Benjamin Schafler

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Benjamin Schafler

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Counselor, Psychotherapist, Life Coach, Pastoral Counselor, Counsellor, Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW-R - 043439
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Block Vision
  • Blue Care
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Emblem
  • Empire Plan
  • GEHA Health Plans
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • High Mark
  • Highmark
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • Medica (Minnesota)
  • NYSHIP Empire Plan
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • OSCAR
  • Oscar Health Insurance Co.
  • Out of Network Provider
  • Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
  • The Empire Plan (government plan)
  • UHA
  • UMR
  • United Health Care
  • United Healthcare Student Resources
Fees: $140 per 45 minute session.
$140-$200 Sliding Scale
Accept Cash. Zelle. Venmo. Paypal.
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

Long Beach, New York 11561

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My Approach to Helping

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified School Social Worker and a Certified Chaplain with over 30 years of experience helping , counseling and coaching adults, teens, children, families and couples. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, school work challenges, and ADHD, trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and creative. I believe in treating each person with respect, sensitivity. We will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change for the better. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • Hebrew

Groups I Work With

    Over twenty years experience helping adults, familes, adolescents, children amd couples overcome challenged to reach greater happiness, success.

Industries & Communities Served

  • BIPOC
  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Military/Law Enforcement
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • First Responders
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Psychedelic and Altered State Integration Therapy
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • School issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Anger Management
  • Biofeedback
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Depth Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Dreamwork
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic

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