Kezzia  Quintyne-Hilaire

Kezzia Quintyne-Hilaire

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
New York Accepting Online
Brooklyn Heights Not Accepting In-person
Updated October 23, 2020

Specialties & Expertise

  • Women’s issues
  • Relationships
  • Adjustment challenges
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Kezzia Quintyne-Hilaire is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Brooklyn, NYC. She works with both individuals and couples of all ages and specializes in women’s issues, trauma, depression, and anxiety. She also enjoys working with people of color and strives to make her practice accessible to all.

Kezzia utilizes a combination of evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), EMDR, mindfulness practices, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Supportive Therapy. She meets her clients where they are and helps them develop attainable goals. She helps her clients better understand how their thoughts influence emotions before introducing new coping strategies to manage their symptoms and change thought patterns. She will also give homework, if a client is open to it.

When working with couples, Kezzia uses the Gottman Method to help couples improve communication and regain one another’s trust. She believes in couples learning how to be each other’s best friends to improve their relationship.

Kezzia’s goal is to help her clients better understand themselves and feel more confident taking on life’s challenges. She is there to guide them every step of the way by offering a safe and supportive environment. Prior to moving into private practice, she worked in the social work field. Her office is located just steps from the Borough Hall subway station in Brooklyn Heights.


Message to clients

There comes a time when we need some help from a licensed professional to help cope with many of life’s challenges. I’m a licensed Mental Health Counselor, and I’d love to help you on your journey towards healing and self-discovery. I know that life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but I’m here to guide you through any obstacles you may face. My goal is to help you understand yourself more deeply and better cope with change and help you become your best possible self.


Specialties

Women’s issues - Finding one's voice as a woman; letting go of shame; self-care and healing

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

Adjustment challenges - Includes adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions, and direction

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

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

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




Clientele

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

Insurance

Kezzia Quintyne-Hilaire is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
  • Optum

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200 (45min)
  • Couples 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
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week

Location(s)

Brooklyn Heights practice
26 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11242
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

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 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2019
Consultant, 2019
Create Inc., 2016 - 2018
Start, 2010 - 2016
Catholic Charities, 2008 - 2010


Languages

English


Therapy Groups

Kezzia  Quintyne-Hilaire
I Am Magic

This weekly group provides support and empowerment to women struggling to see their worth and maintain self-esteem.


Client testimonials

"Kezzia was patient, kind, and very attentive to the few questions I wanted to go over."

- Zencare client • September 2019

"We had an authentic conversation!"

- Zencare client • August 2019

"Kezzia communicated well and was accepting and relatable."

- Zencare client • August 2019