410 Gidney Avenue

Newburgh, NY 12550


410 Gidney Avenue

Newburgh, NY 12550

Doctor Martin Ogulnick


I’m Dr. Martin Ogulnick, a New York State Licensed Psychologist and the director of Orange Counseling Associates in Newburgh, NY. I’m pleased that you are here. It gives me the opportunity to assure that you will receive only the best professional, understanding, and sensitive assistance with your problems and concerns. We have been providing respectful and attentive counseling and psychological services for over 30 years.

We offer a wide variety of services provided with the expertise and experience you can trust. We will work with you to help understand your circumstances, define your goals, and find the best path forward.

Ours is a collaborative approach based on empathy, compassion, and the insights gleaned from modern cognitive, behavioral, and psychological science.

We are looking forward to speaking with you. Please either call or email to schedule an appointment. We will respond promptly.

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Our Services

We are pleased to serve Newburgh as well as the nearby communities in Orange County (New Windsor, Cornwall, Montgomery, Walden, Maybrook, Washingtonville), Ulster County (Marlboro, Highland), and Dutchess County (Beacon, Wappingers, Poughkeepsie)

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We have moved into new, improved and expanded facilities at the same address, in the same building. We are conveniently located at the corner of Gidney and Fullerton Avenues, a few blocks from the high school (NFA) and in the same parking lot as Quest Labs.


We now have a large group room that we are planning to use for a variety of group to meet many of the community’s needs. We are planning the following groups, as well as others, as the need arises.

Watch this site for announcements or email us to get on our emailing list for announcements and other information.

New and Noteworthy


A Marriage Conundrum

How can we at once be a loving, supportive and accepting partner while at the same time trying to help our partner change for the better. The issue is that acceptance, which is at the heart of close and supportive relationships, often takes a back seat during those moments when we try to help our partner overcome an attribute that is detrimental to him or her. How do we tell our partner that she or he has been wasting time or spending too much money, while showing understanding and support at the same time? The answer is that it is difficult, but not impossible. Just thinking about this issue might help you deal more effectively with disagreements in your relationships.

Please see this very interesting NY Times article by Professor Eli J. Finkel.


Mindfulness for Change: A Weekly Group

Join us for a weekly interactive group series, exploring activities to increase your overall mental health and reduce stress. These activities will include breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, cognitive restructuring, relaxation techniques, and mindful meditation. This groups will meet throughout the summer months on Thursdays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. An initial $10 contribution is suggested for materials which include meditation CDs, mindfulness workbook, etc... Please let us know if you have any questions. We hope to see you there. Dr. Ogulnick.


The Transforming Power of Classical Music

I have to share this video. It is not only entertaining, humorous and engaging; and it is not essentially about classical music. But it is rather about opening ourselves up to new experiences and to our buried feelings; and it is about being alert to our impact on others. Don't miss it. Let me know how you like it. Dr. O.


On Anxiety

On Anxiety is one of the many wonderful essays inThe Book of Life | Developing Emotional Intelligence. It explains and describes how we are all continuously anxious, to one degree or another, in one form or another. It explains the sources of our anxiety and includes strategies and attitudes that can help ameliorate its impact. Let me know how you like it. Dr. O.


Most parents have been of the opinion that frequent praise is good for their children. They believe that praise motivates behavior that they want to see continued or increased. Thus, they have made sure to say such things as “good job” after their child brings home a high score on a test or after a good athletic performance. However, it turns out that such generalized praise rapidly becomes ineffective and that what’s more productive is specific feedback. Click the above link to read the original article in Psychology Today.

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