Affinity Therapy


If you are looking for an Affinity therapist near you in New York, you have come to the right place. Our Affinity mental health providers are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to help you deal with a wide range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, stress, and relationship problems.

Not all Affinity Therapists near you will be a good fit for your needs. It may take some time and effort to find the right therapist who you feel comfortable working with. Don't be afraid to ask questions and explore different options until you find a supportive therapist that is right for you.

We provide mental health counseling services that accept Affinity (Affinity Medicaid).


Yes. Affinity's healthcare coverage includes ongoing treatment for mental health disorders. All Affinity members, individuals and dependent family plan members, are eligible for psychotherapy services under their Affinity insurance plan. With Affinity therapy services, there should be no co-pay and/or deductible to pay. We can check your benefits for you to ascertain. Please call our office at 212-960-8626 or fill out the contact form below.


Affinity is a well-known healthcare provider. Affinity Health Group is now part of the Molina Healthcare group. Affinity Insurance provides access to a large network of therapists in New York. These therapists are devoted to helping individuals improve their psychological health.

Our practice is comprised of a skilled team that includes both Affinity therapists and Molina Healthcare therapists, ensuring a diverse range of expertise and coverage options to meet your mental health needs.

Is There A Limit To The Number of Therapy Sessions?

Affinity insurance have no limit on the number of behavioral therapy sessions you can have. It allows you to see an Affinity therapist in NYC (one in-network with Affinity) on a weekly basis. As long as your Affinity coverage is active and there is a medically necessary reason for your sessions. 


Affinity therapy services encompasses a broad spectrum of mental illnesses as part of its mental health benefits. Affinity generally provides coverage for common mental health conditions and mood disorder such as:

  1. Depression is a mental health disorder marked by persistent feelings of sadness, reduced interest, and decreased motivation.
  2. Anxiety disorders are mental health conditions characterized by excessive worry, fear, and apprehension. 
  3. Bipolar disorder involves strong mood swings, including periods of extreme highs (mania) and lows (depression). It usually requires professional treatment.
  4. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem that may develop after experiencing traumatic events.
  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition. It is characterized by recurring thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions).
  6. An eating disorder is a mental health condition marked by irregular eating habits and malformed body image. It can have serious physical and psychological consequences.
  7. Substance use disorder is recognized as a mental health condition, marked by the excessive and compulsive consumption of substances such as drugs or alcohol. This disorder can have detrimental effects on an individual's physical and mental health, as well as overall well-being. The treatment for substance use disorder encompasses various levels of care, tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual. Options include Outpatient Rehab programs, which allow for recovery without the need for hospitalization, and individual therapy sessions, offering personalized support and strategies for overcoming addiction. These treatments are selected based on the severity of the disorder and the specific circumstances of the person seeking help. 
  8. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental condition that can last from childhood into adulthood. It damages a person's ability to focus, regulate their behavior, and may cause hyperactivity.
  9. Stress-related disorders are mental health conditions that are triggered by stress or trauma. These disorders can cause a range of symptoms, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, nightmares, and sleep disturbances.


To know more about the specifics of your plan, call the number on the back of your Affinity insurance card. Affinity members can call this number for information on Affinity Behavioral Health: 1-800-223-7242.

The following questions are good ones to ask Affinity Behavioral Health Therapy to find out more about your particular benefits::

  • Affinity Mental Copay: What is my copay for mental health outpatient services, specifically in connection with codes 90834 and 90837? (those CPT codes are used by Affinity Therapists)..
  • Is there a session cap per year? (session caps are unlikely with Affinity, but better to know for sure.)

Upon scheduling your first consultation, we will also verify your Affinity health insurance plan. They will tell you what your copay and deductible would be, if applicable. With Affinity health plan, there is no copay or deductible for behavioral health care.


Yes, Affinity (Affinity Medicaid) covers online therapy for regular outpatient treatment. Affinity is a Medicaid health insurance carrier. Therapists like ours, who accept Affinity, are known as Affinity in-network therapists.

You can choose online sessions as an alternative to in-person office visits for managing your mental health and well-being.

Affinity counselors recognize the significance of mental health issues and the impact it has on individuals, families, and the broader community.

Our Affinity therapists facilitate online sessions, making behavioral therapy conveniently accessible to individuals with busy lifestyles.


Molina Healthcare Therapists in New York state offer a range of benefits to individuals seeking mental health services. These benefits include:

  • Expertise and Skillset: Therapists that take Molina Healthcare are usually highly trained professionals with expertise in various areas of behavioral health treatment. Their specialized training allows them to provide targeted and effective therapy.
  • Access to a Diverse Network: There is an extensive network of therapists that take Molina Healthcare. This ensures individuals have access to a wide range of mental health professionals. It gives people the ability to locate a therapist who aligns with their unique needs and preferences.
  • Supportive Guidance and Empowerment: Affinity counselors provide supportive guidance and play an active role in aiding their clients toward better mental health outcomes. 
  • Insurance Coverage: As a Medicaid plan, Affinity healthcare plans may shoulder a portion or even the full cost of therapy. This substantially alleviates the financial strain of therapy, thereby enhancing the accessibility and affordability of mental health care for individuals seeking to better their well-being.. 


Currently, individual counseling sessions with Affinity are offered at no cost to the the Affinity member for outpatient behavioral health. This means there are no copays or deductibles required for therapy sessions./p>


Yes, Manhattan Mental Health Counseling is proud to be in-network with Affinity. As holistic therapists that provide Affinity therapy services, we ensure our therapy practice aligns with the highest standards of behavioral health services, offering a client-centered approach. Our mental health care team offer different treatment approach using a variety of therapeutic modalities, utilizing effective behavioral techniques. Our Affinity therapists use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Family Therapy: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) (trauma therapy) among others, some of whom are Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). In a safe, non-judgmental space, we focus on building warm, relational, and strength-based therapeutic relationships.

Our approach is dedicated to identifying and confronting unhelpful patterns in our clients' lives, providing support for issues such as anxiety, relationship challenges, low self-esteem, depression, anger issues and Trauma-Related Disorders. We aim to empower and support our clients in their recovery and health journey. By emphasizing a holistic approach, we focus on the overall well-being of our clients, ensuring a comprehensive pathway to healing.

We currently have openings for adult clients. We are dedicated to helping our clients identify and confront life patterns not serving them, offering solutions and strategies for those struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, life stressors, low self-esteem, depression, bipolar disorder, career counseling, substance misuse, alcohol use disorder and more. 

We offer online counseling sessions via video sessions (telehealth therapy). To begin your personal journey with us, please call our office at 212-960-8626 or fill out the contact form below. Our Therapy Coordinator will contact you to set up your initial therapy session. During this call, we will discuss your Molina Healthcare coverage, including any applicable copay and deductible, ensuring you have all the information needed to proceed confidently.

What Is The Typical Timeframe For Scheduling An Appointment?

You're typically just 24 hours away from your first appointment with one of our Affinity therapists. To get started, simply dial 212-960-8626 or fill out our contact form. We'll swiftly match you with a therapist who accepts Affinity.

Don't delay - your path to recovery and improved well-being is just a call or click away.


To find a therapist that provide Affinity therapy services, you can follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Affinity website: Go to the official Affinity website using your web browser.
  2. Navigate to the "Find a Doctor" section on the Affinity website. This is typically located in the main menu or in the header/footer section.
  3. Choose your plan:If you have a specific Affinity Healthcare plan, select it from the available options. This ensures that you find a Affinity therapist within your network and is covered by the insurance company.
  4. Select "Behavioral Health" or "Mental Health": Look for a category or filter that allows you to specify your search. This will help you narrow down the results to therapists.
  5. Enter your location: Provide your ZIP code or city name to find therapists who accept Affinity near your area. You may also have the option to search within a certain radius.
  6. Choose a specialty: Specify the type of therapist you're looking for, such as a psychologist, psychiatrist, counselor, or social worker. You can also select specific areas of expertise if you have particular needs.
  7. Review the results: After you've entered your search criteria, the website will display a list of therapists who meet your specifications. Take your time to review their profiles, including their credentials, experience, and any patient reviews available.
  8. Contact the therapist: After identifying a therapist who appears to be a good fit for your needs, jot down their contact details. Your next step is to contact them to inquire about their availability and proceed with scheduling an appointment.


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