Jacob  Korenstein

Jacob Korenstein


Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Practice: Vita Health
New York Accepting Online

Please call to inquire about availability outside our regular practice hours.

Updated March 21, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Trauma
  • Mood disorders

Professional statement

Jacob has over 16 years experience with people who suffer from a variety of mental health concerns from depression and anxiety to severe mental illness for children and adults and families. He graduated with a masters degree in 2007 from Yeshiva University Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and obtained his state license for Mental Health Counseling LMHC in 2010. Jacob was worked in many mental health programs including psychotherapy clinics, multidisciplinary mobile mental health treatment team called an ACT team for six years. He as also worked with the NYC school system working in many schools both public and private with school aged children for many years helping children to provide them mental health supports in their schools or homes. Prior to offering psychotherapy at Vita, Jacob worked as a childhood, adolescent and adult mental health consultant for the Administration for Children's Services for NYC, helping ACS staff on active child welfare cases with families in Brooklyn NY. He finds it challenging, meaningful and rewarding offering psychotherapy to young people and making a difference in the lives of my clients. You can expect experience and an empathetic approach where we work together to explore what works best to improve your mental health together.


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

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

Suicidal ideation - Support living with intense pain, distress, and feelings of persistent hopelessness; strengthening meaningful relationships and experiences in one’s life

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

Treatment approaches


  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Magellan Health
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (60min)

Additional session information

Therapist's note

Please call for session fees as the amount listed is the average cost. The amounts vary by health plans and for self-payers.


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 8am-8pm
  • Tue 8am-8pm
  • Wed 8am-8pm
  • Thu 8am-8pm
  • Fri 8am-8pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours


New York: 004465