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Meet The Team

We believe it “takes a village” for a community to thrive. Our team took their experiences in education and life and created Collaborative to tackle even the most toughest of challenges.

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Miles Willis, BA

Position: Clinical Intern
Phone: (929) 547-9643
Email: miles.willis@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Additional Areas of Specialization, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adolescent Addiction / Substance Use, Adults (25-64), AIDS - HIV, Anxiety Disorder, Asexual, Asexual, Asexual Abuse Trauma, Attachment Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Binge Eating Disorder, BIPOC Mental Health Issues, Bisexual, Bisexual, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Body Positivity/Health at every size, Buddhist, Bullying, Burnout, Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Cigna, Codependency, Complex Trauma, Confidence Issues, Couples (Relationship Therapy), COVID-19 Stress, Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Dating, Depression, Eating Patterns or Eating Disorders, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, English, Existential Anxiety, Existential Crisis or Transition, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Therapy, Fear of Failure, Fidelis, Food-Related Stress, Gaslighting, Gay, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Group Therapy, Group Therapy, Harassment, Health at Every Size, Hindu, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Immigration, Imposter Syndrome, Individual Therapy, Insomnia, Intergenerational Trauma, Interpersonal, Jewish, Lesbian, Lesbian, Level 1 Clinician, LGBTQIA+, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Male Identifying, Masculinity-Related Stress, Medication-Induced Anxiety Disorder, Men's Issues, Men's Mental Health Issues, Mental Health Problem / Illness, Mentalization Based Treatment, Money-Related Stress, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Multicultural Therapy, Muslim, Non-Binary, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Nonreligious, Open Relationships/Non-Monogomy, Panic Disorder, Pansexual, Person Centered (Rogerian), Physical Abuse, Physical Abuse Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Pre-College Fears, Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD), Queer, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Racial Justice Framework, Racism Issues, Recently Moved, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, School Phobia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Self-Reflection, Separation Anxiety, Sex Positive/Kink Friendly, Sex Therapy, Sex Worker Positive, Sexual Fear, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sibling-Related Stress, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Straight, Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Suicidal Tendencies, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Trans-Competant, Transgender, Transitioning, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Miles (He/Him) is a graduate student currently pursuing an MA and Master of Education in Psychological Counseling at Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a BA in Psychology from Clark University. Miles works from a strength-based and person-centered perspective, while encouraging mindfulness techniques and creating an affirming space with the client.

Miles is originally from interior Alaska and now lives in NYC. He is 23 years old, queer, a trans man, and a second-generation immigrant. In his spare time, he enjoys discovering new knitting patterns, running, and photography.

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Miles Willis, BA

Clinical Intern

Miles (He/Him) is a graduate student currently pursuing an MA...

Amanda Fogel, BS

Position: Clinical Intern
Phone: (929) 547-9679
Email: amanda.fogel@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Additional Areas of Specialization, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent Addiction / Substance Use, Adults (25-64), Aging Parents, Alcohol Use, Alcoholism, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Anorexia Nervosa, Anti-Social Personality Disorder (ASPD), Artist-Related Stress, Asexual, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Behavior Modification, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Binge Eating Disorder, Bisexual, Bisexual, Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB), Buddhist, Bulimia Nervosa, Canabis Use disorder, Child, Childhood Trauma, Christian, Codependency, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Commitment Obstacles, Coping Mechanism Development, Couples (Relationship Therapy), COVID-19 Stress, Dating, Depression, Drug Addiction, Drug Use, Eating Patterns or Eating Disorders, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotionally Focused, Family, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Planning, Family Therapy, Female Identifying, Fertility / Infertility, Fertility Counseling, Fidelis, Gaslighting, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Group Therapy, Hindu, Individual Therapy, Intrusive Thoughts, Jewish, Lesbian, Level 1 Clinician, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Life Transitions, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Masculinity-Related Stress, Muslim, Non-Binary, Non-Traditional Romantic Stress, Nonreligious, Pansexual, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Performance Anxiety, Postpartum, Postpartum Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer, Questioning, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Self Esteem, Self-Reflection, Sexual Addiction, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Fear, Sexual Identity, Sibling-Related Stress, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Life, Straight, Strength-Based, Stress, Vulnerability, Women's Health, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Women's Issues Therapy, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Amanda (She/Her) is a graduate student at NYU pursuing her M.A. in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness. As a dedicated therapist, Amanda is committed to helping her clients find the clarity and healing they need to live their best lives. She understands that seeking therapy can be a difficult and vulnerable process, but her warm, compassionate approach ensures that clients feel safe and supported every step of the way. Together with Amanda, clients can work through even the most challenging situations. She believes that therapy is a powerful tool for personal growth and transformation and creates a space for clients to explore their emotions, fears, and desires.

Amanda’s passions include cooking, exploring new restaurants, and traveling the world to discover diverse flavors and cultures. She also loves the beach and finds it to be a perfect retreat, regardless of the season.

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Amanda Fogel, BS

Clinical Intern

Amanda (She/Her) is a graduate student at NYU pursuing her...

Miriam Kassow, MS, LMSW

Position: Psychotherapist
Phone: (929) 930-6948
Email: miri.kassow@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Adaptive Mentalization based integrative treatment, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adolescent Addiction / Substance Use, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Aging Parents, Alcohol Use, Anger, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorder, Art Therapy, Artist-Related Stress, Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Biofeedback Treatment, BIPOC Mental Health Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Bisexual, Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB), Body-Focused Therapy (ex: Tapping), Buddhist, Bullying, Canabis Use disorder, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Childhood Trauma, Christian, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Cigna, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Community Violence, Compassion Fatigue, Compassion Focused, Complex Trauma, Confidence Issues, Coping Mechanism Development, COVID-19 Stress, Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Culturally Sensitive, Dating, Depression, Dialectical, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dual Diagnosis, Early Childhood Trauma, Emotional Abuse, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Ex-Cult Support, Existential Anxiety, Existential Crisis or Transition, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Planning, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Fertility / Infertility, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Grief and Loss, Group Therapy, Harassment, Harm Reduction Therapy, Hindu, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Immigration, Imposter Syndrome, Individual Therapy, Intergenerational Trauma, Internal Family systems (IFS), Intervention, Intrusive Thoughts, Irrational Fears, Jewish, Jungian Psychotherapy, Learning Disabilities, Lesbian, Level 2 Clinician, LGBT Care, LGBTQIA+, Low Self Esteem, Medical Trauma, Medication Management, Medication Management, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mentalization Based Treatment for Adolecents (MBT-A), Mid-Life Crisis, Migraines / Chronic Headaches, Mindful-Based Therapy, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Multicultural Therapy, Muslim, Natural Disasters, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Nonreligious, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Peer Relationships, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Person Centered (Rogerian), Personality Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Pre-College Fears, Procrastination, Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD), Psychodynamic Therapy, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Race-Related Stress, Racial Justice Framework, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Recently Moved, Refugee Trauma, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, Safety Planning, School Phobia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sex Positive/Kink Friendly, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Fear, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sibling-Related Stress, Sleep Problems, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Justice, Social Skills Training (SST), Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Somatic Therapy, Spirituality, Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy (SIP), Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Thought Disorders, Trans-Competant, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Traumatic Grief, Trichotillomania/Body-Focused Repetitive Disease, Veterans, Vulnerability, Walk and Talk Therapy or OutdoorTherapy, Weight Loss, Women's Health, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Worry, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, Tele-Health/Virtual

Miriam (She/Her) is a licensed psychotherapist. Originally from West Hartford, CT, Miriam has called New York City her home for the past 10 years. Her practice as a clinician is deeply rooted in empathy and compassion for all clients. Miriam believes that the client is the expert of their own lived experience, and that her role as a therapist is to help the client understand themselves and their lives more deeply and meaningfully. Pulling from several different modalities and orientations such as attachment-focused work, psychodynamic theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Miriam is passionate about supporting her clients to find agency in leading the lives they aim to live. Miriam considers herself a life-long student above all else and is constantly seeking to expand her knowledge and expertise as a clinician.

Miriam’s approach has worked well for various needs, including (but not limited to) survivors of trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, body-focused repetitive behaviors, and those seeking to explore their sexuality and/or gender.

Outside of her practice, Miriam loves to read, practice yoga, explore New York City on foot, and perfect new recipes in her Brooklyn kitchen. Miriam also loves to sing and performs as a cantorial soloist. She received her graduate degree in social work from New York University and her undergraduate degree in International Studies with a Peace and Conflict concentration from Muhlenberg College.

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Miriam Kassow, MS, LMSW

Psychotherapist

Miriam (She/Her) is a licensed psychotherapist. Originally from West Hartford,...

Jill Mooney, BS

Position: Clinical Intern
Phone: (929) 822-4657
Email: jill.mooney@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Anxiety Disorder, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Asperger's Syndrome, Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Bullying, Burnout, Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Cigna, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Codependency, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Compassion Focused, Confidence Issues, Contextual Family therapy, Coping Mechanism Development, COVID-19 Stress, Crisis Intervention, Cultural Competence, Culturally Sensitive, Depression, Developmental Disorder, Dialectical, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eating Patterns or Eating Disorders, Emotion Regulaton Therapy (ERT), Emotionally Focused Therapy, English, Exposure & Response Prevention (ExRP) Therapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family Systems, Female Identifying, Feminist, Fidelis, Individual Therapy, Internal Family systems (IFS), Interpersonal, Jewish, Language, Level 1 Clinician, Mindful-Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Multicultural Therapy, Neuroscience, Person Centered (Rogerian), Positive Psychology, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling, Psychodynamic Therapy, Queer, Questioning, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Schema Therapy, Social Skills Training (SST), Strength-Based Therapy, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Trauma Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Jill (She/Her) received her Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University in integrative neuroscience and is currently pursuing a mental health counseling master’s degree at Hunter College. She has worked as a registered behavior technician supporting neurodivergent children and adolescents for 5 years. During these experiences, Jill has strengthened her personal qualities of warmth, patience, and empathy and is excited to utilize these qualities in a counseling role.

Jill hopes to create a warm and supportive therapeutic relationship where her clients feel comfortable being their authentic selves and are able to openly explore their concerns. In her free time, Jill enjoys checking out local restaurants and coffee shops, going for walks, listening to music, and baking.


Jill Mooney, BS

Clinical Intern

Jill (She/Her) received her Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton...

