• Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) at the CIA
  • CIA New York Student Services: Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

    The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office provides confidential personal counseling and support to CIA students, free of charge. Services include:

    • Individual counseling or “talk therapy”
    • Crisis intervention, support, and educational programs
    • Referrals to specialized services off-campus, with coordination of care

    Location: Student Affairs Wing in the Student Commons, Room 218
    Phone: 845-905-4241
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. when classes are in session.

    Call us if you need help. Our CAPS office is also accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) and includes licensed therapists who can assist you with personal, social, emotional, and substance-related concerns. Some examples include:

    • Adjusting to college
    • Homesickness
    • Relationship matters
    • Building coping skills
    • Improving self-confidence
    • Loss of a loved one
    • Stress
    • Anxiety
    • Depression

    Confidentiality and Trust
    CIA therapists abide by New York State laws and professional ethics to ensure that students’ personal information is protected. CAPS visits are not part of a student’s academic record.