Counseling in Mount Vernon, NY. Find the Right Therapist.

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Annee Ackerman, Ph.D.


Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

Whether it's trouble in relationships, career, or self-image, I will help you change the way you relate to these difficulties. Through our work, you will discover that moments of feeling stuck or unsatisfied create opportunities for real growth and transformation.

Dan Sharir, Ph.D, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

I provide therapy services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. I use evidence based methods that will help you to find practical solutions to coping with your anxieties.

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

Each individual that comes to me is seen as a whole person. As I walk beside you as you seek to find wholeness in your life, I will use my professional clinical background as well as an understanding of different spiritualities to help you on this journey

Helen Borel, RN,MFA,PhD

PsychoTherapist and PsychoAnalyst

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

Hello. I'm Dr. Helen. Relax in my Warm, Compassionate Care. The Complete focus is on You, Your Life Experiences, What You're going through. Swift, Interactive Feedback and Life-Changing Behavior Prescriptions assure You Rapid shifts from pain to emotional relief.

Judith Rapley Waterman, LMSW, ACC

Licensed social worker and Certified coach

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

Want results in redesigning your life? Are you at crossroads, have areas of success but others of disappointment? Frustrated but wanting a more balanced life? I am a wellness, relationship and family coach and licensed social worker providing you with a place to grow.

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

I love what I do! Let my passion for helping individuals & couples uncover & foster change through researched based, result-driven methods. Complimentary email support outside of sessions increase progress. I maintain hope & encourage clients, small steps matter.

Jennifer Mezey, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

"I offer solution-focused, interactive sessions assisting you in facing challenges, overcoming obstacles, coping with stress, resolving areas of conflict and improving self-esteem."

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

Are you feeling stuck? Anxious? Depressed? Therapy is one of the most effective ways to move beyond struggles to feel more satisfied and fulfilled in your life & relationships. You are taking a big step towards moving forward by looking for a therapist.

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

With over 35 years of experience, I can quickly understand where you've come from, how you got there, and where you want to go. We'll work together to make it happen.

Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

I am a PhD Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly thirty years of experience working with individuals, couples and groups. My experience ranges from serious persistent mental illness to personality disorders. Visit my website at for more.

G&G Counseling Services, LCSW, LMHC


Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

G & G Counseling services will listen to each client's specific needs and tailor the therapeutic process to provide the most beneficial, effective, and enjoyable experience possible. We offer a wide array of services to ensure personal growth, a better quality of life,

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

I provide a safe, warm environment that encourages the comfort necessary to share difficult thoughts and feelings. Guided by your pace and readiness my goal is to help you develop tools so that you have more skills to face life's challenges.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

Within driving distance of Mount Vernon

My goal is to help you find the strength to review life's troubling issues and form new perceptions. My approach is called "Integrative Family Therapy" which focuses on two aspects: how you function as an individual and how you relate to others helping you to heal.

Related Sites:
Town of Mount Vernon
New York State Education Department Office of Mental Health Professions

Therapy Mount Vernon, NY

Counseling Pelham Manor, Ederwald, Pelham, Bronxville, New Rochelle

Mount Vernon, New York is a beautiful and interesting city. Families that live in the northern part of the city enjoy a more suburban feel, while families in the southern part of the city live in a distinctly urban area. In fact, Mount Vernon borders the borough of The Bronx, making it convenient for the city's residents to enjoy all the amenities of the New York City area. The city's library was built in 1904 by Andrew Carnegie, and is a great place to see early 20th Century architecture, as well as to pick up your favorite book. The downtown area of the city is bustling with great local shops and restaurants for the whole family to enjoy. For fun outdoor adventures, head over to Willson's Woods Park to enjoy a wave pool, water slides, fishing, and picnicking.1 There's all sorts of fun things to do in Mount Vernon!

Mental Health in Mount Vernon

Individuals who struggle with compulsive eating can find the assistance and support they need to overcome their behavior through Overeaters Anonymous of Westchester. This twelve-step program guides people through the process of resolving the emotional problems that lead one to compulsive eating. Groups are free and totally anonymous. Groups meet throughout the year at various locations in Westchester County. Various workshops and training opportunities are also available for those who wish to increase their understanding of addiction and compulsive behaviors. Visit Overeaters Anonymous of Westchester's website for further details.2

The City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau offers a number of programs for the city's young people that focus on personal development, improved self-esteem, increased social skills, and improved overall mental health. The youth Empowerment Program provides at-risk youth with community service opportunities to learn self-respect and gain feelings of self-worth. For young people transitioning into adulthood, adult mentoring programs provide guidance and stability to ensure that transition is as smooth as possible. Those in need of social support can take part in the Safe Haven Program, which provides drop-in services to children during after-school hours. More detailed information is available by calling 914-665-2344.3

Mentally ill residents of Westchester County that have been unable to access services they are entitled to can participate in programs offered by Choice Advocacy and Case Management Services. This non-profit agency seeks to fill the gaps in mental health services for those most in need. Each individual will receive assistance in devising goals for improved functioning and a greater sense of empowerment and control over one's life. The agency's person-centered services ensure the unique needs of each individual are met. Most of the agency's staff members have struggled with mental illness, addiction, or other behavioral health issues, so they understand the difficulties that clients may be having. To learn more about these programs, call 914-576-0173.4

Current Initiatives

The Children's Village engages in homeless outreach programs that specifically target children and teens who have run away from home. The organization's street outreach counselors help kids get off the street, into safe housing, back into school, and into programs to support social and emotional needs so they can get their life pointed in a more positive direction. Services are provided in a manner that is engaging to youth and that fosters a trust between them and the outreach staff. From hot meals to referrals for housing to crisis intervention and prevention services, these outreach programs protect and improve the lives of needy children each and every day. For additional details, or to make a donation to the agency, call 914-693-0600.5


1. Westchester County. (2017). Willson's Woods Park. Retrieved from
2. Overeaters Anonymous of Westchester. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from
3. City of Mount Vernon. (2017). Youth Bureau. Retrieved from
4. Choice Advocacy and Case Management Services. (2017). Peer Advocacy. Retrieved from
5. The Children's Village. (2017). Street Outreach. Retrieved from

Mount Vernon is located in Westchester County, New York. It has a land area of 4.38 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Mount Vernon is 68,628 people with 24,989 households and a median annual income of $50,952. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Mount Vernon, NY

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Mount Vernon is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Mount Vernon therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility