Mental Health Resources

Should My Child See a Therapist? Sometimes kids, like adults, can benefit from therapy. Therapy can help kids develop problem-solving skills and also teach them the value of seeking help. Therapists can help kids and families cope with stress and a variety of emotional and behavioral issues.
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The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teens, and their families.

Monroe County System of Care for children and youth with mental health challenges and their families.

Monroe County Mental Health Service Providers

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Rochester)

Mental Health Association of Rochester

You may also want to contact your pediatrician, as he/she may have additional recommendations.

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Local Psychotherapists:

Agape Counseling Associates
Does NOT accept insurance, but does offer sliding fee scale
385-6030  

Anita McLeod, LCSW, SAP
Insurance Reimbursable
250B Lucius Gordon Drive, West Henrietta
967-9700

Bill and Donna Baxter, LMHC
Does NOT accept insurance, but does offer sliding fee scale
12 Amity Street, Spencerport
594-2687 

Kevin Dailor, LCSW
Accepts most insurances
2080 Ridge Road West, Rochester
720-1480

Tracy Gillette, PhD, LMHC, LPC, NCC
Gillette Psychotherapy & Retreats
Accepts some insurances, sliding fee scale
115 Webster Road, Spencerport
617-4442

Kelly Hammel, LMSW
Does NOT accept insurance, but does offer sliding fee scale
250-B Lucius Gordon Drive, West Henrietta
957-6609

Sandra Hope, MS, LMHC
Does NOT accept insurance, but does offer sliding fee scale
138 South Union Street, Spencerport
349-0820

Amber Keshishian, PhD
Accepts most insurances, including MVP, except Option Plans
130 Allen Creek Road
244-4161

Jennifer King, MS, LMFT
Brockport Marriage & Family Therapy, P.C.
Accepts some insurance, sliding fee scale
4107 Lake Road North, Brockport
395-0091

Stacey Kulik, LCSW
Does NOT accept insurance, private pay
111 Marsh Road, Pittsford
613-1736

Dave Markham, LCSW
Accepts most insurances
58 Market Street, Brockport
637-0040

Marguerite McCarty, Ed.D, LMHC
Accepts some insurances
1360 Monroe Avenue, Rochester
233-5740

Penfield Psychiatry
Accepts most insurances
Provides both Psychotherapy and Medication Therapy
101 Canal Landing Boulevard, suite 10, Rochester
388-6000

Peter McKenzie, PhD
Accepts most insurances, except Medicaid
85 South Union Street, Spencerport 
349-2656

Lewis Perna, LCSW-R
Accepts most insurances, including Monroe Plan
4370 Buffalo Road, North Chili
234-1537

Vince Ragonese, PsyD
Accepts most insurances
687 Lee Road, Suite 175, Rochester
225-5750

Emily Rein, LMHC
Accepts some insurances, sliding fee scale
1835 North Union Street Suite E, Spencerport
353-4977

Sharon Sterling, PhD
Accepts most insurances
2450 West Ridge Road, Suite 304, Rochester
225-2520

Tami Sullivan, PhD, LMHC, NCC, RPT
12 Amity Street, Spencerport
329-7853

Amy Sumner, LCSW
Accepts most insurances, including MVP and CHP/FHP
25 Canterbury, Rochester
330-7917

Nicole Thomson, LCSW-R
Accepts most insurances, including Office of Victim Services
West End Psychotherapy Practice
1800 English Road, Rochester
225-9292

Tree of Hope Counseling
Accepts some insurances
95 Allens Creek Road, Rochester
500-9420

Joyce Wagner, PhD, LCSW
Insurance Reimbursable
95 Allens Creek, Bldg. 1, Suite 323, Rochester
733-9465

Community Mental Health Centers:

St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
Sliding fee available 
325-5260

Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center
Free Mental Health Service for the uninsured 
325-1180

Group Counseling:

"Teaching the art of viewing one's self through the eyes of others"
Interpersonal interaction tools and skills for individuals with autism-spectrum, attention-deficit, and related disorders.
678-1839

Strong Behavioral Health Group Therapy Program
279-7800

Community Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists:

Saba Abaci, MD    
Accepts most insurances, except Medicaid 
980 Westfall Road, Suite 215, Rochester 
271-0444

Christine Chruscicki, MD
Accepts some insurances, 
141 Sully's Trail Suite #5B, Pittsford 
643-1415

Joseph Chruscicki, MD
Accepts some insurances
141 Sully's Trail Suite #5B, Pittsford
643-1415

Catherine Grasta, NP/Tinu Addams, MD
Tinu Addams Medical
Accepts some insurances
1200 Jefferson Road, Suite 200, Rochester
563-7766

Bernie Kumetat, MD
Accepts most insurances, except Medicaid, MVP, Monroe Plan, and Child Health Plus
300 Cross Key Office Park, Suite 304, Fairport
377-3115

Penfield Psychiatry
Accepts most insurances
Provides both Psychotherapy and Medication Therapy
101 Canal Landing Boulevard, Suite 10, Rochester
388-6000

The Family Support Center does not endorse any organizations or individuals outside of the Spencerport Central School District These resources are for informational purposes and should be pursued based on the consumer's own criteria.