Matthew Diner, Therapist in Fort Myers, Florida — Zencare
Matthew  Diner

Matthew Diner

He/Him/His

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Doctorate in Social Welfare, PhD
New York, Florida Accepting Online
Fort Myers Waitlist In-person

Please contact me directly for current availability.

Updated August 4, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress management

Professional statement

Dr. Matthew Diner is a clinical social worker in New York and Florida. He has experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, and parents for a wide range of emotional disturbances and life challenges, such as, anxiety, adjustment disorders, life transitions, depression, relationship issues, and family problems.

Dr. Matthew Diner’s practice is virtual, and he works with his patients in a confidential and insight-oriented fashion. Through gentle collaboration, one of the goals of therapy will be focused on creating a space for you to develop and clarify your thinking and feelings, deepen your awareness and self-understanding, and with support, to help you to make the changes that you want for your life.

Dr. Matthew Diner previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the City University of New York (CUNY) and adjunct professor at Fordham University and Columbia School of Social Work. He is also a trained clinical supervisor for clinicians seeking clinical licensure. He has postdoctoral and advanced clinical training from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) and the New York Psychoanalytic Society and institute (NYPSI).


Message to clients

Life is dynamic and sometimes, it presents challenges that can manifest into a complex set of emotions and consequently, difficulty in coping. In my virtual practice, I work with my patients to create a confidential and trusting therapeutic relationship focused on developing and deepening your understanding of your thoughts and feelings, in order for you to feel more connected to yourself and the world around you.


Specialties

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

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

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

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

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • Medicare
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (45min)

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:

  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
Therapist's note

For patients with out-of-network benefits, Dr. Matthew Diner provides support and documentation to easily file and receive reimbursement.


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 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Tue 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Wed 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Thu 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Fort Myers practice
5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd., Ste. 317, Fort Myers, Florida 33907
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Tue 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Wed 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Thu 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

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

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years


Yeshiva University, PhD, 2016
Yeshiva University, MSW, 2013


Licensure

New York: 085728

Florida: SW19019


Languages

English

Spanish