Feel Better Therapy Clinic
Feel Better Therapy Clinic
Danielle Matias, LMHC, LPC has been practicing psychotherapy for over 10 years. She provides the FBTC therapists with support in all clinical work. She is dedicated to assisting the community confront and overcome mental health struggles. She specializes in anxiety, depression, addiction, marriage & family, social injustice, sexual abuse trauma and LGTBQ community. She believes in a person-centered approach and wants every client in the clinic to feel unconditional positive regard, acceptance
Michelle Fuentes, LCSW is a dedicated psychotherapist that began her clinical career attaining her social work degree from Lehman college. Michelle has successfully completed EMDR training and is specialized to work with trauma survivors. Michelle enjoys working with Spanish Speaking clients and also utilizes Christian Counseling when it is appropriate or upon request. She is SIFI certified and supervises a team of msw/lmsw therapists. Michelle has a great passion for mental health.,
Crystal is Feel Better Therapy Clinic’s full-time Office Manager. She is responsible for supervising all admin staff and with the help of her team to ensure excellent customer service to all clients. She is a liaison to insurance companies. Managing billing so clients can focus on treatment without financial worries . Her goal is to make sure clients find their ideal therapist and receive quality care from their first phone call to the clinic and all throughout the course of their treatment.
I hold a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Hunter, and have experience conducting individual and family therapy with children and adults suffering from depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, and other relationship issues. I aim to provide a safe space where you can share your thoughts, fears, and difficulties in an open, warm, and accepting environment. I hope you take the courage to reach out. When you're ready, I'm hear to listen and work through it together with you.
I am a licensed mental health counselor with 3 years of experience working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, and symptoms related to trauma, amongst other symptoms. I provide a safe space for individuals to speak openly about their issues and feel that they are in a setting that is free of judgment. I am bilingual (Spanish) and can provide sessions in Spanish; I have experience working with those from different cultural backgrounds as well.
Lea is a committed and engaged psychotherapist who empowers clients with supportive counseling that is tailored to the challenges and strengths of each individual. She received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Old Westbury. Lea’s psychotherapeutic approach reflects a belief that individuals are capable of committing to change when they learn to accept their struggles and identify their strengths.
I am a licensed mental health practitioner who has been working in the field for nearly a decade with experience in all age levels. I use an integrative approach to counseling pulling from the techniques seen in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Existential, and Psychodynamic modalities. I specialize in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, trauma, stress, infertility, miscarriages, pregnancy, postpartum, relationship and family issues, and bereavement.
I believe everyone has the capacity for growth and change. As a licensed social worker, I empower clients to be the captain of their treatment through collaboration. I utilize psychodynamic therapy to help clients develop insight into their past and present problems. Using Dialectal behavioral therapy, I help clients develop a “toolbox” of strategies to help alleviate negative emotions and improve wellbeing.
I find that people are often not aware of their strengths; with this in mind, I like to focus and build on them. I can confidently tell you that seeking therapy is a strength in itself, and I would be honored to work with you as you learn about yourself and the world around you. There is no "right way" to discuss your concerns. Whether you would like to learn how to cope with stress, process trauma, learn to resolve conflict, or develop self-esteem, I will listen to you without judgement.
I approach counseling from a reality, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral or evidenced based prospective in which you and I will work together to identify consistent patterns that lead to difficult thoughts or choices that you are experiencing in life. I have experience working with clients who struggle with addiction, depression & anxiety, relationship & attachment issues, LGBTQ+ issues, grief, self-esteem and trauma.
My career began as a dietitian(RD). I have experience working with anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorders and body dysmorphia. My knowledge has taught me that the core struggle of disordered eating patterns is related to the relationship one has with themselves. I have worked with anxiety, depression, trauma, codependency, relationship issues, self-esteem, parenting and more. I appreciate being part of the miraculous process of recovery. My work is gentle, empathic, positive and encouraging.
I really enjoy working in the mental health field. I am passionate about helping others on their mental health journey. I am person centered in my approach with clients. I enjoy working with children, families and I work well with children/adults with depression and anxiety. I believe in order for a client to reach their goals they must have a strong therapeutic alliance with their therapist. I always strive to make sure my clients feel welcomed, understood, heard and respected.
Many of us experience thoughts of constant worry, hopelessness, or uncertainty. Maybe the burden has grown too strong, limiting your ability to participate fully in your life an reach specific goals. My goal as a therapist is to honor every client's humanity by fostering a brave space that allows for honest, true explanation of feelings, thoughts, and emotions. You are the expert, and I am here to join you on this journey to self-awareness, acceptance, and growth.
