Maria Droste Counseling Services
Located in the heart of New York City Since 1982
- Affordable Counseling For Everyone
In order to make counseling affordable we work on a sliding scale.
- Confidentiality & Privacy Guaranteed
All treatment is held in the strictest confidence according to HIPAA.
- Comfortable Environment
We have individual counseling rooms and a large conference room for groups.
We welcome individuals and couples as clients regardless of race, religion, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or economic circumstances.
Become a part of MDCS
We invite you to become part of the Maria Droste family and feel the support around you! Our compassionate approach is not just for our clients, it starts with our staff, volunteers, and interns!
Make a Donation
Since 1982, Maria Droste Counseling Services has provided high quality mental health care to all, regardless of the ability to pay. If you too wish to participate in helping Maria Droste make a difference, please Donate today.
Attend a Group or Event
Maria Droste Counseling Services annually hosts the "Intimate Conversation" fundraiser, along with other events. We also provide several group therapy sessions in our office throughout the year.
If you are currently in a crisis, please call 888-NYC-WELL (692-9355) to become connected to a crisis counselor (clinician or peer).
If you are in immediate risk and in an emergency, please be advised to call 911 or to go to your nearest emergency room.
Affective Mood Disorders / Depression
Anxiety / O.C.D
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Children and Adolescent Treatment
Our Board of Directors
Fundraisers, Award Ceremonies
Fees / Insurance
In order to make counseling affordable we work on a sliding scale. The fee is determined based upon the client’s individual financial situation.
*Individual Session Fee's are determind on a sliding scale. The minimum is $45 but it may be determined that a client must pay more depending on their individual financial situation. Please understand that we do our best to provide services for all our clients at a fair price.
Sliding scale fee
- *Fee is determinded on a sliding scale
- Medicare accepted.
We do not accept insurance.
The initial intake session
$70 / one time
- Please call 212-889-4042 to discuss the possibility of beginning treatment.
- A brief phone interview is our first step to determine if our services can meet your individual needs.
$35 / per visit
No sliding scale fee.