Our team wants to help you become stronger and develop closer, meaningful relationships, not just put a label on your symptoms. We do not focus on the diagnosis, but instead, we will use our specific expertise to come alongside you right where you are. Let us help you maximize your potential, enhance your well-being, and live a better life.

We are a team of highly-trained therapists who use relevant research and practical techniques to help you reach your unique potential and unlock your inner strengths.

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50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
$150/session

I love being a psychotherapist who helps people rewrite their stories to bring more meaning and passion into their lives. Through active listening and collaboration, my goal is to help clients adopt a more fulfilling narrative. I am passionate about building a culturally and gender-sensitive therapeutic alliance that welcomes everyone; we all have value, and everyone deserves for their story to be heard.

I love providing practical strategies and techniques to help people live more balanced lives. Through my upcoming podcast entitled, “Your Remarkable Story,” I hope to make mental health topics accessible to the general population by discussing mental well-being, relationships, strengthening connections, resilience, coping mechanisms, positive changes and other related topics.

Drawing upon 30 years of clinical practice using empirically-based approaches that help people grow, I cannot wait to be invited into your story so that I can help you rewrite your narrative for a healthier and happier future. All are welcome here, and I want every client to leave my office confident in their personal strengths. Allow me to step into your story and give you the tools needed to build a more resilient future. I am currently not taking new clients.

Founder and Owner, Clinical Supervisor, Executive Director

Melissa Higgins, LCSW

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
$150/session

My desire is to create an accepting environment through traditional talk therapy that allows you to take charge of your narrative and rewrite your story. I am client-focused and strengths-based. Currently, I am not accepting new clients.

Clinical Supervisor, Director

Jeanette Benitez, MS, LPC

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
$150/session

If you are feeling stuck, my desire is to come alongside you and help you build the inner and outer resources needed to live a purposeful and vital life. I truly listen to your story and my passion is helping you look at the bigger narrative of your life. I will encourage you towards releasing your emotional pain so that you can discover new perspectives that align with who you want to become.

Clinical Supervisor 

Linda Bender-Schwartz, MSW, LCSW

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
$150/session

If you feel like you have “lost your path” in life, you are not alone. These thoughts are normal; don’t give them more power than they deserve. I am here to help you through life’s complications, transitions, and hurdles so that you can live the life you desire. I am fluent in English and Spanish.

Intern Supervisor and Intern Coordinator

Antonio Quirindongo, MFT, LPC

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
$150/session

If you are struggling with PTSD, depression, or anxiety, look no further. I am dedicated to using a compassionate, strengths-based approach to counseling to enable you to address life’s emotional challenges. I want to give you practical tools to help you work through problems as they arise. I work with individuals, couples, adolescents, children, and families.

Intern Supervisor and Talkline Coordinator

Molly Scabonia, MSW, LCSW

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
$150/session

My training is in Marriage and Family Therapy. I utilize play therapy, couples therapy, narrative therapy, cognitive therapy, behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy in my work. Everyone is welcome here, and I allow you the space to process your complex emotions in a safe environment. I am eager to step into your narrative and help you improve your life.

Intern Supervisor

Lisa Fennelly, MA, LMFT

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
Session fee is based on a sliding scale of $85-$150

I desire to establish a safe and comfortable environment where you can work towards your goals while addressing your concerns. I am client-directed, having you steer our sessions in the direction you want to go. Every individual is unique, and I want to step into your story to create a helpful roadmap that is customized to your life.

Intern Supervisor

Leebie Grinberg, MSW, LSW

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
Session fee is based on a sliding scale of $85-$150

I am passionate about challenging your routine thought-processes in order to help you more effectively cope with life. By identifying more beneficial ways to respond and learning new behaviors, you gain more insight, while bringing confidence and empowerment into your life. I am warm, respectful, engaging and impactful in my therapeutic approach.

Intern Task Supervisor

Brittany Higgins, MSW, LSW

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
Session fee is based on a sliding scale of $85-$150

I desire to establish a safe and comfortable environment where you can work towards your goals while addressing your concerns. I am client-directed, having you steer our sessions in the direction you want to go. Every individual is unique, and I want to step into your story to create a helpful roadmap that is customized to your life.

Intake Coordinator 

Kesar Hernandez, LAMFT

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
Session fee is based on a sliding scale of $85-$150

My passion is in working with individuals who desire change and want to bring more inner peace into their lives. Through creating a safe, confidential and respectful space to share, I want to be your guide in helping you through deep, internal discovery. This collaborative process of discovery will assist you on your journey as you face life’s hurdles and challenges. I am fluent in English and Spanish.

Sandra Burstyn, MSW, LSW

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
Session fee is based on a sliding scale of $85-$150

Therapy is an effective and safe way to make positive life changes. My main areas of specialization are anxiety, depression, child/teen behavioral concerns, improving communication, and creating healthier habits. Through therapy, my goal is to support you through life’s challenges while helping you develop the necessary skills to face them effectively. I am open to learning about your culture, ethnicity, and religion while having an open-minded and compassionate approach to best serve you.

