Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
You have clicked on me for a reason, I hope you will read on. There must be something in your life that you are struggling with. Struggling with OCD? Maybe feeling alone in your relationship? Feeling disconnected and depressed? Have been in therapy before and want deeper solutions? I am happy and honored to help. I practice with compassion and truly want to help you find a solution. You've taken an important first step in searching for help and I hope you will join me in your journey.
(585) 207-6027
Verified
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You have clicked on me for a reason, I hope you will read on. There must be something in your life that you are struggling with. Struggling with OCD? Maybe feeling alone in your relationship? Feeling disconnected and depressed? Have been in therapy before and want deeper solutions? I am happy and honored to help. I practice with compassion and truly want to help you find a solution. You've taken an important first step in searching for help and I hope you will join me in your journey.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
In helping children, teens, and their families, I employ a combination of compassion, creativity, understanding, and humor with clinically proven treatment methods. During my 15+ years of experience I have found that a good collaborative therapeutic relationship combined with skill-based strategies and techniques results in positive and lasting changes. I typically begin treatment with a thorough assessment and treatment plan. Treatment incorporates both parent and child interventions. I routinely communicate with pediatricians, teachers and school personnel to assist in resolving the issues of children and teens, with parental permission.
(585) 502-1609
Verified
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In helping children, teens, and their families, I employ a combination of compassion, creativity, understanding, and humor with clinically proven treatment methods. During my 15+ years of experience I have found that a good collaborative therapeutic relationship combined with skill-based strategies and techniques results in positive and lasting changes. I typically begin treatment with a thorough assessment and treatment plan. Treatment incorporates both parent and child interventions. I routinely communicate with pediatricians, teachers and school personnel to assist in resolving the issues of children and teens, with parental permission.
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Counselor, MA, MS, LMHC Verified
Verified
TAKING NEW CLIENTS. Are you a burned-out therapist? Someone who is anxious or depressed? An unhappy student, perhaps? Frustrated with relationships, or life itself, trying to find meaning? Whoever you are, whatever your life's journey, psychotherapy can be the most important relationship you'll ever have. You need to share your stories with someone who understands completely and cares deeply. If you're suffering, I can help you find growth and most importantly, insight; By looking within, by sharing your life's story and relationships, you will find meaning and hope from a therapist who cares.
(585) 351-2861
Verified
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TAKING NEW CLIENTS. Are you a burned-out therapist? Someone who is anxious or depressed? An unhappy student, perhaps? Frustrated with relationships, or life itself, trying to find meaning? Whoever you are, whatever your life's journey, psychotherapy can be the most important relationship you'll ever have. You need to share your stories with someone who understands completely and cares deeply. If you're suffering, I can help you find growth and most importantly, insight; By looking within, by sharing your life's story and relationships, you will find meaning and hope from a therapist who cares.
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Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Verified
Do you feel despair or shame from emotional eating, bingeing, purging, or restricting? Does it seem impossible to accept your body? Have you recovered from disordered eating but still hate your body? Do you want to not pass on body hatred to your little girl? Are you a Mom struggling with anxiety, overwhelm, or depression? NOTE: I will never support you in dieting. I work from a Health At Every Size perspective. I understand the many factors underlying disordered eating, anxiety, depression, and body image as well as what helps heal.
(415) 413-3940
Verified
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Do you feel despair or shame from emotional eating, bingeing, purging, or restricting? Does it seem impossible to accept your body? Have you recovered from disordered eating but still hate your body? Do you want to not pass on body hatred to your little girl? Are you a Mom struggling with anxiety, overwhelm, or depression? NOTE: I will never support you in dieting. I work from a Health At Every Size perspective. I understand the many factors underlying disordered eating, anxiety, depression, and body image as well as what helps heal.
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LMSW Verified
Verified
I have been working with individuals and families across Monroe County since 2011. I recognize the complexities that life can bring, the various challenges that can lead to feeling stuck, and how some challenges can become traumatic and lead to negative impacts on daily functioning. My goal is to create a safe and supportive space where you can feel free to explore these challenges without fear of judgement so that you can regain focus and find healing.
(585) 672-6678
Verified
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I have been working with individuals and families across Monroe County since 2011. I recognize the complexities that life can bring, the various challenges that can lead to feeling stuck, and how some challenges can become traumatic and lead to negative impacts on daily functioning. My goal is to create a safe and supportive space where you can feel free to explore these challenges without fear of judgement so that you can regain focus and find healing.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
*** Currently Not Accepting Adolescents***** I believe we all have the potential to better ourselves, and that growth occurs while exploring the root causes of issues - not just treating symptoms. I have a holistic approach, treating the entire person rather than a disorder or specific hardship. I view my clients as experts on their own lives and my role as the facilitator of change. I help address my clients' struggles while, equally importantly, maintaining areas of strength.
(585) 318-8043
Verified
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*** Currently Not Accepting Adolescents***** I believe we all have the potential to better ourselves, and that growth occurs while exploring the root causes of issues - not just treating symptoms. I have a holistic approach, treating the entire person rather than a disorder or specific hardship. I view my clients as experts on their own lives and my role as the facilitator of change. I help address my clients' struggles while, equally importantly, maintaining areas of strength.
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Counselor, LMHC, CASAC, NCC Verified
Verified
I believe in the ability of each individual to seek and achieve change in his or her life. My goal as a therapist is to provide support to you in this process, while guiding and facilitating insights that will lead you to a sustainable transformation. I specialize in treating adults who struggle with addictions, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, difficulties with emotion regulation and/or relationship problems. I also provide DWI evaluations for the court systems and DMV and am able to offer telehealth/video counseling.
(585) 591-6490
Verified
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I believe in the ability of each individual to seek and achieve change in his or her life. My goal as a therapist is to provide support to you in this process, while guiding and facilitating insights that will lead you to a sustainable transformation. I specialize in treating adults who struggle with addictions, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, difficulties with emotion regulation and/or relationship problems. I also provide DWI evaluations for the court systems and DMV and am able to offer telehealth/video counseling.
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Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Change begins with the realization that the way you are experiencing life is not in alignment with your values and vision for yourself. For change to continue, this awareness needs to inspire the willingness to leave unhelpful beliefs and actions behind and build new strengths and supports. I meet clients at wherever they are in the process of developing a life that is balanced, inspiring, fulfilling, and genuine to their own goals.
(585) 257-0477
Verified
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Change begins with the realization that the way you are experiencing life is not in alignment with your values and vision for yourself. For change to continue, this awareness needs to inspire the willingness to leave unhelpful beliefs and actions behind and build new strengths and supports. I meet clients at wherever they are in the process of developing a life that is balanced, inspiring, fulfilling, and genuine to their own goals.
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LMHCP, MS, MEd Verified
Verified
I believe that individuals have deep wells of self-knowing, strength, and are capable of transcending limiting beliefs and developing positive life skills. I trust clients to be the experts on their lives and the authors of their experience. I help to facilitate a process through which you can access your own deepest wisdom and understanding. My practice focuses on working with adults within an individualized, culturally sensitive environment. I take a Strengths-Based and Integrative approach to psychotherapy. No two people are alike, and together we will create a healing process unique to you.
(585) 449-9768
Verified
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I believe that individuals have deep wells of self-knowing, strength, and are capable of transcending limiting beliefs and developing positive life skills. I trust clients to be the experts on their lives and the authors of their experience. I help to facilitate a process through which you can access your own deepest wisdom and understanding. My practice focuses on working with adults within an individualized, culturally sensitive environment. I take a Strengths-Based and Integrative approach to psychotherapy. No two people are alike, and together we will create a healing process unique to you.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, ACSW Verified
Verified
I have been doing this work for over 30 years and I cannot imagine ever retiring. I don't need to keep working forever, but I love what I do and I do it because I want to make a difference in the world, plain and simple. Whether it be getting arrested for civil disobedience or helping someone discover the reality of change, this is what moves me. Please note that my practice has shifted to a teletherapy framework only, which means that sessions are conducted mostly through a HIPPA compliant video conferencing platform or through telephone.
