Vida Guidance Center

4419 Third Avenue

Bronx, NY 10457

T.718-364-7700     F.718-364-1513

About the Vida Guidance Center

  • The Vida Guidance Center is Comunilife’s outpatient Article 31 NYS-OMH licensed mental health clinic providing services to children, adolescents, adults and seniors who primarily live in the Bronx.
  • The Vida Guidance Center primary modality is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which specializes in treating trauma, depression, anxiety, bereavement, post traumatic stress disorder. CBT is a short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving, which changes patterns of thinking or behavior which clients usually see important change within a limited number of sessions.

Specialty Services

  • The Vida Guidance Center is a NYS Office of Mental Health designated “Children’s Specialty Clinic”.
  • Services are available for:
  • Severely emotionally disturbed children (SED)
  • Adults and families
  • Emotionally disturbed and/or severely mentally ill (SMI) adults
  • Clients with a primary diagnosis of mental illness living with co-occurring substance use disorders, cancer, HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses
  • Patients’ needs are met through a comprehensive assessment which includes a psychiatric evaluation and psychosocial assessment. Evidenced based treatment (EBP) modalities include individual, family, couples and group psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, medication management and education, crisis intervention, advocacy and referrals.
  • Vida provides education, counseling and support services to the families of children we serve,
  • Vida offers group therapy to treat clients with living with depression, children with ODD, ADHD or ADD, and psycho-education groups for parents; as well as support groups.
  • Vida is sensitive to the needs of the LGBTQI community
  • All services are provided in English and Spanish

Insurance: Medicaid and major insurance plans are accepted

 For more information call: 718-364-7700

 Referral Forms: Vida Guidance Center Intake Form

Open Intake Day: Clients interested in receiving Mental Health Services can start the process on by visiting the Clinic, without an appointment, on Tuesdays 9:00am to 11:00am and Thursday 11:00am to 6:00pm.

Clinic Hours:          Monday—Thursday    9:00am – 8:00pm
                                   Friday                         9:00 am – 5:00pm
                                   Saturday                     9:00am – 2:00pm