Provider Directory

Nirit Gordon

Psychologist, Ph.D.

Dr. Gordon has specialized training in trauma treatment, women's mental health and immigration. In her clinical work, she integrates relationship-focused, trauma-informed treatment with evidence-based techniques, including EMDR.

Originally from Israel, Dr. Gordon Dr. Gordon completed her B.A. in social work from Tel Hai College in Israel with a specialization in the treatment of trauma and post-trauma.
She received her M.A. from the Transdisciplinary Violence and Trauma Studies Program at New York University and completed her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at New York University’s Department of Applied Psychology.
Nirit Currently serves on the currently serve on the executive committee at the Integrative Trauma Treatment Program at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies and teaches at New York University.

nicole tammelleo

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW-R

I have a holistic view of therapy and use a strengths-based approach often incorporating humor and mindfulness techniques to engage with my clients. I believe that every individual possesses the capacity to make positive life changes and that these changes can occur when individuals feel understood, safe and challenged to explore new ways of thinking about their experiences.
My specialties include healthy sexuality and reproductive health. I have worked in the field of sexuality for over 15 years. In addition, I have worked with survivors of violence, including sexual abuse and intimate partner violence. There is help for everyone, and I look forward to working with you on your healing journey.

Nancy Kaufman

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LP

I have been a practicing Psychoanalyst for over 25 years with a particular interest in helping people find something life partners and create families. I specialize in working with people who are pursuing donor assisted reproduction toward that end.

Ellen J. Klausner

Psychologist, Ph.D.

I am a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating mood disorders, PTSD and the concerns of older adults. My practice combines psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches.

Sarah Ward

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MDiv, CYT

I am a licensed psychotherapist with a lifelong passion for yoga and mindfulness practices. I have found that integrating mind/body and spiritual practices into psychotherapy provides greater insight and deeper healing than talk therapy alone.

Patricia Bellucci

Psychologist, PhD

I am a psychologist, practicing, teaching and supervising on the UWS for 20 years, specializing in depression, anxiety, trauma and addictions including alcohol and substance abuse, moderation management, harm reduction and relapse prevention. I think psychodynamically but incorporate both analytic and cognitive-behavioral methods in my treatment approach. I utilize techniques tailored to each person's unique needs. I am committed to working with each patient to help build on their strengths while identifying and providing guidance to discover solutions and achieve their goals. My office provides a warm and caring atmosphere where one can accomplish this.

Ashley Selkirk

Psychologist, PhD

Dr. Ashley Selkirk is a Manhattan-based psychologist specializing in health psychology and geropsychology. Dr. Selkirk utilizes an integrative approach to treat mental health difficulties associated with life transitions (i.e. motherhood, childbirth, loss, aging) and acute/chronic physical illness (i.e. chronic pain, cancer, COPD, diabetes, migraines, pelvic organ prolapse) including psychodynamic, meaning-centered/existential, and mindfulness-based CBT techniques. Telehealth sessions are also available. She works with adults, older adults, and caregivers.

Mara Heiman-Sunshine

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R

I am an experienced psychoanalyst and integrative psychotherapist in private practice in NYC. I work with adults, adolescents, children, couples and groups with issues that include anxiety, depression, fertility, pregnancy loss, postpartum adjustment, parenting, relationships, work, school/learning difficulties, creativity blocks, eating disorders, chronic and acute medical illness. grief, infidelity and life transitions.

Cynthia Green

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Cindy Green is a couples specialist treating couples throughout life cycle of relationships. She provides a secure and stable environment to help couples find the best path forward, whether that’s staying together or beginning new lives apart. Cindy's practice models include Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Discernment Counseling for couples considering whether or not to divorce, and psychodynamic psychotherapy. She is also a trained divorce mediator and can help couples make all divorce related decisions and avoid traditional litigation.

Leslie Cummins

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW

Psychoanalyst and psychodynamic psychotherapist in private practice Greenwich Village

Kathy Berkman

Psychiatrist, MD

I graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1978 and from the Mount Sinai Psychiatric Residency in 1982. I am a graduate of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute (1993). I am an attending at the Mt. Sinai Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the Medical School. I am on the faculty of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute I have been in private practice since 1982..

Susan Budney

Psychologist

I have a PhD in Clinical Psychology and have been practicing psychotherapy for over 20 years. I currently provide individual and couple's therapy in a private practice setting. I have received specialized training for couple's therapy, drug and alcohol addiction, anxiety and traumatic stress treatment, and dissociation. I take an individualized approach to treatment. I have experience is utilizing aspects of analytic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy and use any combination to help my patients find relief and greater well-being. I believe in the benefit of therapy to provide profound change for people's lives.

Julissa Adames-Torres

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

I am a psychotherapist/clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I provide individual therapy for adolescents, adults and clinical supervision to social workers.

My professional experiences has provided me with the opportunity to expand and cultivate a set of culturally humble skills that allow me to implement a holistic approach and pay special attention to the impact of intersectionalities. I help individuals address concerns pertaining to depression, anxiety, past traumas, relationship issues, life transitions, acculturation and parent-child relationship.

My academic credentials include an MSW from Lehman College’s Social Work Program and currently working on a PhD in Social Work at Adelphi University. My research focuses on the impact of post-traumatic growth on marginalized communities that face complex health outcomes and quality of life. I practice within a psychodynamic approach often integrating evidenced based models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. I provide clinical supervision to MSW graduates, LMSW, and LCSWs. I am Adjunct Faculty at Adelphi’s School of Social Work.

Simon Bresler

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP

Hello, I am Simon Bresler, LCSW, CGP. I am a warm, interactive, and emotionally present psychotherapist. I am interpersonally oriented and I use AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy) and IFS (Internal Family Systems therapy) to help my patients experience insight and emotional growth. I am also a bilingual therapist (I provide individual and couples therapy in both English and Spanish) and I am a Certified Group Psychotherapist. I have two office locations: Midtown, NYC, and in Mamaroneck, NY. To learn more about me, please visit my website at https://GrowingWithTherapy.com/.