Our Staff

Our clinicians are licensed

Helping my patients is the reason I get up in the morning and I’m happy to be able to provide them with the best health services. Read on to find out all the wonderful things my clients have to say about working with an experienced Mental Health Service Provider, and get in touch with me today to schedule your appointment.

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As a licensed clinical social worker, Michelle provides psychotherapy to children, adults and families to assess needs, build trust and explore issues. She utilizes Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to process thinking errors, Motivational Interviewing Techniques (MI) to help clients evaluate the pros and cons of change, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to help survivors decrease their reactivity to traumatic memories. In addition, she supervises social work interns and all clinicians in the practice. Michelle is SIFI certified in the State of NY and a Qualified Supervisor in the State of Florida.

Michelle Fuentes, LCSW

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When an individual's beliefs do not align with their cultural or family's belief, it can create distress, anxiety, and other challenging emotions. As an Afro-Latina bilingual Marriage and Family therapist, Sheila works with many members of marginalized communities to talk about their unique experience and to break down barriers and stigma around mental health. Sheila has extensive experience working with immigrants and individuals of diverse ethnic and social economic backgrounds.

Sheila Arias

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Jeffrey has experience working with diverse populations from a wide range of ages, genders, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds. He uses evidence-based interventions to help clients cultivate growth and hope while learning coping skills to manage their symptoms. Jeffrey is a firm believer that "good" therapy looks different for each and every person.

Jeffrey Zalta, LMSW

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Shifra's integrative approach to counseling includes motivational interviewing, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral strategies, and psychodynamic therapy. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, bereavement, relationship and family issues, end-of-life decisions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, etc. Her approach is non-judgmental, collaborative and supportive.

Shifra Tepper, LMSW

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Georbina specializes in treating individuals who experience anxiety, depression, imposter syndrome, spiritual crisis, blocked chakras, abortion/infant losses, intimacy and sex issue. In addition, she provides therapeutic support to people of color who suffer trauma due to racism.

Georbina Darosa, MSW

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Kyle is a strong believer that people are often not aware of their strengths. With this in mind, Kyle focuses on helping clients gain awareness and build on their strengths, develop a stronger self-esteem, learn coping skills to manage emotional reactions to stressful events, and learn conflict resolution skills.

Kyle Calderon, LMSW

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Theresa is a compassionate and empathetic psychotherapist that recognizes the incredible courage it takes to reach out for support during periods of distress and vulnerability. Theresa is committed to building a strong therapeutic relationship with clients by providing them with a safe space in which they feel supported, heard and understood. Theresa focuses on helping individuals feel empowered to be able to achieve their treatment goals.

Theresa Chriscoe, LMSW