Shatiece Riley, Ph.D.
Shatiece Riley, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree from the University of Akron in Ohio and has two master’s degrees from Columbia University in New York City. She completed her clinical internship at the North Bronx Healthcare Network in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Riley has more than 10 years of clinical experience and has worked with a broad spectrum of patients in various clinical settings including hospitals, community mental health centers, residential treatment facilities, university student mental health centers, and private practice. She has expertise treating a wide range of clinical disorders including depressive disorders, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder.
In addition, Dr. Riley’s professional background includes psychological wellness serving as adjunct faculty in the psychology department at the City University of New York, staff psychologist at Columbia University Medical Center Student Mental Health Services and conference presentations, and lectures. Dr. Riley has also volunteered in various mentoring programs for at risk youth and with domestic violence victims residing in homeless shelters.
Dr. Riley utilizes a range of therapeutic techniques, with an emphasis on cognitive-behavioral, insight oriented, and supportive psychotherapy. She will help you to explore obstacles to change and to learn healthy and effective coping skills to manage psychological symptoms, as well as everyday life stressors.
Leonell Torres Pagan, Ph.D.
Leonell Torres-Pagán Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist. He earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico. He completed his doctoral internship and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Roberto Clemente Family Guidance Center, Gouverneur Health, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation. He also held a position as a research associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College CUNY, where he work on health disparities among Latinos in New York City and the United States. Dr. Torres Pagan worked as a staff psychologist at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and currently holds a position as a staff psychologist at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center. He has published peer review articles and book chapters in areas related to health psychology, family therapy, and masculinity. He has also presented papers and research at professional symposiums, both national and international.
Dr. Torres-Pagán’s clinical experiences includes working with individual, couples and families. He has worked in a broad range of clinical settings and with diverse populations. His approach to treatment is generally integrative, however, he primarily utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and other empirically validated psychotherapies. Dr. Torres-Pagan is fluent in both Spanish and English, thus, can offer therapy in both languages. Dr. Torres-Pagan can assist patients struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, stress management, identity and acculturation issues, managing professional and personal lives, and a range of other clinical problems and emotional difficulties. He will work collaboratively with you to provide a safe and supportive environment to work through your difficulties and improve your mental health and overall well-being.
Maggie Greene, Psy.D.
Dr. Maggie M. Greene, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, CA. She completed her post-doctoral internship at The National Institute for the Psychotherapies in New York, NY. Dr. Greene also completed psychoanalytic training from The Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity in New York, NY.
Dr. Maggie M. Greene has over 15 years of experience in a variety of settings, including short-term inpatient and community-based outpatient mental health clinics, as well as private practice. She works with adults presenting diverse issues, including anxiety, depression, relationship and career struggles, and trauma. Dr. Greene has a special interest in reproductive trauma (pregnancy loss, infertility), having both researched and treated patients in this area. Concurrent with her years of clinical psychotherapy work, Maggie has consulted with organizations on leadership development, executive coaching and career transition assessment.
Dr. Maggie M. Greene is a warm, patient-centered therapist who utilizes several psychological techniques to inform her work, including psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavioral theories. She is invested in helping individuals more effectively cope with psychological symptoms and everyday challenges by balancing insight with practical solutions within a supportive environment.
Yesica Nieves Quinones, Psy.D.
Yésica I. Nieves Quiñones Psy.D. is a licensed bilingual psychologist offering individual psychotherapy in English and Spanish. She earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University, San Juan Campus. Currently, she holds a position as a staff psychologist at Gouverneur Health, an outpatient clinic on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, part of NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation.
Dr. Nieves Quiñones’ practice is client-centered and resilience-informed with an emphasis on fostering self-compassion and self-agency. As a psychologist that has worked both in community settings and hospitals, Dr. Nieves Quiñones is prepared to assist patients in the recovery process from depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues. She is also equipped to assist patients in the development and incorporation of skills to achieve self-acceptance, improved relationships with others, and overall wellness through life transitions.