Kate Jamison, MS, MHC-LP

Position: Clinical Intern
Phone: (929) 298-9917
Email: kate.jamison@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Abstinence Based Psychotherapy, Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Adaptive Mentalization based integrative treatment, Addiction Counseling, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adoption Counseling, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Affirming Therapy, Afflictions, Agitation, Agoraphobia (leaving home), Alternatives for Families - A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy AF-CBT, Anger, Anger Management, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Anorexia Nervosa, Anxiety Disorder, Art Therapy, Asexual, Asexual Abuse Trauma, Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Attachment-Based Family therapy (ABFT), Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Behavior Modification, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Betrayal Trauma, Binge Eating Disorder, Biofeedback, Biofeedback Treatment, BIPOC Mental Health Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Bisexual, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Body Positivity/Health at every size, Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB), Body-Focused Therapy (ex: Tapping), Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Brainspotting, Buddhist, Bulimia Nervosa, Bullying, Burnout, Canabis Use disorder, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Chemical Dependency Assessments, Child and Parent Interaction Therapy, Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors, Coaching, Coaching, Codependency, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Insomnia (CBT-I), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (CPT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Commitment Obstacles, Compassion Fatigue, Compassion Focused, Confidence Issues, Coping Mechanism Development, Couples Conflict Resolution, COVID-19 Stress, Creative/Expressive Arts Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Intervention, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Culturally Sensitive, Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT), Dating, Daytime Sleepiness, Depression, Dialectical, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dissociative Disorder, Dream Analysis, Dreams, Dual Diagnosis, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Patterns or Eating Disorders, Eclectic, Emerging Adulthood, Emotion Regulaton Therapy (ERT), Emotion-Focused Family therapy (EFFT), Emotional Abuse, Emotional Overeating, Emotionally Focused, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Excoriation, Existential Anxiety, Existential Crisis or Transition, Existential Therapy, Exposure & Response Prevention (ExRP) Therapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family Conflicts / Issues, Family constellations, Fear of Failure, Feminist, Fidelis, Food-Related Stress, Forensic Psychology, Gaslighting, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Gestalt Therapy, Group Therapy, Harm Reduction Therapy, Health at Every Size, Hoarding Disorder, Humanistic Therapy, Imposter Syndrome, Indecision, Individual Therapy, Insomnia, Integrative Psychotherapy, Interpersonal, Intervention, Intrusive Thoughts, Irrational Fears, Jewish, Ketamine assisted therapy, Lesbian, Lesbian, Level 2 Clinician, LGBT Care, LGBTQIA+, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Life Transitions, Light Assisted Therapy, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Malaise, Marital, Marriage Conflict Resolution, Marriage Counseling, Masculinity-Related Stress, Meaning-Centered Therapy, Men's Mental Health Issues, Mental Health Consultation, Mental Health Problem / Illness, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mentalization Based Treatment for Adolecents (MBT-A), Mindful-Based Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Multicultural Therapy, Multisystemic Therapy (MST), Narrative Therapy, Non-Binary, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Non-Traditional Romantic Stress, Nonreligious, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Peer Relationships, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Person Centered (Rogerian), Phobias, Positive Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling, Pre-College Fears, Pre-Move In Couples Counseling, Premarital / Marital, Premarital Conflict Resolution, Premarital Counseling, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Prenuptial Counseling, Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Racial Justice Framework, Racism Issues, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Recently Moved, Recovery-Oriented Care, Relapse Prevention Therapy, Relational, Relational Therapy, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, Safety Planning, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sex Positive/Kink Friendly, Sex Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Abuse counseling, Sexual Fear, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sleep Disorder, Sleep Problems, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Justice, Social Life, Social Skills Training (SST), Social Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD), Spirituality, Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Testing and Evaluation, Text-Based and Phone Therapy, Thought Disorders, Trans-Competant, Transgender, Transitioning, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Trichotillomania/Body-Focused Repetitive Disease, Validation Therapy, Vulnerability, Walk and Talk Therapy or OutdoorTherapy, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Therapy, Women's Health, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Kate (She/They) is a graduate student at NYU’s Counseling for Mental Health & Wellness Program, specializing in LGBTQ+ affirmative care. She is committed to counseling from a multicultural lens, creating a space where client’s needs and experiences are heard and validated. Kate is passionate about helping clients from person-centered and strengths-based approaches.

In her free time, Kate loves to make simple syrups for her morning coffee, watercolor, experiment with fun makeup looks, and explore Brooklyn neighborhoods and restaurants. Prioritizing your mental health is one of the best choices to make for yourself, and Kate would be excited and humbled to be a part of your journey.

 

Kate Jamison, MS, MHC-LP

Clinical Intern

Kate (She/They) is a graduate student at NYU’s Counseling for...

Maria Pietruszka, MS, LMHC, CASAC-T

Position: Psychotherapist & Supervisor
Phone: (929) 538-3245
Email: maria.pietruszka@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, 12- Step Friendly, Abstinence Based Psychotherapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Addiction Counseling, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adolescent Addiction / Substance Use, Adoption, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Affirming Therapy, Aging Parents, AIDS - HIV, Alcohol Use, Alcoholism, Anger, Anger Management, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Anti-Social Personality Disorder (ASPD), Anxiety Disorder, Artist-Related Stress, Asexual, Attachment Disorder, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Betrayal Trauma, BIPOC Mental Health Issues, Bisexual, Bisexual, Body Positivity/Health at every size, Body-Focused Therapy (ex: Tapping), Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Buddhist, Bullying, Burnout, Canabis Use disorder, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Chemical Dependency Assessments, Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Christian Counseling, Chronic Relapse, Cigna, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors, Codependency, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBT), Commitment Obstacles, Community Violence, Compassion Fatigue, Confidence Issues, Coping Mechanism Development, COVID-19 Stress, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor, Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT), Dating, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Disruptive, Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders, Drug Addiction, Drug Use, Dual Diagnosis, Early Childhood Trauma, Emerging Adulthood, Emotion Regulaton Therapy (ERT), Emotional Abuse, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, English, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family Conflicts / Issues, Family constellations, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Planning, Family Systems, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Feminist, Fidelis, Forensic Psychology, Gambling / Crypto Addiction, Gay, Gay, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Group Therapy, Group Therapy, Harassment, Harm Reduction Therapy, Health at Every Size, Health-Related Concerns, Humanistic Therapy, Immigration, Immigration Psychological Evaluation, Imposter Syndrome, Impulse Control Disorder (ICD), Indecision, Individual Therapy, Intergenerational Trauma, Internal Family systems (IFS), Internet Addiction, Intersex, Intervention, Intimate Partner Violence, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Trauma, Intrusive Thoughts, Irrational Fears, Jewish, Lesbian, Lesbian, Level 3 Clinician, LGBTQIA+, Life Transitions, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Male Identifying, Marijuana Disorder, Marriage Counseling, Masculinity-Related Stress, Medication Management, Medication Management, Medication-Induced Anxiety Disorder, Mental Health Problem / Illness, Mental State Opinion, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mid-Life Crisis, Migraines / Chronic Headaches, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Money-Related Stress, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Multicultural Therapy, Music Therapy, Muslim, Natural Disasters, Non-Binary, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Non-Traditional Romantic Stress, Nonreligious, Open Relationships/Non-Monogomy, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Polish, Positive Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling, Pre-College Fears, Premarital / Marital, Premenopausal Symptoms, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Procrastination, Psychedelic Integration Therapy, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Race-Related Stress, Racial Justice Framework, Racism Issues, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Reality Therapy, Recently Moved, Refugee Trauma, Relapse Prevention Therapy, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, School Phobia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sex Positive/Kink Friendly, Sex Worker Positive, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sibling-Related Stress, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Justice, Social Life, Social Therapy, Spiritual Crisis or Transition, Spirituality, Straight, Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Teaching, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Trans-Competant, Transgender, Transitioning, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Vegan, Vulnerability, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Women's Issues Therapy, Work-Related Counseling, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Maria (She/Her) was born in Poland and migrated to NYC at the age of 3.  She was raised in Brooklyn and carries that as a badge of honor.

Maria attended Hunter College where she graduated with a degree in Sociology.  She then attended LIU Brooklyn and obtained her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling in 2017.  During her time at LIU Brooklyn, she was the campus representative for the American Psychology Association Division 35 Society for the Psychology of Women. Maria was involved in hosting events that help spread awareness for feminist research, theory and education to understand and improve the lives of girls and women in all their diversities. This helped Maria develop her passion towards working with women and women’s issues.

After graduation, Maria was hired as a full time substance abuse counselor at Outreach, where she completed her internship for graduate school. She worked with adults to help them reach their goals in recovery. Maria implemented harm reduction techniques to help promote a more inclusive and realistic approach for treating substance use disorders.  She is determined to approach all her clients by meeting them where they are and empowering them to meet their treatment and therapy goals.

After 3 years, Maria was promoted to Program Coordinator where she was responsible for running Restart Academy, a Department of Education alternative high school for students with substance use and behavioral issues and an after school program for outpatient services for adolescents. Maria enjoyed working and advocating for adolescents and young people. She guided them through different life transitions like: finishing high school, coping with peer pressure and preparing for the next chapters of their lives like college or full time employment.

Maria also supervised new counselors and her approach was always to empower counselors and teach them listen to their “clinical gut”.

Maria is driven by social justice and participated in movements for Black Lives Matter, women’s rights and animal rights. Her approaches in therapy display her commitment to provide an empathic, compassionate and judgement-free space where people from all walks of life can address their emotional issues, life transitions and meet their therapy goals.

When she is not in session, Maria teaches as an adjunct lecturer at Hunger College. She teaches courses like Drugs and Society and the Sociology of Mental Health.  In her free time, Maria loves to re-watch “The Office”, spend time with her two cats Rajah and Stella and try new vegan recipes.


Maria Pietruszka, MS, LMHC, CASAC-T

Psychotherapist & Supervisor

Maria (She/Her) was born in Poland and migrated to NYC...

Cristina Shea, MS, LMSW

Position: Senior Psychotherapist
Phone: (929) 374-2696
Email: Cristina.Shea@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Affirming Therapy, Afflictions, Aging Parents, Anger, Anorexia Nervosa, Anxiety Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Artist-Related Stress, Asperger's Syndrome, Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Attachment-Based Family therapy (ABFT), Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Binge Eating Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Bisexual, Bisexual, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Body Image, Body Positivity/Health at every size, Body-Focused Therapy (ex: Tapping), Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Bulimia Nervosa, Bullying, Burnout, Career-Related Stress, Child, Child and Parent Interaction Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Chronic Pain, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Codependency, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Commitment Obstacles, Compassion Fatigue, Compassion Focused, Complex Trauma, Confidence Issues, Coping Mechanism Development, COVID-19 Stress, Creative Blocks, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Intervention, Culturally Sensitive, Dating, Depression, Developmental Disorder, Dialectical, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Early Childhood Trauma, Eating Patterns or Eating Disorders, Emerging Adulthood, Emotion Regulaton Therapy (ERT), Emotion-Focused Family therapy (EFFT), Emotional Abuse, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Overeating, Emotionally Focused, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Existential Anxiety, Existential Therapy, Family, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Family Therapy, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Feminist, Food-Related Stress, Gay, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Group Therapy, Harassment, Health at Every Size, Health-Related Concerns, Humanistic Therapy, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), In-Home, Indecision, Individual Therapy, Integrative Psychotherapy, Intellectual Disability, Intergenerational Trauma, Interpersonal, Intervention, Intrusive Thoughts, Jewish, Learning Disabilities, Lesbian, Lesbian, Level 2 Clinician, LGBT Care, LGBTQIA+, Life Transitions, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Male Identifying, Medical Trauma, Men's Mental Health Issues, Mental Health Problem / Illness, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mindful-Based Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Money-Related Stress, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Muslim, Narcissistic Personality, Narrative Therapy, Neuroscience, Non-Binary, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Nonreligious, Open Relationships/Non-Monogomy, Panic Disorder, Pansexual, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Perinatal Mental Health, Person Centered (Rogerian), Personality Disorders, Play Therapy, Positive Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling, Postpartum, Postpartum Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy, Pregnancy-Related Stress, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Prenatal, Procrastination, Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD), Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychological Trauma, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Reality Therapy, Recently Moved, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, Safety Planning, School Phobia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sex Positive/Kink Friendly, Sex Worker Positive, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sibling-Related Stress, Sleep Disorder, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Life, Social Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD), Special Needs, Straight, Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Structural Family Therapy, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Suicidal Tendencies, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Trans-Competant, Transgender, Transitioning, Transitioning, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Traumatic Grief, Veteran-Related Stress, Vulnerability, Women's Health, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Women's Issues Therapy, Work-Related Counseling, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Cristina (She/Her) is a licensed psychotherapist practicing in New York, with a primary focus on emotional, social, and behavioral challenges faced in early adulthood, adolescence, and childhood. Her client-centered approach is grounded in attachment and cognitive behavioral theories. Cristina is passionate about helping her clients find comfort with everyday thoughts, emotions, and experiences that contribute to living a full life.

Whether coming to her in a time of crisis or beginning therapy to maintain a healthful state of mind, Cristina takes a gentle and holistic stance with each client, developing a treatment plan that is unique to their needs. Her approach caters to varying client needs, including, but not limited to, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, eating disorders, neurodivergence, trauma, and gender and sexuality struggles and exploration. She is always eager to learn more and is frequently engaging in opportunities to learn and expand her knowledge.

Outside of her practice, Cristina is an adjunct lecturer, a 200-hour registered yoga teacher, and an avid runner.

Cristina received her graduate degree in social work from New York University and her undergraduate degree in psychology from Marymount Manhattan College.


Cristina Shea, MS, LMSW

Senior Psychotherapist

Cristina (She/Her) is a licensed psychotherapist practicing in New York,...

Rachel Moses, MA, MHC-LP

Position: Psychotherapist
Phone: (929) 552-6324
Email: rachel.moses@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Acrophobia (heights), Adaptive Mentalization based integrative treatment, Addiction Counseling, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Aerophobia (flying), Affirming Therapy, Afflictions, Aging Parents, Agoraphobia (leaving home), AIDS - HIV, Alcohol Use, Alcoholism, Alzheimer's Disease, Anger, Anger Management, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Anorexia Nervosa, Anxiety Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Art Therapy, Artist-Related Stress, Asexual, Asperger's Syndrome, Astraphobia (thunder), Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Attachment-Based Family therapy (ABFT), Autism Spectrum Disorder, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Behavior Modification, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Binge Eating Disorder, Biofeedback Treatment, Bipolar Disorder, Bisexual, Bisexual, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Body Positivity/Health at every size, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Bulimia Nervosa, Bullying, Burnout, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Chemical Dependency Assessments, Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Compassion Fatigue, Confidence Issues, Costs/Insurance, Couples (Relationship Therapy), COVID-19 Stress, Creative Blocks, Creative/Expressive Arts Therapy, Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Culturally Sensitive, Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT), Dating, Dementia, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Drama Therapy, Dream Analysis, Drug Use, Dual Diagnosis, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Patterns or Eating Disorders, Eclectic, Emerging Adulthood, Emotion-Focused Family therapy (EFFT), Emotional Abuse, Emotional Overeating, English, Existential Anxiety, Exposure & Response Prevention (ExRP) Therapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family, Family constellations, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Family Therapy, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Feminist, Fertility / Infertility, Fidelis, Food-Related Stress, Gambling / Crypto Addiction, Gaslighting, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Gestalt Therapy, Gottman Method, Group Therapy, Group Therapy, Harm Reduction Therapy, Health at Every Size, Health-Related Concerns, Hoarding Disorder, Humanistic Therapy, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy, Immigration, Imposter Syndrome, Indecision, Individual Therapy, Insomnia, Intergenerational Trauma, Internet Addiction, Interpersonal, Intersex, Intrusive Thoughts, Irrational Fears, Jewish, Learning Disabilities, Lesbian, Lesbian, Level 3 Clinician, LGBTQIA+, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Malaise, Male Identifying, Masculinity-Related Stress, Men's Issues, Men's Mental Health Issues, Mental Health Problem / Illness, Mid-Life Crisis, Migraines / Chronic Headaches, Money-Related Stress, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Natural Disasters, Non-Binary, Nonreligious, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Open Relationships/Non-Monogomy, Panic Disorder, Parenting, Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Peer Relationships, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Perinatal Mental Health, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Pica, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Postpartum Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Pre-College Fears, Pregnancy, Pregnancy-Related Stress, Premarital / Marital, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Prenatal, Procrastination, Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD), Psychodynamic Therapy, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer, Queer, Questioning, Race-Related Stress, Racism Issues, Recently Moved, Refugee Trauma, Relational Therapy, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, Safety Planning, School Phobia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sibling-Related Stress, Sleep Disorder, Sleep Problems, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Justice, Social Life, Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD), Spiritual Crisis or Transition, Spirituality, Sport/Performance Counseling, Sports Performance, Stammer, Straight, Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Text-Based and Phone Therapy, Tourette Syndrome, Transgender, Transitioning, Trichotillomania/Body-Focused Repetitive Disease, Trypanophobia (needles), Veteran-Related Stress, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Therapy, Women's Health, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Women's Issues Therapy, Work-Related Counseling, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Rachel Moses: (She/Her) is a graduate of the master’s in mental health counseling program at Brooklyn College and currently has her MHC-LP. She is dedicated in her work to foster a safe space for all clients to speak openly about life and all that comes with it. Compassionate and patient, she takes on a person-centered approach to ensure clients are being heard and accepted as they are. Rachel also uses evidence-based treatments in her work. She believes that everyone has the potential to grow, to learn, and to flourish already inside of them.

During her free time, she enjoys baking, knitting, listening to Broadway cast recordings, and spending time with her pet dog and parakeet.

Therapy is unlike any relationship and this can be intimidating, but you have taken a brave first step by researching and reaching out. She looks forward to hearing from you!


Rachel Moses, MA, MHC-LP

Psychotherapist

Rachel Moses: (She/Her) is a graduate of the master’s in mental health...

Artur Lebiedzinski, MA, MHC-LP

Position: Psychotherapist
Phone: (929) 930-2082
Email: artur.Lebiedzinski@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Adaptive Mentalization based integrative treatment, Adjustment Disorder, Adlerian Psychotherapy, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Aerophobia (flying), Afflictions, Agitation, Alcohol Use, Anger, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Artist-Related Stress, Asexual, Asexual, Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Attachment-Based Family therapy (ABFT), Behavior Modification, Behavioral Issues / Problems, BIPOC Mental Health Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Bisexual, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Burnout, Canabis Use disorder, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Chronic Pain, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors, Codependency, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (CPT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Commitment Obstacles, Community Violence, Compassion Fatigue, Complex Trauma, Confidence Issues, Coping Mechanism Development, Couples (Relationship Therapy), COVID-19 Stress, Creative Blocks, Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Culturally Sensitive, Dating, Depression, Developmental Disorder, Dialectical, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dissociative Disorder, Dream Analysis, Dreams, Drug Use, Dual Diagnosis, Emerging Adulthood, Emotion Regulaton Therapy (ERT), Emotional Abuse, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Emotional Overeating, Emotionally Focused, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Existential Anxiety, Existential Therapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Gaslighting, Gay, Gay, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Grief and Loss, Health at Every Size, Health-Related Concerns, Hoarding Disorder, Humanistic Therapy, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Immigration, Impulse Control Disorder (ICD), Indecision, Individual Therapy, Insomnia, Integrative Psychotherapy, Intergenerational Trauma, Internet Addiction, Interpersonal, Intrusive Thoughts, Irrational Fears, Jewish, Jungian Psychotherapy, Learning Disabilities, Level 2 Clinician, LGBTQIA+, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Malaise, Male Identifying, Marijuana Disorder, Masculinity-Related Stress, Men's Issues, Men's Mental Health Issues, Mental Health Consultation, Mental Health Problem / Illness, Mental State Opinion, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mid-Life Crisis, Mindful-Based Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Money-Related Stress, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Munchausen Syndrome, Muslim, Narcissistic Personality, Narrative Therapy, Non-Binary, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Non-Traditional Romantic Stress, Nonreligious, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Open Relationships/Non-Monogomy, Pansexual, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Physical Abuse, Porn Addiction, Positive Psychology, Pre-College Fears, Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD), Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychological First Aid, Psychosis, Psychotic Disorder, Psychotic Features, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Recently Moved, Relational Therapy, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, Schizophrenia, Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sexual Addiction, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sleep Problems, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD), Spiritual Crisis or Transition, Spirituality, Straight, Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Thought Disorders, Transgender, Transitioning, Transitioning, Transpersonal Therapy, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Validation Therapy, Video Game Addiction, Voices, Visions, or Perceptual Disturbances, Vulnerability, Work-Related Counseling, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Artur Lebiedzinski: (He/Him) has been working in the mental health field for several years and holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. He has worked with various populations such as those struggling with COVID-19 stress, personality disorders, adjustment disorder, anxiety, depression, body image, relationship issues, and more.

In practice, Artur considers personality, historical context, and the complexities of distress tolerance. His personal experience growing up in several countries has shaped his unbiased views and recognition of alternative perspectives. Everyone is different, and each client deserves the utmost level of attention, responsiveness, and uniquely personalized approach when engaged in treatment.

Artur believes in each person’s unique ability and capacity to overcome their challenges. He uses a person-centered and evidence-based approach to foster curiosity, safety, and openness to growth.

He enjoys spending time with friends, playing video games, basketball, cooking, hiking, and fishing. Artur is proficient at providing psychotherapy in English and Polish.


Artur Lebiedzinski, MA, MHC-LP

Psychotherapist

Artur Lebiedzinski: (He/Him) has been working in the mental health field...

Hanni Flaherty, PhD, LCSW-R, CASAC

Position: Founder & Social Work President
Phone: (929) 362-4913
Email: hanni.flaherty@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Addiction Counseling, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Afflictions, Anxiety Disorder, Attachment Theory, Attachment-Based Family therapy (ABFT), Behavior Modification, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Burnout, Career-Related Stress, Child and Parent Interaction Therapy, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBT), Coping Mechanism Development, Costs/Insurance, Couples (Relationship Therapy), Couples Conflict Resolution, COVID-19 Stress, Crisis Intervention, Culturally Sensitive, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Drug Use, Dual Diagnosis, Family, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Family Therapy, Female Identifying, Founders Level, Group Therapy, Group Therapy, Harm Reduction Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Individual Therapy, Integrative Psychotherapy, Internal Family systems (IFS), Interpersonal, Jewish, LGBT Care, LGBTQIA+, Light Assisted Therapy, Male Identifying, Mental Health Consultation, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mentalization Based Treatment for Adolecents (MBT-A), Mid-Life Crisis, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Multicultural Therapy, Narcissistic Personality, Non-Binary, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Non-Traditional Romantic Stress, Open Relationships/Non-Monogomy, Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT) Person-Centered, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Person Centered (Rogerian), Positive Psychology, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling, Pre-Move In Couples Counseling, Pregnancy-Related Stress, Premarital / Marital, Premarital Conflict Resolution, Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Therapy, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer-Competent, Racial Justice Framework, Relapse Prevention Therapy, Safety Planning, Schema Therapy, Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Sex Worker Positive, Social Anxiety, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Strength-Based Therapy, Stress Management, Structural Family Therapy, Teaching, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Trans-Competant, Transitioning, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Veterans, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Hanni (She/Her) is a New York City-based Clinical Social Worker specializing in adolescents, young adults, and families. Over the past 10 years, she has worked with clients who struggle with a wide range of issues. Her areas of expertise include treating adolescents and young adults with family conflict, substance use, high-risk behaviors, self-harming behaviors, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, trauma, bullying, gender, and sexuality struggles.

Her practice uses a Cognitive Behavioral Treatment approach that takes into consideration each person’s strength and experience. She has a Ph.D. in clinical social work, an LCSW-R, and a CASAC. She is also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Family Structure Therapy. In addition, she is a Certified Addiction and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and New York State DUI evaluator.

Her treatment style encompasses open and honest communication to help clients achieve their goals through short-term treatment, long-term treatment, family therapy, and group treatment. Through the development of a strong therapeutic alliance, they work together to develop effective coping skills. In treatment, she strives to create a safe, understanding, and collaborative atmosphere where her clients can share their emotions and explore their struggles. They all have the ability to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. Therapy should be a helpful force in achieving life goals and overcoming life struggles.


Hanni Flaherty, PhD, LCSW-R, CASAC

Founder & Social Work President

Hanni (She/Her) is a New York City-based Clinical Social Worker specializing...

