Providers in Amherst/Williamsville

Many Providers are currently providing Telehealth services. Therapy via Telehealth is safe and confidential. It is covered by most insurances.


All providers accept private pay.  Insurance is accepted where indicated under individual provider listings.  Out of Network benefits may also apply

Kristin Adduci, LMHC, CLC

4043 Maple Rd, Suite 202

Amherst, NY 14226

716-523-8323

email: information@kristinadduci.net

website: www.kristinadduci.net

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Lactation Counselor

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Independent Health, Medisource, YourCare, Univera, Concordia Behavioral Health, Evicore EAP, ESI EAP, MagnaCare, and Tricare

Additional location:

WNY Holistic Counseling Center

4242 Ridge Lea Rd, Suite 11B, Amherst, NY 14226

(716) 926-6009

Lori​ ​Badach,​ ​LCSW-R, PMH-C

Located within the offices of Audubon Women's Medical Associates

2240 North Forest Rd

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-639-0314

email: LoriBadachLCSW@gmail.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans: Independent Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Fidelis, Univera

Additional Information: Accepting new patients by referral through Audubon Women's Medical Associates

Mary Elizabeth Belton, LCSW-R

Metta Psychotherapy, LCSW PLLC

300 International Dr, St.100 Office 113

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-406-8767

mary-elizabethbeltonlcswr.clientsecure.me

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield

Ashley Brooks, LMHC

30 South Cayuga Rd, Suite 115

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-218-8568

email: ashleybrookslmhc@gmail.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans: Cigna, BCBS, and Out of Network (consult with your insurance company) 

Also offers telehealth, additional office located in Lockport.

Nicole​ ​Brown,​ ​LCSW

Located at Explore What's Next

1416 Sweet Home Rd. Suite 3

Amherst, NY 14226

917-674-6742

email: Nicole.brown@explorewhatsnext.com

Accepts private pay.  Will assist with Out of Network benefits.

Additional Information: Evening and Weekend Availability.  Also offering Bringing Baby Home Educational Courses:  explorewhatsnext.com/bringingbabyhome

Maribeth Duncan, LCSW-R

4043 Maple Road, Suite 202

Amherst, NY 14226

716-417-3654

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans:  Independent Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Univera, Amerigroup (BCBS/Medicaid)

Alexandra Garcia, LMHC, NCC, PMH-C

300 International Drive, Suite 100

Amherst, NY 14221

470-391-4221

email:  lmhc.alex.garcia@gmail.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans: BCBS, Independent Health, Cigna, and United Healthcare.  Will assist with out of network benefits.

Additional information:  EMDR trained.

Katie Janik, LCSW-R

4043 Maple Rd, Suite 202

Amherst, NY 14226

716-316-1491

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans:  Blue Cross Blue Shield and Independent Health

Alicia Kohlhagen, LCSW

Located within the offices of Audubon Women's Medical Associates

2240 North Forest Rd

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-217-6112

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans:  Amerigroup, Beacon, BIND, Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY, Emblem, MVP, Nova, Optum, Palladian, Medicare Part B

Additional information: Office hours are Wednesday evenings 5pm-8pm and every other Saturday 9am-1pm.  Also located at Evergreen Health in Buffalo

Nancy Krtek, ND, LCSW-R

4955 N. Bailey Avenue Suite 100

Amherst, NY 14226

716-359-6402

email: drnancy@mindbodypractitioner.com

website: mindbodypractitioner.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans:  Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Independent Health, Out of Network

Telehealth services available at this time.

Alycia Krzykowski, LMHC

BryLin Outpatient Mental Health Care

531 Farber Lakes Drive, Suite 201
Williamsville, NY 14221

716-632-5450  Ask to be scheduled with Alycia Krzykowski, LMHC

website: brylin.com/outpatient-mental-health/

Insurance: Minimal restrictions, most accepted

Services Offered: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, individual and group programming including DBT, ACT, Seeking Safety, Schema Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction groups and a Woman Focused group.

Additional information: also located in private practice in Tonawanda

Jennifer Kupiec, LMHC, PMH-C 

6265 Sheridan Drive, Suite 122

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-204-5552 ext. 423

Email: jenkupiec7@gmail.com

Website: https://jenniferkupiec.wixsite.com/jenniferkupiec

Accepts Private Pay, HSA/FSA cards, Out of Network benefits may apply (check with your insurance carrier).

Additional Information: Tele-therapy services available

Annmarie Legge, MS, LMHC

Located at Counselor's Corner

6265 Sheridan Drive,Suite 122
Williamsville, NY 14221

716-204-5552 ext. 430

email: alegge29@gmail.com

website: annmarielegge.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans:  In-network Fidelis Care.  Out of Network benefits may apply (consult with your insurance carrier).  Sliding scale payment available.

Additional Information: Offers Miscarriage Support Group Counseling.  Provides individual and group counseling.  Evening hours available.

Mindi Lobuzzetta, LMHC

1416 Sweet Home Rd, Suite 1

Amherst, NY 14228

716-812-5717

email: mindilobuzzettalmhc@mllmhc.com

Accepts private pay.  Will assist with Out of Network benefits. 

Amanda Polino, LCSW

338 Harris Hill Rd, Suite 104

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-650-5819

email: amandapolinolcsw@yahoo.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans: Lifetime Benefit Solutions, POMCO, UMR

Lisa Prefontaine, M.S., LMHC

Prefontaine Counseling and Consultation Services

4043 Maple Rd Suite 202
Amherst, NY  14226

716-510-6921

email: Lisa.Prefontaine@gmail.com

Accepts private pay.   Will assist with Out of Network benefits, Sliding Scale Fee

Ashley​ ​Schimenti,​ ​LMHC

336 Harris Hill Road Suite 6

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-513-4461

email: AshleySchimentilmhc@outlook.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans:  Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY, POMCO and Lifetime Benefit Solutions.

Additional Information: Evening and Weekend Availability.  Also sees couples.


Emily Sheehan, LMHC

Located at Williamsville Wellness Center

21 Linwood Avenue

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-626-9016

email: esheehan@williamsvillewellness.org

Accepts private pay.

Heather​ ​Watson,​ ​PsyD

Located within the Offices of Audubon Women's Medical Associates

2240 N Forest Rd

Williamsville, NY 14221

716-202-8681

email: heatherwatsonpsyd@gmail.com

website: drheatherwatson.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans:  Independent Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicare

Jeanne Wilson, LCSW

4955 N Bailey Ave, Suite 214

Amherst, NY  14226

716-903-1760

email: jewr292@icloud.com

Accepts private pay and the following insurance plans: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Univera, United Healthcare