Footprints Mental Health Counseling

Administration Team Staff Members

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Clinical Supervisor

Danielle Matias 

Danielle Matias, LMHC, LPC has been practicing psychotherapy for over 10 years. She provides the FBTC therapists with support in all clinical work. She is dedicated to assisting the community confront and overcome mental health struggles. She specializes in anxiety, depression, addiction, marriage & family, social injustice, sexual abuse trauma and LGTBQ community. She believes in a person-centered approach and wants every client in the clinic to feel unconditional positive regard, acceptance, warmth, and quality care.

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Human Resources Director

Shanya Browne

Shanya joined the Footprints Team in May of 2021 as the Human Resources Director and Office Manager. She is responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing and maintaining all team members of Footprints. In addition, she provides support to the therapists and staff member during their day-to-day work in order to ensure that everything flows smoothly and clients can be provided with the best care possible.

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Intake and Retention Specialist

Tainna Pena

Tainna joined the Footprints Team as the Intake & Retention Specialist. She is responsible for every clients intake journey from start to finish. She is the one who will guide clients through the intake process, and assures that everything is completed before assigning anyone to a therapist. Her goal is to make sure clients find their ideal therapist and receive quality care from their first phone call to the clinic and all throughout the course of their treatment.

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Partner

Michelle Fuentes

Michelle Fuentes, LCSW is a dedicated psychotherapist that began her clinical career attaining her social work degree from Lehman college.  Michelle has successfully completed EMDR training and is specialized to work with trauma survivors.  Michelle enjoys working with Spanish Speaking clients and also utilizes Christian Counseling when it is appropriate or upon request. She is SIFI certified and supervises a team of msw/lmsw therapists. 

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Medical Billing Specialist

Carl Jordan

Carl Jordan joined the Footprints Team in February of 2022 as a Medical Billing Specialist. He is responsible for making sure that all claims and copayments get properly processed. Any billings errors that may happen along the way will be resolved by Carl and he will do his best to ensure that it is all handled smoothly in order to avoid giving clients any difficulties with their services. 

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Medical Billing Specialist

Albert Iglesias

Albert joined the Footprints Team in April of 2021 as the Primary Medical Biller. He is responsible for making sure that all claims and copayments get properly processed. Any billings errors that may happen along the way will be resolved by Albert and he will do his best to ensure that it is all handled smoothly in order to avoid giving clients any difficulties with their services. Moreover, Albert is fluent in Spanish, and is ready to assist clients with any concerns they have in regards to billing.

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Video/Photo editor

Sheyne Benoit

Sheyne is Footprints video editor for capturing all of our moments here at Footprints. He is responsible for ensuring all moments captured at Footprints are edited and uploaded via our Youtube channel.

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Human Resources Coordinator

Michael Espinal-Brito

Michael Espinal-Brito (He/Him/His) joined the Footprints Team in April of 2022, as the Human Resources Coordinator. He is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations of the practice. He is the main point of contact for our interns, and provides them with the resources they need to successfully compete their internship. Michael has experience working with a variety of individuals, is certified in Mental Health First Aid, and understands the importance of taking ownership of your Mental Health and overall well-being. In addition, Michael’s warmth, compassionate, and welcoming energy makes clients comfortable speaking with him to resolve any questions/concerns they may have. Michael is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese (BR/EU), further allowing him to serve the needs of our diverse community.

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Administration Support

Crystal Brito

Crystal Brito joined the Footprints Team in March 2022 as Administration Support. She supports the Intake Department on a daily basis ensuring all tasks are completed by the end of day. If anyone in our Main Office staff is out, Crystal will fill those shoes to ensure all clients are taken care of appropriately.

Supervisors

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Therapist – New York

Jennifer Betances

I am a LMHC in NY with over 3 years of counseling experience. I work with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress and relationship issues. Whatever the concern, the commonality is that life has challenges and sometimes we need help to overcome them. My approach and focus is on you and how best to help you. As we work together, you'll see my counseling style is warm, direct, interpersonal, supportive, and relatable. You will always experience respect and compassion.

