Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Great Neck, NY
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Dr. Phyllis Gildston, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMFT, LSLP | Mental Health Counselor / Therapist photo
Dr. Phyllis Gildston, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMFT, LSLP
Repair RELATIONSHIPS and Increase SELF ESTEEM
Reduce ANXIETY and Dump BAD HABITS
275 Middle Neck Road   
Suite B-6   
Great NeckNY 11023
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Practice Information
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!
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Counseling / Therapy
 Addiction
 Adolescents
 Adoption
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)
 Asperger's Syndrome
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Bicultural Difficulties
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Children's Counseling
 Chronic Illness
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Couples Therapy
 Depression
 Divorce
 Domestic Violence
 Eating Disorders
 Educational Therapy
 EMDR Therapy
 Family Conflict
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism
 Gifted / Talented Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Hypnotherapy
 Learning Disabilities
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Life Transitions
 Loneliness
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Play Therapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Premarital Counseling
 Problem Gambling
 Psychoanalysis
 Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Relationship Issues
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Sexual Dysfunction
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Women's Issues
 Work and Career Issues
Licenses/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)
License Info
000296 NY; 000340 NY; 000225 NY
Education
• 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.
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)
Payments Accepted
Fees: 30 minute session: $95; 45 minute session: $135
Payment by: Cash, Check, PayPal, Venmo or Zelle.
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Hours
12:00 NOON -10:00 PM
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Yolanda Garcia, Westbury
Dr. Gildston is an amazing therapist with so much know-how. She get the job done!
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