OUR PEOPLE

Meet The Team

We believe it “takes a village” for a business to thrive. Our Founders took their experiences in life and profession and built Collaborative to solve the problems they had encountered before. It’s new, it’s fresh, its humanity at its peak.

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Deborah Bothun

Position: Clinical Intern
Email: deborah.bothun@collaborative-therapy.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, 12- Step Friendly, Addiction Counseling, Adult Psychotherapy, Adults (25-64), Alcoholism, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Anxiety Disorder, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Issues / Problems, Buddhist, Burnout, Career-Related Stress, Childhood Trauma, Christian, Chronic Relapse, Coaching, Coaching, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Complex Trauma, Confidence Issues, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Drama Therapy, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Early Childhood Trauma, Emotional Abuse, Existential Anxiety, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Fidelis Care of New York, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Group Therapy, Group Therapy, Hindu, Imposter Syndrome, Individual Therapy, Intergenerational Trauma, Jewish, Level 1 Clinician, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Mindful-Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Muslim, Nonreligious, Panic Disorder, Perfectionism, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Procrastination, Psychodynamic Therapy, Queer-Competent, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Reflection, Sex Worker Positive, Sexual Abuse, Strength-Based, Stress, Stress Management, Trauma / Trauma Focused, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Worry
Location: Tele-Health/Virtual

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Deborah Bothun

Clinical Intern

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Kate Jamison

Position: Clinical Intern
Phone: (929) 298-9917
Email: kate.jamison@collaborative-therapy.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, Afflictions, Fidelis Care of New York, Level 1 Clinician
Location: 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

Clinical Intern

Kate (she/they) is a graduate student at NYU’s Counseling for...

Dawnmarie Sumners, WPCC, TICC

Position: Life Coach
Phone: (929) 560-2197
Email: dawnmarie.sumners@collaborative-therapy.com
Areas of Work: *Out of Network*, 12- Step Friendly, Addiction Counseling, Adolescent / Teen Issues, Adoption, Adults (25-64), Aging Parents, Agitation, Alcohol Use, Anger, Anger Management, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Anxiety Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Art Therapy, Asexual, Attachment Theory, Behavior Modification, Bereavement / Grief Counseling, Betrayal Trauma, Body Image, Body Positivity/Health at every size, Body-Focused Therapy (ex: Tapping), Burnout, Career-Related Stress, Caregiver Burnout, Child, Childhood Trauma, Children (<13), Christian, Coaching, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Insomnia (CBT-I), Community Violence, Compassion Fatigue, Complex Trauma, Couples (Relationship Therapy), Couples Conflict Resolution, COVID-19 Stress, Creative Blocks, Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT), Dating, Dementia, Depression, Dream Analysis, Dreams, Emotion Regulaton Therapy (ERT), Emotional Abuse, End of Life Challenges, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family, Family Conflicts / Issues, Family Dynamics / Systems, Family Planning, Family Systems, Family Therapy, Family Therapy, Fear of Failure, Female Identifying, Gaslighting, Gay, Gay, Grief and Loss, Group Therapy, Group Therapy, Harassment, Health at Every Size, Health-Related Concerns, Indecision, Individual Therapy, Jewish, Lesbian, Level 1 Clinician, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Low Self Esteem, Male Identifying, Mentalization Based Treatment for Adolecents (MBT-A), Non-Binary, Nonreligious, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Personality Disorders, Physical Abuse, Physical Abuse Trauma, Play Therapy, Pre-College Fears, Pre-Move In Couples Counseling, Pregnancy, Pregnancy-Related Stress, Premarital Counseling, Premenopausal Symptoms, Recently Moved, Reiki, Relationship Struggles / Issues, Romantic Life, School Phobia, Self Esteem, Self-Reflection, Seniors (65+), Separation Anxiety, Sleep Problems, Social Anxiety, Social Life, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Somatic Therapy, Straight, Stress, Stress Management, Teen Violence, Teenagers/Adolescents (13-17), Trauma Therapy, Traumatic Grief, Vegan, Veterans, Walk and Talk Therapy or OutdoorTherapy, Weight Loss, Women's Health, Women's Issues / Obstacles, Women's Issues Therapy, Work-Related Counseling, Worry, Young Adulthood, Young Adults (18-24)
Location: Tele-Health/Virtual

Dawnmarie is a true believer in living as your authentic self. She is passionate about empowering people to become fully connected with who they are and who they can become. Dawnmarie advocates for you to use your voice and your talents to take steps forward. Dawnmarie utilizes her unique personality to create a secure connection with those she works with. She describes herself as positive, compassionate, empathetic, fun, creative, strong, intuitive, and passionate.

Dawnmarie is positive about life and encourages you to embrace a new perspective. She advocates for a “glass half full” mentality. Dawnmarie works with clients who want to embrace life, make changes, be heard, and find peace. Together you can achieve many things, develop a plan, and gain the tools to be successful. Whether it be your Professional or Personal life, together, we can master love, happiness, and a sense of SELF.


Dawnmarie Sumners, WPCC, TICC

Life Coach

Dawnmarie is a true believer in living as your authentic...

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