Paula Stein, PhD
Dr. Stein is a New York State Licensed Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical/School Psychology from Hofstra University. She has been in practice since 1990 and is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, (ABCT), and is credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Stein specializes in the application of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to mood and anxiety disorders, health and rehabilitation psychology, and many other intra/interpersonal difficulties.
Andreas Smoller, PhD
Dr. Smoller is a New York State Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist who received his Ph.D. from St. John's University in 1991. Dr. Smoller is a staff member of the Westchester Medical Center. He specializes in pediatric and adult psychological, neuropsychological, and educational assessments. Following learning disability evaluations, he interfaces with the school system to format the most efficacious learning approach for each individual student. In addition, Dr. Smoller performs forensic evaluations, pre-surgical screenings (bariatric, neurospinal stimulator placement, amputation) and New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services' (OASAS) Clinical Screenings and Assessments for the Impaired Driving Offenders. Dr. Smoller offers counseling services for patients with disabilities and chronic health conditions. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA), and the Association for the Advancement of Psychology.
Robyn Garrett, LCSW
Robyn Garrett is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University. Her psychotherapy practice is informed by supportive, psychodynamic, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral (CBT) theories, and each treatment is adapted to specific client needs. Robyn has experience working with a wide variety of clients and has specialization in reproductive, perinatal, and maternal/paternal mental health. She has also worked extensively with depression, anxiety, PTSD, traumatic brain injury (TBI), Multiple Sclerosis, chronic illness, and disability. Robyn earned a certificate in Maternal Mental Health from Postpartum Support International and received training in CBT for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from the American Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is also a New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Clinical Screening and Assessment for the Impaired Driving Offender Provider.
Annie Hennessey, LCSW
Annie Hennessey is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Most of her experience is with persons involved in the criminal justice system, child welfare system including abuse and neglect, as well as Family Court. Her preferred treatment approaches follow mindfulness, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral theories. Annie has experience working with serious and persistently mentally ill individuals, as well as those with situational or chronic depression and anxiety, traumatic brain injury (TBI), grief, medical illness, and disability. As a novice runner, Annie has a strong appreciation for the mind-body connection, as well as the impact that injury and inability to participate in sport can have on mental health. She has extensive training regarding suicide prevention including Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). She is also a New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Clinical Screening and Assessment for the Impaired Driving Offender provider.
Laura Brundage, LCSW-R
Laura Brundage has been a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1991. She graduated from Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York City and speaks Spanish as a second language. She has extensive experience helping improve the lives of children and families through mental health treatment. Laura emphasizes strength-based, solution oriented interventions and incorporates mindfulness, cognitive behavioral theories and supportive psycho-therapeutic interventions to tailor a plan that works toward meeting your goals. Her practice focuses on young children through adults and addresses stress management, marital issues, parenting, anxiety, ADHD and developmental concerns.
Kristen Tuttle, LCSW-R
Kristen Tuttle is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified School Social Worker. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), psychoeducation, and motivational interviewing to diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Kristen works with individuals to develop strategies for behavioral change, emotional regulation, increased self-esteem, improved relationships, relief from crisis, and recovery from guilt. She specializes and is committed in treating those who protect and serve the community (Police, Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs, Correctional staff, and Military Personnel).
Kim Ale, M.S.
Kim Ale is a New York State Certified School Counselor. She holds a Master of Science degree in School Counseling from Russell Sage Graduate School and a Bachelor of Art degree in Social Work from Empire State College. Her experience of over 16 years includes 6 plus years in a private high school and over 10 years in a local public high school. She is a member of the Dutchess County Counseling Association and attends college fairs and meets regularly with admissions counselors from schools all over the country. She enjoys working with students of all ages and has a passion to help each individual find their own unique journey.
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