Kyle McEvoy, MS, LPC, LMHC, CCMHC, NCC

Position: Founder & Therapy President
Phone: (929) 227-6289
Email: kyle.mcevoy@collaborative-people.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Abstinence Based Psychotherapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Adaptive Mentalization based integrative treatment, Addiction, Addiction Counseling, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adolescent Addiction / Substance Use, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Affirming Therapy, Anti-Social Personality Disorder (ASPD), Anxiety Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Art Therapy, Artist-Related Stress, Asexual, Attachment Disorder, Attachment Theory, Attachment-Based Family therapy (ABFT), Behavior Modification, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Behavioral Therapy, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Biofeedback Treatment, Bisexual, Bisexual, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Body Image, Body Positivity/Health at every size, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Bullying, Burnout, Canabis Use disorder, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Child, Child Abuse Consultation, Child and Parent Interaction Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Chronic Illness, Chronic Impulsivity, Client Centered Therapy/Rogerian Therapy, Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors, Coaching, Coaching, Codependency, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (CPT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Commitment Obstacles, Community Violence, Compassion Fatigue, Compassion Focused, Complex Trauma, Confidence Issues, Coping Mechanism Development, Couples (Relationship Therapy), Couples Conflict Resolution, COVID-19 Stress, Creative Blocks, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Intervention, Cultural Competence, Cultural Diversity Issues, Culturally Sensitive, Dating, Depression, Developmental Disorder, Dialectical, Disruptive, Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders, Dissociative Disorder, Dream Analysis, Dreams, Drug Addiction, Drug Use, Dual Diagnosis, Dual Diagnosis, Early Childhood Trauma, Eclectic, Emerging Adulthood, Emotion-Focused Family therapy (EFFT), Emotional Abuse, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Emotionally Focused, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Ex-Cult Support, Excoriation, Existential Anxiety, Exposure & Response Prevention (ExRP) Therapy, Family, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Planning, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Family Therapy, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Fertility / Infertility, Founders Level, Gaslighting, Gay, Gay, Gender Dysphoria, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Grief and Loss, Group Therapy, Group Therapy, Harassment, Harm Reduction Therapy, Health-Related Concerns, Humanistic Therapy, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Immigration, Imposter Syndrome, Impulse Control Disorder (ICD), In-Home, Indecision, Individual Therapy, Intergenerational Trauma, Internal Family systems (IFS), Interpersonal, Intervention, Intimate Partner Violence, Intrusive Thoughts, Irrational Fears, Jewish, Learning Disabilities, Lesbian, Lesbian, LGBT Care, LGBTQIA+, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Male Identifying, Marijuana Disorder, Masculinity-Related Stress, Medical Trauma, Men's Issues, Men's Mental Health Issues, Mental Health Consultation, Mental Health Problem / Illness, Mentalization Based Treatment, Mentalization Based Treatment for Adolecents (MBT-A), Mentalization Based Treatment for Children (MBT-C), Mentalization Based Treatment for Families (MBT-F), Mid-Life Crisis, Mindful-Based Therapy, Money-Related Stress, Mood Disorder/Mood Swings, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Multicultural Therapy, Multisystemic Therapy (MST), Munchausen Syndrome, Narrative Therapy, Natural Disasters, Non-Binary, Non-suicidal Self-Injury, Non-Traditional Romantic Stress, Nonreligious, Obesity, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Open Relationships/Non-Monogomy, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Panic Disorder, Pansexual, Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT) Person-Centered, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Perfectionism, Performance Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Physical Abuse, Physical Abuse Trauma, Pica, Play Therapy, Porn Addiction, Positive Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling, Postpartum, Postpartum Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Pre-College Fears, Pregnancy, Pregnancy-Related Stress, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Procrastination, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD), Psychedelic Integration Therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychological Trauma, Psychotic Disorder, Psychotic Features, Quarter-Life Crisis, Queer, Queer, Queer-Competent, Questioning, Race-Related Stress, Racial Justice Framework, Racism Issues, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Recently Moved, Relapse Prevention Therapy, Relational, Relational Therapy, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, Rumination, Safety Planning, School Phobia, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self Esteem, Self-Harm / Injury, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sex Positive/Kink Friendly, Sex Therapy, Sex Trafficing, Sex Worker Positive, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Abuse counseling, Sexual Addiction, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Fear, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Sibling-Related Stress, Sleep Disorder, Sleep Problems, Social Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Social Justice, Social Life, Social Skills Training (SST), Social Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD), Somatic Therapy, Special Needs, Sport/Performance Counseling, Sports Performance, Straight, Strength-Based, Strength-Based Therapy, Stress, Stress Management, Structural Family Therapy, Suicidal Feelings, Suicidal Ideation, Suicidal Tendencies, Teaching, Teen Violence, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Terrorism and Violence, Text-Based and Phone Therapy, Trans-Competant, Transactional Analysis, Transgender, Transitioning, Transitioning, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Traumatic Grief, Trichotillomania/Body-Focused Repetitive Disease, Validation Therapy, Video Game Addiction, Vulnerability, Walk and Talk Therapy or OutdoorTherapy, Women's Health, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: 5th Avenue, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Tele-Health/Virtual

Kyle McEvoy (He/Him) is the Founder and President of Collaborative, a multidisciplinary clinical community focused on establishing effective, evidence-based treatment founded on an adaptive mentalization-based treatment model.

Kyle holds advanced training in mentalization-based (MBT) and adaptive mentalization-based integrative treatment (AMBIT) through the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families. He specializes in complex attachment and identity-related disorders such as borderline, avoidant, antisocial, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive personalities, along with gender-diverse individuals.

He focuses on understanding the individual to engage in a comprehensive execution of a person’s desires, wants, and needs. Kyle has participated in the client’s long-standing change from maladaptive behaviors, thoughts, and feelings through these scientific approaches. Kyle will implore you to participate in your treatment and discuss the techniques actively. He has helped people struggling with substances, explore individual identity (LGBTQIA+), cope with psychological/cognitive/developmental disorders, accept medical diagnoses, and overcome sexual abuse/intimate partner violence.

In addition to Kyle’s direct clinical work, he is a prominent national speaker, writer, and educator of the mental health community in efforts to deepen provider and patient understandings of mentalization, identity formation, and clinically challenging circumstances. In addition, Kyle continues to bolster his clinical approach through continued education and research of personality development from a psychoanalytic perceptive as a student of the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies.

Kyle believes practical and engaging clinical support has the power to invoke change. Therefore, he goes beyond the typical therapeutic approach when working with you.


 

Kyle McEvoy, MS, LPC, LMHC, CCMHC, NCC

Founder & Therapy President

Kyle McEvoy (He/Him) is the Founder and President of Collaborative, a...

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