My practice, although eclectic, is deeply rooted in a family systems approach incorporating the exploration of the individual's roles and behaviors from both the past and present that influence various current and/or repetitive unwanted behaviors. My belief in working through the therapeutic process, by implementing a systems modality, is to work with clients to help them in the process of change for a more positive, productive and healthier life. I treat families, couples, individuals, children and groups as needed in a compassionate and caring environment to address many of the aforementioned issues.
Being a parent is one of the most rewarding and challenging jobs you'll ever have. I am a Licensed Social Worker and Parent Coach with over thirty years of experience working with parents and their children. I can help you parent at your very best. Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed with your home environment? From birth through the young adult years, I coach parents through periods of growth and challenges. Discover healthy ways to cope with conflict and the everyday challenges of parenting. I offer one on one personalized Parent Coaching designed to meet the needs of each individual and family.
Alcohol & Drug Addiction Treatment can save your or a loved one’s life. Reaching out for help can be daunting but recovery is attainable. I have enjoyed working with thousands of individuals on their journey toward reaching their sober goals. As a clinician at Mountainside, I use an empathetic, person-centered, and trauma-informed approach as well as holistic therapies to help clients achieve self-awareness & gain the tools they need both during treatment and long after it ends. In my sessions, I like to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, & Strength-Based Therapy to assist clients in their recovery process.
Jeanine Aufiero's reassuring presence provides an inviting and secure environment for every member of the family. Her love for children, understanding of adolescent turmoil, compassion for struggling adults and couples, makes her a true family therapist. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), mediator, and coach, Jeanine fosters the principals of gratitude, self-awareness, and the joy of life as she helps her clients work through the sadness and trauma associated with mental distress, divorce, grieving, and other trials and complexities of life. Jeanine employs a strength-based approach and the tenets of positive psychology.
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment can save your or a loved one’s life. People often hesitate to pursue life saving addiction treatment services because they are worried about the stigma attached to substance use and mental health disorders. In my 30 years of experience in the addiction treatment industry, including my tenure as Medical Director at Mountainside treatment center, I have aided over 10,000 people in their journey for sobriety. I currently oversee Mountainside’s Detox program, where clients can heal during the vulnerable early stages of recovery with the support of our dedicated medical team.
My goal is to create a supportive environment for clients to explore their problems, change unhealthy patterns, and find effective solutions. Healthy relationships where we feel close, connected, and understood by each other are important for overall happiness. Through therapy, I help clients effectively communicate, gain understanding of each other, and move past hurtful experiences. I work with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and family conflict. Over the past ten years, I have gained extensive experience working with individuals, couples, and families.
I am a caring and compassionate psychotherapist who specializes in providing therapy to children, adolescents and adults. My expertise includes treating anxiety, depression and issues involving self-esteem, stress management, parenting, separation, divorce, relationship and women's issues including prenatal and postpartum depression.
Treatment begins in a relaxed setting within the context of a comfortable and safe relationship. Although past history and experiences certainly can play a role in contemporary problems, treatment starts in an active and directive way to help relieve the symptoms or distress that motivates treatment in the first place. This includes learning specific techniques and strategies to better manage symptoms and improve ones ability to function freely.
I enjoy assisting individuals and families reach their potential and am dedicated to seeing people through their presenting problems using a strength-based approach. I assist individuals and families who are struggling with depression, anxiety and other concerns. Through personal growth and empowerment, patients can meet their life challenges.
Trying to pick the right therapist can be a challenge. You can think of our first meeting more like a conversation, where we will go over what you are experiencing and how I can help you materialize your goals, values, and priorities. I offer a safe, comfortable, and compassionate space where we can explore how to reduce your suffering and help you get to where you want to be. For years, I have made it my purpose to help others resolve their internal pain and heartache. Although I tailor my approach for each client, I tend to consistently utilize psychodynamic, gestalt, DBT, and narrative theoretical orientations.
