Mental Health

Union Settlement Mental Health Services is comprised of four specialized programs designed to address the varying needs of children, adolescents, adults and older persons living in East Harlem and citywide.

Johnson Counseling Center
HIV Mental Health Services
Children's Blended Case Management

Named after author, educator and civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson, the James Weldon Johnson Family and Children's Counseling Center was founded in 1953. For more than 50 years, the Center has provided professional support and crisis intervention through individual, group, and family therapy, using both English-and-Spanish-speaking counselors.

Current services
The Johnson Counseling Center is a licensed mental health clinic with a reputation for providing the highest quality comprehensive mental health services. Generations of families continue to utilize the Center and attest to our history of successfully rendered services. These services are provided by sensitive, experienced mental health professionals and are offered to children, adolescents, adults and older persons living in East Harlem and surrounding neighborhoods. We provide individual, family, couples and group therapy.

Services include:
Crisis Intervention
Psychiatric Evaluation
Medication Therapy
Psychological Testing
Counseling and psychotherapy (short-term, long-term, solution- focused, cognitive behavioral, supportive and psychodynamic psychotherapy)

HIV Mental Health Services
HIV Mental Health Services provides quality mental health services to individuals, couples, children and adolescents who are living with HIV or AIDS and their immediate family members. Treatment takes place in a setting where professionals treat clients with respect and confidentiality is maintained.

Children's Blended Case Management
Children's Blended Case Management provides services for children and adolescents ages 5-18 with serious emotional difficulties. The program works with children and their families to identify and utilize mental health counseling and, other supportive services and resources. Services will help the child/adolescent remain with their family and in the community. Our case managers have helped many children/adolescents and their families find specialized programs and services to meet their needs.

To make a referral or receive information about our services, please contact:
Intake Coordinator
Elsie Toledo
(212) 828-6144

Location and Contact Information
Union Settlement Mental Health Services
2089 Third Avenue (114th St)
New York, NY 10029
(212) 828-6144

Linda Embry, Director

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