B. Duffy Spencer, PhD, LMHC, Counselor in Westbury
I'm a social psychologist and a Licensed Mental Health practitioner, I specialize in helping people reclaim the natural gifts and talents that have been lost to them due to childhood wounds and insufficient nurturing. I love working with people who have decided to write the next chapters of their lives on their own terms. This involves reclaiming self-esteem and learning the difference between the true self and the co-dependent self plus the difference between healthy and toxic relationships.
I help people deal with old wounds and obstacles they face to their higher goals in a compassionate & safe environment. I work with the whole person and the body- mind-soul connection. I also utilize this concept fully working with couples to help them remain as individuals in their connection.
As a social psychologist, I help people understand their personal issues in a societal context for heartfelt resolution. As a 12 Step therapist, I help people distinguish those factors that they can & cannot control. Since I'm certified in both Gestalt & Imago therapy I help people as individuals & in relationship.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email B. Duffy Spencer now - (516) 289-9624

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 28 Years
  • School: St. John's University
  • Year Graduated: 1987
  • License No. and State: 002938-1 New York

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $230
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Gestalt Center of LI / Gestalt Psychotherapist
  • Year graduated: 2006

B. Duffy Spencer's Groups

WINGS (Women In Network Giving Support)

We have the ability to release any feelings of hurt, anger, sadness or shame getting in the way of our health & happiness. The goal is to help women reconnect with their emotions in a natural unfolding way & achieve true movement by opening yourself up to new possibilities for a rich rewarding life and juicy relationships.

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Winning as a Couple

Do you crave a more passionate partnership? Would you like a truly intimate connection with your significant other? Do you need better communication skills? Do you want to avoid the well-worn track to separation or divorce? The reasons why relationships get stale, stuck and slide into separation will be explored as well as ways to increase passion in your partnership. Skills needed for long term happiness will be practiced in a fun, safe and confidential environment.

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Specialties

  • Self Esteem
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Hoarding

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • DeCluttering
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age

  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Imago
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017
B. Duffy Spencer, PhD, LMHC, Counselor in Westbury

B. Duffy Spencer

Counselor, PhD, LMHC