Through an integrative approach, Dr. Nieves Quiñones will help you identify your strengths, goals, and the barriers that have been keeping you from accessing your path to healing. From a cognitive behavioral therapy and insight oriented framework, Dr. Nieves Quiñones will collaborate with you to clarify how your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors interrelate in order to increase your potential to make effective changes in your life.
Michael Arnold, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Michael J. Arnold is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State. He earned his Master’s Degree from Fordham University and also completed complicated grief training at Columbia University, both in New York City.
Michael has extensive clinical experience working in the area of PTSD and trauma. He has worked in various treatment settings including hospitals, nursing care facilities and hospice. He currently is part of a trauma team that heads out to national and local crisis events. Michael recognizes that every person will experience profound loss at some point in their life, whether it is the death of a loved one, a breakup or divorce, illness, losing a job, the loss of a pet, financial loss, a loss of trust, or the loss of faith. Michael works with his patients to guide them through the process of facing this loss in a gentle way, instead of avoiding it, helping to resolve the strong emotions of grief, anxiety and depression that can follow.
In addition to his vast experience dealing with loss, Michael is also well-versed in the therapeutic tools that can help relieve suffering, focusing on the integrative approach to therapy as well as cognitive behavioral therapy and a psychodynamic orientation. These tools are all tailored to the individual’s nature and the challenges that they are facing. Michael’s calming nature can help guide individuals through some of life’s most difficult times.
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Faith Cohen, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Ms. Faith Cohen earned her Masters of Education degree from CUNY Hunter College in New York City. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a CASAC, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (NYS). Since 2008 she has worked in the field of outpatient and residential treatment working as a Mental Health Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor, Rehabilitation Counselor, Vocational Supervisor, Vocational Director and Clinical Program Director. Ms. Cohen has had the great fortune to quickly climb the ladder due to her education, expertise, experience and emotional intelligence. Ms. Cohen is a seasoned professional. Prior to working in the field of social services, she had a successful career in real estate sales/management, until she figured out she needed more purpose in her life.
Ms. Cohen treats patients from diverse populations and cultures and those struggling with an array of issues related to career/work challenges, depression, anxiety, substance use, addictive behaviors, self-esteem, personal growth, grief/loss, relationship issues and stress management. She will work collaboratively with you to help reveal behaviors that are no longer self-serving and will help you to move forward to accomplish your goals and realize your dreams.
“The quality of your life will never exceed the quality of your thoughts. Change one and you will change the other”-Vic Johnson”
Sabba Hussain Scola, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Ms. Sabba Hussain is a Licensed Social Worker in New York State. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Stony Brook University. She then went on to graduate school at Fordham University in New York City, earning a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She completed her clinical internship at PROS Pathways to Recovery at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center.
Ms. Hussain has worked with patients in various clinical settings including outpatient clinics, private practice, diagnostic & assessment agencies for NYC and substance abuse treatment programs. She has experience treating patients struggling with mental health, medical, relationship dynamic and substance abuse issues. Her clinical focus includes mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and bipolar, however Ms. Hussain is well versed in trauma-informed care, personality disorders and psychotic disorders. Ms. Hussain has a wide-range of experience working with diverse, multicultural populations and is passionate about helping individuals struggling with acculturation due to their own or their family’s immigration status.
Ms. Hussain’s therapeutic treatment approach is cognitive and behavioral; helping patients gain insight into their thought processes and actions. She believes in a collaborative and solution-oriented therapy with measurable outcomes. She will provide a safe, compassionate space to express your authentic self.
Emily Villenevue, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Ms. Emily Villeneuve is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She obtained her graduate degree from Baruch College- City University of New York. She completed her graduate internship at Daytop Village outpatient treatment program. In addition, Ms. Villeneuve has completed professional training on best practices for trauma focused treatment.
