Willie  Borkai
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Willie Borkai

He/Him/His

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, LPC-I Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Rhode Island, Florida Accepting Online
Updated February 15, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Career counseling
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Willie Borkai is a pre-licensure intern. Borkai has worked in many areas in the behavioral health field including outpatient, in-patient, residential, and community-based. These experiences have given Borkai a well-rounded view of the field.

Borkai describes himself as an advocate. He understands that people may not always be able to help themselves or have the voice to speak up. He is often helping others by filling in the gap.

As a therapist with several marginalized identities, Borkai understands the effects that disparities have on our mental health and well-being. He takes the humanistic, existentialism, feminist, and multiculturalism approaches to counseling. As your therapist, he will collaborate with you on making the hard things easier to sit with.

Borkai is interested in trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, LGBTQIA+ topics, etc. There are various treatment modalities that will fit your needs. He will provide the tools on how to minimize your symptoms. He is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.


Message to clients

I take the patient-centered approach. I believe that building a trusting relationship is very important in the therapeutic space. Therefore, I aim to create a safe and secure space where my clients can be their authentic selves. I welcome you to take this journey of healing with me. I cannot promise it is going to be easy, but I know it is going to be worth it.


Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

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

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance

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

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Willie Borkai is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $100 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $80 - $100

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
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 4pm - 8pm
  • Tue 4pm - 8pm
  • Wed 4pm - 8pm
  • Thu 4pm - 8pm
  • Fri 4pm - 8pm
  • Sat 10am - 12pm
  • Sun 10am - 12pm

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 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Sat 10am - 12pm
  • Sun 10am - 12pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

United Paths, Intake Coordinator/Clinician, 2020 - 2022
Community Solutions, Inc. , Human Services Worker, 2018 - 2020
Brigham and Women -- Faulkner Hospital, Mental Health Worker, 2015 - 2017
Key Program, Inc., Outreach Counselor , 2014 - 2015

Rhode Island College, MS in Mental Health Counseling , 2022
Northeastern University , MA in Public Health--Urban Studies, 2017
Roger Williams University , BA in Psychology , 2014


Licensure

Rhode Island: MHC00037-A

Florida: IMH23705


Languages

English