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

BIPOC PEEEEEEK, Promoting Mental Health Wellness in Communities of Color

Spencerport Virtual Calming Room

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

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

Amy Brogan, LCSW
85 South Union Street, Suite 205, Spencerport

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

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

Accepts most insurances, including MVP, except Option Plans
130 Allen Creek Road

Does NOT accept insurance, private pay
111 Marsh Road, Pittsford

Life Solutions Psychotherapy
Accepts most insurances, including MVP and Option Plans
20 Arcampus Drive, Rochester

Dave Markham, LCSW
Accepts most insurances
58 Market Street, Brockport

Andrea Marron, LCSW
85 South Union Street, Suite 206B, Spencerport

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

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

Kelly Newby, Psy.D. PLLC Practice
Accepts most insurances
2450 West Ridge Road, Suite 303, Rochester

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

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

Quiet Mind Therapy Services
Does NOT accept insurance, but does offer sliding fee scale
120 Allens Creek Road, Rochester

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

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

Sankofa Family Counseling
Accepts most insurances
1400 Portland Avenue, Suite 54, Rochester

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

Tami Sullivan, PhD, LMHC, NCC, RPT
12 Amity Street, Spencerport

Sustainable Wellness
Accepts some insurances
Offices at Village Gate and Park Avenue

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

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

West End Psychotherapy Group
Accepts some insurances
1800 English Road, Suite 5, Rochester

Westside Psychological Services

Community Mental Health Centers:

St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
Sliding fee available 

Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center
Free Mental Health Service for the uninsured 

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.

Strong Behavioral Health Group Therapy Program

Community Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists:

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

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

Allison Giordano, MD
Accepts some insurances
140 Allens Creek Road, Suite 200, Rochester

Catherine Grasta,NP

Bernie Kumetat, MD
Accepts most insurances, except Medicaid, MVP, Monroe Plan, and Child Health Plus
PO Box 178, Fairport

Kristina Moss, NPP
550 Latona Road, Bldg D Ste 411, Rochester

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

Related Files:

ADHD Book List

Anxiety Book List

Test Anxiety Tip Sheet

Calming Strategies

Anxiety Tip Sheet

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Resources

Depression Book List

Guide for Families on How to talk to a child about a suicide attempt in your family

Guide for Families on How to talk to your teenager about a suicide attempt in your family
How to report suicidal users on Facebook

Suicide Teacher Community Card Questions

Suicide Parent Community Card Questions

Monroe County Community Services

Suicide Prevention

Tips for Survivors of a Traumatic Event

10 Reasons Why Today's Teenagers Are So Anxious

Gozen: 8 Ways A Child's Anxiety Shows Up As Something Else

Gozen: 9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

Resources for Teens, Erika's Lighthouse

Community Resources for Youth and Families with Behavioral Health Challenges During the COVID-19 Crisis

Helping Address the Needs of Children During the COVID Crisis

Self-Care Tips for Teens During the COVID Crisis

The Window of Tolerance- children.pdf

Spencerport Virtual Calming Room

Tami Sullivan, PhD Worrier to Warrior Presentation

Eating Disorder Resources:

National Alliance for Eating Disorders
National nonprofit organization providing referrals, education, and support for individuals experiencing eating disorders.

Eating Disorders Coalition
The EDC advances the recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority throughout the United States.

National Eating Disorders Association
Hope Starts Here. NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

University of Rochester Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Program
Treatment center for eating disorders.

The Healing Connection
Eating Disorder Treatment Program in the Rochester area for adolescents ages 12 and up and adults of all ages.

University of Rochester Nutrition Counseling
Individual sessions with professionals to help identify health issues and provided with personal support to address dietary needs.

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.