Pia C. Johnson, LMSW/ Owner
Substance use disorders, LGBTQ + populations, anxiety, depression, couples, adjustment issues, self-esteem and interpersonal relationships
Pia Johnson is a Licensed Master Social Worker with a concentration in clinical social work. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from SUNY Empire State College and an MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work.
Her goal is to empower clients to improve their overall well-being and seek healthier balance in their lives.
Dr. Taqueena S. Quintana, LPC, NCC, ACS, BC-TMH/Owner
Depression, anxiety, grief, self-esteem, life transitions, adjustment issues, stress management
Taqueena is a doctoral-level licensed professional counselor (LPC) who is nationally certified (NCC) and possesses specialized training in telemental health counseling (BC-TMH).
She strives to build rapport with her clients by supporting and guiding them to adopt healthier ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. Together, they explore the challenges faced and work toward positive change.
Natacha Cesar, LMSW
Anxiety, depression, overcoming adversity, and work/life stress, couples and LGBTQ+ individuals
Life is full of challenges that can make it difficult for you to enjoy it’s journey.
I believe communication is an essential part of healing and therapy provides you a safe space to unburden yourself with experiences that can keep you stagnant and from connecting to your greater self.
Depression, Bipolar disorder, anxiety, trauma, developmental disabilities, substance abuse
Mee-Hyea has worked in a variety of clinical settings including, in-home therapy, residential treatment centers, group homes, partial care programs, psychiatric hospitals, and has extensive experience in crisis intervention as part of the Bergen County Psychiatric Screening Program.
Mee-Hyea has a Master's Degree in Psychoanalytic Counseling from Centenary College affiliated with the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis. She has been trained in Modern Psychoanalysis as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Monica Gavilanes, LMSW
Bilingual; Anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, grief, adjustment issues, and interpersonal relationships
Monica is a bi-lingual Spanish speaking Licensed Master Social Worker who has been practicing in New York City for ten years in a variety of non-profit, public service, and clinical settings. She graduated with a BA in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and an MSW from Stony Brook University.
She understands the importance of a healthy, honest, and trusting therapeutic relationship and utilizes a blended approach to therapy to best guide clients to their chosen outcomes. She has worked with clients in addressing a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, grief, adjustment issues, and interpersonal relationships.
Peter Amato, LCSW
LGBTQ, substance abuse and individuals with depression and anxiety
Peter Amato is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He graduated with a BA in Psychology from CUNY Hunter College and an MSW from New York University. Peter has also recently completed the 200-hour Yoga Instructor training program from Yogaworks.
He provides a safe, non-judgmental, sensitive atmosphere that will allow you to express yourself & uncover the negative thoughts & behaviors that are interfering with the realization of your hopes & dreams.
Kristin Young, LPC-A
Acute psychiatric settings, outpatient services, residential treatment and crisis intervention
Kristin is an Associate Professional Counselor and with 10 years experience working in acute psychiatric settings, outpatient services, residential treatment and crisis intervention serving a range of clients from adolescents to adults.
Kristin takes an integrative approach to therapy in order to customize the experience for each client and help them reach their specific goals. She utilizes a person centered approach w/ CBT elements to provide a safe space for clients to express their thoughts and emotions, thus gaining a better understanding of their behaviors.
Tiffany Griffin, LMSW
Stress, grief, anxiety, and depression
Tiffany is a Licensed Master Social Worker who has been providing services to individuals, groups, and communities for over 10 years. She has worked in a variety of settings in New York City including non-profit, public service, education and mental health.
She strongly believes that in order to be healthy overall; ones mental, physical and emotional health must align. It is h desire to build a strong therapeutic bond using both a strength based and client centered approach, so that her clients are empowered to be their authentic selves.
Dr. Kristina Jackson, PsyD
Anxiety, depression, guilt, anger, grief, low self-esteem, and relational difficulties
Kristina received her graduate level education from Loyola University Maryland. Her clinical experiences have included working with clients whose life stressors have manifested in many ways, including anxiety, depression, guilt, anger, grief, low self-esteem, and relational difficulties.
Kristina has a commitment to utilizing culturally affirming and client centered treatment approaches. She strives to foster a safe space to openly discuss life stressors and support her clients in developing healthier and more satisfying relationships with others and most importantly with oneself.
Jessica McJunkin-Flatts, LMHC, RYT
Grief, Anxiety, LGBTQ+ populations Depression, Interpersonal/Peer relationship issues, Life Transitions and other severe & persistent mental illnesses.
Jessica McJunkin-Flatts is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Yoga and Mindfulness teacher. She works with a mindful-based perspective within various theoretical approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Mindful Focused Therapy, Strength Based, and Compassion Focused Therapy.