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Counseling

Do you feel the need to seek counseling for an issue you are dealing with? Whether you are feeling overwhelmed, are going through a life transition, or are struggling in a relationship, we want to help connect you with a competent counselor. While New Life Fellowship is not responsible for the help you receive from these individuals or institutions, we believe that you will receive excellent care.

If you or a friend are in an **URGENT CRISIS** and in need of **IMMEDIATE** assistance, learn what steps you can take to get help by clicking below.

Geri D’Alessio

Geri employs an integrative, client-centered approach, utilizing whatever methods and tools she deems appropriate for the individual with whom she is working. She offers individual counseling to adults (over 18 years of age) who are struggling with anger issues, anxiety, codependency and relationship challenges, depression, grief and loss, and life transitions.

Jason Villodas, LMHC Psychotherapist

Jason has over ten years of experience helping pre-teens, teenage youth & young adults work through economic, academic and psycho-social challenges & adjustments. He works closely with parents & their children to help navigate through challenging family dynamics. Jason also offers practical skills for couples to improve their relationships.

Jay R. Feld, D.Min., LMFT

Serving individuals, couples, and families

Judith Rapley, LCSW

As a holistic coach and NY state licensed therapist, I teach women, leaders and especially those who serve, how to create a life of emotional wellness and put strategies in place towards overall emotional wealth and joy in their personal, relational and professional lives. Virtual, video or phone, sessions available.

Pam Chowayou, LMHC, NCC

Pamela Chowayou is a licensed mental health counselor and has worked in the field since 2021. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in Public Administration from Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs and a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the Alliance Graduate School of Counseling. She completed her graduate clinical internship training at The Market Street Mission and The Bowery Mission. In addition to her private counseling practice, Pamela currently works as a psychotherapist in an outpatient mental health clinic where she works with patients from all ages, gender identities, socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Pastoral Counseling Center (PCC)

Services available in: Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese & Spanish

Stacey Chen, LMHC

Stacey has been in the field for 12+ years and provides online therapy for adults. Stacey’s practice is most influenced by AEDP and a trauma-healing model called CSRT.

Redeemer Counseling Services (RCS)

The St. Francis Counseling Center

Wellsprings Counseling Center

Yi Zhang (LCSW-R) Private Practice

Bluecross/Blueshield, Cigna, EmblemHealth PPO, Humanna

Emergency Information

If you or a friend are in an **URGENT CRISIS** and in need of **IMMEDIATE** assistance, please do one of the following:

1) Call 911.
2) Go to the nearest Emergency Room.
3) Call 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355).

There are counselors that are available 24/7 and also available in languages other than English.

If you are able to provide information (name, address, number, symptoms of concern), they may also send a mobile crisis team to you or your friend’s home within 24-48 hours.

Resources

Need Help Choosing A Counselor?

Follow this guide to find the right counselor for you.