Counseling session

Department of Counseling

A mental Health Counselor working with her patient.


Serving the greater good. Mercy University offers degrees leading to service-oriented positions including those in counseling. Counselors are a vital resource for student and families, and help communities thrive.  

The master’s in school counseling prepares students to become certified counselors in public or private school settings in New York State.  

The master’s program in mental health counseling prepares students to begin working in a clinical setting, including: family services, outpatient center, hospitals, government and private practice.  

Holding hands during counseling.

CASAC 350 Hour Certificate

An alcohol and substance abuse certification can both help your career and help your patients in need of this special service. Mercy University can help you get that certification.

Arthur G. McCann's 6th Annual Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

What's known now: Best practices for helping LGBT+ youth in a diverse world

Presented by: Jack Simons, PhD, (he/him/his), Associate Professor at Mercy University

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