Welcome to CNY Mental Health Counseling

CNY Mental Health Counseling, PLLC.

We Are Here To Help and to Listen

CNY Mental Health Counseling, PLLC.

Therapists to Treat Families & Individuals

Individual Therapy

We have therapists that work with adults, adolescents, and children in individual therapy sessions.


Couple's/Marriage Therapy

We have therapists that specialize in couple's therapy as well as family and marriage therapy.


Group Therapy

Group therapy can be a great source of encouragement. Reach out for available groups and therapists.



Today you are one step closer to a new you!

Let’s face it, people typically don’t want to seek counseling. It is incredibly difficult to acknowledge that there is an unresolved issue in your life, one that you haven’t been able to conquer on your own. Regardless of what you do for relief, it proves unsuccessful. Counseling can help but the process can be intimidating; it requires that you face the issues that you don’t want to have. The therapist you choose should be someone you believe can guide you on this difficult journey, helping you get to the core issues that are truly impacting your life.

If you are in a mental health emergency please click here to contact one of these emergency resources!

Individual Counseling

Located in beautiful Manlius NY, we have therapists to meet your individual therapy needs.

Group & Couple's Therapy

Build stronger relationships through developing personal growth and trust.

After decades of trying to self-manage my personal struggles through medication and exercise, I was finally referred to Dr Melissa Carman. Dr Carman took my treatment to a level that actually addressed my issues versus treating the symptoms. She first took the time to develop trust and thoroughly understand my personal situation, which allowed me to feel comfortable in sharing with her and embracing her therapy approach. Over the course of the next year and a half, she helped me navigate and address intense childhood trauma, as well as manage my anxiety and intensity, all which have impacted my life on a regular basis. Melissa has also been instrumental in helping me navigate my marriage and personal relationships, as well as connecting me with other resources to improve my quality of life. I greatly appreciate all she has done for me and would highly recommend her.

While being treated at CNYMHC I have received the most incredible care and personal attention that has improved my life beyond measure. I have become more in tune with myself, my family, my friends and my career. I have learned about myself in ways that have allowed me to refocus my goals both personally and professionally. I have had the opportunity to explore new skills for improving my understanding and my communication methods to support my growth and well being. I was not a broken individual but I was struggling to understand my family relationships and dynamics, I felt like I was failing those around me. I was struggling to fully process grief and over functioning to bury the pain. I was not fully connecting to those around me other than what I thought I needed to do for others. By learning where these behaviors originated and then being given tools on how to rethink those instincts with Dr. Carman, I have become happier, more fulfilled and more completely myself. So grateful for her treatment and the investment made in me with her expertise!

I have struggled for many years trying to find the right “fit” when it comes to my mental health. When my professor suggested Edie at CNY Mental Health Counseling, I decided to give it one last shot. This was one of my best decisions. I started at CNY Mental Health Counseling and immediately found my perfect fit. My counselor genuinely cares and empowers me through my journey. Mental health has always been on the back burner in my life when it should have been a main focus. Through my journey at CNY Mental Health Counseling, I have learned how to prioritize my mental health and focus on my personal growth. Sometimes you can’t do it alone and taking the steps to prioritize your mental health is worth it!

Dr. Carman connected with my son which allowed him to open up to her and talk through some difficult issues in a positive manner. She has helped him immensely and we are grateful for her expertise.

39 years old
Client, 23 yrs old

Patient centered care with proper focus on you!

Whether you are seeking individual counseling, trying to improve a relationship via couples counseling, working out family issues, or seeking help for your child or adolescent who is struggling, our first goal is to help you feel safe and comfortable.

  • Family counseling
  • Individual counseling
  • Adolescent counseling
  • Couple's counseling
  • Children's counseling

We love our community...

...and our community loves us. We not only offer counseling and therapy but we work with community partners to help fill needs.

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