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Featured practitioner

yumiko take, lmsw

Psychotherapist

 

My approach to therapy is tailored to each individual's needs and range from psychodynamic, relational, and CBT therapies to mindfulness practices. I meet each individual with a spirit of openness, curiosity, and an invitation to explore the deepest parts of themselves. I offer approaches to healing and growth that emphasize the integration of mind and body.

I have experience working with a wide variety of clients, including LGBTQ populations and those suffering from anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, substance abuse, and homelessness. 

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Yumiko Take, lmsw

Psychotherapist

 

My approach to therapy is tailored to each individual's needs and range from psychodynamic, relational, and CBT therapies to mindfulness practices. I meet each individual with a spirit of openness, curiosity, and an invitation to explore the deepest parts of themselves. I offer approaches to healing and growth that emphasize the integration of mind and body.

I have experience working with a wide variety of clients, including LGBTQ populations and those suffering from anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, substance abuse, and homelessness. 

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, and clinical psychologists in private practice at the Iris-Kaplan Center

 
craig kaplan, lmsw

Psychotherapist

With 12 years of psychoanalytic practice and over 5 years of business ownership, Craig has a unique ability to bring together business and mental health in ways that are empowering for the practitioners he works with and, thereby, the communities they serve.

Craig believes that when you treat people with respect and support and inspire them with clear pathways of empowerment, responsive, motivated, and generous partnerships naturally flourish.

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kris martin, ph.d.

Clinical Psychologist

 

I value and deeply respect the unique attributes of all whom I treat. Strengths and solution-focused, proudly gay-affirming and deeply committed to human rights, social justice, and anti-bigotry, I welcome clients from all cultural backgrounds, nationalities, racial and ethnic groups, religions, gender identities, sexual orientations, and across the range of age from adolescence to the elderly. It has been my sincere honor to treat veterans in the Bronx, NY for the past 10 years. From this experience, I have gained expertise in addressing the unique issues of veterans and members of the armed services, and their families. 

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paul lichtenberg, ph.d.

Clinical Psychologist

Paul Lichtenberg, PhD is co-founder of [The Iris-Kaplan Center] and Iris [Yoga Retreat Center in Accord, NY]with his wife, Sibylle. Clinical psychologist in full-time private practice in Manhattan for 25 years, Paul's integral therapeutic vision has led him across many psychological and spiritual landscapes with the aim of contributing wisdom, knowledge, and practices to our larger collective community life.


Paul describes his therapeutic as a Buddhistically-inspired contemporary relational psychoanalytic process and practice.

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priyanka upadhyaya, psy.d.

Clinical Psychologist

Priyanka is a psychotherapist who believes in the relational model of health care, and also promotes holistic practices. Here are some words describing her approach from her website: "Dr. Priyanka has been partnering with clients for the past 10 years through therapy, coaching, and integrative mind-body and lifestyle related interventions to help them achieve balance."

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amalia sirica, lcsw

Psychotherapist

 

Amalia Sirica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Yoga Teacher with a passion for helping people discover self-love and compassion. She believes that connection is at the root of all healing. She is humbled by the opportunities she has been given to work alongside so many beautiful beings.

Amalia is practicing at The Therapy Collective, located at the Iris-Kaplan Center.

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Group Practices

jessica reuveni, lmsw

Psychotherapist

Much of my work has been rooted in trauma and its overwhelming ability to permeate into all aspects of life. My approach is warm, attuned, vivacious, and collaborative. My style relational psychodynamic therapy through a harm reductionist lens. The therapy itself focuses on the awareness of patterns, relationships, and personal goals to lead to a place of collaborative processing and change. Ultimately the healing takes place through our ability to relearn to trust and love. I honor your experiences, and I am excited to begin our journey together. My personal specialties include: Complex Trauma, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, and Grief.

