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 >

COVID19 Responses

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 >

Normal Tantrums or Something More?

Normal Tantrums or Something 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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The need for our services is greater than ever as we respond to the pandemic. We’re counting on your support to help us respond to this crisis. Please consider making a donation. DONATE NOW >

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Ask the Guidance Center Experts, Blank Slate, March 27, 2021

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 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...

Have a question that a web search will never help with? Please send us an email and we will answer your questions in an email or phone call.


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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Statements of Gratitude

“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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