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Individual Therapy

Clinical social workers and psychologists provide individual therapy to children, adolescents and young adults and their families to help them heal from child abuse and trauma.

NYCC's therapists provide services to children and adolescents who have experienced sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, witnessing of domestic violence, immigration trauma, and community violence.

Therapy is specialized to meet the needs of each individual. Our treatment incorporates trauma-focused therapy, play therapy, art therapy techniques and grief therapy. Treatment is provided in both English and Spanish.

To make a referral or for more information, call (212) 517-3012 or email:

Group Therapy

NYCC is currently accepting referrals for the following support groups in Winter 2023:

Adolescent Girls Empowerment Group for 13 – 15 year old females who have experienced interpersonal trauma. Topics will include self-care, social media, self-esteem, healthy relationships and more.

To make a referral or for more information, please contact: Dominique Altamari at (212) 517-3012, ext. 38, or

Trauma Support Group for Spanish-Speaking Mothers, for mothers of children who have experienced child abuse or other trauma. The group will be conducted in Spanish.

To make a referral or for more information, please contact Rebecca Jacobs at at (212) 517-3012, ext. 23 or

Full Medical Examinations

Our on-site pediatrician provides a sensitive and comprehensive medical exam. State-of-the-art equipment helps identify and preserve key evidence.

Crisis Intervention & Counseling

Staff experts speak with anyone in need of intervention and assistance as a result of child abuse. NYCC also provides referral and advocacy services.

Professional Consultation

Phone and also, in-person consultations are available to victims, their families and professionals engaged in the investigation and reporting process.

Help us heal and protect children.

The New York Center for Children (NYCC) provides bilingual, trauma-focused, comprehensive evaluation and therapy services to victims of child abuse and their families, free of charge, for as long as their healing requires.

Educational Programs

Training and Awareness

Professional & Community

Child abuse awareness and prevention training. Workshops on recognizing signs and symptoms of abuse and prevention.


Interview techniques, physical assessment, and insights into the child protection system.

Masters Level Students

Social work internships and Psychology externships.

Interns are placed through their academic institution. If you are interested in a psychology externship, please contact us at or (212) 517-3012

NYCC’s services are free of charge and available in Spanish and English. Services are tailored to children, parents, families, health care professionals, schools and community organizations.

Let's make a difference

(212) 517-3012