Michael J Heath

Counselor, LMHC, AAPC, MDiv

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(315) 565-6140 Website

Michael J Heath

Counselor, LMHC, AAPC, MDiv


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Pine Ridge Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy Services
7913 East Ridge Point Drive
Fayetteville, NY 13066
(315) 565-6140

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Pine Ridge
504 East Fayette
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 380-1005
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Hi. Since 1978 I've help individuals and couples with communication,stress, depression, sex, affairs, pornography, PTSD. My comprehensive approach to counseling integrates the psychological and spiritual aspects of life in a way which not only treats painful symptoms but also heals the underlying emotional wounds. I believe that empathic listening without judging is the foundation of emotinal healing.Therapy is a process of gaining a wider perspective which reveals how past trauma are connected to present problems.Greater mindfulness reveals how old, problematic response patterns can be discarded and replaced by new and better ones.
I'm different as a therapist because I'm a person and a minster who can speak frankly about sex without embarrassment. Thus, clients know that it is OK for them too, embarrassing issues are to be understood not judged or condemned . Specifically since 1978, I've helped individuals and couples with communication, stress, depression, sex, affairs, porn, PTSD.
While all therapist are trained in counseling, Pastoral Counselors have undergone their own extensive therapy as part of their education. When you talk with me, know that I have sat in your seat. I've learned about counseling not only from graduate school but from my own personal therapy as well. My goal is to understand you, not judge or impose my views.
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Michael J Heath
“I've been helping individuals and couples for over 40yrs with relationships, communication, stress, sex, affairs, pornography and PTSD. ”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $70 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • American Behavioral
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Cigna
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Health Net
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • United Health Care
  • UnitedHealthcare
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Qualifications

  • School: Yale Divinity School
  • Year Graduated: 1974
  • License and State: 003024 New York

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: American Association of Pastoral Counselors - Fellow / 02315
  • Certificate Date: 1988

Michael J Heath's Groups

internet pornography

This pornography group is currently inactive ! Internet pornography has become a problem which affects not only one's marriage but also work one's work place. The the outlook of this group toward's pornograph obsession is that it is as a self-soothing distraction which diverts attention from underlying and unresolved conflicts and issues. Through the professionally-lead peer interaction: 1)shame is lowered so that 2)a realistic appreciation of the destructive aspects of this activity can be developed; 3) better and more effective and less problematic coping mechanisms may be found and 4) that the underlying conflicts will be addressed and resolved.

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Location

Pine Ridge Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy Services
7913 East Ridge Point Drive
Fayetteville, NY 13066
(315) 565-6140
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Pine Ridge
504 East Fayette
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 380-1005
Specialties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Addiction
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Pornography
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma Recovery - PTSD
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Psychodynamic
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 10 Jul 2020
Michael J Heath, LMHC, AAPC, MDiv, Counselor in Fayetteville

Michael J Heath

Counselor, LMHC, AAPC, MDiv