(585) 271-7575
Verified
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I have been doing this work for over 30 years and I cannot imagine ever retiring. I don't need to keep working forever, but I love what I do and I do it because I want to make a difference in the world, plain and simple. Whether it be getting arrested for civil disobedience or helping someone discover the reality of change, this is what moves me. Please note that my practice has shifted to a teletherapy framework only, which means that sessions are conducted mostly through a HIPPA compliant video conferencing platform or through telephone.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
I believe in the importance of relationships; the relationship you have with yourself and your relationship with others. I work with couples who want to learn effective communication skills, increase emotional/sexual intimacy, and rebuild respect and trust. I work alongside individuals who are on their journey to strengthen their emotional well being, obtain insight into triggers/behaviors, and who are ready to unlearn old ways of thinking with new ways of being. I also believe when exploring and understanding the connection between mind/body you will build more meaningful relationships and necessary tools to transform your life.
(585) 332-4837
Verified
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I believe in the importance of relationships; the relationship you have with yourself and your relationship with others. I work with couples who want to learn effective communication skills, increase emotional/sexual intimacy, and rebuild respect and trust. I work alongside individuals who are on their journey to strengthen their emotional well being, obtain insight into triggers/behaviors, and who are ready to unlearn old ways of thinking with new ways of being. I also believe when exploring and understanding the connection between mind/body you will build more meaningful relationships and necessary tools to transform your life.
Photo of Margaret Lane, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, LISW-S Verified
Verified
Welcome to anyone seeking ways to stop negative self-talk, decrease anxiety, fear, irrational thinking, and ways to calm challenges you may face. With over twenty years of clinical experience I have found that each individual has within themselves the resources and ability to become whom they wish to be and to improve their satisfaction in life. As your therapist, I join with you to identify patterns of thought and behavior that are no longer effective and assist in guiding you in discovering new, more rewarding ways of relating and connecting with others; assisting you in your journey of reaching personal and professional goals.
(585) 257-0426
Verified
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Welcome to anyone seeking ways to stop negative self-talk, decrease anxiety, fear, irrational thinking, and ways to calm challenges you may face. With over twenty years of clinical experience I have found that each individual has within themselves the resources and ability to become whom they wish to be and to improve their satisfaction in life. As your therapist, I join with you to identify patterns of thought and behavior that are no longer effective and assist in guiding you in discovering new, more rewarding ways of relating and connecting with others; assisting you in your journey of reaching personal and professional goals.
Photo of Marty Kaufman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
I welcome you to meet in person for a risk free initial consultation. This will provide an opportunity to see how I may help you with the issues you are seeking a therapist for. Call or email me directly to arrange a time.
(585) 286-1836
Verified
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I welcome you to meet in person for a risk free initial consultation. This will provide an opportunity to see how I may help you with the issues you are seeking a therapist for. Call or email me directly to arrange a time.
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LCSW, LMSW, MHC Verified
Verified
At JFS, we know that people of all races, religions and financial means are in need of compassionate, quality counseling in a comfortable space. With two convenient locations in Rochester, JFS has been serving Rochester for 100 years. We dislike long waiting lists and strive for you to see a therapist within one week. One of our providers accepts private insurance plans and our other providers offer services using an income-based sliding scale to ensure quality mental health services are affordable and accessible. And, with the option for Telehealth Counseling, we’ve eliminated all barriers to offering you the support you need.
(585) 440-5473
Verified
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At JFS, we know that people of all races, religions and financial means are in need of compassionate, quality counseling in a comfortable space. With two convenient locations in Rochester, JFS has been serving Rochester for 100 years. We dislike long waiting lists and strive for you to see a therapist within one week. One of our providers accepts private insurance plans and our other providers offer services using an income-based sliding scale to ensure quality mental health services are affordable and accessible. And, with the option for Telehealth Counseling, we’ve eliminated all barriers to offering you the support you need.
Photo of Kirsten Linnea Bonnell, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
When we feel stuck or paralyzed in life, aware of who we desire to be but unsure of how to get there, therapeutic counseling can be a dynamic avenue of clarity and empowerment. I offer a holistic practice, in which I work to find a balance between a client centered approach and personally guiding the individual toward becoming the person they would like to be. I specialize in addiction and trauma. In my work with children and adolescents, I use a systemic approach including the entire family in the healing process. This work requires commitment and motivation to change current patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior.
(315) 288-7087
Verified
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When we feel stuck or paralyzed in life, aware of who we desire to be but unsure of how to get there, therapeutic counseling can be a dynamic avenue of clarity and empowerment. I offer a holistic practice, in which I work to find a balance between a client centered approach and personally guiding the individual toward becoming the person they would like to be. I specialize in addiction and trauma. In my work with children and adolescents, I use a systemic approach including the entire family in the healing process. This work requires commitment and motivation to change current patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior.
