Phyllis Gildston, PhD, LMFT, LMHC, LSLP

Phyllis Gildston View Specialties

  • Marriage & Family Therapist; Mental Health Counselor; SLP
  • 275 Middle Neck Road, Suite B-6, Great Neck, New York, 11023
  • Additional Locations:
      See additional office location: New York, 10023
      Amsterdam Ave. & 70th Street
      New York, 10023
      212-933-0493; 718-895-7664; 516-482-4444
  • Phone: 516-482-4444; 718-895-7664
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  • Session Fees: We are out-of-network providers. We specialize in Short Term Therapy for optimal solutions
  • This member is also available for E-counseling.
  • E-counseling methods: Phone


As a licensed Mental Health Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, & Speech-Language Pathologist working with children, adolescents, adults, families, & business cohorts, I bring to you and your relationships twenty-five plus years of experience,two PhD doctorates, & broad specialty training in:

Marital/Pre-Marital Counseling; Family Therapy; CBT; DBT; ACT; EMDR; Anger Management;  Imago; Hypnotherapy; Gestalt; Biofeedback; EFT;  Art Therapy; Psychodrama; Dream Work;  Reiki; Life/Business Coaching; & Communication Disorders.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE. Learn how we help MEND COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONSHIP BREAKDOWNS/ treat INTERPERSONAL ISSUES, and PERSONAL PROBLEMS. Find relief from social/work anxieties, phobias, loneliness, abuse, PTSD, eating disorders, depression, OCD, addictions, anger, bad habits, pain...&more.

In addition to my special areas of expertise listed above,I also have advance training in:

Guided Imagery, Meditation (Zen, TM, Yoga), Learning Disabilities, and Separation/Divorce Mediation.

Although we are, with few exceptions, OUT-OF-NETWORK INSURANCE PROVIDERS, many clients receive PPO, union, or company reimbursement. Come for a FREE CONSULTATION .

DOCTORATES: Ph.D., Psychology, CUNY; Ph.D., Communication/Communication Disorders, Columbia University; PROFESSOR Emer., Brooklyn College, CUNY; Past Adjunct Professor:Hunter College, CUNY; C .W. Post College, LIU; ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Published internationally; Master Practitioner, NLP; Diplomate: APA, American Academy of Pain Management; Reiki Master; Past President, NYSCH; Fellow, AAA, National Anger Management Assoc.; ASCH Consultant; Phi Beta Kappa.

In addition to my other areas of specialization, as a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) for over 25 years, I understand how you may range in your reactions within these crucial relationships from frustrating annoyance to outright desperation—with everything in between.  Communication breakdowns are typically a crucial component.  One of my most helpful approaches for couples and families is Imago Relationships Therapy (in which I am board certified).  I also incorporate, as needed, many other dynamic systems approaches, including Brief Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Attachment Therapy, and more.

You might call me an information junkie.  I believe that different unique and/or combined approaches are optimal for different individuals, couples, siblings, as well as for nuclear and extended families.  (Are the in-laws the out-laws in your family?)  To be the most effective couples, marriage and family therapist possible, I have also trained in multiple additional areas such as cognitive behavioral, inter-generational, and experiential approaches.  (Please see my website for a more complete listing of my credentials.)

Humans are relational beings.  Often what we think of as an “individual’s” problem is significantly linked to effects of past or present relationships. The focus, however, is always on current day solutions so that all involved can move on.  Come for a FREE CONSULTATION.

Dr. Phyllis Gildston Reaches

New York City NY
Great Neck NY