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Counselor Listings
Dr. John Kukor
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: John J. Kukor, EdD
Address: 26 Aberdeen Rd, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone: 516-354-3121
Email Address:  johnkukor@aol.com
Number of free sessions: 5
Areas of expertise:  Relationship issues, Substance abuse, Anxiety, Depression


Judith Ritterman
License Type: LMHC, LMFT
Office Practice Name: Community Family Growth Services
Address: 181 Greenbelt Parkway
City: Holbrook, NY 11741
Phone: 631-472-9616
Email Address: JLR1@optonline.net
Number of free sessions: 5
Areas of expertise: Family and relationship issues, anxiety disorders, addictions
Michael S.Gill
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461
Phone:  646 369-3165
Email Address: gill@aecom.yu.edu
Website Address: www.yu.edu/ferkauf
Number of free sessions:  3
Areas of expertise:  Trauma and Anxiety; Substance Abuse; GLBT Issues
Licensure Key:

LMHC = Licensed Mental Health Counselor

LMFT = Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

LCAT = Licensed Creative Arts Therapist

LP = Licensed Psychoanalyst

LCSW = Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Edward Pino
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name:  Edward Pino M.S.
Address: 610 W 115th St, New York City, NY 10025
Phone: 646-734-7114
Email Address: edpino@mac.com
Number of free sessions:  3
Areas of expertise:  Codependency,12 Steps Stress reduction,anxiety depression,  Post Traumatic Stress
Dr. James Puchta
License Type: LMHC
Address: 2 Sprucewood Rd
City: West Babylon, NY 11704
Phone: 516-446-2676
Email Address: drjpuchta@oponline.net
Number of free sessions: 5
Areas of expertise: Stress management, effective problem solving, compassion fatigue, delevopment of positive self image.
Dr. Peg Cozzi
License Type: LMHC
Address: 21 North Chatsworth Avenue
City: Larchmont, NY 10538
Phone: 914 834 0021
Email Address: drpeg@pegcozzi.com
Website Address: www.pegcozzi.com
Number of free sessions: 5
Areas of expertise: Stress, anxiety, depression, individual and couples counseling
​Martha Dominguezz
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name:BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTEGRATIVE SERVICES 
Address: 370 east 160th street 
City: Bronx
State: New York
Zip: 10451
Phone: 718-309-3090
Email Address: martha.alvarez4@yahoo.com
Number of free sessions: 3
Areas of expertise: rebt, cbt
Jeanne  Crosby
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name:  Autumn Sun  Inc.
Address: 111 Nesconset Highway, Suite 108
City: Hauppauge, New York  11788
Phone: 631-389-1908
Email Address: Jcrosbylmhc@optonline.net
Number of free sessions: 3-5 sessions
Areas of expertise:  Works with adolescents, individuals and couples struggling with a variety of issues: depression, anxiety/stress, relationships, grief/loss, eating disorders/self-injury, gay/lesbian concerns. Uses an eclectic approach incoporating cognitive-behavioral therapy and insight-awareness. Her philosophy is to help each client understand and really know themselves in order to find the answers within.

Alesia  Simco
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name: Hypnosis & Counseling by Alesia Simco
Address: 2 Pasture Rd
City:  Kings Park,  NY  11754
Phone: 631-269-4819
Email Address:  simcoam@aol.com
Number of free sessions:  4
Areas of expertise: rehabilitation;disabilities;hypnosis; stress,career,anxiety

Thelma Costello
License Type:  LMHC
Address:  1- PINNACLE PLACE, SUITE 102
City: Albany, New York 12305
Phone: 518-495-7531
Email Address: TCOSTELLO@NYCAP.RR.COM
Number of free sessions: 4
Areas of expertise: addiction,women's issues, post-traumatic stress disorder, OCD, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief/loss issues, volunteer medical corp.

Grace DeRiggi
License Type:  LMHC, LMFT
Office Practice Name: Grace R. DeRiggi. Mental Health Counselor and Marriage/Family Therapist
Address:660 Main Street
City: Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Phone: 631-793-6079
Email Address: Grace151@aol.com
Number of free sessions:  5
Areas of expertise:  Anxiety issues, crisis counseling, family therapy

Tom Porpiglia
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name:  Life Script Counseling Services
Address:  202 Dickinson Road
City:  Webster, NY  14580
Phone:  585-704-0376
Email Address:  Lscriptc@frontiernet.net
Website Address:  www.lifescriptcounseling.com
Number of free sessions:  3 
Areas of expertise:  Veterans/Combat Trauma/PTSD, Emotional Freedom Technique, Tapas Acupressure Technique, Energy Psychology.
Richard Ferguson
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name:  Pathways Counseling and Educational Services
Address:  100 White Spruce Blvd Suite L202
City:  Rochester,  NY  14623
Phone:  585-292-6070
Email Address:  pathwaysofrochester@frontiernet.net
Website Address:  pathwayscounselingeducationalservices.com
Number of free sessions:  5
Areas of expertise:  Depresion, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, Grief and Loss, Attention Deficit Disorders


Bonnie  Hoffmann
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name:  In Balance Wellness
Address:  1400 Wantagh Avenue, Suite 201
City:  Wantagh, New York11756
Phone:  (516) 236-4577
Email Address:  Warhoff@aol.com
Website Address:  www.inbalancewellness.com
Number of free sessions:  5
Areas of expertise:  PTSD, Trauma, Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Anger Management, hypnotherapy (medical and clinical), Gestalt Psychotherpay.  I have specialized training and knowledge in dealing with military members and their families (I have been a military wife for over 21 years (active duty and National Guard)
Abby Greene
License Type:  LMHC
Address: 186 Hemlock  Road
City: Manhasset
State: NY 11030
Phone: 516 365-7126
Email Address: chinasilkacg@hotmail.com
Number of free sessions:  3
Areas of expertise:  counseling, rehabilitation counseling, disabilities, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety

