Samaritan Counseling Center

The administrative office of the Samaritan Counseling Center of the Capital Region is located in the former parsonage at First Reformed Church of Scotia. Founded in 1986, the counseling center is a private, not-for-profit agency that expresses the healing love of God by promoting psychological and spiritual health.

Among the many services offered are individual counseling for depression, anxiety, trauma and stress; marriage and family counseling; play therapy for children; career assessment; congregational consultation and mediation; and group therapy for survivors of domestic violence.

Every staff member is a licensed professional in fields such as clinical social work, clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy and pastoral counseling.

The center also has offices in Albany County, Fulton County, Saratoga County and Schoharie County. To make an appointment, or for information about referrals, fees or insurance coverage, call 518-374-3514 or go to

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