Michael S Gelbart, LCSW
Michael S Gelbart, LCSW
|Professions: Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: LCSW - LCS #13607|
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I am intuitive, holistic and integrative in my therapeutic approach, applying the method that best serves you, your needs and goals. I adapt to form interventions that are responsive to who you are and what you bring in. I work pragmatically, with somatic awareness and a depth psychological perspective, to help you emotionally balance, deepen insight and become more effective interpersonally.
I am most interested in facilitating intimacy work on all levels, in deepening our capacities to regulate our physiology and emotions and to communicate skillfully and with grace. Body, emotional, social and intuitive intelligences are tremendous resources within us all that i am committed to strengthening.
I create a safe space for you to explore and develop yourself and your relational fulfillment. My intention is that you feel welcome, understood, attuned to, met and supported. I also intend that you leave sessions with greater confidence, awareness and practices that you then can integrate in your daily life.
Email or Call Michael S Gelbart, LCSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 06246
More Info About My Practice
My fees are $150/hr or $225 for 90 minutes. My scale will slide if the fit with the client is right. I do accept some insurance.
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Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I specialize in depth, soul, relationship and intimacy work with men and women.
Men can benefit from greater awareness and attunement into our inner masculine development and character traits in order to to thrive and be more skillfully relational. I provide presence, recognition, maps, guidance, attentive listening and tools to support mens unfolding journeys.
With women, I provide a balanced perspective on what your men might be experiencing and how you may more skillfully approach the men in your life. For young men coming of age, i provide a mature perspective and help you navigate the young adult phase of your life.
I specialize in addiction recovery, trauma resolution, couples intimacy, anxiety, depression and transformational forgiveness.
How Psychotherapy Can Help
Psychotherapy can help by de-constructing our false beliefs, roles, attitudes and illusions that may have served at one point in our lives but now limit us. Taking apart these false beliefs and roles can liberate us, freeing up our energy in alignment with what is true.
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Services I Provide
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
- Home-Based Therapy
Ages I Work With
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