Last updated: 5/3/2018

Kalli Kontos, LCSW-R, CASAC, BCD (631) 592-2179
Last Updated: 5/3/2018
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 21

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English
Greek

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC)
Certified Anger Management Specialist 1 (CAMS1)
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)
Dept. of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (DOT-SAP)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Level II Clinician
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Kontos Psychotherapy LCSW PC
Lindenhurst, NY 11757  
www.kontos-psychotherapy.com
(631) 592-2179

Contact: Kalli Kontos

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: N/A

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Education/Personal Development Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Aging Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Depression Domestic Violence Family Issues Life Transitions Pain Management Phobias
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral EMDR Information and Referral Meditation/Relaxation Parent Guidance Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Hypnosis Internal Family Systems (IFS) Nutrition Counseling
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Family Systems
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
College Students Military/Veterans
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian
Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA) Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) National Anger Management Association (NAMA) National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) New York State Society for Clinical Social Work
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
AETNA (HMO) Health Net
AETNA (Open Choice) Magellan Behavioral Health
AETNA (PPO) MultiPlan
Aetna Behavioral Health North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Aetna PPO
AETNA Health North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Empire PPO
APS Healthcare Northwell UHC
Beacon Health OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Oxford Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western NY (Medicare PPO) SEIU 1199 National Benefit Fund
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Empire HealthChoice HMO) United Healthcare
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO United HealthCare (Medicare PPO)
Empire Plan United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Health Insurance Plan (HIP)

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