Greenpoint Psychiatric Services is a comprehensive mental health clinic located in the heart of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Dr. Kerson and his associates provide a full range of therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families. Dr. Kerson also sees patients at his offices in the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan.

Until we opened our doors in 1988, there were no mental health services available in the Greenpoint/ Williamsburg neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Since we opened, we have helped hundreds of our neighbors find concrete, practical solutions to their individual mental health challenges.

There is generally a wait of at least two weeks to see Dr. Kerson. Patients can, however, request an urgent appointment. Dr. Kerson will generally contact you the Friday or Saturday after you get in touch and will be booking for the week after that or later. Dr. Kerson works Mondays and Thursdays in Greenpoint, and Wednesdays and Fridays in Manhattan.

Insurance and payment options: Aetna, Beacon Health, Cigna, Some BlueCross BlueShield health plans, EmblemHealth HIP, EmblemHealth GHI, NYS Empire Plan, or Value Options. We also accept direct payment from patients.

Please be sure to upload a picture of your insurace card  using our secure upload form.

Who can benefit?
All of us have family friends or neighbors who are not doing as well as they would like. They may feel depressed or anxious. They may be bothered by nagging physical problems. They may be dissatisfied with their relationships. They may feel helpless to control unhealthy habits…

Or they may simply feel stuck and confused about how to define their goals and reach them.

We can help...quickly and effectively!

At Greenpoint Psychiatric Services we offer a wide range of modern psychotherapeutic techniques. We aim to identify problems clearly and to offer brief, effective treatments. Although each person is unique, most treatment plans range from five to twenty sessions and can be accomplished in two to four months.

Don't suffer needlessly

Many people have false ideas about the cost, length and effectiveness of specialty mental health treatment. Don’t let misconceptions stop you or those who count on you from seeking the specialized help that could help to get beyond life’s roadblocks.

Call Greenpoint Psychiatric Services today at (718) 383-3493, contact us, or stop by our offices at 861 Manhattan Avenue. Your peace of mind will thank you.

Dr Don Kerson, M.D.

is the founder and director of Greenpoint Psychiatric Services
Dr. Don Kerson is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Vermont Medical School. He trained in psychiatry at New York University/Belvue from 1988-2000 and was the medical director of the Long Island Consultation Center, the fourth largest mental health clinic in New York State. Since 1988 Dr. Kerson has been serving northern Brooklyn as a solo practitioner and has spent the last eighteen years developing unique, effective approaches for the treatment of attentional and effective disorders.

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861 Manhattan Avenue
2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Tel: (718) – 383-3493

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