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lisa zurndorfer, lcsw

Psychotherapist

Lisa Zurndorfer, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been practicing for 19 years. Lisa sees adults, individuals and couples. Lisa believes that the therapeutic bond is one of the most important tools in healing trauma, pain, fear, isolation, low self-esteem and loneliness and relationship struggles. She works psychodynamically and has extensive training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. Prior to joining the Iris Kaplan Center Lisa has been in sole private practice since 2007 and prior to that she worked for the New York City Fire Department Counseling Service Unit where she worked with firefighters and their families recovering from substance abuse, PTSD, grief and loss.
 

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lori moussapour, lmsw

Psychotherapist

 

Lori Moussapour, MA, LMSW, helps individuals, couples, families, and children push through challenges to find both passion and balance in love, work and play. As a psychotherapist, she aims to help clients find relief from emotional distress, seek solutions to problems in their lives such as those related to grief, family issues, relationship problems or career dissatisfaction, and modify ways of thinking and acting that stand in the way of goal attainment. She also specializes in working with individuals and families with allergy and immunology related health issues. Lori is also trained by Yale University’s Center for Emotional Intelligence as an emotional literacy coach, enhancing skills in communication, relationships, and intimacy for people of all ages.

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tom perkins, lmsw

Psychotherapist

Thomas is an extremely genuine, compassionate human being who fosters unwavering, radical positive regard towards others every moment of his life. With an expertise in psychotherapy, Tom is also passionate about nutrition, acupuncture, hiking, sports, and the arts, especially music, literature, and singing. Tom is the son of a Jungian psychoanalyst and he considers dreams to be a valuable resource during therapy. He is passionate about social justice having worked closely with families and individuals in crisis as a teacher, dean of students, and therapist en route to his Master's of Social Work Degree. 

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yumiko take, lmsw

Psychotherapist

 

My approach to therapy is tailored to each individual's needs and range from psychodynamic, relational, and CBT therapies to mindfulness practices. I meet each individual with a spirit of openness, curiosity, and an invitation to explore the deepest parts of themselves. I offer approaches to healing and growth that emphasize the integration of mind and body.

I have experience working with a wide variety of clients, including LGBTQ populations and those suffering from anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, substance abuse, and homelessness. 

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karen h. senecal-davis,
lp, ncpsya, m. div.

Psychoanalyst

 

My role as a therapist is to help people identify emotional and relational patterns, which are keeping them feeling stuck and not living lives to the fullest. I will work collaboratively with you to understand the origins of these patterns and ways in which they are manifesting and blocking growth in the present.
I offer psychoanalytic psychotherapy to individuals and couples. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy is curious about the intersection of conscious and unconscious elements in the mind and bringing repressed fears and conflicts into the conscious mind.

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adam stern, lmsw

Psychotherapist

 

Adam Stern, LMSW is a psychotherapist who works in multiple modalities including psychodynamic, clinical behavioral therapy and experiential therapies. He provides a safe, comfortable (and when appropriate even humorous) environment for his clients. In collaboration, he helps them to move towards the fulfilling and joyous future that we all deserve.

Adam is practicing at The Therapy Collective, located at the Iris-Kaplan Center.

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charlotte ryan, lmsw

Psychotherapist

 

Charlotte Ryan is a social worker who holds extensive training in LGBTQ+ affirmative psychotherapy, the treatment of complex trauma, and the intersection of spirituality and emotional health. She is a warm and relational clinician who makes use of a psychodynamic approach, a form of depth psychology that unearths internal, unconscious conflicts so as to alleviate psychic tension, paired with elements of transpersonal psychology, which emphasizes spiritual and transcendent aspects of the human experience.

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donald schmoll, lcsw

Psychotherapist

 

Donald T. Schmoll, MBA, LMSW, is a trauma-informed psychotherapist who has extensive experience working with members of the LGBTQ and other marginalized populations. Rather than pathologize behavior, Donald encourages and helps clients to access, express, and fully process feelings surrounding their sexual identity, HIV status, emotional, physical, sexual abuse and other trauma in order to realize a more fully integrated sense of self. A believer that harm reduction techniques are an effective first step towards sobriety, Donald has successfully translated theory into practice in helping clients on the road to recovery.

