Dr. Barbara Duffy Spencer, PHD

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Dr. Barbara Duffy Spencer, PHD

Counseling | Female

Productive People 609 Dartmouth St, Westbury, NY 11590 Get Directions
(516) 334-8985

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Dr. Duffy Spencer is a Social Psychologist, Certified Gestalt Psychotherapist, Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, specializing in self-esteem and positive life...   Read More

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  • Internship Hospital
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    7 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • EmblemHealth
    • MagnaCare
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Specialties

    • Counseling
    • Adult Psychology
    • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
    • Individual Counseling
    • Marriage & Family Therapy
    • Psychology
    • Relationship Counseling
    • Women’s Issues

    Conditions Treated

    • Addiction
    • Anxiety
    • Anxiety Attack
    • Depression
    • Depressive Disorders
    • Depressive Episode
    • Grief
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Relationship Issues
    • Stress

    Procedures Performed

    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Counseling Services
    • Couples Therapy
    • Grief Therapy
    • Group Psychotherapy
    • Individual Therapy
    • Marital Counseling
    • Marital Therapy
    • Psychological Testing
    • Psychotherapy Services
    • Stress Management

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      Sanctions

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    • 0
      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      St Johns

      Graduated in 1987

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of St Johns

      Completed in 1987

    • Undergraduate School
      Saint Johns University Of New York

      Graduated in 1987

    • Other Education
      Institute For Individual and Group Psychotherapy

      Completed in 2006

      New York Association Of Imago Relationahip Therapists

      Completed in 2009

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Specializes in Counseling
    • No malpractice claims found
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    Dr. Spencer says...

    Dr. Duffy Spencer is a Social Psychologist, Certified Gestalt Psychotherapist, Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, specializing in self-esteem and positive life management.  "Dr. Duffy" offers a unique perspective on how to achieve higher energy and reclaim your life force.  She's the author of SPICE:  The Essential Ingredients for Effective Living,the "Relationship Doctor" CD series and co-author of Dealing with Difficult People and Leadership Strategists.  Host of WHPC's 90.3 FM radio show Just Relationships*, Dr. Duffy's mission is to help people heal old hurts and build enjoyable and healthy relationships.

    Founder of WINGS ™ (Women INetwork Giving Support), Dr. Duffy leads a woman's therapy group, a couple's therapy group, has a private therapy practice in Westbury and leads regular women's retreats.

    *WHPC 90.3 FM Wednesdays at 3:30 P.M., Fridays at 11:00 A.M. and Sundays at 9:30 AM

    As a social scientist, former college professor and executive in the crisis intervention field, Dr. Spencer brings fresh in-sight into social trends, how they affect us emotionally and how we can take charge of our lives in a world of change. 

    Dr. Spencer is a senior trainer for the American Management Association, a certified Values Relationship Trainer, facilitator and has chaired the Health & Wellness division of the National Speakers Association. 

    Dr. Spencer has co-authored Leadership Strategists (Royal Publishing Inc.) and Managing Difficult Employee Behavior (AMA).

    Dr. Spencer is a media advisor and radio talk show host, she is also the founder and executive director of, Productive People, a human relations consulting firm.

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    Dr. Spencer's Care Philosophy

    Dr. Duffy's mission is to help people heal old hurts and build enjoyable and healthy relationships.

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    Dr. Spencer says...

    Please note that we are considered 'out of network'; Dr. Duffy Spencer's insurance N.P.I. #1972704518.