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Mrs. Michelle Foster Licensed Master Social Worker

She / Her / Hers

Clinically Supervised

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Fridayfrom 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Under Clinical Supervision

Mrs. Michelle Foster, Licensed Master Social Worker, 101086 is practicing under the supervision of Kimberly Jankunas (New York, LCSW, 079547) at Changing Perspectives Therapy, PLLC.

Please, note: A clinician listed as being “clinically supervised” is completing clinical hours toward their licensure. They have one or more fully licensed clinical supervisors that often have special training to become supervisors. They consult with their supervisor(s) on all of their cases, which means that, when working with them, you are getting the time and expertise of multiple therapists in your treatment.

Identity

Gender

Woman, Cisgender

Ethnicity

Black/African American

Sexuality

Heterosexual

Faith

Christianity

Group Identities

BIPOC

Other Identities

Jamaican

Specialties

Depression

Anxiety

Work Stress

Self-Esteem

Mood disorders

General Expertise

Depression

Anxiety

Work Stress

Relationship Issues

Loss/Grief

Self-Esteem

Race & Cultural Identity

Academic challenges

In-Network Insurance

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

MVP Health Care

Fees

First Session$75
Individual Therapy$65

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Clientele

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Strength Based Therapy

Motivational Interviewing

Person-Centered Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Education

University at Albany, Master of Social Work, Social Welfare, 2017

Work History

Changing Perspectives Therapy · Self-employed Psychotherapist Oct 2021 - Present Remote Skills: Negotiation · Communication · Conflict Resolution · Therapeutic Crisis Intervention · Motivational Interviewing · Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) · Psychotherapy · Teamwork · Customer Service · Public Relations · Community Outreach · Time ManagementSkills: Negotiation · Communication · Conflict Resolution · Therapeutic Crisis Intervention · Motivational Interviewing · Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) · Psychotherapy · Teamwork · Customer Service · Public Relations · Community Outreach · Time Management DRN COUNSELING AND CONSULTING SERVICES · ContractDRN COUNSELING AND CONSULTING SERVICES · Contract Aug 2021 - Apr 2023 United States • Complete Psychosocial intake assessments with referred clients in capital region via telehealth . • Develop treatment plan and provide individual and/or group therapy via telehealth. • Utilize treatment modalities most appropriate for clinical diagnosis based on assessments and subsequent collateral data. • Provide case management services as needed to maintain client safety and well-being.• Complete Psychosocial intake assessments with referred clients in capital region via telehealth . • Develop treatment plan and provide individual and/or group therapy via telehealth. • Utilize treatment modalities most appropriate for clinical diagnosis based on assessments and subsequent collateral data. • Provide case management services as needed to maintain client safety and well-being.…see more Skills: Negotiation · Communication · Conflict Resolution · Therapeutic Crisis Intervention · Motivational Interviewing · Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) · PsychotherapySkills: Negotiation · Communication · Conflict Resolution · Therapeutic Crisis Intervention · Motivational Interviewing · Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) · Psychotherapy. Wellnite · ContractWellnite · Contract sychotherapist Aug 2021 - Sep 2021 · 2 mosAug 2021 - Sep 2021 · 2 mos California, United StatesCalifornia, United States Cornerstone Mobile Counseling Psychotherapist Mar 2020 - Aug 2021 Remote • Complete Psychosocial intake assessments with referred clients in capital region via telehealth . • Develop treatment plan and provide individual and/or group therapy via telehealth. • Utilize treatment modalities most appropriate for clinical diagnosis based on assessments and subsequent collateral data. • Provide case management services as needed to maintain client safety and well-being.• Complete Psychosocial intake assessments with referred clients in capital region via telehealth . • Develop treatment plan and provide individual and/or group therapy via telehealth. • Utilize treatment modalities most appropriate for clinical diagnosis based on assessments and subsequent collateral data. • Provide case management services as needed to maintain client safety and well-being. Albany Medical Center Medical Social Worker Aug 2017 - Nov 2020 Albany, New YorkAlbany, New York Float Licensed Medical Social Worker with duties including but not limited to: initial assessments, bedside counseling, discharge planning, placement referrals, community service coordination, family meeting coordinating, and mandated reporting. Manage a case load of over 22 patients with various medical and psychiatric complications in an acute setting.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Michelle Foster, LMSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Michelle Foster, LMSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Michelle Foster accepting new clients?

Yes, Michelle Foster is accepting new clients for online therapy in New York.

Does Michelle Foster accept insurance?

Yes, Michelle Foster accepts insurance, including Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and MVP Health Care.

What types of therapy does Michelle Foster offer?

Michelle Foster offers therapy for individuals.

Does Michelle Foster offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in New York can book Michelle Foster for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Michelle Foster offer online therapy?

Yes, Michelle Foster offers online therapy via phone sessions to people in New York.

How quickly can I see Michelle Foster?

Michelle Foster typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Michelle Foster speak?

Michelle Foster conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Michelle Foster online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Michelle Foster online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.