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Cindy McGinley LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) in New York
Cindy McGinley , LMHC, CCTP, CHt

LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor)

Chittenango, NY

Online & In-Person

Accepting new clients

About me

Experience more joy in your life and relationships! Get unstuck, stop living from fear, develop trust, regain or improve your self-esteem, and simply work on feeling better. Have your sessions in the more-than-human world, out in the fresh air, supported by nature in a private space and/or in the wonderful healing presence of horses. SpiritedScience® programs offer solace in the spirit(s) of nature and are especially appropriate for those who may not thrive in a conventional psychotherapy setting. I also offer virtual sessions in inclement weather, for those who prefer not to work with horses (or walk-and-talk), or those who prefer not to/cannot travel.

My approach is person-centered, positive, feminist, Jungian, existential, and transpersonal. One size does not fit all, and I utilize various approaches, deciding with each individual what feels right and necessary for their own growth and healing. I am aware of the various systems (racial, socioeconomic, patriarchal) that many of us live in and must navigate, as well as how they might affect a person's well-being. I am an advocate and ally for the marginalized, including women, BIPOC, and the LGBTQIA+ population. My style of communication is direct and honest, and I will challenge you sometimes in order to help facilitate introspection and growth, but I will also provide a safe and caring environment for our explorations together.

The horses and I can help you develop healthy relationship patterns and/or effectively deal with grief, depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, PTSD, and addiction. You can experience personal growth after acute, chronic, or complex trauma. I can guide you through the integration of the physical, mental, emotional, & spiritual aspects of Self that is necessary to be whole, assist you in making meaning out of tragedy or abuse, foster resilience, & hold a safe space for you while we work together to heal your soul loss.



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Service types

  • Therapy / Counseling

Types of clients

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Older Adults (65+)
  • Individuals
  • Couples


  • English

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