Provider Directory

Angie Larned

Psychologist, PhD

I've worked with college and grad students for 10+ years. I work a lot with clients who have suffered losses, anxiety, depression, relationship struggles.

Sarah Bren

Psychologist, Ph.D

Specialization in psychodynamic and relationship-based approaches to working with young adults, adults, parents, and families. I am passionate about helping individuals and families develop deeper, more meaningful connections within themselves and with others, foster respectful and emotionally secure relationships, reduce suffering, and increase effectiveness and confidence. In addition to psychotherapy, I also provide parenting coaching and consultation.

Stephanie Manes

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, JD, LCSW

Stephanie Manes JD, LCSW is in private practice on the Upper East Side offering couples therapy, divorce mediation, co-parent planning, and divorce contemplation consulting. Stephanie also helps adults struggling in relationships.

Sharon M. Batista

Psychiatrist, MD

Dr. Sharon Batista, MD, is a psychiatrist in private practice. She enjoys working with patients suffering from anxiety and depression, or who are working through career stress, who are undergoing professional growth and transitions. Dr. Batista also enjoys consulting with patients who want to clarify their diagnosis. She is race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender-affirming/positive. Dr. Batista provides care across the lifespan including to patients seeking consultation for pre-pregnancy planning, during pregnancy, and postpartum.

Mineko Anne Legendy

Psychologist, Ph.D.

I specialize in working with relational trauma, relationship problems, disordered eating and body-image issues, addiction, and individuals with complicated family histories. My training is multicultural and I am dedicated to understanding the complex dynamics around the cultural identities of immigrants, immigrant children, and multiethnic and bicultural individuals. I am trained in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples, helping couples to communicate better together. In addition, I work with many couples navigating issues of cultural difference. Above all, I believe in a collaborative approach to psychotherapy that includes insight-oriented and goal-directed techniques to help patients to gain a healthier sense of self, and apply new knowledge to make meaningful changes in their lives.

Elizabeth Ballard

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

I am an LCSW in private practice providing psychodynamic therapy to adults, adolescents, and families. I specialize in areas of self and identity, LGBTQ identities, relationships, trauma, grief and loss, body image, self-esteem, infertility, depression, and anxiety.

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..

Andrea F. Gerber

Psychologist, Ph.D.

Dr. Andrea Gerber is a clinical psychologist with specialized training in the treatment of eating disorders, substance use disorders, anxiety, and depression. She utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing (MI) and mindfulness-based approaches to reduce symptoms, gain insight into underlying causes and bring about lasting change.

Dr. Gerber received a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a masters degree in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University. She completed a predoctoral internship at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship specializing in the treatment of eating disorders at the New York University Counseling and Behavioral Health Service.

Sepideh Homayoonfar

Psychologist, Psy.D.

Dr. Sepideh Homayoonfar is a Licensed Child-Clinical Psychologist specializing in assessments and neuropsychological evaluations for children from 24 months across the lifespan. She works with children and families impacted by Developmental Disorders, ADHD, and Learning Disorders. She integrates her experiences in developmental psychology, contemporary psychodymnamic therapy, and neuropsychology to provide concrete and appropriate interventions and recommendations for both schools and parents.

Gail A. Brown

Psychoanalyst, MA, LP, CGP-Certified Group

Psychodynamic Psychotherapis/Psychoanalyst
Certified Group Psychotherapist (American Group Psychotherapy Assn)
Director of Academic Training, The Center for Group Studies
Group and individual supervision

Linda Spiro

Psychologist, Psy.D.

I am a licensed clinical psychologist providing evidence based treatment (CBT, DBT-informed & Gottmans couples work) to individuals across the lifespan. I specialize in adolescents and young adults with anxiety & mood disorders as well as relationship difficulties and transitional issues.

Stephen Snyder

Physician, MD

I'm an AASECT-certified MD sex & relationship therapist in full-time private practice on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai in NYC, a regular contributor to PsychologyToday, a frequent guest on major media, and the author of Love Worth Making (St Martin's Press 2018) -- a new book about sexual emotions in committed relationships My practice is entirely devoted to sex therapy and relationship concerns.

Ellen C. Cohen

Mental Health Counselor, PhD

I work with adults to relieve suffering, to develop resilience, and to enhance their ability to experience high-level well-being. Specialty areas include anxiety; stress; obsessive-compulsive challenges; creativity blocks; life transitions; self-management for chronic diseases; and adjunctive-to-medical approaches to cancer, during and after treatment. I use an integrative approach tailored to the needs, abilities, and interests of each patient or couple.

Alena Gerst

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT

As a licensed psychotherapist and certified yoga instructor, I specialize in integrative health and the mind/body connection.