The Counseling Center
Counseling and Psychotherapy
Confidential individual and group counseling services are available by virtual or in-person appointment to all enrolled Pratt students. Licensed mental health professionals including psychologists (Dr. Caroline Kasnakian, Dr. Olga Poznansky, Dr, Josiane Moise, Dr. Pinchus Feintuch and Dr. Althea Maduramente) and clinical social workers (Jernee Montoya) provide and supervise all services. Pratt also consults with a psychiatrist to provide further evaluation for psychotropic medications for students in crisis. Crisis counseling is also available 24/7 by calling us at 718-687-5356. Reach out to us, we are here for you.
Scheduling an Appointment
The Counseling Center Staff are operating remotely and in person, via secure telehealth sessions, video calls (Zoom) or phone calls and in-person appointments. All students can make consultation appointments for 9am-3pm EST, Monday - Friday. If you would like to make an appointment, please email email@example.com or give us a call 718.687.5356
When requesting an appointment, please provide your current availability and Pratt student ID number
You will need to complete your forms for your appointment in Pratt’s Student Health Portal, register at: https://pratt.medicatconnect.com/
Counseling services are open and free of costs to all matriculated undergraduate and graduate students
All services and communications are completely confidential
When you contact Counseling Services, you will be offered the earliest appointment available. Following an initial assessment, short-term individual therapy or group therapy with one of our staff therapists may be recommended; alternatively, a staff therapist may determine that your needs would be best served by a referral to an off-campus treatment provider. Our staff therapists will try their best to accommodate your service requests but ultimately must use their professional judgment to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for you.
Crisis Counseling & Support After-Hours
Students who need crisis counseling, can contact us 24/7. During our normal office hours, you can reach us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by calling us. After hours crisis support is available by calling our main number 718.687.5356.
If you’re concerned about your safety or having a mental health emergency, please contact:
Pratt Counseling 24/7 After-Hours Line: 718.687.5356
Pratt Public Safety: 718.636.3540
NYC Confidential Chat Line: 1.888.692.9355/text WELL to 65173
Emergency Services: Dial 911
We consider student privacy to be very important. Our records are maintained separately from your medical and academic information. The information that you provide to our counselors is maintained with a strict adherence to confidentiality in accordance with laws and professional ethics. Your information will not be disclosed to anyone without your permission, except in rare, emergency situations as required by law.
Location & Hours
The Counseling Center offer services at two locations:
Located: ISC Building, 3rd Floor, Room 314
Fall & Spring Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm
Summer Hours: 9am - 4pm
Directions: After entering the building, turn left and take the elevator at the end of the hallway, to the 3rd floor. Once exiting the elevator, our reception office is the first door to your left, room 314
Located: 7th Floor, Room 706D
Hours: Tuesdays, 10am - 6pm
For more directions: https://www.pratt.edu/the-institute/visit-pratt/maps-and-directions/