Counselors in New York

New York (3043)Brooklyn (1852)Buffalo (1314)Bronx (1027)Rochester (901)
Staten Island (396)Syracuse (309)Albany (277)Jamaica (196)Poughkeepsie (143)Plattsburgh (134)Elmira (133)Forest Hills (126)Schenectady (122)Jackson Heights (115)Orchard Park (114)Kingston (111)Ithaca (110)White Plains (109)Harrison (108)Cortland (108)Newburgh (105)Getzville (96)Troy (95)Yonkers (92)Gloversville (89)Saratoga Springs (84)Cheektowaga (84)Wellsville (81)Niagara Falls (81)Middletown (79)Garden City (75)Carmel (73)Jamestown (72)Huntington (71)Oswego (70)Far Rockaway (70)Hempstead (69)Smithtown (69)Hicksville (68)Valley Stream (68)Flushing (66)Mount Vernon (65)Warsaw (64)Astoria (63)Utica (62)Watertown (62)Olean (61)Auburn (61)Monticello (60)New Rochelle (59)Amityville (58)Binghamton (56)Long Island City (55)Williamsville (54)Glens Falls (54)Malone (54)Bath (50)Commack (48)Great Neck (48)Latham (48)Oneida (48)Elmhurst (47)Goshen (47)Bay Shore (44)Liverpool (43)Lockport (40)Batavia (40)Canton (39)Lyons (38)Brentwood (37)Tonawanda (37)Nyack (37)Canandaigua (37)Rego Park (35)Amherst (34)Rockville Centre (34)Coram (33)Mineola (32)Bohemia (32)Ogdensburg (31)Oneonta (31)Riverhead (31)Hamburg (30)East Islip (30)Woodside (30)New Windsor (30)Kew Gardens (29)Bethpage (29)Hudson (29)Patchogue (29)Peekskill (28)Garrison (28)Richmond Hill (27)Franklin Square (27)Wantagh (27)Scarsdale (27)Mount Kisco (27)Valley Cottage (26)Norwich (26)Massapequa (25)Freeville (25)Lynbrook (25)Elizabethtown (25)Cohoes (24)Port Jervis (24)Middle Village (24)New Paltz (24)West Seneca (24)Waterloo (24)Sanborn (24)Tarrytown (23)Fairport (23)Brewster (23)Corning (22)Freeport (22)Dansville (22)Pleasantville (22)Wampsville (22)Highland (22)Hudson Falls (21)Potsdam (20)Owego (20)Dunkirk (20)Monroe (20)Dix Hills (20)Corona (20)Mamaroneck (20)Ballston Spa (20)Saranac Lake (19)Queens Village (19)North Tonawanda (19)Beacon (19)Kenmore (19)Deer Park (18)Queensbury (18)East Meadow (18)Clifton Park (18)Farmingdale (18)Ronkonkoma (18)Glen Cove (18)Laurelton (18)Islip (18)Camillus (17)Manhasset (17)Plainview (17)Schoharie (17)Setauket (17)Roslyn Heights (17)Woodmere (17)Fayetteville (16)Westhampton Beach (16)Hampton Bays (16)Hauppauge (16)Bellport (16)Melville (16)Levittown (16)Dobbs Ferry (16)Fulton (16)Hawthorne (15)Rockaway Beach (15)Wappingers Falls (15)Lowville (15)Medford (15)Shirley (14)Oceanside (14)Port Chester (14)Westbury (14)Port Jefferson Station (14)Lackawanna (14)Long Beach (14)Ridgewood (14)Baldwinsville (14)Delmar (14)Fresh Meadows (14)Babylon (14)Morrisonville (13)Carthage (13)North Syracuse (13)New City (13)West Hempstead (13)South Ozone Park (13)Rome (13)Salamanca (12)East Setauket (12)S Ozone Park (12)New Hartford (12)Huntington Station (12)West Babylon (12)Northport (12)Bayside (12)Pittsford (12)Glen Oaks (12)Liberty (12)North Babylon (11)Sayville (11)Rhinebeck (11)East Aurora (11)Lancaster (11)Spencerport (11)Sleepy Hollow (11)Glenville (11)Springville (11)N Syracuse (11)Cedarhurst (11)East Syracuse (11)Mastic (11)Wynantskill (10)Port Washington (10)Hartsdale (10)East Amherst (10)Ellenville (10)Clifton Springs (10)Larchmont (10)Baldwin (10)Wyandanch (10)Mayville (10)North Collins (10)East Elmhurst (10)Suffern (10)Guilderland (10)Walden (10)Herkimer (9)Williston Park (9)Albion (9)Geneva (9)Copiague (9)Massena (9)Port Jefferson (9)Webster (9)Hastings on Hudson (9)Ossining (9)Southampton (9)West Islip (9)Depew (9)Penn Yan (9)New Hyde Park (9)Spring Valley (8)Sunnyside (8)Roosevelt (8)Jericho (8)Hamden (8)Bowmansville (8)Amsterdam (8)Lindenhurst (8)Red Hook (8)Glendale (8)Hyde Park (8)East Hampton (8)Woodstock (8)Center Moriches (8)Pelham (7)North Bellmore (7)Evans Mills (7)Nanuet (7)West Nyack (7)South Setauket (7)Oyster Bay (7)Miller Place (7)Fredonia (7)Merrick (7)Geneseo (7)Syosset (7)Lawrence (7)Hopewell Junction (7)Alexandria Bay (6)Skaneateles (6)New York City (6)Rocky Point (6)Newark (6)Tuckahoe (6)Roslyn (6)Cuba (6)Clinton (6)Maspeth (6)Fort Drum (6)Bayport (6)Bellmore (6)Yorktown Heights (6)Rensselaer (6)Derby (6)Hollis (6)Katonah (5)Vestal (5)Woodbury (5)Oakdale (5)Mount Morris (5)Montrose (5)Bronxville (5)Middle Island (5)Rye (5)West Sayville (5)Massapequa Park (5)Manlius (5)Clarence (5)Keene (5)Penfield (5)Cooperstown (5)Watkins Glen (5)Hornell (5)Hoosick Falls (5)Holbrook (5)Hogansburg (5)Washingtonville (5)Hewlett (5)Stony Brook (5)Warwick (5)Croton on Hudson (5)East Greenbush (5)Endicott (5)Halfmoon (4)Blauvelt (4)Ardsley (4)Monsey (4)Seaford (4)Millbrook (4)Johnson City (4)Silver Creek (4)Irving (4)Howard Beach (4)Slingerlands (4)Horseheads (4)Pulaski (4)Whitesboro (4)Cornwall (4)Rye Brook (4)North Baldwin (4)Central Islip (4)Saint James (4)Wingdale (4)Mount Sinai (4)Brockport (4)Chester (4)East Northport (4)East Norwich (4)Fishkill (4)Farmingville (4)Bedford Hills (4)College Point (4)Valhalla (4)Eastchester (4)West Middletown (3)Elmont (3)Victor (3)East Patchogue (3)Florida (3)Fort Plain (3)Glen Head (3)Gouverneur (3)Pine Bush (3)Highland Falls (3)Cortlandt Manor (3)Homer (3)Johnstown (3)Corfu (3)Scotia (3)Little Falls (3)Cold Spring (3)Little Neck (3)Elmsford (3)Mahopac (3)Mattituck (3)Chappaqua (3)Mechanicville (3)Centereach (3)Campbell Hall (3)Menands (3)Montgomery (3)Rockaway Park (3)Niskayuna (3)Old Bethpage (3)Briarwood (3)Orangeburg (3)Ozone Park (3)Perry (3)Alfred (3)Alden (3)Airmont (3)

Learn more about Counselors

A counselor provides support and guidance to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Counselors work in a variety of settings to help people work through or overcome their personal, social and psychological challenges. A counselor who offers primarily mental and behavioral health counseling may be known as a mental health counselor or therapist. Guidance counselors help people with their educational and career goals.

The practice of counseling varies depending on the counselor’s specialty, setting and patient. In general, a counselor may:

  • Provide individual, group, family, and couples/marriage counseling
  • Provide school and career planning guidance
  • Advocate for patients and certain populations, such as abused women, children, and the disabled, to help them overcome institutional and social barriers
  • Perform risk assessments and personality tests
  • Evaluate and develop counseling plans for their patients, re-evaluating and modifying these plans as needed
  • Provide coping skills and therapeutic techniques to patients, such as breathing techniques, talk therapy, and the use of visual imagery
  • Collaborate, refer, and consult with other professionals, such as teachers, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists
  • Involuntarily commits patients in emergency situations

Many different types of healthcare professionals can practice counseling, including licensed counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists. Counselors may also be known by the following names: therapist, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and guidance counselor.

There are 17683 specialists practicing Counseling in New York with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 113 hospitals in New York with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Mount Sinai Hospital, Albany Medical Center Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital.