Welcome - the Blanton-Peale Institute and Counseling Center
The Blanton-Peale Institute and Counseling Center is a mental health service organization and an accredited post-graduate educational institute founded in 1937 by the internationally famous pastor and author The Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (author of the international bestseller, The Power of Positive Thinking), who led New York City’s Marble Collegiate Church for four decades, and the eminent psychiatrist Smiley Blanton, M.D., who had trained in analysis in Vienna with Sigmund Freud (documented in his book, Diary of My Analysis with Sigmund Freud). Dr. Blanton and Dr Peale joined to establish Blanton-Peale, where the insights of psychology and psychiatry and the wisdom of the great spiritual traditions come together to address the spiritual and psychological problems of contemporary life. The Institute offers both licensure-qualifying and non-licensure training programs that incorporate a lively dialogue between psychology and spirituality in a manner that is non-sectarian and open to multiple faith traditions.
The Blanton-Peale Counseling Center serves the needs of a wide and diverse community. Offering mental health treatment and services that respect the spirituality and faith experiences of its clients. The Counseling Center, located in Manhattan, is licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health, and is a member of the Federation of Mental Health Centers and the Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies. The Center has over 20,000 visits per year, also provides a clinical setting for Residents in the Psychoanalytic Program and social work interns.
2013 Norman Vincent Peale
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Hurricane Sandy: A Special Message from the President
Blanton-Peale is responding to the aftereffects of Hurricane Sandy by offering special support for those who want to talk about or otherwise process their feelings about the storm and its impact on their lives. We also are gauging the interest of area clergy in convening a special clergy/caregiver support group. I’d be grateful to know your interest in this group.
I hope you and yours are all bearing up from the effects of the storm. It is a difficult time indeed for so many. Let’s hope we can offer some comfort in a time of tremendous need.