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ABOUT CENTER FOR SOLUTIONS
The Center for Solutions is a private mental and behavioral health services agency in Niskayuna, N.Y., just minutes from Schenectady. One of just 522 (62.0 percent) outpatient centers in New York state, the Center for Solutions provides evidence-based counseling and assessments and evaluations for children, adults, and their families.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment services at the Center for Solution are geared towards individuals and families struggling with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders. Clients can access an initial mental health/psychiatric assessment that takes into consideration their emotional and behavioral wellbeing and/or an evaluation for potential medication options. Prospective clients can call the facility office to set up an appointment.
Depending on a client’s needs, clinicians may make use of psychotherapy that incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), play therapy, and trauma-informed care, amongst other evidence-based therapies. In addition to working with both children, adults, and their families, the center is one of just 464 (55.1 percent) facilities in the state that offers counseling for married and premarital couples.
Additional services include an eight-week “patient-centered” CBT-based course in anger management as well as alcohol and drug evaluations for court-mandated individuals.
The Center for Solutions is owned and operated by a nurse practitioner who is also an adjunct professor at a nearby college. The staff includes a pair of licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs) with 45 years of combined experience as well as a licensed mental health counselor with training and experience in treating anxiety, stress, depressions, trauma, loss, and more.
In the sole Rehabs.com survey response to date, J.L.G. awarded the center four out of five stars for its treatment as well as four out of five stars for its meals and accommodations. “I finally addressed many issues I hadn’t in the past,” they told Rehabs.com.
On Google, where the center has an above-average rating of 3.7 out of five stars from seven individuals to date, feedback was mostly positive. While some reviewers complained of long wait times, others described the staff as professional but a bit tardy. Two felt the receptionist was rude.
According to its website, the Center for Solutions accepts “most major health insurances.”
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JLGI was at my very best after leaving the facility for up to a year!! I finally addressed many issues I hadn't in the past.
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