Behavioral Health Centers

The Behavioral Health Centers at Parsons Child & Family Center and Northeast Parent & Child Society are licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health to provide outpatient mental health treatment services to those individuals who need help managing emotional and behavioral challenges. Individuals who are age 64 or younger and who are experiencing social, emotional, family, or mental health related challenges are eligible for services. The center specializes in providing trauma-informed care as well as person-centered treatment. Our goal is to help individuals be successful in all aspects of their life. 

AVAILABLE SERVICES 

Individual and family therapy is available. Psychiatric consultation and medication management for individuals are available as complementary services to the counseling. Therapy is provided by licensed mental health professionals. 

Counseling addresses various life events and needs, including: 

  • Defiant or oppositional behavior
  • Attention problems and hyperactive behavior
  • Coping with loss
  • Depression/withdrawn behavior
  • Lying and stealing
  • Bullying
  • Attachment and bonding
  • Mood swings
  • Managing traumatic events
  • Suicidality
  • Sexual identity
  • Military life 

BENEFITS 

  • Evening hours available
  • Conveniently located on CDTA bus routes 

Who can access services? Individuals age 64 or younger, regardless of county of residence. 

How are services accessed? To make an appointment or a referral, please contact one of the following locations: 

Albany
401 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205
518.431.1650
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Evening by appointment
Saturday, by appointment

Malta
2452 U.S. Route 9, Suite 206
Malta, NY 12020
518.292.5433

Schenectady
530 Franklin Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
518.381.8911 
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

When are services available? The Behavioral Health Centers are open Monday through Friday; evening hours are available on request. 

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