 

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Therapist – New York

Betsy Paulino

I am a licensed mental health counselor with many years of experience working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, and symptoms related to trauma, amongst other symptoms. I provide a safe space for individuals to speak openly about their issues and feel that they are in a setting that is free of judgment. I am bilingual (Spanish)  and can provide sessions in Spanish; I have experience working with those from different cultural backgrounds as well.

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Therapist – New York

Aviva Levitin

My career began as a dietitian(RD). I have experience working with anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorders and body dysmorphia. My knowledge has taught me that the core struggle of disordered eating patterns is related to the relationship one has with themselves. I have worked with anxiety, depression, trauma, codependency, relationship issues, self-esteem, parenting and more.  I appreciate being part of the miraculous process of recovery. My work is gentle, empathic, positive and encouraging. 

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Therapist – New York

Liset Grant

I specialize with CBT.  I work well with depression and anxiety.  One of my greatest passions is working with those who have experienced loss.  Loss comes in all forms including death, break-up, divorce etc. We must grieve these in order to heal and embrace life again.  I also have worked with many emotional, physical, and sexual abuse survivors.  I work hard to foster healing, and empathy in order to compassionately promote emotional well-being and improve overall quality of life. 

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Therapist – New York

Stephanie Freitas

In my therapy approach I believe that every technique we use should be catered to the client so that the therapy can be effective. I want to work collaboratively with my clients to help them along their therapy journey and the process of emotional healing. 

I have experience in dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, and life changes and transitions. I want you to have a safe space to process your feelings so that we can overcome life's struggles together.

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Therapist – New York

Kyle Calderon

I find that people are often not aware of their strengths; with this in mind, I like to focus and build on them. I can confidently tell you that seeking therapy is a strength in itself, and I would be honored to work with you as you learn about yourself and the world around you.  There is no "right way" to discuss your concerns. Whether you would like to learn how to cope with stress, process trauma, learn to resolve conflict, or develop self-esteem, I will listen to you without judgement.  

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Therapist – New York

Lauren Sieber

I strive to provide a collaborative environment in which client and clinician are equal partners within the therapeutic process and a safe space in which you feel seen, heard and understood. By providing individual therapy for adults and young adults with mild as well as severe and persistent mental illness, my style of therapy allows me to be flexible and geared towards helping each client live intentionally and purposefully toward their individual goals.   

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Supervisor

Delores Blackwell

Dr Delores Blackwell is a Licensed clinical social worker with specialties in Anger Management, Trauma and Addictions. She is highly invested in working with individuals who want to improve their overall quality of life. She uses several different therapeutic techniques to help folks to lead the lives that they would like to live and does so in consideration of who they are as a whole person without judgment and with care and concern.  

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Supervisor

Arisleydi Garcia

I am a Bilingual Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I have been in the field for 8 years. I have a background of high education, non-profit organization, and private practice. My therapeutic orientation is cognitive behavioral therapy. However, I have a 200 YT Certification and I often utilize mindfulness strategies. I also have several years of supervisory experience.  

Therapists

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Therapist – New York

Hamilton Esteban

 My work experience is comprised of working in the non-profit sector, with adults & adolescents. I have been have skills from treatment modalities such as Client-Centered, and Psychodynamic Theory to assist clients with achieving sound Mental Health. Also, I've worked with clients whom are struggling with substance abuse, career changes, and experiencing difficulties with adjustment. We all have unique stories that shape who we are today, it is just as important to work on our Mental Health.  

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Therapist – New York

Sharon Chan

As you allow me the privilege of walking with you, my goal is to provide a warm, empathetic and safe environment for you to explore patterns of thoughts and behaviors. I build a strong therapeutic alliance to help you feel comfortable and confident in session, and will always meet you where you're at. I believe every client is unique, so I tailor my approach to each client from a variety of cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic modalities.Through my clinical experiences, I have worked with clients of diverse backgrounds and am passionate about providing culturally competent care.

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Therapist – New York

Ranique Bell

I obtained my masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and CASAC (substance abuse counseling) from Long Island University. I enjoy working in the helping field knowing that I can be a factor of positivity in a person's life. I have experience working with adults and adolescents experiencing different mental health symptoms such as anxiety, depression, symptoms related to trauma, grieve, pregnancy, infertility, miscarriage, postpartum and depression. 