Julie Roca, LAMFT

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
Session fee is based on a sliding scale of $85-$150

I have so much respect for people who ask for help. My desire is to help you alleviate your emotional distress while accessing your inner strengths. I have experience helping individuals with depression, anxiety, irritability-related and impulse-control symptoms, relational conflicts, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, physical and emotional abuse histories, stress management, grief, and trauma. Allow me to help you identify your options for change and implement a positive course of action for your life.

Erica Rodriguez, MSW, LSW

50-Minute Therapy Session in Office or Secure Online Video Therapy
Session fee is based on a sliding scale of $85-$150

I create an environment that is focused on allowing you to enhance your understanding of yourself and work towards developing new skills to accomplish your goals. The therapeutic relationship is vital, and I desire to create an environment that is full of respect, trust, and safety. In creating a warm, non-judgemental environment, I will provide you with the opportunity to develop and practice approaches to combat your distress.

Theresa Fuller, MS/MFT, LAC

Sherri Wilson, MSW, LSW, DSW

Ryan Wilson, LAC, CPRP 

John Guldner, MA, LPC, LCADC

Lana Skvirchak, MSW, LSW 

Ashley Dwyer, MA, LAC 

Kelly Schoenberger, MA, LAC

Emma Gifford, MSW, LSW

Frances Tucker, LAMFT

Cintia Gutierrez, MSW, LSW 

Kristy Baranovskis, Certified Health & Wellness Coach

Alison DeLuca, MD, Psychiatrist

Ellie Harris, MA, LAC, EdS

Lacey Wallace-Czirjak, MSW, LCSW

Brooke Mizrachi, MSW, LSW

Janice Pesco, MSW, LSW

Camara Epps, MA, LAC

David Mory, MSW, LSW 

Tiffany Mayers, MSW, LCSW

Carissa Vascimini, MA, LAC 

Ellen Devin, MSW, LSW

William Faughnan, MSW, LSW

Harley Guzman, MSW, LSW

David Learn, MSW, LSW

Maryan Nasr, LAMFT

Makenzie Bayless, MA, LAC 

Stephanie Reed, LAMFT

Joel Ferris, LAMFT

Linsay Bradley Hearns, MSW, LCSW

Felice Carpenter, MS, LAMFT

Guadalupe Moreira, MA, LAMFT

Risa Waters, MSW, LSW

Noel Talerico, MA, LCADC

Rita Brown, MSW, LCSW

Sandra Iwasawa, LPC, ATR-BC

Erika Regalado, LAMFT

Brian Glaser, MSW, LSW

Ahmed Raschid, MSW, LSW

William Moran-Berberena, MSW, LSW

Norman Chaleff, MSW, LSW

Meghan Barnes, MA, LAMFT

Renald Sanrelus, MS, LAC

Nesrine Bouziane-Belhadj, MA, LAMFT 

Margaret Auguste, MA, LMFT

Michelle Madonna, MSW, LSW

Jennifer Hughes, MSW, LCSW

Matthew Cruz, LAMFT

Meet our Therapists

Meet our Therapists

Noel Talerico, MA, LCADC

Rita Brown, MSW, LCSW

Sandra Iwasawa, LPC, ATR-BC

Erika Regalado, LAMFT

Brian Glaser, MSW, LSW

Ahmed Raschid, MSW, LSW

William Moran-Berberena, MSW, LSW

Norman Chaleff, MSW, LSW

Meghan Barnes, MA, LAMFT

Renald Sanrelus, MS, LAC

Nesrine Bouziane-Belhadj, MA, LAMFT 

Margaret Auguste, MA, LMFT

Michelle Madonna, MSW, LSW

Jennifer Hughes, MSW, LCSW

Matthew Cruz, LAMFT

David Mory, MSW, LSW 

Tiffany Mayers, MSW, LCSW

Carissa Vascimini, MA, LAC 

Ellen Devin, MSW, LSW

William Faughnan, MSW, LSW

Harley Guzman, MSW, LSW

David Learn, MSW, LSW

Mayan Nasr, LAMFT

Makenzie Bayless, MA, LAC 

Stephanie Reed, LAMFT

Joel Ferris, LAMFT

Linsay Bradley Hearns, MSW, LCSW

Felice Carpenter, MS, LAMFT

Guadalupe Moreira, MA, LAMFT

Risa Waters, MSW, LSW

Sherri Wilson, MSW, LSW, DSW

Ryan Wilson, LAC, CPRP 

John Guldner, MA, LPC. LCADC

Lana Skvirchak, MSW, LSW 

Ashley Dwyer, MA, LAC 

Kelly Schoenberger, MA, LAC

Emma Gifford, MSW, LSW

Frances Tucker, LAMFT

Cintia Gutierrez, MSW, LSW 

Kristy Baranovskis, Certified Health & Wellness Coach

Alison DeLuca, MD, Psychiatrist

Ellie Harris, MA, LAC, EdS

Brooke Mizrachi, MSW, LSW

Janice Pesco, MSW, LSW

Camara Epps, MA, LAC

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