Michael L. Costa

Psychologist, PsyD

He/Him/His

Verified by Psychology Today
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(914) 342-7998

Michael L. Costa

Psychologist, PsyD

He/Him/His

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Westchester County
351 Manville Rd
Suite 109
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 342-7998
Offers online therapy

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Additional Location

1 Chase Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 342-7998
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About

Dr. Michael Costa is passionate about providing effective individual and group therapy based in scientific research. He has expertise in the the treatment of anxiety and related disorders, such as OCD and PTSD, mood disorders, such as depression, and behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents. As such, Dr. Costa has gained extensive experience providing evidence-based treatments, specifically cognitive behavioral therapies (CBTs), such as exposure therapy, exposure and response prevention (E/RP), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and behavioral parent training (BPT).
Dr. Costa is dedicated to providing tailored interventions that are individualized to each youth’s specific area of difficulty. When working with families, he focuses on providing targeted treatment to meet each child’s goals in a warm, flexible manner with a strong emphasis on guiding caregivers to support youth throughout treatment.
He has completed training in clinical child psychology, with an emphasis on CBT and DBT interventions, at Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Zucker Hillside Hospital. Dr. Costa has has gained experience in child/adolescent outpatient, inpatient, day treatment/partial hospital, psychiatric urgent care, college counseling, and school settings.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $250 - $300
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • License: New York / 024409
  • School: St. John's University
  • Year Graduated: 2020
Michael L. Costa, Psy.D., specializes in cognitive behavioral therapies for anxiety disorders, OCD, depression, and behavioral difficulties.

Location

Westchester County
351 Manville Rd
Suite 109
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 342-7998
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Other Location +

Additional Location

1 Chase Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 342-7998
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Child
Issues
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022
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Michael L. Costa

Psychologist, PsyD