Job Title :
Areas of Treatment :
Individual psychotherapy, couples conseling, addiction counseling
Practice Name :
Bernie Michael Glintz, LCSW, BCD
Forest Hills, 11375 United States
Years in Practice :
Description of Practice :
Bernie Michael Glintz is a senior clinician with over 35 years of experience in the treatment of a multitude of diagnostic categories that have included depression, anxiety, compulsive disorders, addiction, stress, relatonship, divorce, and family issues. Treament modalities include individual, couples and family therapy. Bernie is a strong proponent of mind-body health, especially psychoneuroimmunology or the connection between attitudes, emotions, and relationships as they connect to one's physical health. He is also a forensic panelist and expert witness for the Nassau County Deparment of Probation and has served as a consultant to many attorneys on a wide variety of cases ranging from custody, mediation, criminal, adoption, and immigration. Additionally, Bernie's multi-faceted career includes presenting seminars and management consultant trainings related to workplace management, life balance, and employee effectiveness issues at over 300 companies on over 75 topics throughout the United States. Among these companies are American Express, Pfizer, Federal Express, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Hyatt Hotel Corp, DuPont, SONY, Time Warner, NBC, General Electric, Verizon, AT&T, and the NFL Players Association. Bernie is affiliate and consultant to many Employee Assistance Programs for over 25 years. He is also a spokesperson and counselor in the field of adoption psychology.
Areas of Expertise :
Psychotherapy ,Couples Counseling, Adoption Counseling
New York University
Year Graduated :
Board Certification :
Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work, the American Psychotherapy Association, and the National Association of Social Workers
Faculty Appointments :
- Teaches on Subjects in Adoption Psychology
- Immediate past President of the Queens Chapter of the NYS Society for Clinical Social Work
- Past Director of both the Nassau Center for Psychotherapy and Employee Assistance Resources (an EAP).
How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
For over 35 years I have been dedicated to helping people help themselves by mobilizing, and utilizing their inner strengths and resources through a strong and sincere professional commitment.
Professional Society Memberships :
American Psychotherapy Association, National Association of Social Workers, New York State Clinical Society Workers
Teaching and Speaking :
Instructor at NYU, Fordham, Columbia, and Adelphi Graduate School of Social Work.
Instructor and counselor, York College, City University of New York.
In service trainer Holliswood Psychiatric Hospital, Holliswood, N.Y.
Presented lectures, seminars, trainings, and workshops in over 300 (many Fortune 500) companies in the United States on over 75 topics on life balance, employee effectiveness, communication skills, change, transition, and emotional management to managerial coaching, workplace issues and customer psychology.
Presented at many Clinical conferences and plenary sessions on many aspects of adoption psychology and the correlation between adoption and addiction.
Appeared on national television several times regarding controversial adoption issues.
Research Interests :
Psychoneuroimmunology (NPI). The correlation of" Mind-Body" health.
Attributes Success To:
As a personal core value and priority, I continue to attempt to grow and develop as an individual and a professional. I do not expect my patients to adhere to this value if I do not practice this myself. This philosophy has been the cornerstone and foundation in my career as a psychotherapist. For over 35 years I have attempted to be humbled by my work and respectfully value the recipricol relationship of the lessons that I not only provide my patients, but very importantly, what they teach me. I bring an intrinsic motivation, dedication, and committment to my work that clients trust and believe in. It has been a highly and mutually rewarding experience.