Our staff of Social Workers, Counselors and Psychiatrists are trained professionals who are licensed by New York State.
Experienced in working with a diverse population experiencing challenging mental health and emotional issues. We provide individual therapy for women and men, art and play therapy for children, as well as adolescent and family therapy.
Moataz El Refaie MD
Doug Luce MD
Maurice Masse MD
Renata Slowik MD
Kevin Siewers NPP
Nicole Montesani CFO
Dennis Scimone Director & Chief Compliance Officer
Lorraine Galbo Director of Administrative Services
Rita Trapani Assistant to Director of Administrative Services
Eileen Cioffi Director of Billing
Carol Cusumano Practice Manager
Ana Ejaz Intake Coordinator
Katie Donnarumma Intake Coordinator
Mary Ann DeMartino Operations Assistant
I speak both Mandarin and English. I work with adults, adolescents, and children with clients’ needs in mind. I support my clients to work though the many obstacles that get in their way of achieving their best selves. From a social worker’s mindset, I’m here to grow and discover with my clients.
I am an LMSW who works from a client centered and psychodynamic approach. I have experience working with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, dealing with life changes and a variety of diagnosis. I work from a strengths-based approach and provide a judgement free and safe zone for all my clients.
I am a LMSW who takes a collaborative and goal-oriented approach to therapy. I work with clients across the lifespan to overcome obstacles associated with anxiety, depression and trauma. I use a strengths-based perspective to provide an empathetic and empowering space for therapy.
Jenni Carosone CieselskiLMSW
Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional through the Institute of Certified Anxiety Treatment Professionals (ICATP) Area of expertise: Specializing in anxiety, depression, and relationship issues
I provide individualized therapy to adolescents and adults with compassion and care. I work collaboratively with my clients to cultivate positive change in their lives. I strive to create a welcoming and warm environment for clients to promote a safe space for healing and personal growth. My areas of expertise include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, and intimate partner violence.
Focus: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Anger Management
I provide therapy to children, adolescents and adults. I have experience helping individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, grief and loss, relationship issues, behavioral issues, parenting difficulties, work burn-out and life transitions.
Areas of expertise: Depression, Grief and Bereavement, Interpersonal Relationships, Life Transitions
As a therapist formally educated and trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, I specialize in helping clients to recognize how their past influences thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in the activities of their current daily life, and may underlie and maintain their symptomatology; together we work to resolve the issues that trouble them. But psychodynamic psychotherapy is not right for every client, and I can offer an eclectic approach to therapy. You’ll find that I am a caring, supportive, and empathic therapist.
Completed the Four Year Training for License in Psychoanalysis at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, New York.
My goal as a therapist is to help create an awareness of patterns that are holding you back and find ways of moving forward through a collaborative treatment plan. Specializing in individuals of all ages and different cultural backgrounds, working to address issues related to; PTSD, trauma, anxiety and depression. I know the idea of coming to therapy might be intimidating, but give yourself credit for taking that first step! We can reach your goals together.
I have found that asking for help is one of the bravest decisions a person can do to better themselves. My purpose is to guide, educate and provide you with the skills necessary to overcome obstacles and build confidence to live a more enjoyable and healthy life. Using an honest and straightforward approach to therapy, I have worked with clients with different presenting problems including addiction, mental illness, and general life stressors.
A strength-Based therapist with a passion to serve adolescents and young adults with experience serving families as well. Have served populations living with depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, and a wide range of other mental health diagnoses. I love to take a holistic approach with my clients, taking into an account all areas of their lives throughout treatment."
My specialties include working with couples, individuals, and families to cope with struggles including, but not limited to anxiety, depression, addiction, marital/relationship issues, parenting, trauma, life transitions and loss along with experience in treatment and support for a wide range of mental health diagnoses.
While therapy can be a daunting new experience, I offer a safe space to explore intimate issues and implement change, in order to promote healing and personal growth. I work with both children and adults on a number of issues, including depression, anxiety, and trauma.
Carrie L. JabinskyLMSW, JD
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, Mood Disorders, PTSD, Complex Trauma and Attachment, Adolescents, Couples & Families, Substance Use, Life & Career Transitions
A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years experience providing psychotherapy to adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Depression, anxiety, trauma, major life transitions, bereavement, suicide risk, self-harm, blended families...
Chantell G WatsonLMSW
working with individuals, children and families. I provide a collaborative approach in addressing client symptoms and creating an individualize treatment plan to address a variety of mental health disorders such as Family conflict, Depression, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Life Transitions, Grief, Self- image, Stress and Peer relationships, Substance use.
My area of interest and focus is grief, trauma and loss. I believe if there is a strong therapeutic connection in which clients are provided with a safe and supportive space to truly be seen and heard, that is when the healing process can begin.
Adolescents, children and families, couples, men and women and people with addiction. Experience serving survivors of trauma, specifically in the areas of domestic violence, grief and loss and physical and mental abuse.
I have experience in helping with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Leading with empathy and active listening allows me to work together with clients to manage emotional upheaval, relationship troubles, and problematic coping. My time in trauma and supportive counseling have given me a truly Trauma-Informed Practice, with specialization in domestic violence and victim services.
Using a strengths-based approach to therapy, I acknowledge and emphasize the strengths of each individual I am working with. Even in times where it may feel difficult for a client to recognize strengths, my goal is to help each individual identify their resilience. In doing so, the ultimate objective is to set the foundation for my clients to create and reach goals associated with depression, anxiety, working through trauma, self-esteem, and major life transitions.