Ms. Villeneuve has worked at a variety of professional settings for the past several years, including both outpatient and inpatient substance abuse treatment programs. She has worked with people experiencing addiction, mental health problems, trauma, grief & loss, relationship issues, adjustment disorders, life transitions, and career stress. She has experience treating individuals with diverse backgrounds and demographics. Ms. Villeneuve enjoys working individually with patients, as well as in group therapy.
Ms. Villeneuve believes that psychotherapy is an integral part of a person’s ability to overcome a significant obstacle in their lives and to facilitate change. She uses an individualized approach, believes in empowerment and the importance of the therapeutic relationship. She considers her theoretical orientation integrative and uses evidence based techniques from CBT, interpersonal, and psychodynamic models.
Dr. Veronica King, Ph.D.
Veronica King Ph.D. is a psychologist. She earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Walden University. She completed her doctoral internship at Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York City and a postdoctoral fellowship at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Upstate, NY. She has more than 12 years of clinical experience providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked in many treatment settings including hospitals, correctional facilities, community mental health centers, and school settings with both individuals and groups. Her approach to treatment is integrative utilizing culturally sensitive, trauma informed, cognitive behavioral, person centered and solution focused therapies. Dr. King focuses on her patient’s ability to use their inner strengths, coping skills and social supports on their road to recovery and achieve total health and wellness. She believes that understanding the past, present and planning for the future can encourage growth and emotional stability in her patients.
Patrice Sease Bey, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Patrice Sease-Bey is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State. She obtained her Mental Health Counseling Master’s degree from Hunter College in New York City. While earning her degree, Patrice completed her clinical internship at Samaritan Daytop Village rehabilitation facility.
Patrice has experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has worked as a College Counselor helping students who experience anxiety, depression, and challenges navigating life transitions. Patrice expanded her skillset during her time as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor where she assisted clients in actualizing their goals to increase self-efficacy and self-sufficiency. Patrice has extensive experience engaging clients with diagnoses related to substance use and co-occurring disorders such as, but not limited to, Bipolar disorder, ADHD, Schizophrenia, and PTSD.
Patrice’s style combines life skills counseling with clinical treatment to meet the needs of clients by utilizing an array of therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Strength-Based Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Patrice provides a safe, down-to-earth, empathic, and non-judgmental approach which creates the ability to genuinely connect and effectively work with clients. During the therapy process, Patrice assists clients in discovering their strengths, building a support system, and developing healthy lifestyles as the foundation for success.
Patrice lives by the quote “Know who you are and know it’s enough.” She is passionate about helping others along their healing journeys by taking control of their lives, managing their symptoms, and improving self-care. Patrice’s ultimate goal is to transform advocacy for mental health both locally and abroad, but that begins here, with you.
Adina Babad, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Adina Babad is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She earned her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Queens College. She completed her internships at the New York Psychotherapy & Counseling Center where she facilitated groups for individuals with persistent mental illness. She received additional training at The Center for Coping where she provided individual therapy to adults dealing with a variety of clinical issues.
Ms. Babad has worked in dual roles as both a clinician and supervisor. As a clinician, she has worked with a wide range of individuals including children, adults, couples, and families, from diverse cultural backgrounds. She has experience working with individuals dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship challenges, identity, etc. As a supervisor, she has had the opportunity to mentor and oversee the work of early career clinicians.
Ms. Babad provides a warm, compassionate, and non-judgmental environment that emphasizes the importance of working as a team with her clients. She has a client-centered approach and often uses cognitive-behavioral therapy, while also engaging a range of other therapeutic techniques when indicated. Ms. Babad’s eclectic use of techniques comes from her recognition that each client deserves an approach tailored to their individual needs. Her work focuses on empowering her clients to gain insight and reach their goals.
Thomas Rigg, Ph.D.
Thomas Rigg, Ph.D. earned his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from The University of Iowa. He completed his doctoral internship at George Mason University’s Counseling and Psychological Services in Fairfax, Virginia. He is currently completing his postdoctoral work at SR Psychological Services and is licensed to practice under supervision in New York State.
