Now Accepting Additional Insurance Plans!

Long Island Mental Health Wellness Counseling, PLLC has been in network with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and most recently we joined Cigna Behavioral Health Care Plans.  This exciting new development means that more people now have access to the high quality, evidence based counseling services that we are known for. We are also accepting […]

NATIONAL CERTIFIED COUNSELING NEWS RELEASE

NCC NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEGAN N. WOODWARD EARNS NATIONAL CERTIFIED COUNSELOR CREDENTIAL                 Megan N. Woodward of Westbury, New York has attained certification as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC).  Currently in private practice at Long Island Mental Health and Wellness Counseling, PLLC, Ms. Woodward […]

Navigating Your Mental Health Insurance Benefits

Navigating mental health benefits can often be a confusing and stressful experience.  Uncertainty about services being covered in or out of network and determining how to best finance mental health services is a big obstacle for many people thinking about getting help. If you have health insurance and want to determine if and how to […]

5 Ways to Master Stress

We all have stress in our lives, and it comes from many different sources.  When not managed well, stress can take enormous tolls on health, relationships, work performance and overall quality of life.  Learning useful skills to reduce stress and manage it well takes consistent practice to train your brain and body to respond to […]

What does therapy or counseling look like?

Unless it’s something you have experienced first hand, having a good understanding about what actually happens in a therapy or counseling session is often skewed by stereotypes we’ve been exposed to in the media.   Misconceptions about therapy being passive, only for someone who is ‘crazy’, or a place where clients are blamed or shamed by […]

3 Steps to Gain Control of Your Thoughts

Every so often I catch people around me, and sometimes even myself, engaging in less than healthy thinking styles.  Most of the time it happens so quickly it’s not until we’ve had a moment to reflect back on the situation that we realize the inaccuracies with our thoughts.  One of the most unhealthy styles of […]

Hofstra Video Interview on Training and Experience

Here is some additional information and details about my extensive training and clinical experience during and after the completion of my formal education and state licensure. Having a good sense of a provider’s training and background can help clients decide if the provider is the right fit for their needs.  

We’re on Psychology Today

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