Find a Counselor


Sometimes a relationship with a caring counselor can make all the difference in navigating through difficult issues in life. That's why we made this short list of counselors that our Pastoral Staff knows on a personal basis. Scroll down this page to learn more about some of them and be sure to click on their names to visit their websites for more information.

Counselors in Suffolk County

Kathleen VanEssendelft – Family Care Counseling

Specializations: Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Parenting/Family Issues, ADHD, OCD

Phone: N/A  |  Website:

Address: Please call for information

Pastor Scott Kraniak – Centereach Bible Church

Specializations: Depression, Anxiety, and Suicide Prevention

Phone: (631) 732-3283  |  Website:


Address: Please call for information

Kara Bocchino – LCMHC

Specializations: Day-to-day challenges, relationship issues, work stress, depression, anxiety.
Individuals, families, couples, and groups. 

Phone: (631) 445-4375  |  Website: N/A

Address: Please call for information

Diana Michell – North Star Counseling Services 

Specializations: Licensed psychotherapist specializing in addictions, anxiety, depression, and anger. Accepted insurance plans: Fidelis, Medicaid, Health First, Out of Network, MagnaCare.

Phone: (631) 305-4582  |  Website: N/A

Address: 600 Johnson Avenue | Bohemia, NY 11716

Lighthouse Mission

1543 Montauk Highway

Bellport, NY 11713

(631) 758-7584

Open Monday - Friday

9:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday:: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Closed on Sunday

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