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Therapist – New York

Taiesha Abrams

I really enjoy working in the mental health field. I am passionate about helping others on their mental health journey. I am person centered in my approach with clients. I enjoy working with children, families and I work well with children/adults with depression and anxiety. I believe in order for a client to reach their goals they must have a strong therapeutic alliance with their therapist. I always strive to make sure my clients feel welcomed, understood, heard and respected.

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Therapist – New York

Sofia Khan

I employ a person-centered approach in my counseling style, as I believe you are the authority of your life. My goal is to create a warm, safe, and collaborative environment where you feel comfortable to share your thoughts and feelings. I'm here to help you along this journey called life!

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Therapist – New York

Brianna Harrington

I have experience with culturally diverse clients as well as being able to work with different age populations. I enjoy working with children/youth because it is my passion. I am excited to be on this journey with you whether child, couple or individual so that I can help you gain confidence, and to learn more about yourself that you didn't already know.

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Therapist – New York

Racquel Simmons

I have a passion for working with women, adolescents, couples, and groups. Building a strong, trusting, and supportive connection with my clients is my priority. Using Narrative Therapeutic approaches as well as hints of Emotionally Focused therapy practices, I strive to support my clients with exploring their inner strengths through their blocked emotions and traumas. My role as a therapist is to guide my clients with obtaining the appropriate resources needed to support their coping and developmental skills as they function day to day. As a member of the LGBTQIA community and a woman of color, I have experience with individuals who come from multicultural and racially mixed communities. Guiding my client’s with changing their situational narrative by reflecting and growing from their past challenges, is a process that I strive to support with. Overall, my goal as a provider is to support my clients with possessing individualized coping skills to change the narrative on their challenges and encourage a positive outlook. 

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Therapist – New York

Sabine Bouquet

As a therapist, my passion is to provide support to clients and empower them to overcome issues such as anxiety, trauma, depression, marital conflict, relationship issues, peer issues, and family issues in a healthy manner. I am a solution-focused and person-centered therapist, who believes in promoting self-care and mindfulness.

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Therapist – New York

Lea Green

I am a committed and engaged psychotherapist who empowers clients with supportive counseling that is tailored to the challenges and strengths of each individual. She received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Old Westbury. Lea’s psychotherapeutic approach reflects a belief that individuals are capable of committing to change when they learn to accept their struggles and identify their strengths.

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Therapist – New York

Gabriella Ficarra

As Freud once said “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength." In therapy, we strive to empower our clients by helping them develop their own confidence and strengths that overcome their struggles. I work with clients who suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADHD, personality disorders and more. I have an extensive background in LGBTQ+ and homelessness studies. I also specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), person centered approaches, and substance abuse. So if you've found yourself struggling, please reach out so I can help.

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Therapist – New York

Brianna Mora

I have experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults in the BIPOC community. Through a psychodynamic and CBT approach I aim to help my clients work through any issues they may be having. Meeting my clients where they are at with empathy and holding a non-judgmental space for them to safely explore and reflect on their life experiences and how to work through them is my main objective. I am excited to begin this new journey with you! 

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Therapist – New York

Lisa Gonzalez

I became interested in social work after having an experience with a suicidal teenager employed as a security guard at New York Presbyterian in Manhattan. I currently work for Administration for Children Services and have been a child protective specialist for the last 2 years. I work with children and families daily and have a passion to be a positive influence despite the situation they are experiencing, I have experience working with a vast amount of cultural backgrounds as well 

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Therapist – New York

Nina-Lucia Rodríguez

Many of us experience thoughts of constant worry, hopelessness, or uncertainty. Maybe the burden has grown too strong, limiting your ability to participate fully in your life an reach specific goals. My goal as a therapist is to honor every client's humanity by fostering a brave space that allows for honest, true explanation of feelings, thoughts, and emotions. You are the expert, and I am here to join you on this journey to self-awareness, acceptance, and growth. 

