Last updated: 11/30/2019

Heiko Ganzer, LCSW-R, (631) 744-3108
Last Updated: 11/30/2019
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker - R ADDICTIONS SPECIALIST- CASAC-G

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Firesetting Gender Identity Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Interpersonal Relationships Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Child Abuse and Neglect Forensic Life Transitions Neurological Pain Management Parenting Issues Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Runaways Spiritual/Religious Concerns Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Phoenix Psychotherapy & Money Addictions of America
4 Neptune Road
Rocky Point, NY 11778
(631) 744-3108

Contact: Heiko Ganzer

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
Tue8:30am – 7:30pm
Wed10:30am – 2:30am
Thu7:30am – 7:30pm
FriBy appointment
Sat8:00am – 10:00am
Sun8:00am – 10:30am
Online Schedule: Schedule
Not accepting new clients as of 11/26/2019

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 25

NY - LCSW-R [R055707]
NY - LCSW-R [R055707]

Credentials and Certifications:
Approved Consultant American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC)
Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS)
Certified in Alcohol and Drug Treatment
Certified in Group Psychotherapy
Certified in Hypnosis by American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)
Diplomate American Hypnosis Board for Clinical Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Social Work Supervisor
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $95
Couples: N/A
Group: $40
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Community Education
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Prevention Programs

AETNA (Open Choice) Horizon Behavioral Services
AETNA (PPO) Horizon Healthcare
Aetna Behavioral Health Magellan Behavioral Health
Beacon Health MagnaHealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Managed Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western NY (Community Blue - HMO of HealthNow) Managed Health/Healthfirst (Medicare PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western NY (Medicare PPO) MDNY Healthcare
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western NY (Traditional Blue PPO) MHN
Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (Medicare PPO) Military OneSource
BlueCross and BlueShield of Central NY (BluePreferred/BluePPO) MultiPlan
BlueCross BlueShield of Rochester Area (PPO) North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Aetna PPO
BlueCross BlueShield of Utica-Watertown (Blue Preferred/BluePPO/BassettPlus) North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Empire PPO
Child Health Plus - Healthfirst Northwell UHC
CIGNA HealthCare Optum Behavioral Health
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) Oxford Health Plans
EmblemHealth PacifiCare Behavioral Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Deluxe Network) Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Empire HealthChoice HMO) Suffolk Health Plan
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO TRICARE
Family Health Plus - Healthfirst United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Fidelis Care United Healthcare
First Health (Network) United Healthcare
GHI HMO United HealthCare (Medicare PPO)
Group Health (PPO) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Group Health Incorporated United Healthcare of Upstate New York
Health Insurance Plan (HIP) US HealthCare
Health Net Vytra Health Plans
Health Plus (PHSP) Vytra Health Plans (PPO)
Healthfirst WellCare

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Step Families Twins
AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Disabled Interracial Families/Couples Transgender
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Behavioral Case Management Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Education Consultation EMDR Evaluation/Diagnostic Expressive Therapy Feminist Focusing Forensic Evaluation Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Holistic Hypnosis Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Occupational Therapy Outreach Parent Guidance Prevention Psychoanalysis Psychodrama Psychodynamic Relational Sex Therapy Social Support Sports Psychology Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Other theoretical approaches:
Biofeedback Body Centered Psychotherapy Contemplative Dream Work or Analysis Ericksonian Existential Psychotherapy Home Study Humanistic Information and Referral Jungian Long-Term Nutrition Counseling Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Pastoral Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychological Testing and Evaluation Schema Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Supervised Visitation Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Online Therapy
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Jewish
Hindu LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Caribbean Hispanic Irish Italian Pacific Islander Russian
Native American
Professional Associations
Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Mens Group general issues for men
Group Focus: Men's Issues
Addictions - Other Drugs
Family Dysfunction
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Location: Rocky Point, NY 11778
Phone: (631) 744-3108
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Tuesday

Women's Group
No description provided. Please see contact information below.
Group Focus: General Issues
Family Dysfunction
Women's Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Location: Rocky Point , NY 11778
Phone: (631) 744-3108
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Tuesday

Money Addictions/Gambling/addictions
No description provided. Please see contact information below.
Group Focus: Addictions - Gambling
Interpersonal Relationships
Behavioral Problems
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: 4 Neptune Rd
Rocky Point, NY 11778
Phone: (631) 744-3108
Meeting Time: Morning
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Sunday