The Therapy Center offers a staff of over 40 trained Mental and Behavioral Health Experts. Included on our staff are Board Certified Medical Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Licensed Therapists to provide our services. Each behavioral health specialist adds a level of expertise to provide a comprehensive approach for your care.
Jill Abrams, LCSW-R
Jill is a licensed clinical social worker. She received her Masters Degree from Columbia University. She has extensive experience treating adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Jill specializes in working with children with a variety of emotional and psychological issues.
Maria Bergamin, LCSW-R
Maria is a licensed clinical social worker working with children and adults for over 20 years. Maria addresses conflicts in goal-directed and results -oriented therapy to help individuals and families achieve balance and success in their lives. Additionally, she treats clients who struggle with emotional and psychiatric issues to facilitate well-being in their mental health. Areas of specialty include ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma and substance/alcohol abuse.
Carol Berlind, LCSW-R
Carol is a clinical licensed clinical social worker and psychoanalyst with over 10 years’ experience practicing both short-term and intensive therapy. She is extensively trained in psychodynamic, CBT, DBT, trauma and brief therapies. Carol’s individualized, strengths-based approach is geared toward assisting adults, adolescents, and children in making positive changes and promoting growth in their lives.
Ann Burros, LCSW-R
Ann is a graduate of The Fordham University School of Social Work. Following a dance career, Ann decided to pursue her other passion; working with patients to help alleviate symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, and adult ADHD. Additionally, Ann has extensive experience in the field of trauma and physical symptoms associated with trauma. Ann is a warm, compassionate, deeply sensitive therapist with 18 years of clinical experience.
Joanne Elliot, LCSW-R, CASAC
Joanne is highly trained and experienced in working with adolescents and adults in outpatient and inpatient settings. She specializes in the treatment of clients with substance abuse disorders.
Marc Fishbein, LCSW-R
Marc is a licensed clinical social worker who treats a wide variety of adult issues with people from age 18 to senior citizens. Marc also works with couples.
Leslie Hand, LCSW–R,
Leslie has over 30 years experience working with children, adolescents and families. She sees mostly adults and women dealing with women’s issues. Leslie runs a women’s group on Thursday nights from 7 to 8 PM.
Mark W. Hennessey, LCSW–R
Mark is a licensed clinical social worker. Mark’s experience and education have prepared him to provide effective interventions necessary to work with children, adolescents and their families. Mark approaches his work from a strengths perspective and believes that all children and adolescents need to feel positive about themselves in order to change maladaptive behavior(s).
Connie Hoppe, LCSW-R
Connie is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in treating adults with anxiety and depression. She also works very effectively with couples.
Linda Kaye, LCSW-R
Linda is an experienced licensed clinical social worker and has worked in various treatment settings including residential treatment, outpatient clinics, hospitals and agency settings. She has extensive experience treating adolescents and adults including senior citizens coping with health problems, loss, depression, anxiety, phobias and weight issues, as well as a variety of other emotional and behavioral problems.
Michael Koroly, LCSW-R
Michael works with both adolescents and adults who are seeking to resolve problem issues. His approach emphasizes cognitive behavioral therapy. Practice interests include anxiety and depression as well as parent-child relationship problems.
Lynn McDonald, Ph.D
Lynn is a licensed Clinical Child Psychologist working with children, adolescents and their families in an out-patient office setting. She works using an integrative clinical orientation, adapting treatment to address specific needs determined following a thorough clinical evaluation.
Irwin Moss, LCSW-R
Irwin is a licensed certified social worker who has spent many years working with adolescents and families. He also works with adults who are suffering with depression, anxiety and in need of family and marital counseling.
Paul Neuthaler, Ph.D., LCSW
Paul possesses a doctorate, and specializes in adult and couples psychotherapy.
Lisa L. Park, LCSW
Lisa is a licensed clinical social worker with over 12 years of experience in the field. She has worked with individuals of all ages and adopts a collaborative and solution focused approach. Lisa’s experience spans a wide variety of settings. She has worked as a school social worker at both the elementary and high school levels, and served an instrumental role as a counselor in a special program for college students struggling with emotional and learning issues. In addition, Lisa has worked in a clinic serving adults with developmental disabilities and has been an outpatient therapist in a psychiatric hospital setting. Prior to being a therapist, Lisa was a public school teacher and in addition to her MSW holds a Master’s degree in education.
Jacqueline Phelan, LCSW–R, CASAC
Jackie is an experienced licensed clinical social worker and credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor. She specializes in working with adolescents, adults, and families with substance abuse issues, anxiety and mood disorders, ADD, ADHD and uses a cognitive – behavioral approach when indicated. She has worked in various hospitals, and outpatient programs with individuals and groups.
