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1A Pine West Plaza Albany, NY 12205
10 Colvin Avenue, Suite 102, Albany, NY 12206
Choices specializes in sexual orientation and gender identity issues, and provides services for LGBTQ people, as well as a safe place for people to discuss their sexuality. They offer clinical expertise, specialized training, and advocacy work around issues pertaining to sexuality, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. Choices also offers group counseling:
GROUP COUNSELING: Sliding scale $25-$40, but no one turned away! All groups take CDPHP except Parents and Trans* Masc. group.
Please email info@ChoicesConsulting.com or call 518.438.2222 to request more information or make an appointment.
Joshua Radliff - Existence Counseling & Consulting
523 Western Avenue, Suite #3, Albany NY
Ermolenko, Guerman MD - Whitney M Young Jr. Health Center, Inc
920 Lark Dr Albany NY 12207
1448 Dalton Drive, Schenectady, New York 12308
I am an internationally recognized expert in transgender care with 25 years experience working with transsexual, transgender and gender variant people of all ages, especially young gender variant children, and their families. When someone is contemplating a gender transition it is my approach to work with the whole family as everyone transitions in a gender transition. I have a solid record of success in workplace transitions for clients and have a consulting practice just for workplace transitions. My expertise lends itself to working with transgender clients from many varied racial, cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
I work with lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals as well as assisting in the coming out process, and the consolidation of identity as a gay or lesbian person and working with issues related to family and relationship.
My clinical expertise extends to psychotherapy with trauma survivors, that is, both trauma experienced in childhood (emotional, physical and sexual abuse) and current adult trauma, as returning veterans many experience. I work with people with PTSD, dissociative disorders; individuals in addictions/substance abuse recovery; anxiety and depression, loss and grief, chronic illness, and disability, including brain injury. I work with adolescents and their families over a full range of emotional and behavior concerns.
My approach in working with clients is founded in the values of respect, unconditional positive regard, collaboration and compassion. I employed an eclectic blend of many modalities based upon the idea that a well stocked tool kit builds the best house--you.
Does not work with insurances. Sliding fee scale from $70-100/hour long session and can provide documentation for your insurance company of services provided through not currently insurance reimbursable. Does both in-person and telephone consultations.
Equinox is an LGBT friendly community organization that serves adults and adolescents with chemical dependency, victims of domestic violence, adults living with mental illness, teens & homeless youth. Equinox also offers Relationship (Domestic) Violence services to members of the LGBT community, including safe housing in their DV shelter, mental health counseling, case management, and transportation assistance.
518.842.3762, Ext. 228
In Our Own Voices 518.432.4188
Serves Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender People of Color. Services include substance abuse and recovery, anti-violence programs, advocacy & education for LGBT people of color.
Social and support group for gay and lesbian parents, their children and those interested in starting a family. LAMBDA sponsors events monthly.
1600 7th Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
Dr. Alex Pieterse
925 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
Sarah Nolan, Psychologist, PhD
5 Pine West Plaza, Suite 511, Albany, NY 12205
As a therapist, I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship is the most critical part of making change and working through issues that are preventing you from living the life that you want. I work with my clients to help them better understand themselves and the context in which they live, so that they can be empowered to make the changes that are possible to improve their lives.
I work with adolescents and adults and specialize in relationship concerns, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, sexuality and gender identity issues, as well as many other issues. My goal with each of my clients is to help them get to where they want to be in their lives. I also work with couples and families.
I have evening and early morning appointments available.
Dr. Ophelia Austin-Small
1740 Western Ave Albany NY 12203
INSURANCE: CDPHP and Medicaid
20 Century Hill Drive, Latham NY 12110
480 Broadway, Suite 330, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
I am an experienced therapist with particular expertise in adolescents and young adults. I have worked extensively in high schools in eastern Massachusetts and the Capital District and have also worked as a clinician within the juvenile justice system in Massachusetts.
Trained as an art therapist, I provide solution-focused treatment, utilizing cognitive-behavioral techniques, and other theoretical approaches tailored to meet the needs of my clients. My areas of treatment specialization include depression, anxiety, acute and complex trauma, gender and sexuality issues, ADHD and behavior management issues, and relationship and communication problems.
INSURANCE: Does not take Medicare or Medicaid.
10 Colvin Ave, Suite 102, Albany, NY 12206
Arlene (Ari) Istar Lev LCSW-R, CASAC, is a social worker, family therapist, educator, and writer whose work addresses the unique therapeutic needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. She is the Founder and Clinical Director of Choices Counseling and Consulting providing individual and family therapy and the Training Director of TIGRIS—The Training Institute for Gender, Relationships, Identity, and Sexuality, a post-graduate training and consultation program housed in Albany, New York. Her expertise is in issues related to sexual and gender identity issues and the unique therapeutic needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Joseph M. Kelly, LCSW
457 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
Dr. Julianne B. Scott, N.P.
840 Kenwood Ave, Slingerlands, NY 12159
Lois Lambrinos, NPP
711 Troy Schenectady Rd Ste 202 Latham NY 12110
Sean Endress, LCSW
747 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12206
"I have worked with clients of many different ages, races, genders, sexualities, and spiritual orientations.
You are more than just a diagnosis. Respect, compassion, and collaboration are essential components of effective counseling. I hope that we can work together to bring joy, gratitude, hopefulness, and ease back into your life. I will gently help you to make sense out of anxious and depressed states, manage overwhelming feelings, eradicate unhealthy patterns of behavior, and create a positive vision for your future. This will help you to feel more confident, resilient, and fulfilled."
1740 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203
927 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
Fairview Plaza, 160 Fairview Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534
10 LaCrosse Street, Suite 12, Hudson Falls, NY 12839
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155 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305
Substance Users are at increased risk for HIV, Hepatitis and other illnesses and are less likely to engage in ongoing medical care. Our Substance Use Referral Specialists facilitate referrals to treatment services for active substance users, offer treatment readiness counseling, work with rehab facilities to increase access to outpatient treatment as part of the individualized after careplan, and address many of the barriers to treatment such as insurance and transportation. SURS also provides on-site HIV, Hepatitis C, and STI testing. Our Peer Navigator is available for hands-on peer support!
820 Supportive Living
820 River St, Troy, NY 12180
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Albany, NY 12207