Michael  Glaz
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Michael Glaz

He/Him/His

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, CASAC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Woodmere, Manhattan Accepting In-person
Updated December 27, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Couples counseling
  • Self-esteem

Professional statement

Michael is passionate about helping his clients create meaningful and lasting change. His mindful presence and empathic listening skills help create a warm, nonjudgmental atmosphere to encourage individuals along the path to their most authentic self.

Michael specializes working with individuals with complex trauma, relationship issues, addictive behaviors, depression and anxiety. He takes a highly empathic and interpersonal approach to therapy and integrates techniques from the psychodynamic, behavioral, existential, and spiritual traditions.

Michael is an LGBTQ+ ally who strives to work collaboratively with each client by tailoring treatment that is suitable to their needs. He believes that successful outcomes are built on a strong, collaborative alliance between counselor and client.


Message to clients

Hi, My name is Michael Glaz.

Im a licensed mental health counselor and graduated from Long Island University.

I have a practice in Long Island as well as meeting with clients virtually.

In my practice, I strive to work collaboratively with each client or couple by tailoring treatment to both enhance core strengths and target areas of challenge.

I specialize in trauma, addictions and couples work, and also work with individuals struggling with depression and anxiety.

I take a highly empathetic and interpersonal approach to therapy and integrate EMDR, IFS and other evidence based techniques from the CBT, psychodynamic, existential, and spiritual traditions.

My passion is guiding my clients to create meaningful and lasting change.

I wish you success on your journey and look forward to working with you.


Specialties

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

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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)

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • 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)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $130 - $175
  • Initial session: $175 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $200 (55min)
  • Family sessions: $200 (55min)

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
  • Cash
  • Check
  • PayPal
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

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 to 9pm
  • Tue 9 am to 9pm
  • Wed 9 am to 6pm
  • Thu 9 am to 5pm; 7-9pm
  • Fri 9 am to 5pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 9 am to 9pm

Woodmere practice
10 Hazel Place, Woodmere, New York 11598
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 am to 9pm
  • Tue 9 am to 9pm
  • Wed 9 am to 6pm
  • Thu 9 am to 5pm; 7-9pm
  • Fri 9 am to 5pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 9 am to 9pm

Manhattan practice
130 West 71st , #1, New York, New York 10023
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 13 years

Private Practice, Psychotherapist, 2017 - Present

Trauma Institute , EMDR, 2020
Long Island University, LMHC, 2017


Licensure

New York: 010208


Languages

English

Russian