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Mental Health Services

CJMHCThe GMHC Carl Jacobs Mental Health Clinic  provides safe and nonjudgmental services to help guide you toward a healthier well-being. Stress, depression, anxiety, and other challenges can be difficult to deal with, especially in New York City. That’s why our dedicated, licensed, and certified clinical staff are here for you, no matter how you are feeling about where you are in your life.  

Our staff understands the distinct needs of people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and identities, including:

  • Lesbian, gay, and bisexual people 

  • Heterosexual and questioning people

  • Transgender and gender non-conforming people

  • Communities of color

  • Elders

  • Long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS

  • Documented and undocumented immigrants

  • People living with multiple medical conditions

We offer a number of supportive services:

Individual Psychotherapy – where you meet with a psychotherapist one-on-one to discuss your issues and develop a treatment plan to meet your personal goals.

Family/Couples Psychotherapy – is offered to families and couples, whether biological or by choice, to address a wide range of issues including disclosure, loss, effective communication, trust, behavior change, and HIV status in the context of relationships. 

Group Psychotherapy – focuses on issues such as adjusting to an HIV diagnosis, living long term with HIV, depression, anxiety, and managing behaviors that are of concern to you including those related to sex, anger, or substance use. For a full listing of groups, download the Mental Health Services brochure (PDF).

Psychopharmacotherapy – Is offered by a psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner to people who are receiving psychotherapy in the clinic and also require medication to best treat their mental health condition.

For 35 years, GMHC has utilized trained mental health professionals to provide you with holistic services. Through our new licensed clinic we now provide comprehensive services to help improve your mental health and quality of life.

GMHC accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurances, and will continue to utilize Ryan White funding for eligible clients as a payer of last resort to provide mental health, harm reduction, and substance use treatment to individuals.

To make an appointment, please contact us at (212) 367-1225 or mhs@gmhc.org.

Individuals pictured are models and are used for illustrative purposes only.

 

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Mental Health Services Summer 2017 Brochure

Click here to download the PDF.