Gay Lee

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R

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Gay Lee, LCSW-R, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Newburgh
(845) 245-6112 Website

Gay Lee

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R


Location

450 Broadway
Newburgh, New York 12550
(845) 245-6112

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Additional Location

300 Cadman Plaza West
12 Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(845) 245-6112

I have a flair for helping people effect positive change in their lives. My offices are comfortable safe spaces to talk about difficult things and make tough decisions. The road to emotional wellness can be painful and challenging, so I try very hard to be encouraging and supportive while change is occurring. Hurt, pain and anger do not define who we are; it opens our emotional pathways to inform us of the need and time for change. Depression is usually an indication of the depth of personal disruption, so when it’s appropriate, I offer advice to validate feelings, encourage healing and to dismantle irrational thinking.

I believe depression is anger turned inward with an outward display of behaviors expressing pain felt internally. My approach is ego supportive and expressive therapy, because people seem to feel better when they feel heard and understood. Talking about “stuff” with a therapist seems to confront the inner conflict and turmoil guiding a person's life.

Although, I have twenty-five years’ experience as a psychotherapist, I believe people are in charge of their life and I am their short-term guide; together we make a team. My role is to try to lift the symptoms of depression through guided discussions that promote healthy mind-body attitudes and sure-up skills needed to live an emotionally comfortable life.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 24 Years
  • School: Smith College School for Social Work
  • Year Graduated: 1994
  • License and State: R050834-1 New York

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $80 - $110
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CDPHP
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Military OneSource
  • POMCO
  • TRICARE
  • UMR
  • WellCare
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Adelphi University School of Social Work / CASAC-T 33496
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Gay Lee's Groups

OASAS Evaluations in Newburgh and Brooklyn

I am an approved Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) clinical screening and assessment provider and CASAC-T, endorsed by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, recognized by the National Organization of Forensic Social Workers as a member in good standing and a member of the National Anger Management Association.

More about this group

Location

450 Broadway
Newburgh, New York 12550
(845) 245-6112

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

300 Cadman Plaza West
12 Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(845) 245-6112
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Gambling
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Adlerian
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Motivational Interviewing

Links

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Gay Lee, LCSW-R, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Newburgh

Gay Lee

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R