Psychological Counseling

The Psychological Counseling Services offered by CUNY School of Law includes short-term, individual, couples, families and group counseling, consultation and referral services. These services are free of charge to enrolled students. The counseling provides a safe forum for discussing identified problems, as well as more general issues of effectiveness in work and personal life.

All student counseling records are maintained in strict confidence in accordance with applicable ethical principles, codes of professional practice, and state and federal law.

Attending Law School is an exciting but sometimes stressful process. Students have consulted the Law School Counselor for problems ranging from Adjustment to Law School, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Relationship issues with faculty, staff, collaborative learning, family, friends and partners, Cognitive issues, Public speaking, Post Traumatic Stress issues, Sexual Identity, Bereavement, Cognitive - Psychological Issues and other emotional obstacles which can interfere with academic performance. If you experience any of the above, know there are solutions to these problems.

Linda Penkower, L.C.S.W.

 

Helpful Links

Alcoholics Anonymous
212-647-1680

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255

The One Love Foundation

Special Victims Liaison Unit/Hotline (Sexual Assault)
212-267-7273

Law Life Line: Mental Health Information and Resources
800-273-TALK (8255)

New York State Bar Association

Hospital Information including clinics and emergency rooms can be found here »

 

Medical & Psychiatric and Emergency Referrals

Community Health Center
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health care
Callen-Lorde
356 W.18th St.
New York, New York 10011
212-271-7200

Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens
25-10 30th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11102
718-932-1000

LIC Health Center
36-11 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11106
Tel (718) 482-7772

Medical Centers
356 W 18th St
(between 8th Ave & 9th Ave)
New York, NY 10011

LIC: The Floating Hospital Community Clinic
Categories: Doctors, Dentists, Counseling & Mental Health
41-43 Crescent St
Queens, NY 11101
(718) 784-0149

New York Foundling Hospital
1143 47th Ave # 1
Long Island City
(718) 784-4422

North Shore LIJ
Locations in Queens and Long Island
Medical and Psychiatric Services
102-01 66th Road
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 830-4000 (General)
(718) 830-4200 (Emergency)

Ambulance will be sent to bring you to hospital in an emergency

Duane Reade
4702 5TH ST
Long Island City, NY 11101
Ph. 718-472-3600

AIDS Center of Queens County
L.I.C: 718-472-9400

Phoenix House Drug Rehabilitation
800-378-4435

Long Island Consultation Center
Psychiatrists
All areas of treatment
24 hour Emergency Contact
97-29 64th Road
Rego Park, NY 11374
Phone: 718-896-3400
Fax: 718-459-5621

 
 

Pet Emergencies

Animal Clinic of Long Island City
32-01 36th Avenue
Long Island City, NY
Ph. 718-204-1043

Office Hours (Room 5-111)

Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
By Appointment
Same day appointments accommodated
Office phone: 718-340-4216