I am a retired NYPD Detective, and a licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in police and public safety psychology. Blue Line Psychological Services, PLLC is my private practice in Great Neck, NY, conveniently located within a two minute walk from the LIRR. While I specialize in the treatment and assessment of police, other first responders and emergency personnel and their families, my therapy services are not limited to that population.
My twenty years of practicing psychoanalytic therapy have made it clear to me that people want to be happy, feel optimistic, and create a more satisfying life. It is my clinical intention to help resolve the problems that prevent you from achieving these goals. As a therapist, it is my responsibility to help you speak freely so you are more comfortable with your thoughts and feelings, leading to improved relationships and a better state of mind.
I am a holistic psychotherapist who incorporates talk therapy with meditation, guided imagery and hypnotherapy to treat trauma, anxiety, panic disorders, depression, addictions, self esteem, relationship issues and life purpose inquiries. I also work with individuals seeking help during life transitions such as loss of loved ones, divorce, adoptions, fertility struggles, and career changes. I support and empower my clients in their healing, transformation, and personal or spiritual development while creating a life of joy, love and personal fulfillment.
Psychotherapy provides a space to achieve personal growth and navigate challenges within a trusting, supportive relationship with a trained expert. As a clinical psychologist, I specialize in helping adolescents and adults with a variety of problems, including those struggling with mood, emotion regulation, trauma, identity, relationships, academic/professional issues, body image, and eating disorders. Together, we identify and work toward goals while seeking deeper understanding into their behaviors and problems.
Hello, my name is Fanegie Badette, LMHC, owner of Center Rock Mental Health Counseling. I am currently offering virtual counseling to those in NY. My personal style is to provide compassion, empathy, and support to help my clients gain insight on their lives. I work with those who have difficulty with depression, anxiety, communication, goal setting, self esteem, and body image issues. I have worked with children, teenagers, and adults in many different settings.
I hope to help individuals and couples increase their self awareness and identify challenges and goals. I offer an integrated approach to treatment drawing from a variety of theories and techniques. Change is a process that takes time and commitment but may feel daunting and isolating. My hope is reduce the isolation by creating a safe and supportive environment to explore concerns while taking steps to reach identified goals.
I take an empathic and supportive approach to therapy by establishing a safe space for my clients to uncover and explore painful emotions. Whether you’re experiencing chronic stress, feeling anxious or depressed, together we will identify goals for therapy. I tailor treatment to meet the specific needs of every client—with the aim of helping the client develop new skills, enhance self-awareness, foster positive change, and increase overall satisfaction and well-being. My specialized training includes both cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic treatment.
I have always been passionate about my work and derive a tremendous satisfaction helping others. If you are feeling lost, alone and confused, you may not want to share that with others, yet therapy provides a safe haven. Working together on your goals can result in tremendous comfort and relief. It's risky to feel vulnerable but hopeful that you are working towards resolving what needs to be repaired in your most meaningful relationships. I'll be there to hear what concerns you, in your own words without judgment and join you in all celebrations along the way.
I am licensed in NY and MA, and currently accepting clients in both states. I am offering tele-health sessions via video or phone for individual, and family counseling at the convenience, and privacy of your own home. I make it a priority to foster a safe, non-judgmental, and comfortable environment where you can openly discuss challenging emotions. I believe a crucial factor in the success of therapy is the bond between therapist and patient. I work hard at providing compassion, trust, and a safe place for healing.
My primary goals as a clinical psychologist are to help you:(1) live your life more fully, (2) feel more comfortable with and better about yourself, and (3) cope more productively with any stressors that you are facing. With this in mind, my therapeutic focus will be to provide you with the personal support that you need to make the changes that you want, and teach you specific techniques that you can use. We will do this in as time and cost efficient a manner as possible. Together, we will construct a new roadmap for you to use.
I am a licensed Psychologist with over 30 years of experience treating clients who span all age groups. I have advanced training beyond my Ph.D. that includes a certificate in Psychotherapy from Adelphi University. I view the therapeutic process as a collaborative one in which the client and I work together to explore current concerns, past experiences as they may relate to patterns of behavior, roadblocks to achieving one's goals, leading to an enhanced awareness of one's personal control. Building resilience is the key to coping with the challenges and transitions that life brings.
Providing a safe environment to explore emotional difficulties and psychological distress is a central part to my approach. I facilitate growth utilizing psychodynamic therapy, mindfulness training, and CBT techniques. I am trained in individual, couples and family therapy.
I believe therapy is a place for you to feel safe, supported and understood. I am empathic and directive, and my style is collaborative and interactive: we will identify your goals and work toward achieving them together. I offer concrete behavioral and cognitive techniques to help you reach your goals as well as discover insight and awareness along the way.
Wouldn't you love to know WHAT to eat, HOW to eat and WHY your past efforts haven't brought you lasting results? Wouldn't you love to know that you can transform your relationship with food from one that is mired in fear and confusion to one that is joyous, loving and free? The Freedom Promise program teaches powerful strategies related to letting go of behaviors and limiting beliefs that keep you pouring the best of your energy into food, weight and the size of your thighs.You'll examine what you eat and who you are as an eater, while uncovering root causes of the pesky symptoms that are related to or a result of such behaviors.
I work with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of behavioral, mood, and anxiety issues, including depression, panic, social anxiety, ADHD, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. I also work with individuals to cope more effectively with life stressors and to grieve the situations that cannot be altered. The therapy process is collaborative; I listen intently to my clients symptoms and, empathically and non-judgmentally, I help them work through their pain to achieve their goals.
I work with individuals and couples who are struggling with some aspect of daily living - relationships, family, job; or who face a crisis such as illness or loss. I work to help clients understand the emotions, beliefs, and behaviors that may contribute to their difficulties. Strategies that have been adaptive or protective at an earlier time may no longer be needed and may interfere with life satisfaction. I have a flexible approach designed to strengthen coping skills and to foster resilience. My work involves both careful listening and active collaboration, with a focus on each person's unique history.
*EMAIL me to schedule your free 15-minute consultation* Are you finding yourself in the same relationship patterns that just aren't working for you? Are you struggling in your relationships with your partner, family or friends? I am an attachment-based therapist and work with both individuals and couples. I help my clients recognize unhealthy patterns in their relationships and improve their communication skills.
Life has no shortage of stressors; therapy is an opportunity to process challenges which can lead to self-discovery and growth. Whether it’s anxiety, relationship problems, diminished self-worth, mood difficulties, school-related obstacles, parenting issues, life transitions or the like, I am committed to utilizing a personalized approach, tailoring my work and interventions to focus on each individual client – with their particular struggles and strengths. As such, I help clients become better equipped to effect change – large or small - leading to better relationships, more fulfillment and improved feelings of self-worth.
Psychotherapy is a personal journey. Each person is an individual with individual needs, preferences and ways of being. Connecting with a therapist who recognizes that can be life changing. I approach each client and each situation with curiosity and openness and a full desire to assist the client find what they need inside of them to change, adapt and become the best version of themself that they can be.
Life is a journey filled with many different challenges that can be overwhelming and distressing. My goal is to be there with you in finding new ways of coping with such difficulties. I became a therapist because of my passion to connect deeply with people and help with self exploration and growth. I believe that such a connection can relieve many obstacles and improve emotional well being. I am trained in evidence-based clinical treatments for individuals, couples, and families going through daily struggles such as interpersonal conflicts, marital conflicts, parent-child difficulties, high anxiety, depression, and more.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Great Neck are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Great Neck then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Great Neck, or Child Psychologists in Great Neck.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Great Neck psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Great Neck specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.