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.
Claudia Hinojosa, Ph.D.
Claudia Hinojosa, Ph.D. earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. She also holds Master’s Degrees in Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Psychology. Dr. Hinojosa is working under the supervision of Dr. Shatiece Riley.
Dr. Hinojosa has more than 10 years of experience providing mental health services to children, adolescents and adults. She has worked in a variety of treatment settings including hospital inpatient units, outpatient clinics, community mental health centers, and institutes. Her experiences at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NYU Lutheran Hospital and Metropolitan Center for Mental Health has not only helped to strengthen her clinical skills but also her passion for helping others. Dr. Hinojosa strongly values psychological research using evidenced based therapies to address patient’s psychological problems. Her research has been published in journals and books. Dr. Hinojosa has experience treating patients with various diagnoses and clinical concerns including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, career challenges, relationship problems and stress management. Her approach to treatment is integrative primarily utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Hinojosa focuses on patient’s strengths, reframing problems to help inspire growth and change in her patients. She believes that positive lifestyle changes promote healing, optimal functioning and wellness in her patients.
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 is working under the supervision of Dr. Leonell Torres Pagan.
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.
Kavita Supersadsingh, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Ms. Kavita Supersadsingh earned both her Masters of Arts Degrees in Forensic Psychology and Forensic Mental Health Counseling from the City University of New York John Jay. She also holds an addiction certificate from the Office of Addiction Services and Supports as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor.
Ms. Supersadsingh’s experience spans from non profit agencies to private practice. She has worked in outpatient and inpatient drug and alcohol treatment programs. Ms. Supersadsingh enjoys working with students, young professionals, adults, immigrants, refugees, LGBTQIA, people of color and the eldercare population. Additionally her clinical skills have been further developed in a college setting, criminal justice agencies and community-based organizations. She utilizes a patient centered approach and integrates cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness.
Ms. Supersadsingh has treated patients struggling with issues related to career and work challenges, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, addictive and compulsive behaviors, acculturation, cross cultural issues, biculturalism, life transitions, self-esteem, personal growth, trauma, loss and grief, relationship conflicts and stress management. She will join with you to help you make the changes you are seeking in your life.
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. Guita is working under the supervision of Dr. Leo Torres Pagan.
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.
Licensed Master Social Worker
Alaina Chapman is a Licensed Social Worker in New York State. She attended graduate school at Fordham University in New York City, earning a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She completed her clinical internship at Phoenix Behavioral Health Services in Ewing, NJ.
Ms. Chapman has worked with patients in various clinical settings including outpatient clinics, private practice, community-based agencies and substance abuse treatment programs. She has experience treating patients struggling with mental health problems and substance abuse issues. Her clinical background includes patients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, PTSD and complex trauma histories. She has worked with patients from multicultural and diverse groups. She believes context is important when conceptualizing patient’s problems and understanding their life experiences. Her therapeutic treatment approach is generally cognitive behavioral, person centered, humanistic, strength based and solution focused. She will provide a safe, supportive, warm and non-judgmental environment for you to express yourself, emote and develop skills and solutions to problems that have held you back from living up to your fullest potential in life.
Katherine Clark, Psy.D.
Katherine Clark, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree from Hofstra University which featured a dual focus in school and community aspects of psychology. Dr. Clark has over 10 years providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults. She has experience in a variety of clinical settings such as schools, residential treatment facilities, community mental health centers, private practice, and rehabilitation/long-term care facilities. She works with individuals presenting with diverse needs including those experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship and career difficulties, major life changes, and trauma.
Although primarily trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dr. Clark utilizes a range of therapeutic techniques grounded in supportive psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and Positive Psychology interventions. Dr. Clark has also served as an adjunct professor at St. John Fisher College and has a passion for providing psychoeducation infused within the therapeutic process. She will support you as you uncover your strengths and develop positive life changes to bring a further experience of overall wellness.
Licensed Master Social Worker
Trentina P. Withworth is a licensed social worker. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University in New York City and her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from St. John’s University in Queens, New York. She completed her internships at South Queens Community Health Center and United Federation of Teachers. Before completing her graduate studies, Ms. Withworth served in the United States Military.
Ms. Withworth has years of experience working with patients in a community-based clinic, the court system, school settings, and in-home based care. Ms. Withworth has provided therapy to children, teens, families, and older adults. She has worked with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Ms. Withworth’s approach to clinical treatment is strength-based practice, emphasizing the positive thinking patterns and circumstances in a person’s life, rather than the negative. Ms. Withworth firmly believes a strength-based approach, normalizing a patient’s diagnosis, focusing on what works for each patient, and seeing them as individuals and not who they are by the nature of their disorder. She will help you navigate through the difficulties you may be facing, the obstacles you’re trying to overcome, and assist you in the healing process of past traumas and setbacks. Ms. Withworth is here to support you in developing healthy and promising ways to live a life of positivity and prosperity.
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. Alicia Paglia earned her Master of Science in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at St. John’s University in New York City. She completed her internship at Arms Acres outpatient substance abuse treatment program and Zucker Hillside Hospital.
Ms. Paglia clinical experiences include working in outpatient and inpatient facilities, and currently in a correctional setting. Her work in varied clinical settings has given her the opportunity to treat diverse groups of patients including adolescents, adults, couples, LGBTQIA and minority populations.
Ms. Paglia’s approach to patient care utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques, Mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing. She feels that using an eclectic array of techniques that are adapted to each individual patient is most beneficial. Ms. Paglia’s experience includes diagnosis and treatment of severe psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, substance use, personality disorders, impulsive behaviors, anger management, trauma, relationship conflicts, self-esteem and cross cultural issues.
Ms. Paglia’s goal is to help you become the best version of yourself by providing a safe, non-judgmental environment to discuss current issues, past traumas and any other blockades that you may come across in your daily life.
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.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Justine Janis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in a variety of settings throughout her career. She graduated with her MSW from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and was also a post graduate Psychosocial Rehabilitation Fellow at Yale/Veterans Healthcare Administration in West Haven, CT.
Justine’s approach to working with patient’s is supportive, compassionate and nurturing. She has worked with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, substance use, career/work challenges, psychosis and self-esteem issues. She uses an integrative approach, drawing from many evidence based therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness. She strives to deeply understand her patients and to create a brave space where they can be authentic and grow.
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.