Jim Wyler is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), he is a national board certified (NCC) counselor with credentials in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC), certified by NYS Office of Mental Health in Disaster Response, and is a Level II trained EMDR Therapist. He specializes in individual, couples, family and group therapy, and maintains his private practice in Melville, Long Island. He received his Bachelor's degree in psychology from SUNY Old Westbury, and his Masters of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from C.W. Post/Long Island University.
With over eleven years’ experience as a therapist/counselor he has worked with a broad
spectrum of clients in a variety of settings, individual and group therapy including outpatient mental health, outpatient addiction clinics, day habilitation and group homes for young adults with
learning & developmental disabilities and seniors in assisted living homes. He works with both adolescents and adults. Some areas of focus in his practice are working with clients experiencing
difficulties with: anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, PTSD/Trauma, addictions, chronic pain counseling, and helping people getting their lives back on track.
Jim Wyler is not a physician, and cannot prescribe or provide any medication. If medical treatment is indicated, he will recommend a physician or psychiatrist to you, depending upon the nature of your concerns.
Professional Training & Education
C.W. Post/LIU, MS Mental Health Counseling
SUNY Old Westbury, BA Psychology / Minor Social Work
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
NYS License #005333
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
OASAS Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)
EMDR Institute – Level II EMDR Therapist
NYS Office of Mental Health - Disaster Response Mental Health Provider
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Psychological Association
New York State Mental Health Counselors Association
EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program
American Chronic Pain Association
Long Island Trauma Recovery Network
During Mr. Wyler’s career in the field of Mental Health he has built many long-standing relationships with outside resources that can be called upon to support clientele. If you and I collectively decide that you need a higher level of care to help support you I will determine which resource is appropriate and those resources will be made available. In other cases additional resources may be added in to your continued treatment so as to improve the condition that you are in (i.e. Chronic Pain Counseling – may add in Pain Management consultation, client with a mood disorder – Psychiatric consult/assessment).
Inpatient/Outpatient/Detox Facilities for Addiction/Alcoholism
Mental Health Outpatient Facilities
Pain Management Doctors
Specialists – i.e. Rheumatologists, Doctor of Osteopath, etc.
Jim Wyler, LMHC
368 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, NY 11725
Phone: (631) 796-7205
Fax: (631) 625-3130
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