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Therapist – New York

Christa Gundrum

Recovery is not linear, there will be twists, turns, difficult emotions to face,and quite frankly, personal transition can be fear-inducing and challenging. Recovery is empowering, liberating, and healing. Give yourself credit you have made it here! I am here for you. I have worked as a mental health clinician in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient clinics, and I have experience working as a

caregiver with individuals who have physical and developmental disabilities in group home settings. My approach is, so to speak, a “tossed salad” of trauma-

informed and person-centered approaches to therapy. I specialize in Dialectical- Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Psychotherapy, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). I have much experience working with individuals who have dual-diagnoses, including Borderline Personality Disorder, mood disorders, PTSD, anxiety, and substance misuse. I see healing happening every day. You are the MVP when it comes to your wellness, and I am on your team!

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Therapist – New York

Elizabeth Bracken

I am a licensed Social Worker that has over 12 years of experience. I have worked with clients ranging in age from middle school to geriatrics. I specialize in addictions and the family, adolescence, mica and mental health as it relates to depression/ bipolar disorder, trauma, eating disorders, anxiety, grief/loss and also personality disorders. The most important feature of therapy is the connection to the client as a person not a diagnosis. We do this together, so that you don t feel alone.

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Therapist – New York

Shifra Tepper

My integrative approach to counseling includes motivational interviewing, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral strategies, and psychodynamic therapy. I specialize in the treatment of trauma , bereavement, relationship and family issues, end-of-life decisions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, etc. My approach is non-judgmental, collaborative and supportive. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you take the next step. 

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Therapist – New York

Angel Then

My approach to therapy is to be a neutral observer, one who is compassionate, empathetic and supportive during the therapeutic process to form a relationship between myself and the client that is built on trust and communication. I look forward to bolstering my knowledge and cultural competency along the way. I have experience working with children and adults on the autism spectrum as well as clients diagnosed with depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders and family counseling. 

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Therapist – New York

Caitlin Wargo

I believe we have the opportunity to bloom in any environment that life may take us. I am currently en route to achieving my LMSW. I have 3 going on almost 4 years in the field of mental health. I am very passionate and feel strongly about helping others through their challenges throughout life. I am person centered when it comes to my approach with my clients and believe in working as a team. I have worked with children and adults with various mental disorders like depression, anxiety, bipolar and PTSD. My goal as a therapist is to allow a space that is safe for both honest and true feelings while being at the utmost comfortable experience. Together we can work through these challenges and experience growth, self-awareness, acceptance, and strength

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Therapist – New York & New Jersey

Krystle Carpenter

My approach works with the person as a whole, their positive traits and their own inner ability to find growth and healing. I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy to foster an understanding of how your thoughts, behaviors and emotions interact with one another and how you can utilize these to affect change and help coping skills. I also have intensive training in mindfulness, meditation and Emotional freedom technique also called tapping. I earned a Master’s in Clinical Psychology and have been working in the areas of grief, and trauma with a specialty in children’s grief. 

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Therapist – New York

Cheryl Davis

I have been a therapist for over 10 years, working with an array of clients, who were all unique and special in their own right. I have conducted individual and group counseling sessions surrounding depression and anxiety, loss and abandonment, domestic violence and abuse, etc. Although I use a person-centered and/or psychodynamic approach, I always try to meet my clients where they are and worked from a strengths perspective, because I believe that everyone has the potential to make changes.

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Therapist – New York

Erika Serrano

I'm a bilingual Mental Health Counselor with a background in Behavioral Health. In my 20 years of experience I've assisted individuals with multiple issues. The list includes, but not limited to: addiction, anger, anxiety, bipolar, and depression. In addition I've worked with family conflicts, mood disorders, PTSD/trauma, unresolved childhood issues and anyone finding it challenging to deal with day to day stressors. My objective is to help you live the life you envisioned for yourself.

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Therapist – New York

Drusilla White 

I believe everyone has the capacity for growth and change. As a licensed social worker, I empower clients to be the captain of their treatment through collaboration. I utilize psychodynamic therapy to help clients develop insight into their past and present problems. Using Dialectal behavioral therapy, I help clients develop a “toolbox” of strategies to help alleviate negative emotions and improve wellbeing. 

