Phyllis Gildston, PhD

By November 22, 2017September 13th, 2019Expressive Arts Therapists, Therapists

Dr. Phyllis Gildston

Ph.D Psychology, PhD. Communications & Communication Disorders

The North Shore Group at North Shore Center is a group of dedicated, highly trained, and caring individuals who have been offering expert services for over 25 years.

About Dr. Gildston:

Academic Appointments:

Professor Emeritus, Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY). Past Coordinator of Diagnostics Training and Services, Brooklyn College, CUNY. Past Adjunct Professor, Hunter College, CUNY; C.W. Post College, Long Island University.


Ph.D. Psychology , CUNY; Ph.D. Communication & Communication Disorders , Columbia University. Consultant to Industry: Stress Management; Relational & Communication Skills.

Board Certifications:

-Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) -Imago Relationship Therapy, Imago Relationships International (IRI) -Biofeedback, Biofeedback Institute of New York (BINY) -EMDR (Level III), EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) -Professional Counselor, American Psychotherapy Association (APA) -Chronic Pain Management, American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) -Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), National Association of Alcohol and Drug -Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) -Master Practitioner, Neurolinguistic Programming NY Institute for Neuro-linguistic Programming & Society for Neuro-linguistic Programming -Approved Consultant in Hypnosis, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) -Reiki Master, Institute of Holistic Training (IHT) -Feeling State Addiction Protocol (FSAP) -Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language Association (ASHA) -Audiology, American Board of Audiology (ABA) & ASHA Honorary Member: Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi .


-American Association of Integrated Medicine (AAIM) -Scientists’ Institute for Public Information -National Anger Management Association -Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)

Professional Member:

-American Psychological Association -EMDR International Association -American Counseling Association -International Association for Marriage & Family Counselors -American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy -Imago Relationships International -American Academy of Pain Management -National Anger Management Association -National Eating Disorders Association -Academy for Eating Disorders -National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders -Binge Eating Disorder Association -Anxiety & Depression Association of America -Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies -Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration -Society for Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis -American Society of Clinical Hypnosis -New York Society of Clinical Hypnosis -American Psychotherapy Association -American Psychoanalytic Association: Psychotherapist Associate -National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis -Psychodynamic Psychoanalytic Research -Society for Spirituality and Psychotherapy -New York Academy of Science -Association for Psychological Science -American Speech-Language and Hearing Association -American Academy of Audiology -Acoustical Society of America -American Association for the Advancement of Science -Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor -National Association of Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinators (NAADAC) -American Art Therapy Association (AATA) and Arts In Therapy -National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) -The National Registry of Marriage Friendly Therapists Diplomate: -American Psychotherapy Association -American Academy of Pain Management Member: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals: Child Specialist & Divorce Coach Published Internationally.

Presentations: Over 150 papers at professional conferences world-wide.

Past President: New York Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

New York State Licenses: Mental Health Counselor; Marriage & Family Therapist; Speech-Language Pathologist; Audiologist.

Skills & Expertise

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition
  • Self Injury
  • OCD
  • Drug/Alcohol Addiction
  • Compulsive Exercise

Treatment Models

  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy

Clients Include

  • Women
  • Men
  • Elderly
  • Adolescents
  • Athletes


A North Shore Center for Eating Disorders
275 Middle Neck Rd
Great Neck   11023


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