Counselor Education Programs in New York State

All of the programs listed below have been approved by the State Education Department as leading to mental health counselor licensure:

Adelphi University   
Gordon Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies
208 Blodgett Hall
Adelphi University
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 877-4829
www.adelphi.edu
Program:  MHC masters – 60 hours (under psych dept), CACREP model

Albany University - SUNY
Department of Education & Counseling Psychology
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222
(518) 442-4953
www.albany.edu 
mvellis@albany.edu 
ATTN:  Dr. Michael Ellis
Program:  PhD in Counseling Psych/ MA in Rehab

Alfred University     
Counseling Program, Division of Counseling and School Psychology
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY  14802
(607) 871-2212
www.alfred.edu
younghl@alfred.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Hannah Young
Program:  MHC - 62 hours


Alliance Theological Seminary (Nyack College)  
350 North Highland Ave
Nyack, NY  10960
www.alliance.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Craig Ellison, Chair
Program:  MHC/Pastoral - 66 hours

Baruch College -CUNY 
Psychology Department
55 Lexington Avenue
VC 8-215
New York , NY. 10010
Baruch.cuny.edu
Masters in Mental Health Counseling  
Director : Dr Nita Lutwak 
Nita.lutwak@baruch.cuny.edu

Brockport  - SUNY 
Department of Counselor Education
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY  14420
(716) 395-2258
Program:  MHC 60 hours; CACREP since 1987

Brooklyn College - CUNY   
Department of Psychology
2900 Bedford Ave
5401 James Hall
Brooklyn, NY 11216
(718)951-5601
ATTN:  Glen Hass, Chairperson
GHass@Brooklyn.CUNY.edu

Buffalo University - SUNY         
Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology
409 Baldy Hall, Box 601000
Buffalo, NY  14260
www.buffalo.edu
ATTN:  Tim Janikowski, Chairperson
Program:  PhD in Counseling and Educational Psych

Canisius College   
Department of Counselor Education
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14208
(716) 888-3298
farrugia@canisius.edu
ATTN:  David Farrugia, Department Chairperson
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

City College/CUNY    
Department of Psychology
160 Convent Ave
NYC, NY 10031
(212) 650-5713
www.ccny.cuny.edu
ATTN:  Cynthia Grace Primeau, Director
cyngrace@aol.com
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

College of New Rochelle  
Human Services and Education
Chidwich Hall, Room 204
New Rochelle, New York 10805
Dr. Marie Ribarich, Assistant Dean, 
Program:  MHC – 60 hours

College of Saint Rose    
Department of Counselor Education
1009 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY  12203
1-(800) 458-5398
www.strose.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Michael Bologna
bolognam@strose.edu
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314
www.csi.cuny.edu
Dr. Judith Kuppersmith, Director
MHC@mail.csi.cuny.edu
Program:  60 credits

Columbia University  (Teacher's College)   
Department of Counseling & Clinical Psychology
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY  10027
(212) 678-3257
www.columbia.edu
BF39@columbia.edu 
ATTN:  Dr. Barry Farber
Program:  EdD and master’s in psych; 

Fordham University     
Department of Counseling Graduate School of Education
113 West 60th Street  
Lincoln Center Campus
New York, NY  10023
(212) 636-6460
www.fordham.edu
mrabinowitz@fordham.edu 
ATTN:  Dr. Mitchell Rabinowitz
Program:  MHC - 60 hours (grads meant to work under supervision) 

Hofstra University   
Graduate Programs in Counseling
Mason Hall 212
Hempstead, NY  11549
(516) 463-5754 
Laurie.johnson@hofstra.edu 
ATTN:  Dr. Laurie Johnson, Director
Program:  MHC - 60 hours 

Hunter College -  CUNY      
Department of Educational Foundations and Counseling Programs
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10021
(212) 772-4754
www.hunter.cuny.edu
ATTN:  Caroline Adkins, Prof. Admin Co. Prog.
Program:  mental health counseling – 60 hours/ school counseling/ substance abuse/rehab – 54 hours