(he/him & they/them) As a Licensed Masters of Social Work, I have experience working with adults struggling with substance use, anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief. I aspire to provide an inclusive and an affirming environment where clients can explore themselves freely. Therapy is a great way to strengthen one’s sense of self and/or their identity. My training stems from psychodynamic therapy, however, I also use other modalities of therapy such as CBT and mindfulness.
As a licensed therapist who specializes in goal setting, I utilize psychotherapy to build my clients’ confidence and manifest real, positive changes in their lives using a variety of treatment methods. I provide a warm, empathic, interactive, and down to earth style that I believe helps an individual feel comfortable, supported, and understood.
Area of expertise: Advanced certification in Grief Therapy/Thantonology
Using a psychodynamic approach, I strive to collaborate with my clients in understanding the complex web of factors contributing to dysfunction in their lives and how together we can develop new ways of thinking and feeling about themselves and the world, as well as relating to others in a more fruitful way.
Pre-teens, adolescents, adults, and families. I specialize in treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem issues, and life transitions. An integrative approach: Attachment-based, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Play Therapy, Person-Centered, and Strength-Based.
I practice from an eclectic approach with various mental health issues. My focus is on the relationship with the client, seeing everyone and every issue as individual and unique in an effort to help gain insight, understand maladaptive patterns and build healthier stress responses.
I love that I finally get the opportunity to fulfill my dream of helping people. Working with all types of individuals, especially children and adolescents, to reach their goals and improve their lives in a warm, understanding, supportive, matter of fact and open environment is my vision for success.
Elizabeth believes in a collaborative, holistic approach for discovering each individual’s unique story and innate strengths. Her passion lies in empowering clients who have experienced childhood and adult trauma with forming a meaningful and healing narrative around their experiences. She has worked with infants, children, adolescents and their families, as well as adults of all ages. Specialties include ADHD and Developmental Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Grief & Loss, Domestic Violence, Family Work.
Specializing in anxiety, depression, stress, life and career transitions, grief, marriage and relationship conflicts.
I take both a Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioral approach to my work with adults and adolescents. The focus of my practice is to help others overcome a sense of disconnection, lack of confidence, difficulties with career, and relationship issues. Therapy is a deeply personal experience, and I became a therapist because I believe in the healing and growth that can result from having a trusting environment in which to process emotions.
I provide Holistic Trauma Informed Psychotherapy. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Strengths Based approaches with clients to address a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, grief/loss, self-esteem and extreme stress. I have experience in helping individuals get through life challenges by assisting them in noticing thoughts and/or environmental cues that trigger their symptoms. I also assist clients with identifying mindfulness and positive coping techniques to enhance their lifestyle.
As a licensed mental health professional, I am committed to helping you achieve any goals you may have by using an eclectic blend of different therapeutic techniques in a way that is tailored to your preferences. My focuses include but are not limited to aging, health anxiety, general anxiety, depression, substance abuse, self-harm, eating disorders and couples counseling.
Lisa provides therapy to individuals, couples and families. Focusing on challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, work issues, aging/caregiving concerns and multigenerational conflicts.
Area of expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Play Therapy, Trauma
Laura works with a wide range of clients spanning children, adolescents and adults. She works diligently with individuals to cultivate self-awareness, identify personal challenges, and take proactive steps towards change. With a warm and empathic approach, Laura guides clients to identify their goals for therapy. Clients can move safely towards their goals and have greater fulfillment in their lives when they allow vulnerability in a safe and supportive therapeutic environment.
Peter BoutrosPhD. LMHC, CASAC
Area of expertise: Self-esteem, Family Conflicts, Depression, Substance Use Disorders, and Traumatic Experiences
SVA as Art Therapist. Trauma Specialist-trained at Safe Horizon.
Nama works with adults only with specialty in middle age and geriatric individuals. Areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, grief, loss issues, trauma, family issues, aging and caregiving issues
My specialties include addiction services and adult counseling. As a clinician I offer a safe space for clients to identify and treat any issues by utilizing evidence-based practices that tailor your services to meet each client’s unique needs. My practice comes from an integrated approach using practical and effective forms of treatment to support client’s achievement of goals.
Samantha SeligmanLMSW, CASAC
As a licensed helping professional, I help client’s through a strength-based/collaborative perspective, meeting client’s where they are in their lives. I have a background of working with a wide range of clients with mental health and substance use disorders. I also have experience utilizing varies therapeutic approaches including CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing. I make sure to provide an empathetic, open environment for clients to ensure comfort and progress in treatment. I am a therapist who is committed to helping client’s overcome their obstacles to live a better and fulfilling quality of life.
I am a graduate of the Silver School of Social Work at New York University where I studied psychodynamic and analytic therapeutic traditions. I am a believer in the human capacity for insight and corresponding change. The journey though, is never easy, simple or convenient. Securing therapeutic support allows for a greater chance of success and opens up the space needed to explore and grow.
Mark BernsteinACSW, LCSW
Over 25 years at NCC, providing psychotherapy and clinical supervision. Experienced in the treatment of severe psychiatric disorders as well as mood and anxiety disorders; including but not limited to: Depression, PTSD & Bereavement
Kimberly WiziorLMHC, PhD
I provide mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults. I bring positive energy to my approach and utilize a strengths-based style to allow clients to work through daily challenges and life adjustments.
Depression, Anxiety, Survivors of Trauma and ADHD
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