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Counselor / Therapist in Great Neck, NY

Preferred Member

Dr. Phyllis Gildston, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMFT, LSLP

Dr. Phyllis Gildston, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMFT, LSLP photo
Repair RELATIONSHIPS; Increase SELF ESTEEM
Reduce ANXIETY; Dump BAD HABITS
As a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, & SLP working with children, adolescents, adults, families, & business cohorts, I bring to you and your relationships 25 plus years of experience and broad specialty training in COUPLES THERAPY, MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY, CBT, DBT, ACT, EMDR, IMAGO, HYPNOTHERAPY, GESTALT, BIOFEEDBACK, EFT, ART THERAPY, MUSIC THERAPY, PSYCHODRAMA, DREAM WORK, REIKI, Life/Business COACHING, COMMUNICATION DISORDERS… AND MORE!

Learn how we help MEND COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONSHIP BREAKDOWNS. I treat with sensitivity INTERPERSONAL ISSUES and your PERSONAL PROBLEMS.

Find relief from personal, SOCIAL AND WORK ANXIETIES, PHOBIAS, LONELINESS, ANGER, ABUSE, PTSD, EATING DISORDERS, DEPRESSION, OCD, ADDICTIONS, BAD HABITS, PAIN, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, SLEEP DISORDERS, GRIEF, PANIC ATTACKS…and more.

In addition to my SPECIAL AREAS OF EXPERTISE listed above, I also have advanced training in Guided Imagery, Meditation, Separation & Divorce Mediation, Academic Difficulties, & Learning Problems.

Although we are out-of-network INSURANCE providers, many clients receive PPO, union, or company reimbursement. Because we are trained in BRIEF THERAPY--which requires many fewer sessions--a number of our patients elect to pay out of pocket if their plans do not allow them to go out of network.

Come for a FREE CONSULTATION!
Bio
• BOARD CERTIFIED:

American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM)
Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Biofeedback, Biofeedback Institute of New York (BINY)
EMDR (Level III), EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
Professional Counselor, American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
Master Practitioner , Neurolinguistic Programming NY Institute for Neuro-linguistic
Approved Consultant in Hypnosis, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
Reiki Master, Institute of Holistic Training (IHT)
Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language Association (ASHA)
IMAGO Relationship Therapy, Image Relationship International (IMI)

. HONORARY MEMBER:
o Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi .

. FELLOW:

o National Anger Management Association (NAMA)
o American Association of Integrative Medicine

• PROFESSIONAL MEMBER:
o American Psychological Association (APA)
o EMDR International Association
o American Counseling Association (ACA)
o American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT)
o American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
o National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
o Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
o Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
o Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI)
o Society of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH)
o American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
o Association of Spirituality and Psychotherapy (ASP)
o New York Academy of Science (NYAS)
o American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
o Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH)
o National Association of Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinators (NAADAC)
o American Art Therapy Association (AATA) and Arts In Therapy
o National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

DIPLOMATE:
o National Anger Management Association (NAMA)
o American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
o American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM)
o American Counseling Association (ACA)
o American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM)

• SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROFESSIONAL (SAP)
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Eating Disorders  Men's Issues
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Educational Therapy  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Adolescents  EMDR Therapy  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Adoption  Family Conflict  Play Therapy
 Anger Management  Gay or Lesbian Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anxiety and Panic  Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Premarital Counseling
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Gifted / Talented Issues  Problem Gambling
 Asperger's Syndrome  Grief and Loss  Psychoanalysis
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Group Therapy  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Bicultural Difficulties  Herpes and STD Counseling  Relationship Issues
 Body Image Issues  Hypnotherapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Caregiver Issues  Learning Disabilities  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Children's Counseling  Life and Wellness Coaching  Sexual Dysfunction
 Chronic Illness  Life Transitions  Stress Management
 Couples Therapy  Loneliness  Trauma and PTSD
 Depression  Marriage & Family Therapy  Women's Issues
 Divorce  Marriage Counseling  Work and Career Issues
 Domestic Violence
Certifications
 Approved Consultant, American Society for Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)  Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist (CCBT)
 Certified EMDR Therapist (EMDRIA)  Certified Family Therapist
 Certified Humanistic Person-Centred Psychotherapist  Certified Professional Counselor (ABPC)
 Certified Substance Abuse Counselor  Certified, American Society for Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
 Diplomate, American Psychotherapy Association (DAPA)  Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)
 Educational Therapist Professional (ET/P)  EMDR Part 1 and 2 (EMDRIA)
 Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)  Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
 Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)  Licensed Mental Health Counselor (State)
 Member, American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA)  Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
Education/Training
• ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
o Professor Emeritus , Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY).
o Past Coordinator of Diagnostics Training and Services , Brooklyn College, CUNY.
o Past Adjunct Professor , Hunter College, CUNY; C.W. Post College, Long Island University.

• EDUCATION:
o Ph.D. Psychology , CUNY;
o Ph.D. Communication & Communication Disorders , Columbia University.
Memberships
o American Psychological Association
o EMDR International Association
o American Counseling Association
o American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
o American Academy of Pain Management
o American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
o Academy for Eating Disorders
o Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
...And many more
Other Languages
French
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check, Money Order
Hours:12:00 NOON -10:00 PM
License:000296 NY; 000340 NY; 000225 NY
Recommendations
Yolanda Garcia. 11/29/2017
Dr. Gildston is an amazing therapist with so much know-how. She get the job done!
Website
Location
275 Middle Neck Road
Suite B-6
Additional Location
Broadway and 70th Street
New York,  NY 10023
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