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Therapist – New York

Taylor Heilman

My goal as a trauma-informed therapist is to help you connect with your most authentic self. As a firm believer that each person is the expert in their own journey, I offer a person-centered and collaborative approach to counseling, working with you to creatively explore your lived experiences, strengths, challenges, and goals. I have a passion for supporting clients who have experienced sexual violence and other forms of interpersonal abuse. Additionally, I have experience working with clients who struggle with eating disorders, addiction and substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and various types of trauma. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I strive to create a warm and affirming space for clients of all identities and paths of life. Together we can cultivate a path toward healing and empowerment.

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Therapist – New York

Ivey Washington

I have worked with individuals, couples, family, and groups from a holistic approach in providing therapeutic, supportive, and communal services to an ethnically and culturally diverse population. I have a passion to serve others and to improve one's ability to achieve personal satisfaction/self-efficacy. I am here to listen, provide a safe space, and to collaborate to achieve goals with you as best as one can. LGBTQ affirmative.

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Therapist – New York

Miljana Sinik

I am a passionate and dedicated psychotherapist whose approach to therapy is eclectic, drawing from psychodynamic, CBT, solution-focused and mindfulness-based approaches. My style is warm, empathic, encouraging and always tailored to meet your individual needs. I firmly believe in everyone’s unique differences and motivate individuals to build upon their existing strengths so that they can move forward towards healing and growth. Therapy can serve as a powerful space to examine and work through life stressors and deeply rooted patterns to create more fulfilling and meaningful life experiences.  

 

I have an extensive clinical background working with individuals in various life stages and from diverse cultural backgrounds. I specialize working with adults, adolescents, and children with concerns such as anxiety disorders, depression, stress, life transitions, self-esteem, relationship issues, and immigration issues. I understand that being vulnerable about our own experiences can be difficult. I will strive to support you every step of the way and honor and hold your story, with genuine attention and compassion. 

 

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Therapist – New York

Norma Melendez

I believe in the resilience of the human spirit. I encourage my clients to invite hope for new beginnings and a better tomorrow. Whether you are experiencing a life change such as divorce or loss, substance abuse, family conflict, or are simply in need of support, I have faith that there is always hope. My approach is interactive, and I am committed to helping individuals improve their quality of life. I work with individuals, families and groups, in becoming the best versions of themselves.

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Therapist – New York

Sheila Arias

As an Afro-Latina bilingual Marriage and Family therapist, I work with many members of marginalized communities to talk about their unique experiences and to break down barriers and stigma around mental health. When a client’s belief’s do not align with their cultural or family’s beliefs it can create distress, anxiety, and other challenging emotions. I help youth, adults, and couples explore issues important to them and to reexamine cultural beliefs, values, and personal ideology. I serve as a co-pilot with my clients and support them to drive their own process, to further create an awareness of the influence that life stressors have on them both as individuals as well as in their relationships.

I support and guide my clients with the use of several different evidence-based modalities and believe in the systemic view; we are all interconnected, and our own reactions and responses affect our relationships with others. I work with clients to help them define their life stories ​and to begin seeing and living their lives as they want.

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Therapist – Florida & New York

Shanderico Gray

Hello, my name is Shanderico, but you can call me Shan! Professionally, I am an experienced Provisional Licensed Mental Health Counselor. As a clinical mental health professional, I provide psychotherapy to adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families through the delivery of counseling, crisis intervention, mindfulness, and consultation. I focus on areas of depression, overthinking, trauma, low self-esteem, spirituality and anxiety. I help you understand why you feel the way you feel right now, and pragmatic ways to change it. I am here to help you with whatever it is you are going through. I know you are completely over it by now!

  As a clinician, I go beyond the "textbook" version of counseling. By this, I mean I understand the importance of engaging with you, being relatable and realistic to your needs, and just supporting you. My favored therapeutic modalities are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness and Positive Psychology, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Structural Family Therapy (SFT), and Family Systems Therapy (FST). Therefore, your counseling experience will be genuine and based on your individual needs. I am down to earth, and I make myself available to provide relevant feedback and support when needed. I am here to listen to you and support you as you face the current conflict or crisis in your life. Whether it is a search for meaning, help to manage depression, anxiety, difficulty in relationships, spirituality or traumatic memories, I am here to support you and help you find stability and peace of mind.

