Harvey Finkelberg, LMSW, ABA

Harvey Finkelberg, LMSW, ABA Verified by GLPG

Education

  • School:
    University of Toronto
  • Degree:
    Master of Social Work
  • Additional Certificates:

    ABA

Languages

  • English

Harvey has extensive experience working with children (beginning at age 4), teens, and adults, with a particular skill in marital and family counseling. Harvey has focused his entire career on helping individuals who come from significantly dysfunctional and disadvantaged environments, including developing programming for individuals with autism and other special needs and administering child welfare programs on a governmental level to ensure quality standards were developed and implemented. At his core, Harvey has a passion for seeing the quality of life improve for the people with whom he works. Currently, Harvey is focusing his therapeutic work with families and couples, utilizing his training and skills in relationship counseling. He also specializes in helping adolescents and adults deal with anxiety and depression.

Education and Experience:

Harvey received his Bachelor of Social Work degree from McGill University in Montreal and his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto. Harvey is certified in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), a treatment approach designed for working with individuals with Autism, and has received training in marriage and couples counseling. Harvey has served in the positions of Camp Consultant and Trainer for camps in Ontario, Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Louisiana, Ohio, Washington, and Michigan, and as the Director of Child Welfare in Calgary, Alberta, as well as serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary, Mount Royal College, Red Deer College, and McGill University. Harvey is also an entrepreneur, using his multiple skills to establish and operate his own camp for special needs individuals.

A bit about Harvey

Harvey is highly skilled in working with a variety of population groups. Harvey uses interaction and play therapy techniques with young children, uses ABA approaches when working with individuals with autism, uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with adolescents and adults, empowering them to develop meaningful life direction, and using structural family therapy and narrative therapy approaches with families and couples. Harvey's approach communicates warmth, acceptance, and a depth of skill that give his patients confidence to make changes in their lives.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Auto Insurance
  • BCBS
  • BCBS Medicare
  • BCN
  • Cigna/Evernorth
  • Cofinity
  • HAP
  • Humana
  • Humana Military (Tricare East)
  • McLaren
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • UBH
  • VA CCN
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • ADHD (Adults)
  • ADHD (Kids)
  • Adoption
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • Child Abuse
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Gambling
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pregnancy / Prenatal / Postpartum / Perinatal
  • Premarital
  • Psychosis / Schizophrenia
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues

Communities

  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Sex-Positive / Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD

Session Types

  • Couples
  • Family Therapy with Adults
  • Family Therapy with Kids
  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • (0 to 06) Toddlers / Preschoolers
  • (06 to 10) Children
  • (11 to 13) Preteens / Tweens
  • (14 to 19) Adolescents / Teenagers
  • (20 to 64) Adults
  • (65+) Elders

Types of Therapy

  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Court Ordered
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused