Counseling in Rochester, NY. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Rochester, New York will help you make the changes you want.


Mackenzie Davitt, MS, LMHC

Mackenzie Davitt, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

1415 Monroe Ave, Rochester, New York 14618 | 585-633-8972

I provide a safe and compassionate space to help you find peace from within. Whatever your concerns are, I honor your process at all times and together we will embark on the journey to wholehearted healing.

Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Hal helps couples communicate more effectively. Speaking to each other. Instead of at each other. Disagreements are worked out in a respectful manner. There are no winners or losers. Caring and understanding replaces anger & hurt. Intimacy & trust replaces avoidance.

Sara Maurer, LCSW

Sara Maurer, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Diabetes Health Coach

36 Winthrop St., Rochester, New York 14607 | 585-348-7886

Hello! I’m so happy that you found me on your pathway toward healthy change. I believe strongly in the power of self exploration and human resiliency, and I’d love to help guide and support you through your journey.

Serenity Life, MS LCAT CASAC

Serenity Life, MS LCAT CASAC

Licensed Counselor

1100 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, New York 14626 | 5852100150

I'm Mattye McKibben, Owner and Director of Serenity Life. Stop scrolling through lists of individual therapists and let us custom match you with one of our 13 talented clinicans. I have hope that our team can help remove the barrier that caused our paths to cross today.

Jennifer Okwerekwu, MD, M.S., Psychiatrist

Jennifer Okwerekwu, MD, M.S., Psychiatrist

Reproductive Psychiatry & Integrative Women's Mental Health Practitioner

Available for Online Therapy

As a Board-Certified adult psychiatrist with 8 years of expertise, I specialize in Reproductive Psychiatry and Integrative Women's Mental Health. Trained at Harvard, I'm dedicated to empowering and supporting you. Your well-being is my top priority.

Cristina Maria Fort Garcés, LCAT, ATR-BC, CPC

Cristina Maria Fort Garcés, LCAT, ATR-BC, CPC

Licensed Gestalt, Somatic, and Creative Arts Psychotherapists

Online Office, Rochester, New York 14602 | 5183315459

Welcome, we are Creative Now Therapy. We offer a culturally sensitive space where your complexity is valued. We work with couples, children/adolescents, and adults using a blend of our training in somatic, gestalt, and art psychotherapy.

Lori Toscano, LCSW-R, CCTP

Lori Toscano, LCSW-R, CCTP

Clinical Psychotherapist

95 Allens Creek Rd, Building 1, Suite 125, Rochester, New York 14618 | (585) 330-2449

I have experience with people of all ages. Currently, I work with adult and adolescent individuals. My goal is to empower individuals with knowledge and skills needed to enhance their quality of life, rediscover their authentic individuality and maximize true wellness.

Sarah Beren, LCAT

Sarah Beren, LCAT

Licensed Creative Arts Therapist

2376 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, New York 14618 | 585-430-9877

Spotted Rabbit therapists aren’t here to “fix” you. We live for empowering neurodivergents, LGBTQ+ folx, and those who’ve experienced emotional neglect to be their most authentic selves and live a life aligned with their own personal values.

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Need COUPLES COUNSELING? Have ANXIETY, DEPRESSION? ANGER? SUBSTANCE ABUSE, OTHER ADDICTIONS? To Much STRESS? IN CRISIS? Call Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC- FREE CONSULTATION, 914-486-5776 at www.stressfreecounseling.com. Experienced, Affordable, Caring.

Stephanie Carletta, PMHNP-BC, MS, RN

Stephanie Carletta, PMHNP-BC, MS, RN

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

56 N. Main Street, Rochester, New York 14534 | 5855240008

*IMMEDIATE OPENINGS AVAILABLE for a limited time! I offer private, high quality psychiatric medication and medical management services including lab workups and psychological testing at reduced rates.

Kavitha Finnity, Ph.D.

Kavitha Finnity, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

440 White Spruce Blvd., Rochester, New York 14623 | 585-427-7333

Thinking about therapy? It is natural to feel resistant or embarrassed about seeking help. However, therapy is people talking with each other to discuss life's challenges, personal concerns and emotional problems. I provide a safe, caring and non-judgmental environment.

Allia Brickman, LMHC, Cert. Gottman Therapist

Allia Brickman, LMHC, Cert. Gottman Therapist

Alpha Psychotherapy Center

Available for Online Therapy

I'm a Gottman Level 3 Certified couples therapist, individual therapist, and co-director of the virtual private practice Alpha Psychotherapy Center. With over a decade of experience, I help clients of all backgrounds reach their goals.

