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Affiliates : : Guidance Center of Brooklyn

Guidance Center of Brooklyn

ICL Guidance Center of Brooklyn provides a full range of mental health treatment services in two Brooklyn locations - Downtown Brooklyn at 25 Chapel Street, and  Bensonhurst/Borough Park at 62-01 16th Avenue between 62nd and 63rd Streets.

Licensed by the State of New York, these mental health clinics provide the following services to children, teens and adults:

  • Evidence-based individual, couple and family psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Psychopharmacology and medication management
  • Group therapy
  • School-based mental health services

ICL Guidance Center offers high quality, best practice behavioral health services delivered in a welcoming environment to community members facing emotional stresses related to work, school and social relationships, and to people with serious mental illness. Multilingual staff collaboratively help individuals and families to achieve their goals through a person-centered approach that emphasizes their strengths, needs and wants.

It's easy to access services. Call 718-256-8600 for the 16th Avenue location, and 718-875-7510 for the Chapel Street location.

Saturday and evening appointments are available. Same and next day appointments can be arranged for urgent care.

Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance plans are accepted.

ICL's Guidance Center of Brooklyn also provides mental health services to homeless mentally ill women, many of whom have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder, through a satellite clinic located at the Tillary Street Women's Shelter and school-based services.

ICL operates 2 additional mental health clinics within its service network—ICL Highland Park Clinic that serves the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Central Brooklyn/Brownsville and ICL Rockaway Park Clinic that serves East New York/Flatlands/Canarsie.


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Hours of Service
Monday-Thursday 8AM-8PM
Friday 8AM-6PM
Saturday 9AM-4PM

Hours may vary slightly by clinic. Schedule an appointment by calling (718) 256-8600 for GCB Bensonhurst or (718) 875-7510 for GCB Brooklyn Heights.

Weekly Support Groups at GCB Bensonhurst

GCB clients can participate in these support groups:

Adolescent Girls' Group |  Addresses issues particular to the needs of adolescent girls
Art Group | Utilizes creative arts in helping to address and process mood disturbances

Medical Issues Group | Addresses needs of clients with co-morbid medical conditions
Connections Group | CBT-focused group for clients with mood disorders

Parents' Group | Addresses needs of parents of older / adult children

Mens' Issues Group | Addresses issues specific to adult male clients