Kenneth  Corbin

Kenneth Corbin

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R
New York Accepting Online
Suffolk County Accepting In-person
Updated August 27, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Substance abuse
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • LGBTQIA topics
  • Spirituality & religion

Professional statement

Kenneth Corbin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York who works with clients to process feelings and thoughts in a safe environment so that they can move on and grow.

Kenneth offers over 20 years experience of working with those who have suffered with trauma, addiction, mental health and spiritual pain. Those who have come to him find the journey to inner peace which leads to emotional wellness is achievable as long as the person is willing to share and be honest with themselves.

Over the years, Kenneth has mastered the specialty of a mindfulness approach, as well as motivational interviewing techniques –  these afford the client to understand their ambivalence to change and embrace their own journey toward health. In addition, he has experience in Trauma Informed Care and various evidence based practices for addictions. He looks forward to connecting with you.


Message to clients

Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or any other issue, you should know that there is hope for a better tomorrow.

You might be initially hesitant to seek out help and support for personal matters, but when you do, you will feel confident that you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and being a better you.

My practice specializes in treating individuals, couples and families, and through years of experience, I’m confident that no problem is too great to overcome. Through therapy, there is always a way to address the issues you face and learn coping strategies to help you both right now and in the future.

If you or someone you know is suffering with addictive behavior, daily life struggles, past trauma or just not sure where life is taking you then you have come to the right person. Why not make that call today for a free consultation and begin your road to recovery?


Specialties

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

LGBTQIA topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Emblem Health
  • GHI
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • The Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Optum
  • Brighton Health Plans / Magnacare
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $125 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $55 - $125
  • Initial session: $150 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $175 (45min)
  • Group sessions: $45 (45min)
  • Family sessions: $175 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

The client who cannot afford insurance or high co-pays can discuss sliding fee scale.


Location(s)

Suffolk County practice
188 Park Avenue, Suite 3, Amityville, New York 11701
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Tue 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Wed 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Thu 11 :00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Fri 12 PM to 7 PM
  • Sat 8 AM to 1 PM
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am-9pm
  • Tue 8am-9pm
  • Wed 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Thu 11:00pm-6:00pm
  • Fri 12pm-7pm
  • Sat 8 am to 1pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

South Oaks Hospital, Program Director of Chemical Dependency Services and Leader of Pastoral Care Services, 2018 - 2020
Red Cross , Disaster Mental Health Volunteer, 2018
South Oaks Hospital, Director of Performance Improvement / Director of Social Work, 2006 - 2013
Private Practice, Therapy Is Self-Discovery, Founder

CPSP Supervisor In Training, 2020
Licensed Clinical Social Worker PC, 2019
South Nassau Communities Hospital, Clinical Pastoral Education Training Program, 2018
LCSW-R, 2018
Board Certified Clinical Chaplain, Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, 2018
OASAS Faculty Trainer for Motivational Interviewing, 2018
LCSW, 2005
OMH Safety Training for Mental Health Workers, 2000
SIFFY, New York University School of Social Work, 1999
Hunter College School of Social Work, MSW, 1996
CSW License, 1996
NYS HIV Pre-Post Test Counseling, 1994
Immaculate Conception Seminary, M Div., 1985
Cathedral College Seminary, BA Sociology, 1980
Red Cross Disaster Mental Health and Spiritual Care Training
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"He is understanding and empathetic."
- Zencare client • May 2021
"He was a great listener, insightful, and easy to speak to."
- Zencare client • April 2021
"Kenneth was easy to talk to and very understanding."
- Zencare client • March 2021
"He was very attentive, insightful, and upbeat."
- Zencare client • February 2021
"It was a nice conversation, and I am looking forward to future meetings!"
- Zencare client • January 2021