Albany County Therapists

Therapists & Counselors for Adoptive Families in New York

Suzanne D’Aversa, LCSW

Practice Setting: Private Practice
Services Provided: Former Clinical Coordinator of Parsons Post Adoption Resource Center with over 35 years of experience in the field. Specializations: Adoption, Foster Care Issues, Permanency, Attachment, Mood Disorders 

  • Degrees/Licenses/Affiliations: LCSW, Parsons Post Adoption Resource Center
  • Address: 1 Pinnacle Place, Albany, NY 12203 and 2 Crestmont Drive,Clifton Park, New York 12065
  • Phone: 518-221-6554 / 518-426-2800  

Marie Dolfi, LCSW

Practice Setting: Private Practice
Services Provided: Services for pre-adoptive parents include how to adopt sessions, home studies, and post placement reports. Counseling services are available for individuals, couples, and families whose lives have been touched by adoption and for those considering building a family through adoption. Both short term consultations and long term counseling are available. Trainings also provided for professionals and adoption groups.

  • Degrees/Licenses/Affiliations: MSW, LCSW, NASW, AFFCNY Board Member, Member Adoptive Families of the Capital Region, NACAC, Voice for Adoption, American Adoption Congress
  • Insurance Accepted: Some insurance accepted
  • Address: 523 Western Ave, Suite 2A, Albany, NY 12203  
  • Phone: 518-281-8884
    Email: mdolfi@nycap.rr.com
  • Websitehttp://www.adoptioncounselingny.com

Elizabeth Emen, LMHC

Practice Name: Center for Adoption Support and Education (CASE) 
Services Provided:C.A.S.E. is a national leader in mental health services for the adoption and foster care community. We offer specialized adoption-competent support for: Adopted children, teens and their families, Foster children, teens and their families, Adult adoptees and their families, Kinship families, Expectant parents, Birth parents, Prospective and waiting adoptive parents

  • Degrees/Licenses/Affiliations: Elizabeth Emen is a NY State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). With additional certification in TFCBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). 
  • Insurance Accepted: Out of Network
  • Address: 440 New Karner Rd, Suite 104,  Albany 
  • Phone: 518-240-1258
    Email: emen@adoptionsupport.org
  • Websitehttp://www.adoptionsupport.org

Melissa Ten Eyck Hall

Practice Setting: Group Practice
Practice Name: Vitality Physicians Group
Services Provided: Individual, couple, and group counseling. Specializing in trauma therapy.


Laurie Coreno Reynolds, LMHC 

Practice Setting: Private Practice
Services Provided: 20 years providing counseling and adoption services for pre-teens, adolescents and adults, completing homestudies and post placement visits. Specializing in all members of the adoption community.

  • Degrees/Licenses/Affiliations: Master Degree in Psychology and NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Insurance Accepted: CDPHP, Fidelis, EAP and Sliding Scale
  • Address:636 Plank Road Ste 208 Clifton Park, NY 12148
  • Phone: (518)-986-2986
  • Email: LAURIECORENOREYNOLDS@GMAIL.COM
  • Website: n/a 

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