Dr. Rigg has four years of clinical experience providing mental health services to college students and adults. He has worked in a variety of treatment settings including university counseling centers and community mental health programs with groups and individuals with diverse backgrounds and identities. His approach to treatment is primarily person-centered, and also integrates ACT, CBT, and solution-focused techniques. He approaches therapy as a space to collaborate with and empower clients to identify their strengths and explore their agency for change.
Luz Sanchez, MHC-LP
Mental Health Counselor
Luz A. Sánchez earned her Master of Science Degree in Education and
Mental Health Counseling, with a Certificate of Advanced Studies
in Mental Health Counseling from Alfred University in New York. Ms. Sánchez is currently working under a mental health counselor limited permit.
Ms. Sanchez has experience working in various clinical settings including private practice, nonprofits and supportive housing programs. She has treated patients suffering from a range of clinical issues including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, relationship problems, work and career challenges, etc. Ms. Sanchez uses an eclectic approach to clinical care when working with patients including cognitive behavioral therapy, person centered therapy and supportive psychotherapy. Ms. Sanchez also has a great deal of experience working as a health educator developing workshops and curriculum with topics related to caring for loved ones with health problems, workplace violence, stress management, anger control and recognizing and seeking help for mental health problems. Her diverse clinical experience such as working with survivors of intimate partner violence has taught her a great deal about human suffering and the importance of helping patients to navigate life in a way that keeps them safe, is healthy and keeps them on the course of not just surviving but also thriving. Her deep passion for helping others drives her desire and determination for continued education, learning and growth as a counselor and psychotherapist. Ms. Sanchez is committed to providing evidenced based treatment and excellent care to her patients.
Jennifer Joseph, LMSW
Licensed Masters Social Worker
Ms. Jennifer Joseph is a licensed social worker in New York State. She attended the New York University Silver School of Social Work for her graduate studies and earned her Master’s of Social Work Degree. Ms. Joseph completed her clinical internship at a non-profit organization which emphasized the intersection between legal and mental health implications for clients’ lives.
Ms. Joseph has worked in a variety of clinical settings and with diverse populations. She specializes in treating patients struggling with relationship difficulties, anxiety, stress and trauma. It can be hard to know where to turn for help when overwhelming experiences leave their mark on your emotional health. Distress, frustration, memories and fears can take over; damaging our relationships in life and self-esteem. Whether you are facing or have experienced loss, anxiety, trauma, or stress, frustrated about a new job, struggling with a difficult family member or friend, even if you are unsure how to manage all of the demands of parenting, Ms. Joseph can assist you in improving your mental health and guide you towards newfound confidence and joy.
Ms. Joseph has worked with individuals, couples, families and teens. She has a special affinity for helping clients move from distress and hopelessness to stability and hopefulness. She understands the impact of systemic and community challenges and will help you navigate your life in those spaces.
Gregory Kalvin, LMSW
Licensed Masters Social Work
Greg Kalvin is a Licensed Social Worker in New York State. Greg received his degree from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Previously, he obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology from SUNY Geneseo. He completed a clinical internship at the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice where he worked with adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, and relationship challenges. Additionally, Greg has experience working in multiple inpatient and outpatient settings with young adults and children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Greg has a background in psychodynamic and relational approaches to psychotherapy as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Greg employs a welcoming, non-judgmental, and compassionate approach to therapy that makes new and seasoned therapy patients alike feel safe and comfortable.
Through a professional and evidence-based approach, Greg helps patients manage challenges as well as overwhelming thoughts and feelings, whether they stem from their social, personal or work lives. Greg can also help clients find how these challenges might connect to past experiences and struggles. From there, patients can hone their best habits and find new ways forward toward their goals.
Licensed Masters Social Worker
Brandon Kellum is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of New York. He earned his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pittsburgh in PA. He also completed additional postgraduate training in applied psychology from New York University.
Brandon is a client-centered, strength-based, and trauma-informed psychotherapist who has experience providing psychotherapy in various settings including outpatient mental health clinics, schools, non-profit organizations, courts, correctional facilities, domestic violence shelters and religious institutions. Brandon uses an integrative approach when working with clients which might include Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Processing and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Feminist Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, as well as a Harm Reduction.
