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.
Ashley Lyden, Psy.D.
Ashley A. Lyden, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her doctoral internship at UMDNJ (now University Hospital) in New Jersey. Currently, in addition to providing excellent patient care in our private practice setting, she also treats injured workers in Staten Island, supervises graduate psychology students at Pace University, and teaches several classes at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY).
Dr. Lyden has developed her clinical skills within diverse settings including community based mental health outreach programs, family court, correctional facilities, and private practice. Dr. Lyden utilizes evidence based interventions in her work with patients. Her approach focuses primarily on cognitive behavioral therapy, however, she also uses psychodynamic orientation and person centered strategies. Dr. Lyden has treated patients across the lifespan from children to older adults and her training in forensic settings, makes her uniquely qualified to treat patients whose presenting concerns have complex implications. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the fit between personality and specific occupations. She has presented on this paper and other research at various conferences.
Dr. Lyden offers psychotherapy services that will help you identify causes of psychological difficulties, develop ways to change circumstances that are distressing, and cope with circumstances out of one’s control.
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.
Richard Miller, Psy.D.
Richard Miller, Psy.D. earned his doctoral degree from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Washington, D.C. He completed his doctoral internship at the BASIC Group Practice. Dr. Miller holds a Master of Art degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University and a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Pace University.
Dr. Miller has experience treating adults, children, families and couples. He has assisted patients struggling with PTSD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship problems and career dissatisfaction. He has worked in diverse clinical settings including inpatient unit in psychiatric hospital, university counseling center, community mental health center, charter school and private practice. His approach to treatment is integrative, utilizing various evidenced based interventions rooted in cognitive behavioral, solution focused, psychodynamic, dialectical behavioral and family systems theories. He has also successfully treated patients using mindfulness meditation practices.
Dr. Miller will provide a safe and supportive environment for patients to openly express themselves. He can help alleviate patient’s symptoms while exploring the root cause of the psychological distress. He believes in the importance of cultural sensitivity in therapeutic work and treatment of patients holistically. He is honored to join with patients on their journey to achieve health, happiness and mental stability.
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.
Aris Garcia-Rolon, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Mrs. Arisleydi Garcia-Rolon earned her Master of Science in Education in Mental Health Counseling at Fordham University in New York City. She completed her internship at the Baruch College CUNY’s Starr Career Development Center. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York. She is also a certified 200 hour Yoga Instructor.
Mrs. Garcia-Rolon has several years of experience assisting individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, vocational difficulties, and interpersonal difficulties. She also has experience working with individuals that are struggling to reconcile identity issues. Mrs. Garcia-Rolon utilizes her knowledge of yoga and anatomy to promote further awareness into how mental health affects her patient’s physical wellness. She has worked in various settings treating individuals of many demographic backgrounds. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Mrs. Garcia-Rolon has been able to treat individuals and families facing acculturation difficulties.
Mrs. Garcia-Rolon views therapy as a collaborative relationship between the patient and the therapist. She utilizes evidenced based interventions. Her goal is to help her patients feel empowered to make the change they desire and achieve the best versions of themselves.
Dr. Yesica Nieves Quinones
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.
Dr. Jennifer Guinta
Jennifer Guinta, Psy.D. recently completed her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California Southern University. She also holds a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from St. John’s University and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Staten Island, the City University of New York. In addition to working as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Dr. Guinta is also employed as an Adjunct Professor in the Psychology Department at her alma mater, the College of Staten Island, as well as at the New Jersey City University.
Dr. Jennifer Guinta has experience working with a wide array of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, substance use disorders, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder as well as schizophrenia. She applies a humanistic/existential approach to psychotherapy at the same time utilizing a positive psychology methodology. She also utilizes psychodynamic, humanistic-existential, and cognitive behavioral therapy methods depending on the patient’s needs. Dr. Guinta prides herself in her work with individuals suffering from substance use disorders. Her empathic nature and personal life experience in this area provides patients with the evidence that they can overcome the debilitating effects of drug addiction.
While working with Dr. Guinta you can expect a warm, welcoming, and empathetic nature. She believes that the initial phase of therapy is similar to that of a teacher-student approach then develops into a collaborative nature until the patient is able to fully and independently manage the trials and tribulations of their lives. Dr. Guinta believes that all clients possess the ability to successfully navigate their own lives, despite any mental health challenges they face.
Michael J. Arnold
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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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”
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Ms. Adaysia Davis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State. She earned her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in Mental Health from Hofstra University in New York. Ms. Davis has worked with adolescents, adults, and couples to support them in working through life challenges.
Ms. Davis utilizes an integrative approach to treat patients struggling with depression, anxiety, grief/loss, addiction, work/life balance conflicts, and relationship concerns. While her treatment approach is generally integrative and is tailored to specific patient problems and needs, she primarily uses cognitive behavioral and person centered therapy to understand and conceptualize her patient’s issues while developing a plan of action to help improve their lives and circumstances.
Ms. Davis provides a therapeutic space which is genuine, supportive, and nonjudgmental. She aims to help her patients overcome their challenges, learn about themselves, heal from past traumas and negative experiences, and to be hopeful about their lives and futures again.
Licensed Master Social Work
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.
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.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Mrs. Yanely Grullon is a New York State licensed Mental Health Counselor. She earned her Master of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Alfred University and since then, has continued to grow her experiences in various settings including college campuses, non-profit organizations, and Child Protective Services in New York City.
Mrs. Grullon has extensive experiences working with a diverse population including the immigrant and refugee population, students, young professionals, adults, people of color, blended families, and children. Mrs. Grullon previously worked at a non-profit organization working with immigrant children who journeyed to the United States unaccompanied and assisted these children and their families to reunify and live a healthy lifestyle in the United States. Mrs. Grullon has continued to provide therapy services to children, adults, and families with trauma, depression, anxiety, substance use, life transition, cross cultural issues, acculturation, relationship conflict, stress management, career and work issues, and other mental health concerns.
Mrs. Grullon utilizes an integrative approach combining strength-based, solution-focused, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). She seeks to empower her patients and provides a supportive and non-judgemental environment to work collaboratively with patients to explore and better understand their strengths, challenges and find healthy, long-term solutions.
Dr. Veronica King
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.
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.
Amy Lee, Psy.D.
Amy Lee, Psy.D. earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She completed her clinical internship working in the Mental Health Division at Andrus in White Plains, New York. In addition to completing her post-doctoral fellowship at the Westchester Institute for Human Development in Valhalla, New York, she received interdisciplinary training in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities which is a program funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the federal government. Throughout her professional career, Dr. Lee has gained specialized training in behavior analysis and is working towards board certification.
Dr. Amy Lee has experience treating children, adolescents, families, and adults in a variety of settings which includes outpatient clinics, community mental health centers, university mental health centers, and private clinics. Dr. Lee has worked with patients who struggled with mood and personality disorders, anxiety, trauma, disruptive behaviors, anger and stress management, family discord, adjustment and socialization issues, and relationship challenges.
Although Dr. Lee has been trained to use several therapeutic approaches, she will utilize a range of psychological techniques stemmed in behavioral, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral therapy in order to uncover the underlying cause(s) of psychological distress. Throughout treatment, Dr. Lee will work collaboratively with patients while providing a safe and supportive environment for patients to openly express themselves. Patients can expect to gain insight into their problems while learning coping strategies to alleviate psychological discomfort. Dr. Lee will work with patients until they gain mastery over their challenges to lead a more meaningful and productive life.
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.
Dr. Thomas Rigg
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.
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.