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Therapist – New York

Lily Boahen

As a mental health counselor, my aim is to support my clients emotionally and meet them where they are on their journey of self-discovery and healing. My previous experiences working with adults, children and teens have allowed me to have a range of experiences. I have worked with clients who have been impacted by trauma, substance use related issues, anxiety, depression, PTSD and other personality disorders and more. I use a person-centered approach while incorporating cognitive behavior therapy, emotion focused therapy, play therapy and some techniques with motivational interviewing and DBT and to help clients reach their goals. Having a good therapeutic relationship is an important foundation in my work with clients therefore I prioritize building trust and rapport with my clients and making sure I am empathetic and non-judgmental at all times. 

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Therapist – New York

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Helena Landegger  

Art Therapy is a type of psychotherapy using imagery & play to provide mental health care by facilitating expressive experiences. The basic tenets of Art Therapy rely on creativity, reconciling a client's emotional or psychological conflicts, & creating personal growth through increased self-awareness. In an Art Therapy session, art-making is used to synthesize experience, trauma, & emotions, as catalysts for personal transformation. No prior experience with art is necessary - Anyone is welcome!

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Therapist – New York

Sherelle Smith

As a counselor, I am attentive, empathetic, and nonjudgmental.  I believe using a person-centered approach can help to build a stronger therapeutic alliance while uncovering a bigger picture to the "whole" of the individual.  Having a multicultural view of the world allows me to connect to many while also eager to learn.  I have experience working with children diagnosed with Autism and understand many of the challenges the child and the families face.  Helping others navigate through life's roadblocks and identify new healthy strategies is very rewarding.

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Therapist – New York

Chianna Goodhall

Therapy is a process to explore feelings and emotions that are often related to personal experiences. I offer a holistic and strengths-based approach where we will focus on all areas of your life. Together we will focus on your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. I see a person as an active agent of their environment. Therefore, I respect the decisions you will make during this process. Between sessions, we will collaborate to find your strengths to face any problem in your life. To build a relationship, I will establish trust, empathy and provide a comfortable environment. I look forward to working with you on this process.

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Therapist – New York

Emma Moloney 

I obtained my Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Marist College. I have had experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families with concerns such as depression, anxiety, stress-related disorders, and personality disorders. I believe therapy can be a transformative process, and I provide therapy from a nonjudgmental, client-centered approach, utilizing mindfulness-based dialectical behavior therapy, as well as other evidence-based practices. I aim to create a warm, open, and safe environment to enable each client an opportunity to work collaboratively to overcome life’s difficulties.

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Therapist – New York

Raneen Siyam

I received my Master of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Counseling from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and hold a certificate in victimology studies. I have worked closely with survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence as well as victims of aggravated assault. I have experience working with clients of all different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, gender identity, sexual orientation, and religious affiliations. I specialize in Depression, PTSD, Psychosis, and Substance Use. I believe empathy is the key to successful therapy and everything I do is guided by that. While the way I work with my clients varies due to every person’s individuality and needs, my approach is one that is always client-centered, empathetic, caring, and absent of judgment. 

Bilingual: Arabic

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Therapist – New York

Sonia Ricks

You are not alone. Whether you are currently experiencing a loss, or coping with a loss from your past. We often feel unprepared for how a significant loss impacts our lives. Counseling can help you find your path toward healing that’s right for you. I can help you regain a sense of peace in your life. Therefore, you will be able to explore your feelings and emotions in a safe, non-judgmental space through therapeutic intervention. I understand veteran issues as well being a military veteran myself. Some of the methods we can use in therapy are CBT, Mindfulness, and DBT to name a few. We will work together to integrate your experience with grief into a learning experience that allows you to cope and move forward with a sense of peace. I would be honored to assist you on your healing journey. My goal is to assist you with your journey to find inner peace.

