Yolanda Koumidou-Vlesmas Inner Life Exploration

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD, CHT

Verified by Psychology Today
(516) 513-8819 Website

Yolanda Koumidou-Vlesmas Inner Life Exploration

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD, CHT

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Lynbrook, NY 11563
(516) 513-8819
Offers online therapy

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About

Have been accompanying people on their voyages of self-exploration for more than 30 years through INDIVIDUAL, COUPLES, FAMILY AND GROUP THERAPY. Through extensive experience interweaving traditional approaches with psycho-spiritual disciplines, the following theories and modalities serve as the foundation for my work: the Voice Dialogue Method, Quantum Physics theory, Hypnotherapy, Art, Movement, Dream Work and Energetics.
Authored, THE INNER EATER SELVES and co-authored, RESPONDING TO LONELINESS AND LONGING. Published six poetry collections. Founded the Koumidou Center, LLC, an approved provider with the NYSED. Teach CE approved courses to psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors and creative arts therapists.
I run private individual and couples RETREATS at my UPSTATE Quietude Retreat Center and INTERNATIONALLY. Some of the international retreat locations have been, India, Australia, Bali, Machu Picchu, Costa Rica, Italy, Cyprus, Morocco and Greece.
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“Let's work together to gain understanding and control of the inner & outer disruptions and losses in our life, especially during this crisis”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $185 - $300
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Venmo, Visa, Zelle
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 37 Years
  • License: New York / 033265
  • School: Hunter School of Social Work
  • Year Graduated: 1981
Offer Voice Dialogue facilitations. Trained for 15yrs in Voice Dialogue directly from Drs. Hal and Sidra Stone, the creators of this method.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NASW / Board Certified Diplomate
  • Certificate Date: 1998
  • Certificate: The Wellness Institute / Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Certificate Date: 1997

Yolanda Koumidou-Vlesmas Inner Life Exploration's Groups

Inner Life Exploration group retreats

Our Group Retreats are limited to 8 participants, for ultimate consideration and attention to every individual in the group. Each Group Retreat is theme oriented. A sample of past topics: Awakening the Inner Aphrodite, Transforming Your Critical Voice, Connecting with Your Body, Searching for Inner Peace. Surrounded by the beauty of nature, your retreat will be facilitated by the intuitive, and grounded presence of Yolanda Koumidou-Vlesmas. You will be challenged to look deep inside yourself in an eye-opening adventure. You will identify areas which you let fall to the wayside in the business of your life.

More about this group

Location

Lynbrook, NY 11563
(516) 513-8819
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Life Transitions
  • Spirituality
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Inner Life Mentoring, exploring life's purpose
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Private Retreats, exploring life's direction
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

I also speak: Cypriot and Greek
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dance Movement Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Energy Psychology
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
  • Voice Dialogue Facilitations
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 28 Jun 2022
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Yolanda Koumidou-Vlesmas Inner Life Exploration

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD, CHT