Affordable Mental Wellness

Below is a list of organizations in the New York City area with opportunities for low-cost, sliding scale therapy.

Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies
16 West 10th Street
(between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone (212) 228-6036

Crime Victims Treatment Center
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
411 West 114th Street
Suite 2C
New York, NY 10025
(212) 523-4728

Center for Educational and Psychological Services
Teachers College – Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, Box 91
New York, NY 10027
North side between Broadway & Amsterdam Avenue – 6th floor of Thorndike Hall at Teachers College
Procedure:  Apply directly by calling its telephone number. Once the appointment is set up, the patient fills out an application and is assigned an advanced graduate student closely supervised by Teacher College faculty members.
Pricing:  Sliding scale – $5 to $40 per session
Note:  The Center’s services are not reimbursable under Medicaid, Medicare or other medical insurance plans.
Schedule:  Every month except August. Monday through Thursday, 9am to 9pm. Friday, 9am to 5pm. Summer hours vary.
(212) 678 -3262
If your life seems out of control and nothing you do seems to help, you may want to call us (516-741-0994 or 1-800-317-1173). Our professional, caring licensed counselors provide individual, couple, children and family counseling

The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy
1841 Broadway at 60th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10023
(212) 333-3444

Albert Ellis Institute
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
45 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10021
Procedure:  Institute offers short-term therapy that offers long-term results. To arrange an appointment or discuss fees or insurance coverage, call Monday – Friday from 9:15 am-8:45 pm or Saturdays from 9:15 am-5:00 pm.
Pricing:  Individual counseling and therapy sessions range from $50-$150. Group sessions are $30. Lectures are $10 and workshops are $50.
(800) 323-4758 or (212) 535-0822

Redeemer Presbyterian Counseling Service
1359 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Procedure:  Patient first goes through an “initial intake” where he or she is assigned a counselor based on his or her specific needs and each therapist’s expertise and availability.
Pricing:  Sliding Scale – $40 to $120
(212) 370-0475 x1365

A Psychotherapy Group in the Village
160 Bleecker Street 9C East
New York, NY 10012
Procedure:  Call for a free consultation.
Pricing:  “Generous fees based on ability to pay.”
(212) 673-4618 or (646) 239 9112

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