Find Therapists and Counselors in Buffalo, NY

Find a Therapist in Buffalo, NY

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Buffalo, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Buffalo who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Buffalo

Buffalo is the government seat of Erie County, New York. It is the second largest city in the state. Buffalo covers a land area of around 40 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1832.

Buffalo has a population of 258,600 people. Around 12,800 veterans live in the city. An estimated 13% of residents under age 65 have a disability that affects their daily life.

Nine percent of Buffalo residents were born in a foreign country. The population is 43% white, 36% black, 11% Hispanic, and 6% Asian. Nearly 17% of people in Buffalo speak a language other than English at home. Roughly 18,700 residents speak Spanish.

On average, people in Buffalo earn an annual wage of $21,600. The median household income is $33,100. Over 31% of Buffalo residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Buffalo

Opioid addiction is a major issue in the city of Buffalo and Erie County. Between 2013 and 2017, over 1,000 county residents died of an opioid overdose. In Buffalo, officials began noticing an increase in the number of overdose-related calls in 2015. In March 2016 alone, emergency responders encountered more than 140 cases of drug overdose. 

Government and health officials in both Buffalo and Erie County have taken several steps to tackle the issue of drug addiction. Patrol officers in Buffalo have been equipped with the overdose reversal drug Narcan. Since 2016, they have administered the drug over 800 times. At the county level, there is a 24/7 addiction treatment hotline which helps connect individuals with appropriate treatment as quickly as possible.

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  3. Opiate Epidemic Task Force. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www2.erie.gov/health/index.php?q=opiate-epidemic-task-force
  4. QuickFacts: Buffalo city, New York. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/buffalocitynewyork/PST045217
  5. Wooten, M. (2018, May 15). Opioid overdoses decline in Buffalo; epidemic still severe. WGRZ. Retrieved from https://www.wgrz.com/article/news/investigations/opioid-overdoses-decline-in-buffalo-epidemic-still-severe/71-552399981