Our Team Members

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Amanda Cortez

Owner, LMFT

I have been in the field of counseling since 2006. I specialize in working with adults, adolescents and children, providing individual, couples and family therapy.

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Dazzy Maldonaldo

AMFT

My experience ranges from working with foster youth, transitional aged youth life transitions, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and PTSD.

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Gabrielle DeFriese

AMFT, APCC

I have experience working with individuals who have experienced adverse experiences and/or trauma. I enjoy incorporating mindfulness and body work.

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Kelly Dunn

LMFT

I work with various populations including adults, teens, families, and children. I have experience working with mood disorders, anxiety, depression, PTSD, grief and loss.

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Mairead Beaumont

LMHC

Located in our NYC office- I have extensive experience working with children, families and individual who have symptoms of depression, anxiety, and PTSD.

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Olivia Brasil

LMFT

I have extensive experience working in the mental health field with a variety of clientele including foster children, adults and children in mental health crises, and substance abuse.

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Ryan Thompson

LCSW

My experience ranges from working with individuals with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, crisis and family conflict.

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Catherine Critchfield

AMFT

I specialize in anxiety, depression, mood disorders, parent-coaching, family and/or couples therapy, trauma, grief, codependency, addiction and recovery.

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Dhara Jani

AMFT, APCC

I use a holistic and integrative mind-body approach including Mindfulness, Breathing and Nature Therapy. I am confident in my craft to help set you up for success.

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Gabrielle McQueen

AMFT

​I have many years of experience supporting individuals and families who experience systemic racism and systemic oppression in their communities and their workplace.

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Kevin Moody

AMFT

I use a strength-based approach rooted in authenticity and compassion, I enjoy working with a variety of concerns including relational distress in families, couples, emotional & behavioral issues in children & adolescents.

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Mayra Vargas

LMFT

I enjoy supporting people in their personal journeys through different challenges and finding solutions to the challenges that affect their day to day functioning.

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Rhianna Belair

LPCC, AMFT

I have experience working with PTSD, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, Codependency, Attachment Couples Therapy, Sensory Processing Issues and Postpartum

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Tea Beradze

LMFT

My work included identifying individual behavioral support plan, integrating sensory regulation, development of social cues, and working extensively in collaboration with speech pathologists to enhance effective communication skills for those with little or no ability to verbally communicate.

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Cristhy Trejo

AMFT

I am passionate about working with children, youth, families and adults who have been impacted by trauma. In addition monolingual Spanish-speakers.

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Evelyn Farias

MA, EdM, APCC

I have several years of experience working with transition age youth and college students, LGBTQIA+ folks, and monolingual Spanish-speakers.

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Hakikat Bains

MA, EdM, APCC

I have worked with children and families from diverse backgrounds, guiding clients at various developmental levels through their behavioral & emotional stressors.

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Maggie Silver

AMFT

I am passionate about working with individuals, families and couples. I believe an essential element of healing and caring for your mental and emotional health and self is a strong therapeutic relationship.

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Michelle Malott

LMFT

I enjoy working with clients impacted by adoption, anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationships, mother-daughter dynamics, and self esteem issues.

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Ricardo Gonzalez

AMFT

My experience includes working with adolescents, families and adults in a private practice, hospital, community, and in criminal mental health setting.