Tanairy Fernandez, LMHC

Balancing your life one step at a time.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
8 years in practice
Accepted Insurance Plans:
  • Empire BCBS
  • Fidelis Care NY
  • HealthFirst NY
  • POMCO
  • MultiPlan

About Tanairy Fernandez, LMHC

Tanairy Fernandez is a bilingual Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Long Island, New York specializing in counseling adolescents and young adults. Tanairy has extensive experience counseling clients with Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Depression, Behavioral issues, and Adjustment to life changes. She has a clinical background in Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT) with a focus on Mindfulness. Each session promotes a time to learn about oneself, and how to apply the skills learned in therapy to the outside world.

Answers  (3)

You are not alone, many people fear opening up to family members about the topic of depression or mental illness. There are many different reason why some may fear telling their parents. The most common thoughts I hear in my office are: " My parents won't understand me", I may cause more problems to... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide.   If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Thank you for asking this important question. I find that there are three steps to getting ready for treatment. Step one is expressing interest in wanting to receiving treatment for the outcome of positive behavioral change. Congratulations you did the first step! You are showing your readiness to... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide.   If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

This is a very common question in my practice. Panic attacks typically emerge from an underlying issue (ex. Depression, low self-esteem, fears). To decrease your anxiety symptoms it’s recommended to seek treatment with a therapist who specializes in working with anxiety disorders and most... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.