We are the preeminent not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island, dedicated to restoring and strengthening the emotional well-being of children (birth-age 24) and their families
Programs & Services
Each of the Guidance Center’s three sites (Roslyn Heights, Manhasset and Westbury) offers mental health services for children from birth through 24 and their families. READ MORE >
The Pandemic has affected us all, especially our children. In this section you will find helpful articles and videos provided by our staff, we are positivie you will find these resources very helpful and relevant. Vaccine resources are now available. READ MORE >
Temper tantrums, “talking back” and other forms of acting out are a normal part of a child’s development. When a youngster is feeling, tired, stressed, upset or out of sorts for any reason, these behaviors aren’t uncommon. Ask any parent! But when a child’s words and...
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In this monthly column, therapists from North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center answer your questions on issues related to parenting, mental health and children’s well-being. To submit a question, email NSCFGCexperts@gmail.com. Question: We think our son might be engaging in unsafe driving behavior. The other night, he came home from being out with a friend and we could smell beer on his breath. Worse, he’d been the driver. What can we do? —Nassau Parents...
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For Parents, Caregivers & Families
We offer treatment options for:
Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol/Substance Abuse, Teenage Pregnancy, Physical & Sexual Abuse, Witness/Victim of Crime & Violence, Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Developmental Delays, Separation & Divorce, Suicide Threats & Attempts, Chronic Illness or Death. READ MORE >
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“I would like to begin by saying thank you for your excellent program…throughout the last two months together, our counselor did not try to fix our problems, but rather tried to help the family heal and decide what solutions would work best…”
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In The News
“It’s a fun way to relax,” said Gwen, of Locust Valley. “It’s almost like a therapy, to sit down and do some artwork.” Gwen wanted children on Long...
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Last week an article appeared about me in this newspaper entitled, “Guidance Center CEO announces retirement.” The average age of retirement in the...