Herbert H. Lehman College  
School of Education
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Carman Hall B-20
Bronx, NY  10468
1-877-LEHMAN-1
www.lehman.cuny.edu
Program:  mental health counseling

Iona College and Graduate School    
Mental Health Counseling Program        
715 N. Avenue Graduate Division
New Rochelle, NY  10801
1-800-231-IONA
www.iona.edu
PGreene@iona.edu 
ATTN:  Dr. Paul Greene
Program:  MA in Mental Health Counseling   - 60 hours

John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY  
Psychology Department
445 W. 59th St.
NYC, NY 10019
ATTN:  Dr. Jim Wulach, Director
Program:  MA in Forensic Mental Health Counseling - 60 hours

Long Island University- Brentwood Campus   
Counseling Department
100 Second Avenue
Brentwood, NY  11717
(631) 273-5112
www.liu.edu
ATTN:  Campus Coordinator – Dr. Paul Ciborowski
Program:  MHC – 60 hours

Long Island University- Brooklyn Campus    
Department of Counseling
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY  11201
(718) 246-6315
www.brooklyn.liu.edu
ATTN:  Dr, Amy Ginsberg, Chairperson
Program:  MHC - 60 or 72 hours 
Department of Human Development and Leadership
email: amy.ginsberg@liu.edu


Long Island University- C.W. Post Campus    
Department of Counseling & Development
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY  11548
(516) 299-2815
www.cwpost.liu.edu  amcgowan@concentric.net
ATTN:  Terry Bordan, Ph.D., Chairperson
Program:  MHC - 60 hours; CACREP

Long Island University- Rockland Campus     
Department of Counseling
70 Route 340
Orangeburg, NY  10962
(845) 359-7200
www.rockland@liu.edu
Program:  MHC -  60- hours

Molloy College
Department of Psychology and Counseling
1000 Hempstead Ave, PO Box 5002
Rockville Centre, NY 11571
516-323-3842
Laura Kestemberg, Ph.D, Director
lkestemberg@molloy.edu
Program:  60 hours


Manhattan College        
Department of Education & Human Services
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Riverdale, NY  10471
(718) 862-8000
www.manhattan.edu
cfitzpat@manhattan.edu 
ATTN: Corinne Fitzpatrick
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

Marist College           
Department of Psychology
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 575-3000 Ext. 2754
www.marist.edu
Peter.delRosario@marist.edu 
ATTN:  Peter del Rosario, Ph.D, Director
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

Medaille College   
Department of Counselor Education
18 Agassiz Cir
Buffalo, NY 14214
716-880-2193/716-949-0832
Graduate Psychology and Mental Health Counseling Programs
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

Mercy College    
Mental Health Counseling Program
1200 Waters Place
Bronx, NY  10461
914-674-7334
ATTN:  Dr. Rossi Hassad


New York University     
Counseling for Mental Health & Wellness Program
Department of Applied Psychology
239 Green Street
Fourth Floor, East Building
New York, NY  10003
(212) 998-4636
www.nyu.edu
Randolph.Mowry@nyu.edu  
ATTN:  Randolph Mowry, Ph.D., Interim Program Director
Program:  MHC - 60 hours


New York Institute of Technology- Manhattan 
Department of Counselor Education
1855 Broadway
New York, NY  10023
1-800-345-6948
www.nyit.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Oren Shtayerman
Program: MHC - 60 hours

New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury (main campus)   
Department of Counselor Education
Wisser Library
Old Westbury, NY  11568
O. 516- 686-7777
www.nyit.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Oren Shtayerman, Department Chair
Program:  MHC – 60 hours

Niagara University      
Department of Education Counseling Program
Niagara University, NY  14109
(716) 286-8550
www.niagara.edu
Program:  MHC - 60 hours


Old Westbury - SUNY
Graduate Program in Mental Health Counseling
PO Box 210
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Tel: 516-876-3315
Program:  MHC - 60 hours
ATTN: Fred Millán, Ph.D., ABPP, NCC, Director 


New Paltz - SUNY  
Department of Psychology
600 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY  12561
(845) 257-3471
gradpsych@newpaltz.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Jonathan Raskin
raskinj@newpaltz.edu
Programs:  mental health and school counseling


Oswego  - SUNY   
Department of Counseling & Psych Services
321 Mahar Hall
Oswego, NY  13126
(315) 341-4051
www.oswego.edu
jfiorini@oswego.edu 
ATTN:  Dr. Jodi Fiorini
Program:  Counseling - 60 hours


Pace University    
Department of Psychology and MS in Counseling Program
861 Bedford Rd, Marks Hall
Pleasantville, NY 10570
914-773-3791
www.pace.edu
Department Chair:  Dr. R. Robak
Program:  Mental Health Counseling - 60 hours

Plattsburgh - SUNY
Department of Counselor Education
101 Broad Street, Ward Hall
Plattsburgh, NY  12901
(518) 564-2164
www.plattsburgh.edu 
stephen.saiz@plattsburgh.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Stephen G. Saiz
Program:  MHC - 60 hours; CACREP 

Queens College- CUNY   
Educational & Community Programs
Kissena Blvd. 
Flushing, NY  11367
(718) 997-5240
www.qc.edu
jpellitter@aol.com
ATTN:  John Pelleteri, Director
Program:  MHC - 60 - hours

Rochester  University
Warner School of Education
Dewey Hall, Post Office Box 270425
Rochester, NY  14627-0425
(716) 275-3950
www.rochester.edu/warner
admissions@warner.rochester.edu 
Programs: MS in Community Mental Health Counseling - 60 hours; CACREP
              : Ed.D in Mental Health Counseling and Supervision
              : Ph.D in Mental Health Counseling and Supervision

Sage Colleges     
Department of Psychology
45 Ferry Street
Troy, NY  12180
(518) 244-22221
www.sage.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Bronna Romanoff, Graduate Program Director
Program: MA in Counseling & Community Psychology - 60 hours

St. Bonaventure University
Department of Counselor Education
St. Bonaventure, NY  14778
(716) 375-2368
www.sbu.edu
silliker@sbu.edu
ATTN:  S. Alan Silliker, Chairperson
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

St. John Fisher College      
Department of Counselor Education
3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618
585-385-8000
www.stjohnfisher.edu
ATTN:  Dr. Signe Kastberg, Program Director
Program:  MHC – 60 hours

St. John’s University    
Department of Human Services and Counseling
800 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY  11439
(718) 990-6455
www.new.stjohns.edu
eschenar@stjohns.edu 
ATTN:  Dr. Robert Eschenauer, Program Director
Program:  MHC - 60 hours   

St. Lawrence University    
Department of Counseling and Development 
Atwood Hall
Canton, NY  13617
(315) 229-5011
www.stlawu.edu
Aclark@stlawu.edu 
ATTN:  Arthur J. Clark, Coordinator 
Program:  MHC - 60 hours

Syracuse University     
Department of Counseling and Human Services
259 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY  13244
(315) 443-1870
www.suedweb.syr.edu/chs/COUNHUMSERV.html
ATTN:  Dr. Richard Shin, Program Coordinator
Program:  Community Counseling - 60 hours - CACREP accredited
            :   Rehabilitation and Community Counseling  - 60 hours  - CORE accredited

Touro College   
Mental Health Counseling Program
43 W. 23rd St, 3rd Fl.
NYC, NY 10010
(212) 463-0400 x790
ATT:  Yair Maman, Ed.D, Chair
Yairm@touro.edu

Yeshiva University   
Mental Health Counseling Program
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Rousso Bldg
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1165 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY  10461
(718) 430-3941
ATT:  Michael Gill, LMHC, Program Director
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