Counseling in Saratoga Springs, NY. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 12180 - Nearby to Saratoga Springs.

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

All people have strengths and challenges. Are you looking to make changes in your life but not sure where to begin? I'm interested in understanding you and helping you develop a plan to work with your challenges and to build on your strengths.


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

Therapy Saratoga Springs, NY

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Although Saratoga Springs, New York is a small town, it's definitely not short on fun activities. For moms and dads, the Saratoga Casino and Raceway is a great place to relax and enjoy games and races. For the adventurous members of the family, consider taking a hot air balloon ride over the sites of Saratoga Springs with Adirondack Balloon Flights. Adventure Sports Rafting provides more adrenaline-filled fun. For more tame adventures, take the kids to Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom to enjoy a fun afternoon on the rollercoasters, water slides, and rides just for the little ones.1 No matter what your preference for fun, Saratoga Springs has it all!

Mental Health in Saratoga Springs

Helping young people learn how to evaluate their feelings and express them appropriately is the central focus of the Anger Management for Teens class offered by the Saratoga Center for the Family. Kids will learn what makes them angry, how to recognize when they are becoming mad, and how to deal with their feelings in a healthy and balanced manner. Teens meet to share and learn once a week for the duration of the four-week program. Registration for the program can be completed by calling 518-587-8008, extension 314.2

Bullying in schools can greatly impact a child's ability to learn, make friends, and develop positive self-esteem in the long-term.3 To help prevent harassment and intimidation from occurring, the Saratoga Springs City School District has implemented the Dignity for All Students Act. This statewide program is aimed at proactive measures to prevent bullying from occurring. Children learn to care for one another, be responsible, and be respectful of those who are unlike themselves. Parents also get involved in the process, by teaching their children appropriate behaviors at home and working closely with the school district to address any issues that arise. To learn more about this program, call 518-583-4700.4

Individuals who are going through the trying times of losing a loved one can find comfort in the Grief Support programs offered by the Community Hospice. Individual, family-based, and group support is provided for those in grief. Children that have experienced loss can participate in special programs, such as Camp Erin, which engages them in activities with peers that are in grief as well. These programs are available for free for anyone in grief. Contact the Community Hospice at 518-581-0800 for further information.5

Current Initiatives

The Latino Community Advocacy Program seeks to address issues that the Hispanic community encounters when they move to Saratoga Springs. In addition to providing educational courses such as English as a Second Language, the program promotes community understanding of Hispanic culture and traditions, and fights stigma associated with immigration. The agency provides legal assistance, cultural programs, and help in times of crisis. Immigrants will find a bi-lingual staff that is eager to help them integrate more fully into the community. Call 518-288-3206 for additional details.6


References

1. Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom. (2017). Rides and Attractions. Retrieved from https://www.sixflags.com/greatescape/rides-and-attractions
2. Saratoga Center for the Family. (2017). Anger Management for Teens. Retrieved from http://www.saratogacff.org/program-calendar/
3. Association for Psychological Science. (2016). Far From Being Harmless, the Effects of Bullying Last Long Into Adulthood. Retrieved from http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/far-from-being-harmless-the-effects-of-bullying-last-long-into-adulthood.html
4. Saratoga Springs City School District. (2017). Dignity for All Students Act. Retrieved from http://www.saratogaschools.org/parents.cfm?subpage=893035
5. Community Hospice. (2017). Grief Support. Retrieved from http://www.communityhospice.org/services/grief-support/
6. Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council. (2017). Latino Community Advocacy Program. Retrieved from http://www.saratogaeoc.org/lcap.html

Saratoga Springs is located in Saratoga County, New York. It has a land area of 28.06 square miles and a water area of 0.80 square miles.  The population of Saratoga Springs is 27,765 people with 11,616 households and a median annual income of $70,187. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Saratoga Springs, NY

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Saratoga Springs for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Saratoga Springs public health department.