I specialize with CBT. I work well with depression and anxiety. One of my greatest passions is working with those who have experienced loss. Loss comes in all forms including death, break-up, divorce etc. We must grieve these in order to heal and embrace life again. I also have worked with many emotional, physical, and sexual abuse survivors. I work hard to foster healing, and empathy in order to compassionately promote emotional well-being and improve overall quality of life.
I strive to provide a collaborative environment in which client and clinician are equal partners within the therapeutic process and a safe space in which you feel seen, heard and understood. By providing individual therapy for adults and young adults with mild as well as severe and persistent mental illness, my style of therapy allows me to be flexible and geared towards helping each client live intentionally and purposefully toward their individual goals.
My integrative approach to counseling includes motivational interviewing, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral strategies, and psychodynamic therapy. I specialize in the treatment of trauma , bereavement, relationship and family issues, end-of-life decisions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, etc. My approach is non-judgmental, collaborative and supportive. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you take the next step.
I have worked with individuals, couples, family, and groups from holistic approach in providing therapeutic, supportive, and communal services to an ethnically and culturally diverse population. I have a passion to service others and improve one's ability to achieve personal satisfaction/self-efficacy. I am here to listen, provide a safe space, and collaborate to achieve goals with you as best as one can.
I am a psychotherapist providing individual psychotherapy to those with mild as well as severe and persistent mental illness.Majority of my work experience has been focusing on providing case management, psychotherapy to mentally ill young adults and adults and I've worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor. My therapy style is flexible, accommodating and compassionate. My goal is always to ensure a safe and comfortable environment that is respectful and professional between client and clinician.
As a therapist, I do not believe that "one size fits all" when it comes to psychotherapy and that it is important to incorporate different modalities into our work together. I believe it is important to allow the client to decided where our sessions are going and what is important to them to speak about. I do include psychoanalytic and psychodynamic approaches to my work, as our lives are shaped by our earlier upbringing and can be highly informative to the work we do together.
I have been a therapist for over 10 years, working with an array of clients, who were all unique and special in their own right. I have conducted individual and group counseling sessions surrounding depression and anxiety, loss and abandonment, domestic violence and abuse, etc. Although I use a person-centered and/or psychodynamic approach, I always try to meet my clients where they are and worked from a strengths perspective, because I believe that everyone has the potential to make changes.
My work experience is comprised of working in the non-profit sector, with adults & adolescents. I have been have skills from treatment modalities such as Client-Centered, and Psychodynamic Theory to assist clients with achieving sound Mental Health. Also, I've worked with clients whom are struggling with substance abuse, career changes, and experiencing difficulties with adjustment. We all have unique stories that shape who we are today, it is just as important to work on our Mental Health.
I have worked with immigrant children, youth, and families for the past six years. My focus has been to support those experiencing extensive trauma and provided psychoeducation. I support and guide clients with the use of different therapeutic models; narrative, transgenerational, structural, and strategic family therapy. I am committed to the wholesome mental wellbeing of my clients and hope to continue to support those in need.
I am a licensed Social Worker that has over 12 years of experience. I have worked with clients ranging in age from middle school to geriatrics. I specialize in addictions and the family, adolescence, mica and mental health as it relates to depression/ bipolar disorder, trauma, eating disorders, anxiety, grief/loss and also personality disorders. The most important feature of therapy is the connection to the client as a person not a diagnosis. We do this together, so that you don t feel alone.
I am a LMHC in NY with over 3 years of counseling experience. I work with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress and relationship issues. Whatever the concern, the commonality is that life has challenges and sometimes we need help to overcome them. My approach and focus is on you and how best to help you. As we work together, you'll see my counseling style is warm, direct, interpersonal, supportive, and relatable. You will always experience respect and compassion.
I believe in the resilience of the human spirit. I encourage my clients to invite hope for new beginnings and a better tomorrow. Whether you are experiencing a life change such as divorce or loss, substance abuse, family conflict, or are simply in need of support, I have faith that there is always hope. My approach is interactive, and I am committed to helping individuals improve their quality of life. I work with individuals, families and groups, in becoming the best versions of themselves.
I'm a compassionate and empathetic licensed social worker that recognizes the incredible courage it takes to reach out for support during periods of distress and vulnerability.
I'm committed to building a strong therapeutic relationship with clients by providing them with a safe space in which they feel supported, heard and understood. I'm looking forward to hearing your story and to working with you to help you feel empowered and able to achieve your goals.
I have a masters in social work from Fordham University. I have over 7 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have the most experience working with depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, ADHD, OCD, complex trauma/abuse,immigration/acculturation issues and LGBTQ+ community. I can also provide sessions in Spanish. I strive to encourage the strengths that I see in the clients while also promoting growth in other areas in order to help clients see the potential in their lives.
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