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vitality & wellness suite

Holistic healers, yoga teachers, bodyworkers, and acupuncturists located at the Iris-Kaplan Center

ashley sapir lathrop, nbc-hwc

Health Coach / Herbalist

 

Ashley is a Health Coach, specializing in Functional Medicine. She is also an Herbalist and Educator driven by the belief that in deepening our relationship with our intuition we can connect to our healthiest selves. Passionate about integrating nutrition, movement and mindfulness along with botanicals Ashley offers health coaching packages, as well as classes and consultations for individuals and families. Some of the areas that she specializes in are anxiety, stress, depression, healthy food relationships, and improving digestive and, hormonal health.

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allison joy phillips

Yoga Teacher

 

Allison Joy teaches yoga for vitality, power, and optimal performance. She practices to restore energy, revitalize the body, and rejuvenate the mind. She shares lineage-based wisdom that provides immediate, tangible results for today’s working professional.

She was part of the Management team that opened Three Jewels flagship location on the Bowery and launched their yoga teacher training program in 2017. Her classes incorporate philosophy, intelligent alignment, meditation, and music.

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carolyn cahill

Holistic Wellness Guide for embodied Psycho-Spiritual Transformation

 The intent of her practice and presence is to create a safe space and support intuitive inquiry and dialog with clients to draw forth the Soul - the depth of wisdom within from which an authentic sense of wholeness, purpose, expression, and belonging spring -- and to offer useful tools and compassionate support to create cooperation between the aspects of self that may be blocking that emergence.

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leo bierman, m.s., l.ac.

Acupuncturist and Interfaith Minister

Leo Bierman practices an integrative approach to healing, drawing the best from different traditions to transform body, mind, and spirit. He has received extensive formal training for over a decade in many of the world's spiritual and healing traditions, all of which inform his work with patients. His healing work integrates many styles of acupuncture, as well as meditation, movement-based practices, qigong, tui na, and lifestyle counseling, and other modalities to help resolve both acute and chronic issues, and to empower patients with the tools to heal and transform their lives.
He also co-founded the Brooklyn Center for Sacred Activism, where he helps people connect to meaningful and effective service in the world, bridging personal and social transformation.

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diana b seiler, lmt, cyt, chc

Thai Yoga Massage and Integrative Therapeutic Massage Practitioner 


Hudson Valley Thai Massage is Diana's private practice in New Paltz, NY. She offers Thai Yoga Massage, Integrative Therapeutic Massage, and classes in mindfulness, yoga and self-care practices. She is a sought after practitioner in the Wellness Center at the Omega Institute, offering her services there since 2006. She is a senior massage instructor at The Finger Lakes School of Massage in Mount Kisco, NY teaching a variety of classes since it opened in 2008. 

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gina de la chesnaye

Trauma Educator and Facilitator of Mind/Body Practices for Trauma and Resiliency

Gina is a core faculty member of Second Response and has worked most recently in East Africa offering to survivors of sex-trafficking, refugees, street-children and the women of the Kampala slums. She serves as key faculty for The Lineage Project bringing practices to at-risk and/or incarcerated youth and their support staff in New York City.
 

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haley meredith

Reiki Practitioner, Founder of Reach and Reiki

Reach and Reiki offers comprehensive and individualized healing. We are shamanic reiki master practitioners, yoga teachers, pilates instructors, energy healers, counselors, accountability coaches, and recovery partners who practice with empathy, dedication, and an unmatched commitment to bringing peace to NYC.

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kelsey ojima, m.s., l.ac.

Acupuncturist

Kelsey is a board-certified acupuncturist who is passionate about holistic, individualized care of everyone she treats. Having spent 7 years practicing acupuncture around the world, Kelsey brings a wealth of medical and cultural knowledge and experience to every acupuncture session.

 

Kelsey was first introduced to acupuncture when she was 18 years old and suffering from back pain from a car accident. When her pain went away after a series of treatments, she knew that there was something magical about acupuncture. She earned her Masters in Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University. Recently, Kelsey has worked under the master healer, Dr. Ken Kobayashi in New York City.

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