He/Him/HisLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, CASAC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
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.
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
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:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 13 years
Private Practice, Psychotherapist, 2017 - Present
Trauma Institute , EMDR, 2020
Long Island University, LMHC, 2017
New York: 010208