For Medical Professionals:

Welcome to the Center for Coping: Empowering Your Patients to Improve Their Mental Health

We understand that as a healthcare professional, your primary concern is the well-being of your patients. Sometimes, this includes addressing a patient’s mental health. Often a patient’s mental and emotional health can affect their physical health. At the Center for Coping, we pride ourselves in providing the highest level of mental health care and support for all of our patients. When you refer a patient to the Center for Coping, you can rest assured that your patient’s mental health concerns will be treated with the same dedication, commitment, and support that their medical issues are treated by you. We hope that the information contained below will answer questions about who we are and what types of services we can render to your patients. As always, please feel free to reach out to us directly if you want to discuss specific details about how we may help your patients with their mental health concerns.

Why Refer Patients to the Center for Coping?

1. Our Expertise in Mental Health Counseling: Collectively, our licensed and experienced Coping Counselors have been providing mental health services for over 40 years. We are equipped to support patients dealing with a wide range of emotional and psychological challenges, including anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, grief, specific chronic illnesses and symptoms, family issues, and much more.

2. Our Individualized Approach to Each Patient’s Mental Health: Our Coping Counselors understand the unique needs and circumstances of each patient. We work closely with each patient to develop personalized treatment plans addressing their specific needs, personality, and circumstances. Our goal is to complement your treatment and address the emotional, psychological, and social issues affecting your patients to promote their comprehensive healing, growth, and overall well-being.

3. We Support Resilience and Build Coping Skills: We don’t just treat symptoms; we emphasize building resilience and coping skills. Our focus is equipping your patients with practical tools so they can navigate life’s challenges successfully.

4. Our Safe and Supportive Environment: We understand that seeking mental health counseling can be a difficult and emotional step for some patients. We will help your patients feel comfortable with the sometimes-difficult decision to work with mental health professionals. Our practice provides a warm, confidential, and non-judgmental environment where patients feel safe to work on their issues and concerns.

5. Our Practical Advantages: We strive to make mental health care available to all individuals. Our practice arranges prompt appointment scheduling, works with a variety of insurance plans, offers flexible payment plans, and provides virtual counseling options (telephone or video) for those who may have difficulty with in-person visits.

6. Our Continuity of Care: We encourage a seamless transition between your care and ours. By referring your patients to us, you ensure that their mental health needs are addressed constructively, allowing for better overall health outcomes.

When You Refer A Patient To The Center for Coping…

It’s Helpful To:

1. Emphasize that it’s to help them learn coping strategies for problem-solving purposes.

2. Mention that we offer a free initial consultation so we can get to know each other, determine the best course of action in treatment, and to make sure of our mutual comfort in working together.

How to Refer:

Suggest that your patient:

1. Call us: They can call us directly, at (516) 822-3131, to discuss their individual needs and schedule an appointment with one of our counselors.

2. Email us: They can email us at We respond to all emails.

3. Go to our website: They can learn more about us on our website,, and on the website they can fill out our secure online contact form to initiate the referral process.

Feel Free To Contact Us:

Feel free to contact us at any time, either to ask questions about our services, discuss a patient, facilitate a referral, or for anything else.

Thank you for entrusting our Coping Counselors with your patients’ mental health needs. Together, we can make a profound difference in their physical and emotional health.