Steven Doblin
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name:  Steven B. Doblin, MS, LMHC
Address:  1123 Pleasantville Road 
City: Briarcliff Manor
State: New York
Zip: 10510
Phone: 914-271-2353
Email Address: sdoblin1@msn.com
Website: www.counselinghelps.net
Number of free sessions: 3
Areas of expertise: anxiety, grief, couples counseling, family counseling, marital and pre-marital counseling

Tara Benincasa
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name: Tara Benincasa, LMHC
Address:  3761 Carman Road
City: Schenectady
State: New York
Zip: 12203
Phone: 518-491-8797
Email Address: TaraBenincasa@gmail.com
Website: www.tarabenincasa.com
Number of free sessions: 3
Areas of expertise: Sexual abuse, trauma, couples counseling, family counseling
Edward Pino
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name: Edward Pino, MS, LMHC
Address:  610 W. 115th St. PH
City: NYC
State: New York
Zip: 10025
Phone: 646-734-7114
Email Address: edpino@edpino.com
Website: www.edpino.com
Number of free sessions: 2
Areas of expertise: Addictions
Rev. Christopher Smith
License Type: LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Office Practice Name: Seeking Shalom
Address:  529 West 155th Street
City: NYC
State: New York
Zip: 10032
Phone: 800-436-0242
Email Address: President@SeekingShalom.org
Website: www.SeekingShalom.org
Number of free sessions: 3
Areas of expertise: military chaplain and pastoral counselor; marriage and family therapist
Marianna Chiokan
License Type:  LMHC
Office Practice Name
Address: 96-17 69th Avenue
City: Forest Hills
State: New York
Zip: 11375
Phone: 646-387-4386
Email Address: ChiokanTherapy@gmail.com
Website: http://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/prof_detail.php?profid=116527&sid=1352915080.6578_21762&zipcode=11375
Number of free sessions: 3
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, relational issues
Victoria Marino
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: Victoria Marino, LMHC
Address: N/A
City: Brooklyn
State: New York
Zip: 
Phone: 914-443-9119
Email Address: tori0513@hotmail.com
Website:
Number of free sessions: 5
Areas of expertise: Working with youth ages 2 to 21 with a wide range of diagnoses.  Specialized with youth on probation and youth that caused sexual harm.
Dr. Elizabeth Harvey
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: 
Address:  945 Fifth Ave
City: NYC
State: New York
Zip: 10021
Phone: 212-486-2026
Email Address: harveyliz@mac.com
Website:
Number of free sessions: 3 - 5
Areas of expertise: cancer patients and their families
June Conboy
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: 
Address:  1021 Baldwin Path 
City: Dix Hills
State: New York
Zip: 11746
Phone: h/o: 631 586 2392/1 & c)516 241 0727
Email Address: juneconboyphd@aol.com
Website:  Psychology Today/ Looking for a Therapist
Number of free sessions: 3
Areas of expertise: Relationships, addictions, PTSD, depression, anxiety,gender issues, dissociative disorders, divorce, blended families
Sabrina Roffman
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: Sabrina Roffman, LMHC
Address: 8 South Amundsen Lane
City: Suffern
State: New York
Zip: 10901
Phone: 845-367-1660
Email Address: sr@sabrinaroffman.com
Website:  www.sabrinaroffman.com
Number of free sessions: 4
Areas of expertise: Depression, anxiety (panic attacks, generalized anxiety, specific phobia, OCD, social phobias)
Dr. Bridget Marinaccio
License Type: LMHC, LMFT
Office Practice Name: Amherst Counseling
Address: 2800 Sweet Home Road
City: Amherst
State: New York
Zip: 14228
Phone: 716-949-0832
Email Address: drbmarin@aol.com
Website: 
Number of free sessions: Flexible
Areas of expertise: Depression, anxiety, PTSD and stress 
Elise Grant
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: 
Address: 199 Main St.
City: New Paltz
State: New York
Zip: 12561
Phone: 845-901-7552
Email Address: elisegrant09@gmail.com
Website: 
Number of free sessions: 4
Areas of expertise: Addictions, stress management, mindfulness, coping skills, emotional wellness, anxiety
Marilyn Young Mendenhall
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: 
Address: 967 Rte 22 south
City: Brewster
State: New York
Zip: 10509
Phone: 845-350-1040
Email Address: marilyn@familymatters.com
Website: 
Number of free sessions: 3
Areas of expertise: family/individual counseling, PTSD, trauma, depression, physical/sexual abuse
Rebecca Walkey
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: 
Address: 873 Route 35
City: Cross River
State: New York
Zip: 10518
Phone: 914-361-5161
Email Address: rebecca.walkey@gmail.com
Website: www.rebeccawalkey.com
Number of free sessions: 5
Areas of expertise: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR); DBT - Dialectical Behavioral Therapy; Hypnotherapy and guided imagery; Somatic Experience 

Kristin Kelly
License Type: LMHC
Office Practice Name: Tranquility Counseling and Wellness
Address: 60 Selkirk Drive
City: Rochester
State: New York
Zip: 14626
Phone: 585-340-7368
Email Address: kkellycounseling@gmail.com
Website: www.kkellycounseling.com
Number of free sessions: 3-5
Areas of expertise: Depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, women's health, life transitions