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Therapist – New York

Stephany Sanchez

Therapy is the collaborative work of self-renewal. I will provide you with a safe. space for self-exploration. I incorporate reality, mindfulness, and an evidence-based perspective. I have experience working with individuals, families, young adults, and survivors of diverse backgrounds. I currently provide telehealth services via a HIPPA compliant platform. Finding a therapist that is a good fit for you is an important process. I encourage you to take your time. I welcome you to set up an appointment so that we may determine if working together is the best next step to achieve your goals

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Therapist – Florida & New York

Lina Mendez

My goal as a therapist is to help you understand and organize your thoughts to assist you in becoming the best version of yourself! I have worked in the mental heath field since 2012, and have formally completed my Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in 2017 from Rutgers University. I have experience working with all ages (3-99+). I am bilingual (Spanish). As a first generation Latin-American woman, I have a personal passion towards enhancing my cultural competency by actively striving to learn, understand and respect all cultures.

Bilingual: Spanish

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Therapist – New York

Tyisha Gaskin

Perhaps you are experiencing 

challenges in life right now. Having worries, concerns or just wanting to have someone to talk with and be heard. With a graduate degree and advanced certification in mental health counseling, my desire is to provide that empathetic listening ear, support and safe space to experience peace of mind. Through a person-centered approach that is client focused, we will utilize various therapeutic modalities including but not limited to CBT and Mindfulness to navigate life. Whatever you are facing, I am here to support, inspire, and empower you to hope and be heard.

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Therapist – New York

Lynda Correa

I provide an environment that welcomes differences and similarities that encapsulate the notion of diversity with cultural sensitivity, while providing the positive environment for openness and exploration of emotional and psychological issues. I utilize mix modalities of Schema therapy, Cognitive Behavior therapy, with Object Relations and Rational Emotive therapy focus; as we work together to identify patterns of difficulty in thoughts, behaviors, and approaches. nWe will work to focus on repairing, maintaining, and facilitating healthy patterns of productive thoughts behaviors and relationships..

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Therapist – New York

Mariela Garcia 

I believe that mental health is just as important as physical heath, there are many difficulties and complications in life that cause a lot of stress, anxiety, depression, and it significantly impacts all aspects of our lives. Mental health impacts relationships with our family, at work and in our social environment in general. Therapy can be a safe and transformative space. I offer an approach in which we develop a relationship and explore different areas of your life. In this approach, we will explore different patterns that might be causing distress and explore cycles and behaviors that could be more beneficial after an in depth exploration of them. I encourage you to give therapy a try and experience how transformative this can be.

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Therapist – New York

Amina Singh

I offer a collaborative and an individualized approach for my clients. I always thrive to encourage open dialogue that will allow clients for self-expressions in a non-judgmental and supportive environment. My role is to help with breaking down the barriers to accessing evidence-based therapies and to offer the opportunity for us to partner together. I have experience working with clients who struggle with depression, severe mental health diagnoses, trauma, low self-esteem, anxiety, women's issues, stress and work-life balance, life transitions and attaining healthier coping mechanisms. I approach counseling from a mindfulness, multi-cultural, evidence based aspect (CBT, DBT, ACT, ERP, BA. (ERP), and Talk Therapy to help you to develop healthier relationships, habits and coping skills.

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Therapist – New York

Giovanna Pena Dominguez

Seeking mental health services is crucial to leading a healthy lifestyle. I believe everyone's pursuit of therapy differs. Whether you are currently dealing with a series of circumstances or struggling to feel understood, trying to cope with daily stressors, working on personal relationships, or simply need a weekly check-in. I am here to provide guidance and a safe space to navigate and encourage you through your journey. 

 

As a Bilingual therapist, I have experience working with adolescents and adults that struggle with anxiety,depression, self-esteem, stress and anger management. I'm fully invested in understanding your life journey while helping you discover your true potential and obtaining that “breath of fresh air” that you may be seeking. 

I believe that as a Mental Health Counselor it is my responsibility to ensure quality service to each and every individual that I work with. I will develop a treatment plan that caters to each individual to achieve the goals that will lead them to a mentally healthier lifestyle. This includes developing healthy coping skills and mechanisms that will allow them to take on the world without taking on any burdens that come with it. In order to achieve these goals, this counselor will be specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Lastly, I will provide an environment that the client will feel comfortable and secure in. I strive to develop a healthy counselor-client relationship by demonstrating compassion, empathy, and support. 

Therapist – New York

Sara Montoya