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Community Resources

 
 

Off-campus private and agency providers of mental health and substance abuse treatment services

This listing of practitioners is provided by the SUNY Oneonta Counseling Center, as a convenience for our students. It does not mean that we endorse any specific practitioner, group, or agency.

When contacting these professionals understand that many have small offices, with no secretary and only an answering machine. Be prepared to leave a message and they will call you back. When you speak with the person, be prepared to say a little about the kind of problems you have been experiencing, and ask if they work with that kind of problem. You should ask what their fee is, and what kinds of health insurance they will accept if you are planning to use health insurance. It will help if you find out beforehand, with your parent, partner, or employer, what the name of your health insurance is, and whether there are specific procedures you must use to get mental health or substance use treatment covered (For example, do you need "prior approval"?). If you do not have insurance and will need to pay for this yourself, some practices have a "sliding fee scale" which sets a fee based upon your income and other variables. The Otsego County Mental Health Clinic and Catholic Charities are two agencies that have sliding fee scales. There may be others, and some practitioners are willing to negotiate a fee when you are paying cash and not relying on health insurance reimbursement.

Find out how soon you can have an appointment. Also, a large amount of research suggests that the most important variable is the "client - therapist match", that is, finding someone you feel you can trust, and who you feel comfortable relating to. It may not be the first person you talk to, and that's OK. If you want help in deciding where to start, contact the SUNY Oneonta Counseling Center at 436-3368.

Contact information is provided for
Emergency Services
Alcohol and Drug abuse treatment services
Mental Health Agencies
Sexual Assault Services
Psychiatrists
Nurse Practitioner of Psychiatry
Psychologists
Private Practice Clinical Social Workers

Emergencies

24 Hour Crisis Intervention
Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT)   
877 369-6699
844 732-6228
24-hour hotline

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 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Services

Otsego County Addiction Recovery Services
242 Main St
2nd floor
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-431-1030

Marie Hegeman LCSW
Nicole Gerace LCSW
8-12 Dietz St., Suite 201
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-9039

Leonard Singer LCSW
444A Main St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-267-4470

Ann Marie Mills LCSW
3200 Chestnut St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-436-9033 or 432-9295

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Mental Health Agencies

(Resources in the community that provide mental health services on a sliding fee, including psychotherapy).

Otsego County Mental Health Clinic
242 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-2343

Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
I Atwell Rd
Cooperstown, NY 13326
607-547-3500

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Sexual Assault Services

 Opportunities for Otsego

Opportunities for Otsego Inc.
3 West Broadway
Oneonta, NY 13820
Main Office: 607-433-8000
Domestic Violence & Rape Crisis Emergency 24 hr hotline 432-4855


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Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists are people who have first undergone training as medical doctors, then specialized in the treatment of mental health problems. They can do psychotherapy and also prescribe medications.

Kenneth Gordon MD
25 Elm St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-1663

Neander, Michael MD
425 Main St. Oneonta, NY 13820
607 436-9732

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Nurse Practitioner of Psychiatry

(Nurse Practitioners have a Master’s Degree and additional training in psychiatry. They are licensed by NYS, trained to provide psychotherapy and able to prescribe medication).

Theresa Von Hossel NPP
189 Main St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-2914

Andrews, Julie RN NPP
75 Chestnut St.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607 441-5040

 

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Psychologists

Psychologists are people who have completed a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology, then have completed an internship, and other requirements to be licensed by New York State.

James Bercovitz, Ph. D.
189 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: 436-9159
Message: 433-0436

Sally George, Ph.D.
78 Chestnut Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
(607) 433-0161
Or Delhi office at 746-8899

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Private Practice Clinical Social Workers:

Social workers are people who have a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW), with a specialty in clinical social work. Most have received additional training and supervision in the practice of psychotherapy. Social workers are certified by New York State (CSW).

Barbara Agoglia, LCSW-R
31 Main St., Oneonta, NY 13820
607 433-0209

Elizabeth Bergfjord, LCSW-R
78 Chestnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820
607 433-0161

Charlotte Black LCSW
143 Main St.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-0475

William Carentz LCSW
48 Dietz St.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-1180

Debra J. Clark, LCSW-R
10 Market St., Suite 5,
Oneonta, NY 13820
607 432-1914

Tim Donovan, LCSW-R
75 Chestnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-0774

Sallie Dunham-Davis LCSW
75 Market St.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-0209

Vera Fischer, LCSW
75 Chestnut St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-0774

Lisa Flachs, LCSW
75 Chestnut St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433-0774

Nicole Gerace LCSW
8-12 Dietz St., Suite 201
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-9039

Bill Grappone LCSW
10 Market St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-9128

Marie Hegeman LCSW
8-12 Dietz St., Suite 201, Oneonta, NY 13820
607 432-9039
www.eap-counseling.com

Blanche Hill, LCSW-R
143 Main St., Suite 207
Oneonta, NY 13820
607 434-6299

Ron LaFrance, Ed. D LMFT-R
31 Main St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-437-4347, 607-433-0209

Jeanne Loh, LCSW-R
22 Watkins Ave.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607 433-0157

Ann Marie Mills LCSW
3200 Chestnut St.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-436-9033 or 607-432-9295

Catherine Paluch LCSW
Ann Adamo, RD (Registered Dietician)
78 Chestnut St.
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-433- 0161

Hillary Pope, LCSW-R
Oneonta, NY 13820
607 434-0818

Laurel Shaw LCSW
164 Main St
Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-3352

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