***UPDATE AND INFORMATION DURING COVID-19***
MDCS continues to be a support and therapeutic environment for those in need during these difficult times. Although our office is closed for safety, our services continue via telehealth (video and telephone) modalities. Due to this, there is flexibility in the times and days of when you will be able to receive the therapy from our caring professional clinicians. Now more than ever if you are if you need therapy please reach out. If you are unable to pay, or are worried about the ability to pay, we stress to not let this be a barrier to your therapy. We will work with you to receive the support you need.


MDCS stands in the fight with Black Lives Matter. MDCS staff continue to support anti-oppressive and anti-racist actions in New York and across the globe. We pride ourselves on maintaining an environment for staff and clients to explore how injustices have impacted each individual.

Maria Droste Counseling Services

What We Provide

Talking and telling stories is an ancient form of human connection and healing.

Counseling is talking with a trained professional in order to gain self-understanding and to promote desired change.

Maria Droste Counseling Services exists because we believe everyone deserves access to affordable and compassionate psychotherapy and counseling.

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Services Provided

* We welcome individuals and couples as clients regardless of race, religion, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or economic circumstances.

Individual Therapy

Work one-on-one with a trained clinician.

Couples Therapy

You and your partner work with a trained clinician.

Family Therapy

You and your family work with a trained clinician.

Group Therapy

(check our “Calendar of Events” page)

As a 501(c)3 organization, we welcome any donation to continue to help provide services to those in need at affordable rates.

We have clinicians who specialize in treating a variety of concerns and issues.

Our clinicians specializations include, but not limited to:

Adjustment Disorders

Affective Mood Disorders / Depression

Anxiety / O.C.D

Personality Disorders

Post Traumatic Stress Disorders

Substance Abuse/Addictive Behaviors

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Children and Adolescent Treatment

Further Areas of Treatment

  • Relationship Problems
  • Educational Anxiety
  • Employment and Career Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Bereavement Issues
  • HIV/AIDS Issues
  • LGBTQIA Issues
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Women’s Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Creative Blocks
  • Debt & Financial Problems