Information for Clients

In order to make sure your visits and insurance billing go smoothly, below is some important information about the administrative side of the practice.



The location is steps from Grand Central at 260 Madison Avenue (between 39th and 38th Streets) on the 8th floor.

Available Appointment Times

Appointments are scheduled with Dr. Michelle Perepiczka by phone or email. Hours of availability are the following:


Monday 7am to 5pm

Tuesday 7am to 5pm

Wednesday 7am to 5pm

Thursday 7am to 5pm

Friday 7am to 5pm


Mental Health Counseling Services of New York accepts private pay clients on a sliding scale. Contact Dr. Michelle Perepiczka for sliding scale information. 


Payment for sessions, co-pays, and deductibles are accepted in cash and check. 


Insurance Plans Accepted

ACI Speciality Benefits


Affinity Health Plan (aka Beacon Health Strategies)

Amida Care (aka Beacon Health Strategies)

Beacon Health Strategies

Behavioral Health Systems

CareConnect (NOTE: CareConnect Individual Plans withdraw from New York State Insurance Market on 12/31/2017 and Group Plans withdraw on 10/31/2018)

Center Light (aka Beacon Health Strategies)


Coventry Health Care National Plans

E4Health Employee Assistance Program

Emblem Health (aka Value Options/Beacon Health Strategies)

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

ESI Employee Assistance Group

Fallon Health Weinberg (aka Beacon Health Strategies)


First Health Network

GHI (aka Value Options/Beacon Health Strategies)


Health Republic Insurance of NY (aka Beacon Health Strategies)

Hudson Health Plan (aka Beacon Health Strategies)


Humana EAP

Independent Health Association (aka Beacon Health Strategies)

KEPRO EAP (formerly APS Healthcare and EAP)

Lifescope Employee Assistance Program

LifeSynch (aka Humana)


Managed Health Network (MHN)

MetroPlus Health Plan (aka Beacon Health Strategies)

Multiplan (including PHCS Savility, MultiPlan Network, PHCS Network)

MVP (aka Value Options/Beacon Health Strategies)


Senior Whole Health (aka Beacon Health Strategies)

Touchstone Health (aka Beacon Health Strategies)

United Healthcare (aka Optum, HARP, Oscar, UBH Medicaid)

Univera Healthcare (aka Multiplan)

Value Options/Beacon Health Strategies

What to Bring To Sessions

Remember your insurance information.

In order to begin receiving services promptly, it is requested that you bring their current insurance information with you for the initial visit. If you have any changes in insurance along the way, please bring in the new information.


Remember to bring copies of custody or divorce papers (if applicable) if you are bringing in a child for counseling.

Copies of these forms can help ensure privacy of children and protect parental or caregiver rights to information about children. Please bring current paperwork with you for the initial visit and copies of any new information down the road.