Laurie Agnello, LMHC, CASAC

Laurie Agnello, LMHC, CASAC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor/ CASAC, MsED, NCC

3380 Monroe Ave. Suite 219, Rochester, New York 14618 | 585-301-8227 Fax# 585-347-6725

As a therapist for 18 years I have had the opportunity to counsel children, teens and adults. In a safe and nurturing counseling environment individuals are able to address concerns and issues to discover a path towards recovery and growth.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I love working with people and helping them grow, overcome obstacles, and discover themselves. I am here to help you with whatever you are struggling with - to help you feel better and be more settled and in control of your life and your future.

Rachelle Buchanan, PMHNP, MFT

Rachelle Buchanan, PMHNP, MFT

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner In Psychiatry, Marriage & Family Therapist,

1545 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14610, Rochester, New York 14534 | 585-524-0008

Welcome! If you are seeking comprehensive psychiatric health care that combines medication expertise, functional medicine, & specialized knowledge of adults, children, and family therapy, I'm here to accompany you on your journey to a more hopeful future.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Rochester, New York 14608 | 1-877-606-6161

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Patricia Petrone, LMHC, CMHIMP, NCC, CNC

Patricia Petrone, LMHC, CMHIMP, NCC, CNC

NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist

56 N Main Street, Pittsford, New York 14534 | 5855240008

Patricia Petrone, LMHC is dedicated to helping you through mental health, family, and relationship difficulties with empathy and expertise. Guiding you to your best self using an individualized approach is her priority.


Related Sites:
City of Rochester
New York State Education Department Office of Mental Health Professions

Therapy Rochester, NY

Counseling Irondequoit, Webster, Brighton, Pittsford, Fairport, Gates Center

Rochester, New York is a vibrant city of over 200,000 people on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. Originally a boomtown because of the many flour mills that sprang up in the city, today, Rochester is more widely known for academic pursuits. Both the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester have received national an international acclaim. In years past, Forbes ranked Rochester as the third best city to raise a family, while Kiplinger's ranked it number five. There are plenty of activities for families, including the Strasenburgh Planetarium, the Lilac Festival, and Party in the Park, which has concerts each week all summer long. For the active ones in the family, consider a visit to one of the city's 66 baseball fields, 43 basketball courts, 19 swimming pools, or 13 recreation centers.1 No matter what your liking, Rochester has it all!

Mental Health in Rochester

The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley is dedicated to supporting the social and emotional needs of Rochester's LGBT community. Their youth programs provide support services, mentorship, and advocacy for young people who may face discrimination, bullying, and other negative behaviors due to their sexuality. The organization's outreach programs seek to promote positive interactions with the LGBT community while reducing stigmas and stereotypes. The Gay Alliance also promotes SafeZone programming at local schools and businesses to ensure LGBT individuals have an inclusive environment in which to learn and work. To learn more about these services, call 585-244-8640.2

County-based mental health services are available to citizens of Rochester through the Monroe County Office of Mental Health. This agency coordinates and funds services to address the needs of the mentally ill, individuals with disabilities, and those who struggle with substance abuse or addiction. Providing assistance to individuals in a mental health emergency is a primary focus of the agency as well. Their mental health lifeline offers a link to supportive services in times of crisis. That number can be reached at 585-275-5151.3

Mary's Place Outreach is dedicated to helping refugees and immigrants make the transition to American life as smooth as possible. The organization offers many free programs, including food and clothing, English tutoring, and educational support for children. Assistance finding adequate housing and obtaining Green Cards is also available. For those who have escaped violence or persecution in their home country, one-on-one social work services are offered to ensure the social, emotional, and health-related programs they need to flourish are provided. By offering these transitional services, Mary's Place ensures that refugees coming to Rochester will have the supports they need to integrate successfully into society. More information is available by calling 585-270-8626.4

Current Initiatives

Reaching out to Rochester's homeless population is one of the principal projects of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Parishioners undertake outreach efforts on a regular basis to ensure individuals and families that do not have a home have access to food, hygiene products, and medical attention. Outreach workers also connect individuals to temporary shelters so they can rest in a safe, warm location. Social workers are on hand to address any mental health concerns that people may have as well. To join in St. Joseph's efforts to lift up and care for Rochester's homeless, call 585-586-8089.5


References

1. City of Rochester. (2017). Rochester Recreation Centers. Retrieved from http://www.cityofrochester.gov/recreationcenters/
2. The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley. (2016). Programs. Retrieved from http://www.gayalliance.org/programs.html
3. Monroe County. (2017). Office of Mental Health. Retrieved from http://www2.monroecounty.gov/mh-index.php
4. Mary's Place Outreach. (2016). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.marysplaceoutreach.org/mpo/
5. St. Joseph's Catholic Church. (2017). Homeless Outreach. Retrieved from http://sjcpenfield.com/homeless-outreach

Rochester is located in Monroe County, New York. It has a land area of 35.78 square miles and a water area of 1.36 square miles.  The population of Rochester is 209,802 people with 85,741 households and a median annual income of $30,960. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Rochester, NY

Difficult yet possible - ask your therapist

Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Rochester. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Rochester. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Rochester public health department.