Provider Directory

Hannah Emmerich

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Psychoanalyst, LCSW-R

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Psychoanalyst with over ten years of experience. I work with individuals of all ages who are coping with trauma, loss, relational difficulties, gender identity issues, parenting issues, climate anxiety, stress related to COVID-19, and life-stage transitions.

Nicole Benedicto Elden


Dr. Nicole Benedicto Elden is a NY state licensed clinical psychologist, dissertation, career and life coach, supervisor, public speaker and author. She is a 1.5 generation Filipina-American offering teletherapy and in-person therapy (Wednesdays in Manhattan). She is the first in her family to go to graduate school and obtain a doctoral degree. Her therapeutic approach is integrative with a focus on responsiveness and multicultural humility. She has been trained in dynamic, interpersonal, supportive, cognitive behavioral and family systems. Her interests include anxiety, depression, intergenerational trauma, cross-cultural and minority identity formation, the immigration experience, interracial couples and multiracial parenting, interpersonal and relationship issues, and adjustment to life transitions. She has presented on various topics throughout the years in many different settings such as Yahoo Inc, Metro Counseling, The NY State Psychological Association and in various colleges and universities in the US. She is also a co-editor and author of the book Thriving in Graduate School: The Expert's Guide to Success and Wellness (

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Emily Guttman

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

I am a CBT/DBT trained therapist specializing in mood, anxiety, and personality disorders in adolescents & adults. I also work a great deal with individuals going through transitions and relationship difficulties, particularly college-aged and young adults. Finally, I have an interest and specialized training in perinatal mental health.

Valentina Stoycheva

Psychologist, PhD

Dr. Valentina Stoycheva is the founder and director of STEPS - Stress & Trauma Evaluation and Psychological Services. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Adelphi University, NY. Dr. Stoycheva has worked extensively within the field of trauma—ranging from early childhood abuse to domestic violence, to surviving natural disasters and war-related trauma—as well as with anxiety and panic disorders, mood disorders, and personality disorders. For over a decade, she also worked with military service members, veterans, and their families. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), of Division 56 (Trauma Division) of the APA, of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), and of the Suffolk County Psychological Association (SCPA), and is the co-chair of the Moral Injury Special Interest Group at ISTSS. As the coauthor of The Unconscious: Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications, she is also a winner of the 2021 Book Prize in Theory of the American Board and Academy of Psychoanalysis.

Hayley Goodrich

Master Social Worker, LMSW

I provide trauma-informed, relational therapy to adults and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety, perfectionism, shame, grief, life transitions, disordered eating, attachment wounds, and all manner of relationship challenges.

Deborah Melamed

Psychologist, Ph.D.

I provide effective CBT and talk therapy for anxiety and other issues. I tailor the work to help you get relief from current symptoms, but also to shift underlying patterns and create lasting change.

Kathryn Panos

Psychologist, PhD

Kathryn Panos, Phd, is a licensed clinical psychologist providing individual therapy to adults from an integrative perspective. She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, personality disorders, substance abuse, and eating disorders, as well as women's mental health, relationship, and identity issues.

Alyssa Ashenfarb

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

I am a psychotherapist with a virtual private practice based in Manhattan. My focus is on adults with relational and developmental trauma histories, including attachment trauma and ruptures that were not able to be repaired. I work psychodynamically, relationally, and integrate mindfulness and CBT when appropriate.

Lisa Caren Litt

Psychologist, Ph.D.

Dr. Litt specializes in the treatment of traumatic stress disorders and substance use. With an experienced, flexible and compassionate approach, she also works with a wide range of individual client needs.

Meredith Hostetter

Psychologist, Ph.D.

Dr. Meredith Hostetter is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Park Slope, Brooklyn and near Gramercy Park/Union Square in Manhattan, who works with adults and couples with a collaborative approach that combines insight-oriented and goal-directed interventions.

Rachel Wien

Psychologist, Psy.D.

I am a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in treating anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety, adjustment disorders, OCD, phobias, and panic attacks; as well as depressive disorders, addiction, and general relationship struggles. I provide cognitive behavioral therapy to adolescents and adults.

Stephanie Manes

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, JD, LCSW

Stephanie Manes JD, LCSW is in private practice in New York City offering individual therapy for adults and teens and couples counseling.

Laura Schneebaum

Mental Health Counselor

Laura Schneebaum is a licensed mental health counselor and a national certified counselor. She takes a client centered, strengths based, and relational approach to working with clients. She places great importance on learning about the client’s identity, culture, and environment to create an individualized approach for each client. She believes the therapeutic process and relationship can be inherently healing and empowering for her clients.

Alexandra Bennett

Master Social Worker, LMSW

Alexandra Bennett is a licensed social worker specializing in working with adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, eating disorders and trauma. She provides a warm, safe environment for clients to talk. Alexandra looks at her clients through cognitive behavioral and strengths-based approaches.