**Now enrolling for Virtual Parent Coaching: See "Groups" below** I am a clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavior therapy and applied behavior analysis. Since 1996 I've worked with individuals of all ages affected by Autism. I have worked in several school systems and I am currently the clinical adviser for a young adult transition program for individuals with Autism. In addition to my focus on Autism, I also work with individuals struggling with Technology Dependence or Addiction. I see local clients in my office or via secure video conferencing.
Every individual who comes to my practice is profoundly powerful, possessing vast strength and possibility. While past trauma may trap us in false narratives about ourselves and others, together we will tap into your authentic voice and identify your personal path towards healing, growth, joy and a restored sense of confidence. Calling upon an integrative, evidence-based approach, we will work to instill a renewed sense of balance, inner-peace and self-love. My integrative approach utilizes humanistic and strengths-based therapies including Mindfulness, Somatic healing, Dialectical Behavior therapy, Positive Psychology as well as
Psychotherapy can be a deeply nourishing gift to allow oneself. It is valuable to afford ourselves the time and space to be heard, seen, and understood. It can also be an opportunity to do the inner work and skill building that is necessary for us to unfold toward our truest potential. In times of crisis therapy can be a life line, keeping us connected to a light in the dark. Grounded in psychodynamic, somatic and intersubjective theories Michelle's work investigates the relationship between emotion, body and psyche. Issues related to relationships, parenting, trauma, and more may be explored.
I believe in identifying and integrating those techniques that fit your individual needs. I ask that you do the best you can to express your goals, your concerns, your hopes and your dreams. I will work to understand you, help you understand yourself better, and explore your relationships. Together we will find or unlock the steps to help you meet your individual goals, and/or resolve conflicts in relationships. My approach is strength based. I believe that your decision to come to treatment reflects a readiness to tap into a basic human process that strives for health and growth.
Sometimes, life gets complicated and working with a professional can help set you in the direction you want to go. Together we can explore the problems and work toward solutions in a warm, supportive, confidential atmosphere.
I have over 15 years of clinical experience. My practice includes working with adults, children, and adolescents. I have helped my clients to cope with and manage stress, anxiety, and depression. I focus on making treatment not only meaningful, but also affordable. With someone you can really talk to, solutions will start to take shape.
Psychotherapy is a tool to help individuals further develop their emotional lives. I believe that by verbalizing thoughts, feelings, and experiences in an open, nonjudgmental environment individuals can gain insight and emotional growth often leading to a reduction in anxiety, sadness and relationship discord
I have a passion for getting to know clients as individuals in order to better tailor the therapy experience to their strengths and goals. I value open communication between client and therapist to ensure that my clients are heard, and that their concerns are being addressed. Open communication between client and therapist allows for the client to be challenged to meet their goals and for the therapist to make improvements and adjustments to their approach. I focus on creating a safe and comfortable environment where clients can focus on meeting their goals at their own pace.
Are you happy? Is your life the way you want it to be or do you always feel stressed out, overwhelmed, worried, irritable or angry? Is your life feeling disorganized or up-side-down? Do you have bothersome thoughts that despite your attempts, are just getting worse? Are you doing something repeatedly, but don't know why? Are you sad or just not as happy as you want to be? Do you know what's bothering you? It is time for a change. I can help you identify the problem, learn coping strategies to resolve the problem & feel better. Let's talk.
Life can be challenging and there may be times when you feel too stressed, too overwhelmed, or too defeated to see that you can work things out and be hopeful and happy again. Or life events happen that throw you off course and make you question your coping skills. Or it may feel like relationships, career directions, or school aspirations aren’t as successful or as rewarding as you would like. While it can be difficult to reach out for support, taking that leap to accept help is a step towards hope, healing, connection and strength.
If your feeling uncomfortable with the way your life is going give North Shore Services a call. We have licensed therapists who have been helping people work through issues so that they can live up to their potential and feel good about themselves. If you or someone you love is suffering with a drug or alcohol addiction North Shore Services has counselors with over 30 years of experience who can help guide you on the road to recovery. Teenagers who are not happy, feeling anxious and struggling with life. We offer group counseling that provides support and solutions.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Huntington 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 Huntington 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 Huntington, or Child Psychologists in Huntington.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Huntington 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 Huntington 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.