Wianda Jean 

Currently accepting new clients

Wianda is a Mental Health Counselor with experience treating diverse individuals of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and challenges.  She is committed to helping people navigate symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, mood disorders, trauma, psychiatric diagnoses, and more. Wianda particularly enjoys working with adolescents and young adults who may be experiencing difficulties with self-esteem, a sense of purpose, or navigating various traumas and "coming of age" struggles.  Her goal is to work with you towards newfound hope and peace in your life, one session at a time.

 

Wianda's therapeutic style is entirely focused on client needs. With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as her foundational approach, she aims to cater sessions to client receptivity to a wide variety of techniques and interventions. Every person has a unique story, and Wianda's goal is to journey together with patience, warmth and understanding.

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Camila Rodriguez 

Accepting new clients 

Spanish/English

Camila (she/her/hers) is a licensed creative arts therapist (LCAT) with over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults both in English and in Spanish. She has worked with people dealing with grief/loss, anxiety, depression, substance use, and acculturation. She has worked in schools, in-patient psychiatry, and private practice, working in collaboration to cultivate a therapeutic relationship to facilitate exploration of challenges and expanding on strengths.  Working from a trauma focused, and social justice lens, she uses various methods such as CBT, mindfulness and creative expression to create a deeper understanding, and greater self-awareness.

Beth Patane

Currently accepting new clients 

Beth Patane is a licensed (LCAT) and board certified (ATR-BC) creative arts therapist in New York. She is a member of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association and does Auricular acupuncture. She grew up locally and obtained her Master's Degree from The College of New Rochelle. She offers holistic, psychotherapy rooted in Art Therapy. She does CCT, CBT, evidence-based verbal therapy and mindfulness. Beth specializes in increasing self-esteem, confidence and self-awareness in children, teens and young adults. She helps clients “decode” the nonverbal messages, symbols and metaphors in their artwork, leading to cognitive understanding and recognition of feelings and behaviors. Even in her free time, Beth enjoys supporting and empowering youth, on their journey towards physical, social and spiritual well-being volunteering as an Assistant Scoutmaster and a Religious Educator in her local church.

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Rene Taylor 

Currently accepting new clients

Virtual Only

Rene Taylor is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 20 years of experience providing therapy to clients struggling with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationships, career and life transitions. She believes that building a strong therapeutic alliance is essential to working successfully with clients and utilizes an integrated approach to uncovering unhealthy patterns of behavior while focusing on solutions to achieve mutually agreed upon goals. In her spare time, Rene enjoys reading, listening to music, dancing, cheering on her favorite sports teams, traveling, and spending time with her husband, three children and dog. 

Jodi Wattel

Accepting new clients - Virtual only 

Jodi Wattel (she/her/hers)  is a licensed (LCAT) and board certified (ATR-BC) creative arts therapist in New York.  She has been practicing for 13+ years.  For  the past 11 years she began and supervised the art therapy program in a private school for autism located on Long Island.  Her students ranged from ages 3-21.  Jodi previously spent time on the executive board of the New York Art Therapy Association (NYATA) serving as both president elect and president.  In addition, she also enjoys presenting professional trainings for therapists and caregiver/family support.  She uses a combination holistic and mindful practices to assist her clients in areas such as caregiver burnout; chronic illness; anxiety and depression; mental illness; peri-natal and post-natal mental health and PDDs.

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Valeria Koutmina 

Not accepting new clients 
Russian/English

 

Valeria Koutmina, MPS, ART-BC, LCAT is a Creative Arts Therapist with over ten years of practice. Her career began working with children and adults with developmental disabilities. Val has since honed a multimodal and culturally sensitive approach to working with a wide variety of clients. She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts Art Therapy Master's Program. Sensory integration, metaphor, narrative, humor and play have significant roles in the approach she brings to working with clients to improve self-awareness and trust, promote resiliency, and empower working toward well-being. She is fluent to conduct treatment in English and Russian. 

Jill Geller 

Currently accepting new clients 

 

Over 15 years experience as a clinical art therapist (LCAT)  and a yoga instructor. Clients include children and adolescents managing a range of needs such as depression, anxiety, adhd and oppositional defiance, children and teens recovering from traumatic brain injuries and other medical issues, families experiencing acute and long term medical crisis, as well as adults needing support during life’s transitional stages. Common themes addressed in therapy sessions are: depression, anxiety, working though traumas, managing stress before, during and through the Covid-19 pandemic, relationships, grief, and the general search for life’s meaning.

 

Into the art making process, I weave elements of my regular yoga practice, supplementing the Art Therapy experience with relaxation techniques, visualization, meditation, breath work and gentle, accessible movement when desired, applicable and useful.

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Lisa Bonaviso

Not accepting new clients at this time 

Lisa Bonaviso is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a doctoral candidate in Mental Health Counseling with over 5 years of experience working with individuals, families and groups across a range of mental health disorders and ages. Lisa’s theoretical approach is grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy while taking into account each individual’s unique needs. Her experience includes: eating disorders, substance use and addictions, anxiety and depressive disorders, life transitions, and grief. She is committed to help you achieve your therapeutic goals and believes the therapeutic relationship is the foundation of effective change. In her free time, Lisa loves being outside and traveling to the beach and spending time with her family and her dog GiGi. 

Jane Winfield 

Not accepting new clients at this time 

Jane  (She/Her) is a licensed social worker (LMSW) with a Masters in Social Work from Hunter College and a Masters of Science in Teaching from Pace University.  She has worked with children and youth from age 3-22 as well as families and groups for over fifteen years as an educator, social worker, and advocate. Jane’s practice is firmly rooted in the power of empathy and connection, and she embraces the chance to create a space where you can feel vulnerable, safe, and seen. She specializes in helping individuals and families work through trauma and change, and helping those struggling with feelings of powerlessness or feeling stuck. Her practice is queer and trans-affirming and grounded in anti-oppressive theory. In her spare time, Jane loves to read and enjoy the outdoors with her husband and two daughters.  

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Kayla Campbell

Not accepting new clients at this time

Kayla is a mental health counselor (MHC-LP) who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and believes that our cognitions, emotions and behaviors all interact together. Positive behavioral changes can be achieved through identifying and changing negative thinking patterns. Kayla works collaboratively with her clients to build a trusting therapeutic relationship while providing a supportive space with empathy and humor.

Jessica Cervini 

Not accepting new clients at this time

Jessica Cervini LCSW (she/her/hers) is a licensed clinical social worker with extensive experience providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and their families. Jessica’s comprehensive understanding of trauma informs her practice. She considers her approach to be eclectic, incorporating aspects of different modalities such as TF-CBT, DBT, and Internal Family Systems. Jessica is also a registered yoga instructor and utilizes yoga in sessions when deemed clinically appropriate. She values the therapeutic relationship and considers it to be a key agent for growth and change. In her free time, Jessica can be found browsing local bookstores, playing scrabble, practicing yoga, and hiking.

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Deborah Botnick-Basile

Not accepting new clients at this time

Deborah Botnick-Basile, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience working with individuals, couples and groups suffering from a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, grief/loss, infertility/adoption/surrogacy and trauma. Deborah integrates a pschodynamic, cognitive behavioral and interpersonal approach to therapy, while continually assessing the needs and desires of the client. Perhaps more importantly, Deborah emphasizes an honest communication between client and therapist in a warm, nurturing environment. In this setting, Deborah believes the client can learn to better understand their feelings, behavior and relationships with a goal towards growth and change. Deborah received her doctor of psychology degree from Ferkauf School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.

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