"Growth occurs when individuals confront problems, struggle to master them, and through that struggle develop new aspects of their skills, capacities, views about life."
Carl Rogers

 

Allanah Evans, LCSW Therapist 

Life is about change and some changes are more difficult to navigate than others. When we are stressed, anxious or depressed, it is a sign that our lives are out of balance.  My focus is on providing a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental and compassionate space for adults, couples, and families to share their experiences and to help navigate through some more difficult life changes [positive or negative] to create more balance in your life. I have at least 4 years of experience in working with a wide range of people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, family conflict, as well as symptoms of severe and persistent mental illness.  I enjoy working with clients who are motivated to make changes to improve their lives, find purpose, and meaningful fulfillment. I would encourage you to create the skills for effective coping mechanisms for overall wellness. I can collaborate with psychiatrists, primary care physicians, social service agencies and will accept most health insurances. Deciding to engage in therapy and choosing a therapist can be overwhelming. Finding a therapist whose personality and style is a good fit with yours is important. More importantly, I see YOU as the expert in your life with unique values, needs and issues. I look forward to helping you to more effectively pursue your values and explore what keeps you from being the best you ever.  

Hours Mon 530-8pm, Tue 530-8pm

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Nina Rapport, MHC Intern

My belief is that if we can change the way we think, we can change the way we feel.  As a counselor, my primary goal of treatment is to provide you with an honest, non-judgemental, and exploratory environment that will facilitate you in understanding your current thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they affect your daily life. The hope is that together, we work to address your most concerning issues and develop an inner-dialogue that promotes  self-awareness, self-love, and self-actualizing growth in all facets of your life. I enjoy working closely with individuals, couples and families who understand that therapy is a journey, and who might be experiencing varying degrees of mental illness or just a major negative event in their life. I strongly believe that there is no such thing as an insignificant issue, so If there is an event, relationship, or consistant thought process that is hindering your quality of life in any way, let’s talk about and sift through it!  

Hours Sunday 11-6pm, Tuesday 12-5pm, Thursday 1-7pm, Friday 1-6pm

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Krystal Ann Gopichaond, MHC-LP Therapist  

 When you feel at your best, you perform at your best! I am KrystalAnn Gopichand an individual, group and family counselor with over 8 years experience, with all populations and ages group. My goal as a therapist is to assist you reach your best potential. Thru empathetic listening and having you serve as your own expert of your life, I will assist you finding coping skills to help you thru life's transitions, including past experiences and trauma to unlock your best you. 

Hours Monday 5-9, Tuesday 6-9 (phone & video sessions), Wednesday & Thursday 4-8pm


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Melissa Selph, MHC- LP Therapist

Life falls apart, it does that at times and in those moments overcoming anxiety and pain can be challenging. Becoming intimate with our pain can open us up and be a valuable teacher in life. This is easier said than done, you may have found yourself running away from this in the past but here you are now because you know its time. If you suffer from anger issues, anxiety, depression, low self- esteem, trauma and are stuck in the throws if life I am dedicated to supporting you as you explore and uncover where those issues manifest from. I guide clients in accessing the emotions pushed down over the years as I believe it beneficial for our healing and allowing us to grow to our full potential; mind and body. 

“It is wonderful that human beings are willing to let go of even their smallest corners of secrecy and privacy so that their holding on to anything is gone completely. 

That is very brave”

-Chögyam Trungpa 

Hours Monday 10-7pm Tuesday 10-3pm Wednesday 10-8pm Thursday 10-3pm, Saturday 9-5pm

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Elizabeth Tremblay, LMHC Therapist

Are you struggling with transitioning through all of what life is throwing at you? Does your list of things you want to accomplish seem to be getting harder or seems like a few roadblocks keep stopping you from achieving what you want?
Well I am here to help navigate through life's different hurdles to support you to be the best YOU!  It's hard enough telling a stranger about your life, you don't want to be judged you just need an open ear to bounce ideas off, weed through thoughts, and create plans to achieve your goals.

Let's start together and achieve those small to-dos and those big goals with one day at a time!"

Hours Tuesday 530-9 pm Wednesday 530-9pm and Saturday 9-1pm

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Jasmine Cepeda, LMSW Therapist

We all need someone to empower, validate, and actively listen to us in an empathic way, which is what I thrive to do.I help in navigating life transitions, and/or processing emotions, thoughts, and experiences that cause distress, ambivalence, or uncertainty, or bring up unexpected emotions, such as anger, shame, guilt, fear,sadness, loneliness, and even joy

Couples: Relationships can be extremely difficult when partners act in hurtful ways towards each other. My focus is to help each person understand their partner's emotional and internal happenings, as well as their own, in order to understand why the negative interaction cycle exist, and ways to heal.

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Leo Gonzalez, MHC-LP Therapist

Life comes with challenges and obstacles. Whether you are experiencing conflict in a relationship, or are struggling with overwhelming emotions that cause suffering, you are not alone. It can be difficult to see how great you are during these dark times. I am dedicated to help YOU become empowered to discover your greatness. Together we will work on learning new coping skills and challenging self-defeating thoughts to accomplish and achieve your goals.

 I utilize a cognitive-behavioral and person-centered approach to help adolescents and adults improve socially and emotionally. I strive for a warm, non-judgmental space where clients can feel open to talk about their struggles. I teach my clients to replace unhelpful self-defeating thinking patterns and behaviors with productive ones.

 Change is difficult, but you have taken the first steps toward making a change in your life. We will work together in your journey of self-discovery, self-acceptance, and toward the path of healing and positive growth. Together we will build a relationship built on mutual trust to overcome the barriers that prevent you from living a fulfilled life.

Hours Thursday 6- 9pm Friday 4 -9pm Saturday 9 -5pm

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Chandel Hunter, MHC-LP Therapist

I am a native of Queens  and has always had a passion in empowering individuals, families, and couples in overcoming their personal obstacles  to improve how they function on a daily basis. For the past eight years  I have had a passion in providing a service to those whom are dealing with everyday traumas, relationship hurdles, family disagreements and more. My experience includes counseling the homeless male and female population, children and families, those recently released from imprisonment , and those battling chronic substance abuse. I have completed  my undergraduate degree where I studied Psychology at Delaware State University  and continued my education at Alfred University  where I obtained my Masters  of Education in Counseling with an Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling. Currently a Program Director for a non- profit Social Services agency I provide supervision to caseworkers, social workers directors and more. I  prefer a a more hands on approach that leaves the client with food for thought, and coping mechanisms that can be carried with them through life. I am committed to assist each individual build their strengths and develop a treatment plan that can be incorporated in their daily life. 

Hours Monday 530-930 Friday 530-930

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Shaneeka Conley, MHC-LP Therapist

As individuals we all go through stressful or even traumatic events in life that can lead to many life altering issues. These issues can manifest through Anxiety, Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), just to name a few. My goal and passion in life is to assist individuals with identifying their triggers and being able to identify effective skills and coping mechanisms to handle them appropriately.

I often utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as I find this to be a very effective method of therapy. CBT assists individuals in being able to identify negative or inaccurate thoughts and in turn be able to view challenging situations more clearly and handle them in a more appropriate and effective manner. As we are all individuals and the same treatment modality does not work for everyone, I am well versed in various therapeutic modalities to fit the individual needs of the clients that I work with.

I have years of experience working with individuals and families dealing with a variety of circumstances ranging from Depression and Anxiety to severe mental illness. I utilize a team work approach as I firmly believe that “you are the expert on yourself”. I’m excited to work with you on reaching your desired goal!

“The happiness is your life depends on the quality of your thoughts” - Marcus Aurelius

Hours Tuesday 11-5pm