Brandon has been trained to provide evidence-based treatment to youth and adults who present with trauma, mood instability, anxiety, neurological difficulties, psychoses, substance use, conduct disorders, eating disorders and personality disorders. Brandon has successfully helped patients and their families navigate the mental health, social service, and child welfare systems. He understands very well the importance of consultation and collaboration with various treatment providers when working with patients. Brandon will provide a safe and supportive environment and clinical insight to help you achieve your goals.
Tara Waldman, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Work
Tara Waldman is a New York State Licensed Social Worker. She earned her undergraduate degree from Penn State University and her Master’s in Social Work degree from Yeshiva University. Tara completed her clinical internship at RobinsPsych Psychotherapy Practice.
Tara has worked with individuals including adolescents and adults from diverse cultural backgrounds. She has experience working with clients coping with issues such as anxiety, relationship challenges, career transitions, acculturation difficulty, and conflicting generational values and beliefs. She ensures that her clients feel supported, validated, and at ease. Tara focuses on enhancing self-esteem by helping clients identify their unique strengths. She has a warm, empathetic, and encouraging demeanor.
Tara’s treatment approach is eclectic and is catered to her client’s unique needs and preferences. Her work utilizes psychodynamic therapy to help her clients draw connections between past and present experiences, behaviors, and relationships. Tara also utilizes solution-oriented therapy to help her clients create goal-setting strategies. She specializes in helping clients who fear confrontation and help them develop assertiveness skills.
Isabel McLaughlin, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Isabel McLaughlin is a licensed mental health counselor in New York State. She earned her Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the State University of New York at Albany. She completed her clinical internship at Collaborative Therapy of Long Island.
Ms. McLaughlin understands that therapy can be a daunting undertaking when one is unsure what you are signing up for. Her therapeutic approach is integrative and determined by the goals of the client. She believes therapy is a collaborative process where the client exercises some control over the course of treatment and the desired outcome. She has worked with patients struggling with various psychological problems including anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and career changes.
Ms. McLaughlin believes increased stress of marginalization of persons whether differences are based on of race, ethnicity, gender, or sexualiity impact’s patient’s lives. She will create a safe space where you feel supported and not judged. She will help you achieve the goals you set for yourself. Your psychological wellness and optimal functioning is her priority.
Kathleen Kelly, LMHC-LP
Mental Health Counselor
Ms. Kathleen Kelly is a Mental Health Counselor. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from The State University of New York at Plattsburgh. She completed her clinical internship at Behavioral Health Services North, a large Community Mental Health Center in New York State.
During her tenure working as a therapist in a community mental health center, Ms. Kelly worked with a diverse group of patients including patients identifying as LGBTQ+. Her work with patients involved crisis intervention and individual psychotherapy treatment. She treated patients with a wide range of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, relationship problems, and career challenges. Ms. Kelly utilizes an integrative approach to treatment which might include cognitive behavioral, person centered, existential, feminist, trauma-informed and action and commitment therapy. Ms. Kelly will provide a safe and non-judgemental space with empathy, compassion and understanding as you begin your journey of healing, self improvement and achievement of your therapy and other life goals.
Ms. Barreiro began her employment with SR Psych Services in 2018. She studied accounting at Monroe College in New York City. She has experience working in various professional environments including colleges and non-profit organizations. She has experience as an Executive Administrative Assistant, Carpenter’s Apprentice and Supervisor. She has supervised staff and managed business operations. Ms. Barreiro oversees all of the billing and administrative operations for the practice.
Administrative Staff Member
Ms. Wright began her employment with SR Psychological Services in 2020. She works as one of our Administrative Coordinators. Her prior employment experience includes working as a sales manager, executive assistant, account executive and administrative assistant. She has worked in the hospitality industry and for a marketing firm. Ms. Wright has various certifications including Mental Health First Aid USA Responder.