Garden City Therapy, PLLC

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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(516) 874-0843 Website

Garden City Therapy, PLLC

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW


Location

Offers online therapy

Garden City Therapy - Michelle Ambalu & Group
233 7th Street
Suite 200
Garden City, NY 11530
Call Michelle Ambalu
(516) 874-0843

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Announcement icon We are currently providing telehealth initial evaluations as well as ongoing sessions.
Reaching out is a big step and contacting a therapist is an accomplishment and sign of growth in itself. We help with wellness, meeting goals, coping skills, anxiety and mood, stress, relational matters, trauma, help adjusting to life changes and more.
We believe that the combination of a solid therapeutic alliance, discovery, understanding, and practical advice leads to the most beneficial outcome and helps in both the short and long term. We can examine issues, your perspectives, identify patterns and themes, and learn how you cope and interact in order to help you move towards desired outcomes.
We offer confidential and affordable counseling services as NYS licensed therapists in Garden City, NY located in Nassau County of Long Island and close to the LIRR as well as Adelphi and Hofstra University. Nearby cities include Mineola, Hempstead, Williston Park and New Hyde Park. Low cost or free therapy services under insurance plans: Fidelis, BCBS, UHC.
Garden City Therapy, PLLC
“We offer online counseling and help with anxiety, coping skills, and more. We accept BCBS, UHC, Cigna and Fidelis Insurances.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $80
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Plan / Optum
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis
  • MHN
  • NYSHIP reimbursement OON
  • Optum
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
If we do not take your insurance you may be eligible for partial reimbursement by your insurer. NYSHIP commonly has out of network benefits.
Email us or call (516) 874-0843 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 13 Years
  • License: New York / 079031
  • School: Adelphi University: Graduate School (MSW)
  • Year Graduated: 2008

Garden City Therapy, PLLC's Groups

Parent Support Group (via Zoom)

Parent Support Group Overview Spring 2021: we are gathering interest for a group we plan to start this spring. This group is for parents looking to share experiences with other parents and also get information from clinical staff on understanding their child's mental health, social and identity exploration, ways to cope, guidance on communicating with their child, adjusting to the pandemic and increased re-opening, as well as advocacy and experiences related to the school environment. Thursday evenings at 6pm (tbd). Fee: Your insurance copay for group therapy or $30 per session.

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Anxiety Social Support Group for Adults (via Zoom)

We are gathering interest for an anxiety management and social support group planned to start Spring 2021. This group is for adults looking to connect with others experiencing anxiety. Learn or expand your toolbox to de-escalate anxiety and get help with distributed materials, guidance from clinical staff on symptom management and education, and by discussing your experiences with others. Fee: Your insurance copay for group therapy or $30 per session.

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Location

Garden City Therapy - Michelle Ambalu & Group
233 7th Street
Suite 200
Garden City, NY 11530
Call Michelle Ambalu
(516) 874-0843
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Life Transitions
Issues
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

Our Website

Nearby Areas

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Professional Connections

Michelle is very talented as a therapist, especially with children with whom she has had many successes in helping them heal what troubles them and what they cannot verbalize.
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Karen Nelson, LCSW-R
Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Last Modified: 17 Mar 2021
Garden City Therapy, PLLC, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Garden City

Garden City Therapy, PLLC

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW