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Dr. Michael DeMarco is a licensed mental health counselor (NY - 2337) licensed marriage and family therapist (NY - 136) and board certified clinical sexologist in private practice since 2002. Dr. DeMarco uses the original style of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) called Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) with individuals, couples and families. DeMarco has supervised clinicians at all levels since 2006, and has been an educator since 1999 ranging from middle school to the graduate level. As a clinician, Dr. DeMarco has been quoted in Cosmo, Esquire, GQ and other publications and has made media appearances on SpikeTV, HBO and is associate producer on "Sticky: A (Self) Love Story", a new documentary about masturbation.  Dr. DeMarco is available for sessions by appointment for sessions in English or French.



  • Aetna (*certain plans)
  • Beacon (*certain plans)
  • Cigna (in network)
  • Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield (in network)
  • Emblem/GHI/HIP (*certain plans)
  • MVP
  • Oscar (*certain plans)
  • United (*certain plans)
  • ValueOptions


  • Sex Therapy (Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Identity, Gender Identity)
  • Anxiety & Mood Disturbances
  • Open Relationship Issues 



  • Bisexual Issues
  • Erectile dysfunction and difficulties
  • Gay Issues
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Transgender Identity
  • Sexual dysfunctions
  • Sexually compulsive behavior
  • Infidelity Counseling




  • Adjustment Issues, secular issues
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Jealousy
  • Life Coaching
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Open relationship issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Addiction and Compulsion
  • Video Game Addiction and Compulsion

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: French

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  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy)


  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Non-traditional relationships (poly, open)
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