Services Provided at Karner Psychological Associates

No matter how smart, talented or good you are, sometimes life will throw you a problem that is just too big and complex to adequately handle on your own. Reading self-help books, or even by getting advice from friends and relatives are not always enough to maintain your mental health or personal health. These are the times that counseling, psychotherapy and coaching can be helpful. We have been providing timely, ethical, quality mental health services to kids, teen, parents, individuals, couples, groups and families throughout New York’s greater Capital District for over two decades.


Here at Karner Psychological Associates you’ll receive:

Immediate response to referrals by our trained office staff from 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday thru Friday. Our trained professional staff will answer the phone personally during business hours. Answering service is available after 5:00pm at 243-2169.

Urgent appointments are booked within 24 hours weekdays. Routine appointments are available within 5 working days.

Most Insurances are accepted and billed on behalf of the patient.

Three Convenient Capital District New York locations in Guilderland, Schodack/East Greenbush, and Clifton Park.

Evening and daytime appointments available as well as limited weekend hours.

Follow Up by our staff to the referring doctor is available only with permission.

Appointment and Support Hours at Karner Psychological Associates:

Appointment Hours: Depending on the counseling and therapist, appointment times are available from early in the morning through late evening, Monday through Friday, and there is limited availability on weekends.

Office Support Hours: Our trained support staff is available Monday through Friday from 9 am – 5 pm to accept referrals, make or cancel appointments, and answer any questions you might have.

After-hours support at Karner Psychological Associates:

For routine issues, you can leave a message on our confidential voice mail system at any time that the office is closed. Each therapist has a confidential message box. Call the main number at (518) 456-5056 ext. 8 for the directory.

For urgent issues or cancellations, call our answering service at (518) 243-2169. Our answering service will contact the “on-call” therapist to provide you with assistance should an urgent issue arise during non-business hours. This phone number is for use regarding urgent issues and next day cancellations only.

If you are faced with a life threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room for immediate assistance.


Our Main Office is located at 2280 Western Ave., Guilderland – just West of the Guilderland Public Library and 20 Mall-3 Miles from Crossgates Mall on Western Ave.

The East Greenbush Office is located on Pond View Road in Schodack, just off Interstate 90 at the Miller Road exit #10. Take a left if coming from Albany 1/2 mile on your left. Enter front entrance take corridor on right, last room on right.

The Clifton Park Office is located at 634 Plank Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065. From the Northway take a left on Route 146; go to the first street and turn right onto Plank Road. The office is about 1 mile on your left across from car wash. Please park in back and go to room 206. We are on the second floor, first suite on the right.

Other Information:

New Clients: Questions regarding insurance, co-pays and fees? Please call us at (518) 456-5056 and ask for Cris (x207).

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