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 centers specialize 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. 


Individual and family therapy is available. Psychiatric consultation and medication management for individuals are available as complementary counseling services. All 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  • Depression/withdrawn behavior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 


  • Evening hours available
  • Conveniently located on CDTA bus routes 

Get Started

Individuals age 64 or younger, regardless of county of residence. 
To make an appointment or a referral, please contact one of the following locations: 

58 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Evening and Satuday by appointment

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

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

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