Teresa Giammella-Deboer, LMFT, LMHC, Counselor in Staten Island
Teresa has worked for years helping Adult Childrenand their family that are or have lived with someones's alcohol and drug abuse & feels like the addiction has made their lives unmanagable.It is important to talk honestly with family members about what is happening in the family and to help them express their concerns and feelings.Families with alcohol and drug problems usually have high levels of stress and confusion.These family memebers need to have their experiences validated and learn that they did not cause it they cannot control the addiction, and they cannot cure the addiction.
Teresa's experience covers a broad range of care including family of all ages,and children on the Autism spectrum disorders.Teresa works from a systemic approach bringing the entire family into sessions. Through the integration of cognitive, behavioral and spiritual awareness, clients learn that they hold the answers to create harmony in their lives.
She is well-versed and comfortable in individual, group and family counseling sessions and utilizes creative approaches to encouraging sharing and support.
Call or Email Teresa Giammella-Deboer for a free phone consultation now - (718) 569-8727


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Barry University
  • License No. and State: 002797 New York


  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire BlueCross
  • GHI
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MHN
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Teresa Giammella-Deboer's Groups

Healing Through Creativity

Utilizing a series of Healing Through Creativity books, the author/therapist runs a 12-week workshop which incorporates different modalities to facilitate workshop participants in living more productive and harmonious lives.The group members will experience meditation,inner-child,art, and cognitive, therapies to help faciliate change in their lives.The only requirement is the willingness to change.

More about this group


  • Relationship Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Addiction


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse

Mental Health

  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2015
Teresa Giammella-Deboer, LMFT, LMHC, Counselor in Staten Island

Teresa Giammella-Deboer

Counselor, LMFT, LMHC