Parakalein Counseling & Consultation Services

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Referrals are accepted from physicians, mental health professionals, attorneys, community agencies, churches, and clergy.

When warranted referrals are made to appropriate service or professional agency, mediation review and psychological testing is done by referral.


The fee for counseling is a set fee.  Medicare, Medicaid, Champus, and some other insurances are accepted.  When no insurance coverage is applicable, a sliding scale according to ability to pay is used.  The fee is then negotiated and set between the therapist and the client.


Regular office hours are 8 am to 5 pm, with limited evening appointments by arrangement with the therapist.

Application for Assistance

If you are in need of counseling for yourself or your family but do not have the ability to pay nor have Medicare, Medicaid, or valid insurance of some kind, you can make application for financial assistance to Parakalein Counseling and Consultation Services by filling out the form below and sending it to Parakalein Counseling and Consultation Services, Inc.  This application will be kept in the strictest of confidence as per HIPPA regulations and you will not be asked anything about the nature of your need or problem.

You can download the Application for Assistance Form in both Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word formats.  If you are a PC user, right-click over the document and "save link as..."  If, on the other hand, you are a MAC user, click and hold over the document and "save link as source."


HIPPA_Release_Form [8K]

HIPPA_Release_Form.doc [21K]

Someone will contact you within a week to let you know if there are funds available and if you qualify for this assistance. 

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251 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 518-452-9919
2 Swamp Road, West Stockbridge, MA 01266 413-232-6144

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