Counselors in New York

New York (3158)Brooklyn (1986)Buffalo (1428)Bronx (1056)Rochester (919)
Staten Island (412)Syracuse (310)Albany (274)Jamaica (194)Poughkeepsie (146)Plattsburgh (139)Elmira (135)Forest Hills (127)Orchard Park (125)Newburgh (118)White Plains (115)Schenectady (114)Getzville (113)Harrison (112)Kingston (112)Cortland (111)Jackson Heights (111)Ithaca (108)Gloversville (97)Hicksville (96)Troy (96)Yonkers (95)Niagara Falls (88)Saratoga Springs (84)Wellsville (82)Carmel (81)Middletown (76)Garden City (75)Huntington (74)Valley Stream (74)Far Rockaway (73)Jamestown (71)Oswego (70)Smithtown (70)Hempstead (69)Mount Vernon (67)Flushing (66)Astoria (65)Auburn (64)Warsaw (64)Amityville (63)Watertown (63)Monticello (62)New Rochelle (62)Utica (62)Binghamton (60)Olean (58)Glens Falls (57)Latham (56)Malone (54)Great Neck (51)Bath (49)Liverpool (49)Long Island City (49)Oneida (48)Commack (47)Bay Shore (46)Goshen (46)Lockport (45)Tonawanda (45)Batavia (41)Amherst (40)Elmhurst (40)Rockville Centre (40)Canton (39)Canandaigua (38)Lyons (38)Nyack (38)Hamburg (36)Woodside (36)Bohemia (35)Brewster (33)Coram (33)East Islip (33)Kew Gardens (33)Oneonta (33)Riverhead (33)Williamsville (33)Mineola (32)Patchogue (32)Cheektowaga (31)Ogdensburg (30)Rego Park (30)Bethpage (29)Hudson (29)New Windsor (29)Garrison (28)Massapequa (28)Norwich (26)Peekskill (26)Richmond Hill (26)Elizabethtown (25)Freeville (25)Lynbrook (25)Middle Village (25)Mount Kisco (25)Sanborn (25)Scarsdale (25)Valley Cottage (25)Wantagh (25)Cohoes (24)Dansville (24)Pleasantville (24)Port Jervis (24)Brentwood (23)Fairport (23)Freeport (23)Highland (23)New Paltz (23)Wampsville (23)Waterloo (23)Corning (22)Dunkirk (22)Hudson Falls (22)Mamaroneck (22)Potsdam (22)Dix Hills (21)Glen Cove (21)Owego (21)Ballston Spa (20)Beacon (20)Corona (20)Monroe (20)Plainview (20)Saranac Lake (20)Tarrytown (20)Glenville (19)Hauppauge (19)Herkimer (19)Queensbury (19)Ronkonkoma (19)Woodmere (19)Dobbs Ferry (18)Kenmore (18)Laurelton (18)Levittown (18)Medford (18)Melville (18)Camillus (17)Clifton Park (17)Deer Park (17)East Meadow (17)Farmingdale (17)Hampton Bays (17)Islip (17)Manhasset (17)New City (17)North Collins (17)Schoharie (17)Bellport (16)Fayetteville (16)Fulton (16)Long Beach (16)North Tonawanda (16)Roslyn Heights (16)Setauket (16)Wappingers Falls (16)Delmar (15)Hawthorne (15)Lowville (15)Port Jefferson Station (15)Rockaway Beach (15)Rome (15)West Seneca (15)Westbury (15)Westhampton Beach (15)Babylon (14)Baldwinsville (14)Morrisonville (14)Oceanside (14)Scotia (14)Spencerport (14)East Syracuse (13)Pittsford (13)Port Chester (13)Queens Village (13)Rhinebeck (13)S Ozone Park (13)Carthage (12)Cedarhurst (12)East Setauket (12)Glen Oaks (12)Guilderland (12)Liberty (12)N Syracuse (12)New Hartford (12)Northport (12)Ridgewood (12)Salamanca (12)Sayville (12)Sleepy Hollow (12)West Hempstead (12)Bayside (11)East Amherst (11)East Aurora (11)Ellenville (11)Huntington Station (11)Lancaster (11)Massena (11)North Syracuse (11)Port Washington (11)Springville (11)Wyandanch (11)Baldwin (10)Clifton Springs (10)Copiague (10)Fresh Meadows (10)Hartsdale (10)Hastings on Hudson (10)Mastic (10)Mayville (10)New Hyde Park (10)North Babylon (10)Walden (10)West Babylon (10)West Islip (10)Williston Park (10)Wynantskill (10)Albion (9)Amsterdam (9)Depew (9)East Hampton (9)Geneva (9)Larchmont (9)Ossining (9)Penn Yan (9)South Ozone Park (9)South Setauket (9)Southampton (9)Webster (9)Bowmansville (8)Center Moriches (8)East Elmhurst (8)Franklin Square (8)Fredonia (8)Glendale (8)Hamden (8)Jericho (8)Lindenhurst (8)Port Jefferson (8)Red Hook (8)Roosevelt (8)Suffern (8)West Nyack (8)Airmont (7)Alexandria Bay (7)Croton on Hudson (7)Evans Mills (7)Geneseo (7)Lawrence (7)Maspeth (7)Merrick (7)Miller Place (7)Nanuet (7)Oyster Bay (7)Shirley (7)Sunnyside (7)Syosset (7)Vestal (7)Woodstock (7)Ardsley (6)Bayport (6)Bellmore (6)Bronxville (6)Central Islip (6)Clinton (6)Cuba (6)Fort Drum (6)Hollis (6)Hopewell Junction (6)Hyde Park (6)Manlius (6)New York City (6)Newark (6)North Bellmore (6)Pelham (6)Penfield (6)Rensselaer (6)Rocky Point (6)Roslyn (6)Skaneateles (6)Spring Valley (6)Tuckahoe (6)Watkins Glen (6)Yorktown Heights (6)Cooperstown (5)Derby (5)East Greenbush (5)Endicott (5)Halfmoon (5)Hewlett (5)Hornell (5)Katonah (5)Keene (5)Montrose (5)Mount Morris (5)Mount Sinai (5)Oakdale (5)Rye Brook (5)Rye (5)Stony Brook (5)Warwick (5)West Sayville (5)Wingdale (5)Woodbury (5)Bedford Hills (4)Blauvelt (4)Brockport (4)Campbell Hall (4)Chappaqua (4)Chester (4)Clarence (4)College Point (4)Cortlandt Manor (4)East Norwich (4)East Yaphank (4)Eastchester (4)Elmont (4)Farmingville (4)Fishkill (4)Fort Plain (4)Hogansburg (4)Hoosick Falls (4)Horseheads (4)Howard Beach (4)Irving (4)Johnson City (4)Malta (4)Menands (4)Middle Island (4)Millbrook (4)Monsey (4)North Baldwin (4)Pulaski (4)Saint James (4)Slingerlands (4)Valhalla (4)Washingtonville (4)West Harrison (4)West Middletown (4)Whitesboro (4)Akwesasne (3)Alden (3)Briarwood (3)Centereach (3)Cold Spring (3)Corfu (3)Cornwall (3)Douglaston (3)East Northport (3)Elmsford (3)Florida (3)Glen Head (3)Gouverneur (3)Holbrook (3)Homer (3)Johnstown (3)Kings Park (3)Lagrangeville (3)Mahopac (3)Massapequa Park (3)Mattituck (3)Montgomery (3)Niskayuna (3)Old Bethpage (3)Orangeburg (3)Ozone Park (3)Perry (3)Pine Bush (3)Pomona (3)Seaford (3)South Salem (3)Victor (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 18069 specialists practicing Counseling in New York with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 116 hospitals in New York with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Mount Sinai Hospital, Albany Medical Center Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital.