Caren R. Avery, MS
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Caren R. Avery is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 25 years experience. She holds New York State certifications in both counseling and teaching.
Caren received a BME degree from Wheaton College, Il., and a MS in Counseling from Hofstra University, NY. In addition to her private practice, Caren has worked as a mental health counselor and adjunct professor in the Counseling Department, General Studies Department, and Human Services Department of SUNY OCC since 1993. Additionally, she has taught for Keuka College at SUNY OCC's satellite campus.
Her compassionate and caring demeanor, together with her analytical abilities to discern and problem solve, make her a highly competent mental health counselor in whom clients can trust and depend.
Avery Counseling was established in 1991and is fully insured to practice mental health services in the private sector.
College Courses Taught
Alcohol and Addiction and Family Systems
Introduction to Human Services
Group and Organizational Dynamics
Obsessive Compulsion Disorder
Suicide: Information and Prevention
Group Counseling Facilitated
Children of Divorce