What are the warning signs of depression?

With the recent passing of comedian Robin Williams, we wanted to shed some light on the topic of depression. Although depression affects people in different ways, there are many common symptoms of this illness. It’s important to be able to distinguish depression from the normal ups and downs of everyday life. According to the National […]

What is an OASAS Approved Provider?

If you’ve been charged with (or convicted of) an impaired driving offense and require clinical screening and assessment services, Audubon Counseling is here to help. The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) is committed to keeping roadways safe by assuring high quality service to individuals charged with or convicted of […]

Understanding Mental Disorders

Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older or about one in four adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. When applied to the 2004 U.S. Census residential population estimate for ages 18 and older, this figure translates to […]

Does Marriage Counseling Work?

Since every marital situation is different and there are so many types of therapists and counseling types available, stated success rates are all over the board. Almost every study that has been conducted, however, has come to a few similar conclusions: The majority of couples who engage in relationship counseling will see immediate gains in […]

Audubon Counseling launches new website

In our continual effort to provide friendly and effective counseling services to our clients, we have updated our website with more detailed information.  Our goal is to enable the people seeking our services to find us with ease and contact us in the most convenient and confidential method.  We will continue to enhance the site […]

Overcoming alcohol addiction

“The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” – Samuel Johnson Addiction can be devastating. One of the most common forms of addiction, alcohol dependence, causes an estimated 100,000 deaths annually.  Fortunately, there are a number of effective treatments for addiction, including self-help strategies, […]