Memorial Sloan Kettering Counseling Center

Location Information

160 East 53rd Street New York NY 10022
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Overview of MSK Counseling Center

Counselors at Memorial Sloan Kettering offer services for individuals, couples, and families. Our counselors, who include both psychiatrists and psychologists, are also available to patients during their hospital stay. The Counseling Center welcomes all people with cancer who are receiving care at MSK, as well as their family, caregivers, and friends.

Counseling and support at Memorial Sloan Kettering

MSK’s many support groups are open to our patients, their family, and friends.

Penny Damaskos

Director of Social Work Penny Damaskos meets with a patient.

Services Offered

At the Counseling Center, we offer:

Care Team

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, doctors, nurses, and other specialists work together on treatment teams for each patient. This means that your care team is highly experienced in caring for people with the type of cancer you have. In addition to your medical care, your team will also develop a plan to care for your total well-being, including support for your family and loved ones.

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Counseling and support at Memorial Sloan Kettering

You can come to our Counseling Center for support regardless of whether you’re an MSK patient.

Visiting the MSK Counseling Center

Parking Information

Parking for the MSK Counseling Center is located at Bristol Garage, 300 East 56th Street, between First and Second Avenues.

To receive discounted parking, patients and visitors must have their parking ticket validated at the concierge desk in the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion. Shuttle service is provided from Bristol Garage to the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion every 20 minutes.

Several additional parking garages are also located nearby, but no discount is available:

  • 53rd Street between Second and Third Avenues
  • 54th Street between Second and Third Avenues

Visiting Us

We want your visit to MSK to be as comfortable and convenient as possible. Here, you can find our visitor policy, nearby accommodations, transportation details and advice about the local area to help you find your way.

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