick Douglas once said, "Without struggle, there can be no progress.” Today, as a society, we are facing a struggle. We're experiencing stress like never before. Our daily roles strain our minds, bodies, and souls. But perhaps this experience will enable you to focus on yourself like you never have before? Let me be your guide and meet you where you’re at in this moment. By working together, we can explore your past and present struggles in order to envision a better future for yourself.

In addition to helping my clients change their negative thought patterns, I also use other treatments to help them cope with difficulties or life transitions. I focus on solutions appropriate for you, the client, concentrating on your awareness, and managing your stress. I believe in creating a “safe space” which nurtures the client-therapist relationship and leads you toward empowerment and growth. I believe in meeting you where you’re at based on your needs, history, and experiences. Working together, we can get you closer to your ideal self- the self you envision without hesitation and fear, but with hope.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

New Horizon Counseling Center, Care Manager
Suffolk Care Collaborative, Community Health Associate
Complexcare Solutions, Clinician
Head Injury Association, Positive Behavior and Interventions Support Counselor

LIU-POST, MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2014


New York: P109619




Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health

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

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Burnout - Managing and recovering from stressors that lead to feelings of decreased motivation and disconnection from the self; practicing effective self-care and finding ways to relax both physically and mentally


  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

Locations & Hours

Please note that at this time, I'm unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid plans.


  • Aetna
  • Aetna International
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Meritain Health
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Trustmark
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • University of California Berkeley Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet Student)
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale:$100 - $150
  • Initial session:$150 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$250 (60min)
  • Family sessions:$250 (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
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
  • Nirvana Health
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week