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Nancy Hilsenrath, LCSW, CASAC, SAP

Location: West Hempstead, NY 11552
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Profession: Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Telehealth (Video/Phone) Therapy
Consultation Services to Employers
Court Ordered Evaluations
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
Employee Assistance Counseling
Fitness for Duty Evaluations
Marriage Counseling
Return to Work Conference
Life Coach
Hypnosis, EMDR, Trauma work
Pain managment and Treatment of Opioids
Substance Abuse Professional

I am also offering phone sessions and live sessions and zoom sessions. I have never closed my office during COVID
Session Formats: Individuals
Practice Description: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) working in the field for over 25 years. I work with individuals, children, couples and families. I provide a warm, safe, comfortable environment. I recognize that it can be difficult for some people to reach out for help. I have been told that I am easy to talk to and people feel engaged in the therapeutic process quickly. Each person is unique and so it the way we treat the concern.

My treatment approach is eclectic and varied. I truly focus on the persons needs. Through counseling, it is my hope, that people gain insight into their behaviors. Together, we address how to make positive changes in place of the negative behaviors. We work as a team to get past the obstacles and blocks. After 2-3 sessions, you will have an idea as to how to address your concerns.

My specialty is in addiction ranging from drugs, alcohol, food, gambling, sex, etc. I am a Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). We address causes, prevention, progression, consequences and recovery. Often people feel ashamed, when addressing these issues. There is no judgement. I work with Impaired Driving System for those who have received a ticket for driving impaired. They may have received a DWI or DUI. I am a Substance Abuse Professional, working with those individuals provided a positive drug test at their job) I recommend appropriate education, treatment, follow up tests and aftercare. I work with those individuals who have trauma. I do disaster mental health and work well with first responders. It’s important to de stigmatize treatment.

I also help people address trauma. Today people are experiencing trauma more than ever.

One of my treatment approaches is cognitive behavioral therapy. I work with individuals to set attainable goals through planning, pacing and prioritizing. A person can change negative thought patterns and core beliefs. As a result, people often strengthen their ability to communicate effectively and become better advocates for themselves. Most important, people feel happy and complete when looking at their progress in therapy.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. If you don't get me, leave a message and I will return your call.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Adjustment Disorder
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Anger Management
Bipolar Disorder
Child Abuse
Chronic Physical Illness
Cognitive Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Domestic Violence
Dually Diagnosed Individuals
Eating Disorders
Impaired Professionals
Infertility Issues
Pain Management
Parenting Issues
Personal Growth
Relationship Issues
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Dysfunction
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation
Stress Management
Substance Abuse
Crisis Intervention
Age Specialties: Children
Additional Demographic Expertise: Jewish
Additional Languages: Hebrew
Treatment Approaches: Behavioral
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Family Systems Therapy
Jungian Therapy
Mindfulness-Based Therapy
Object Relations Therapy
Person-Centered Therapy
Play Therapy
Psychoanalytic Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Transactional Analysis
Life Coach
Education: Masters In Social Work
Wurzweiler -Yeshiva University, 1987
License #: R036837-1
Licensed In: New York
Additional Licenses/ Certifications: NY State Certified Social Worker
NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Specialized training in Domestic Violence
Substance Abuse Professional
Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Professional
Professional Affiliations:
National Association of Social Workers
Fellow of the NYS Society for Clinical Social Work
Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
Fee Schedule: Out of Network coverage
Accepted Insurance: call to verify
Out of Network
Insurance and Billing Details: Call to verify
Office Hours: Flexible
Driving Directions: Off the Southern State Parkway, surrounding areas; Rockville Center, Oceanside,
Garden City

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Additional Comments: I have an office in Queens and West Hempstead, Long Island.
Feel free to call with any questions.

I do not prescribe medications, however, I work with some excellent physicians and psychiatrists that do.
Nancy Hilsenrath, LCSW, CASAC, SAP, Therapist in West Hempstead
 Location Availability
In-person and Telehealth
 Other Practice Locations
Douglaston, NY 11362
Hewlett, NY 11557
 Additional Information
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Years in Practice:  Over 20
Sliding Fee Scale:  Yes
Prescribe Medication:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes
Near Public Transport:  Yes
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