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Threshold is a mobile based agency, pioneering transformative approaches to mental health treatment in New York State. We’ve reshaped the delivery model based on the 21st-century-specific needs of our region with rapid mobile therapy directly into people’s homes, as well as their neighborhoods or our local offices. Our team, located in Syracuse, Herkimer, Oswego, and Rochester, are masters-level social workers and counselors.
(585) 252-5942
Verified
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Threshold is a mobile based agency, pioneering transformative approaches to mental health treatment in New York State. We’ve reshaped the delivery model based on the 21st-century-specific needs of our region with rapid mobile therapy directly into people’s homes, as well as their neighborhoods or our local offices. Our team, located in Syracuse, Herkimer, Oswego, and Rochester, are masters-level social workers and counselors.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Engaging in therapy is a vulnerable and sometimes scary process. I specialize in working with couples either in a committed relationship or marriage. Working on relationships I often find the thing that brings couples together initially, gets lost after the "honeymoon" period is over. It is easy to get complacent with all of life's stressors. Being a strength-based therapist, I believe that anything is possible if both people are willing to work. And to be honest, therapy is work! I view my clients as the experts in their life and work together with them to create positive change.
(585) 612-4509
Verified
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Engaging in therapy is a vulnerable and sometimes scary process. I specialize in working with couples either in a committed relationship or marriage. Working on relationships I often find the thing that brings couples together initially, gets lost after the "honeymoon" period is over. It is easy to get complacent with all of life's stressors. Being a strength-based therapist, I believe that anything is possible if both people are willing to work. And to be honest, therapy is work! I view my clients as the experts in their life and work together with them to create positive change.
Photo of Janine M Rowe,
MSEd, NCC, CCC
As a career counselor, I help people design their future. Since 2010, I've empowered people like you to: get to know yourself, understand your skills, interests, personality traits, develop and implement educational, career, and personal goals that reflect your values, create an action plan to get you to your next step, and navigate roadblocks successfully.
(585) 376-5171
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As a career counselor, I help people design their future. Since 2010, I've empowered people like you to: get to know yourself, understand your skills, interests, personality traits, develop and implement educational, career, and personal goals that reflect your values, create an action plan to get you to your next step, and navigate roadblocks successfully.
Photo of Kavitha Unni Finnity, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Are you feeling sad, anxious, dissatisfied or angry? I provide a safe, caring and non-judgmental environment. I tailor my treatment approach to the needs of each individual patient to build on the strengths you already possess. Therapy is people talking with each other to discuss life's challenges, personal concerns and emotional problems. I can help you regain control in your life by gaining insight, and learning coping skills to manage uncomfortable feelings. We will focus on the solutions that can lead to positive change.
(585) 496-0551
Verified
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Are you feeling sad, anxious, dissatisfied or angry? I provide a safe, caring and non-judgmental environment. I tailor my treatment approach to the needs of each individual patient to build on the strengths you already possess. Therapy is people talking with each other to discuss life's challenges, personal concerns and emotional problems. I can help you regain control in your life by gaining insight, and learning coping skills to manage uncomfortable feelings. We will focus on the solutions that can lead to positive change.
Photo of Judy Sroka, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Verified
Whether you are struggling with major life changes, emotional distress or just wanting to address a problematic or troublesome issue, I can help you work through these difficult situations. As a person-centered therapist, I believe you are the expert on yourself, and it is my role to guide you in the process of finding your best self. I am a holistic therapist, meaning that I focus on integrating various aspects of mind, body, and spirit in order to heal and enrich your life.
(585) 445-7125
Verified
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Whether you are struggling with major life changes, emotional distress or just wanting to address a problematic or troublesome issue, I can help you work through these difficult situations. As a person-centered therapist, I believe you are the expert on yourself, and it is my role to guide you in the process of finding your best self. I am a holistic therapist, meaning that I focus on integrating various aspects of mind, body, and spirit in order to heal and enrich your life.

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Teletherapy (Online Therapy, Virtual Therapists) Therapists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in Monroe County, this list of Teletherapyists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in Monroe County listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Monroe County are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Monroe County

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Monroe County you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Monroe County and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Monroe County or family therapy in Monroe County.