Beverly Pinchbeck, LCSW
Beverly possesses more than two decades of experience in psychotherapy, specializing in children, adolescents, individuals, couples and groups. She is a licensed clinical social worker who utilizes CBT and DBT modalities in her work with clients. She holds a masters degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work and is a graduate of the Columbia School of Business Executive Programs. She has also completed the certificate program in Adolescent Psychotherapy from the Fordham University School of Social Work. Beverly is a certified Health Coach focusing on weight management tor teens and adults. She also provides pre and post bariatric counseling.
Joanne K. Parker-Pollock, LCSW-R,
Joanne received her degree in social work from Columbia University in 1985. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, families and couples. Her areas of expertise include school related issues, grief concerns, and parenting. Joanne has previous experience as a school social worker, mediator and parenting educator for divorcing parents.
Lorri Reynard, Ph.D.
Lorri is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Registered Dietitian. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with Health Emphasis from Yeshiva University and did her postdoctoral work at Yale University doing research and clinical work in Binge Eating Disorder. Dr. Reynard often uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy to help adolescents and adults take control of their anxiety and depression and to learn to help themselves feel better and lead more productive lives. Additionally, she has an interest in working with clients who struggle with food related issues. Working with couples who want to bring more peace and happiness into their relationships is another of her interests. She also has extensive experience working with older adults who are experiencing physical or emotional losses and/or have health issues they are struggling to manage.
Jenny Salimbene, LCSW-R, CASAC, CDAC, CP
Jenny is a licensed clinical social worker, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor and a certified psychotherapist.
John Silver, Ph.D, LCSW-R
John is a licensed clinical social worker with 20 years of experience as a psychotherapist. He provides treatment for anxiety and depression, job loss and stress, bereavement and a variety of other disorders. He works with adults, families, couples, adolescents and children. John has also taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia University and Hunter College schools of social work.
Paula Singer, LCSW-R
Paula is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her areas of interest are couples, individuals and adolescents. She works well with people who have experienced trauma, as well as people who are interested in creating change in their lives.
Daniel Snow, LCSW
Daniel works with adults and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, and adjustment difficulties. He is experienced in helping people navigate life transitions and challenges. He works with people dealing with chronic pain, and health issues; as well as with children, adults, and older adults confronted with loss. He has worked in hospitals, clinics, and agency settings. Daniel is a licensed clinical social worker, and a graduate of Columbia University.
Nancy Stein, LCSW-R
Nancy has enjoyed over 25 years as a licensed clinical social worker helping a broad range of individuals and couples to overcome challenging obstacles that prevent them from making healthy choices. In a safe, nonjudgmental and supportive environment, Nancy collaborates with clients to facilitate their understanding of how troubling feelings such as anxiety, depression, anger or helplessness have developed. Insight allows clients to change old repetitive patterns of unproductive behavior and gain the power to control choices that achieve personal, relationship or career goals.
Nancy’s background includes holding the position of Executive Director at a Manhattan counseling center, teaching and supervising at the institute where she trained, an active community organization.
Carolyn L.F. Sultana, LCSW-R, CASAC
Carolyn has been working in the field for over 20 years with children, adolescents and families. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient and residential treating issues related to trauma, addictions, emotional/behavioral problems, as well as mental health/psychiatric issues. Carolyn is skilled in utilizing various treatment modalities that are strength-based, goal directed, and geared toward positive changes for growth and development.
Dominick Tricardo, LCSW-R
Dominick holds a Master’s Degree in clinical social work from N.Y.U. He is also a credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselor. Dominick works with adults and adolescents and favors a pragmatic, “here and now” approach to his work. He is the director of TTC’s Anger Management Program ( see clinical services).
Amy Ujifusa, LCSW-R
Amy is an experienced licensed clinical social worker who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in various treatment settings. These include inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient. Amy specializes in children’s behavioral issues, mood and anxiety disorders, and utilizes a cognitive-behavioral approach in her practice.
Hilery A. Wainwright, LCSW
Hilery is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the field for many years. Her experience includes working with adolescents and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings and private practice. Her current focus is working with adults in life transition and helping clients to achieve effective communication and to set appropriate boundaries.
Caroline Weil, LCSW
Caroline is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked with children, adolescents and adults for over twenty-five years. She has treated individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, mood dysregulation, trauma and behavioral problems. She incorporates principles of DBT and CBT into her practice to foster positive change in peoples’ lives..
Jill Westerman, LCSW–R
Jill is a licensed clinical social worker who is a graduate of New York University and has over 10 years experience. Jill provides ego-supportive solution focused therapy to individuals and families. Her approach is collaborative, affirming and solution seeking. She specializes in the treatment of stress, depression, trauma, anxiety and loss. Jill is a versatile therapist who utilizes an eclectic approach while working with adolescents, adults and families. Jill facilitates social skills groups and adolescent groups to assist in development and interpersonal social competency through peer support. The groups help the members to thrive emotionally and succeed in school, social relationships and at home.