Kimberlee Thomas-Seales is currently working towards her doctorate degree in social work and is expecting to graduate in 2024. Kimberlee has over 20 years of experience supporting parents of children with special needs. Kimberlee is a wife and a mother of 2 children with their own varying special needs. Kimberlee is passionate about working with parents. Kimberlee prides herself in being a reflective practitioner that leads with Socratic questions to help her clients understand how their thoughts, feelings and behaviors are all intertwined. She also aims to help clients understand how their environment and belief system impacts their day-to-day functioning, bringing about a sense of self-awareness.
Kimberlee is originally from the twin islands of Trinidad & Tobago and currently lives in NY. In her free time, Kimberlee loves to cook, catch flights with her husband and do family road trips.
Tristan Alexander received his Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University (NYU). He has experience creating safe spaces for LGBT+ couples/individuals and people of color from all walks of life by incorporating cultural humility and empathy in his practice. Tristan has a passion for working with the LGBT+ community of color, adults, couples, and Black and Brown men, women, and children.
Tristan believes in giving these communities the quality of care that they deserve by examining the impact of systemic inequities on mental health and providing trauma-informed treatment. In addition, he provides concrete tools to manage anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and general life stressors.
Tristan takes an eclectic approach and incorporates several modalities in his practice, including but not limited to: cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, strengths-based therapy, solution-focused therapy, and mindfulness-based therapy.
Fun fact about Tristan- his favorite musical artists are: WizKid, SZA, Bruno Mars, and Lucky Daye.
Tristan believes in giving these communities the quality of care that they deserve by examining the impact of systemic inequities on mental health and providing trauma-informed treatment.
Christena Barton is a well-rounded licensed master social worker. She completed her Masters in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service with a concentration in clinical social work.
Christena has over 5 years of experience providing psychotherapy with diverse populations. As a solution-focused therapist, her goal is to help clients uncover their true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating.
Her passion in mental health is to work together with clients to understand and resolve the challenges in their lives.
With over 15 years in the field of social work, Noderea John has developed a passion for helping others in their pursuit of happiness, success and self-love.
Noderea's focus is helping others to strengthen the relationship they have with themselves and their loved ones.
Throughout her therapeutic process with clients, self-care is encouraged, promoted and supported and communication skills are improved.
Combining coaching & therapeutic techniques with clients allow them to... develop adequate coping skills, increase self-esteem and improve their overall daily functioning so they are better able to attain their life goals.
Kadidra Merchant is a passionate mental wellness professional, I understand the best way to achieve our life’s goals is to take a proactive and integrative approach to being healthy and happy.
I create space for you to explore patterns and identify blockages that keep you stagnant by asking questions that challenge you to go deeper and encourage you to be honest with yourself about what’s happening both consciously and unconsciously. I challenge you to understand your hard wiring and expose you to the trauma that is deeply embedded within your internal structures.
Through therapy with me, you will gain an understanding of yourself and implement new skills that will assist you on your life’s journey
Anais Morales-Suarez is a clinical social worker who is passionate about de-stigmatizing mental health in society.
Over the past 10 years, Anais served a variety of age groups and cultural backgrounds to manage stressors within the household, workplace, and relationships.
She provides an eclectic therapeutic approach, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, dialectical behavioral therapy and mindfulness approach in counseling. Anais is also bilingual in Spanish.
Margaret Ngunang graduated from NYU with an MSW, completed postgraduate training in couples and family therapy at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and obtained a Certification in Couples Mediation and acquired a post-graduate certificate from NYU in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
She is privileged and humbled to be an ally, standing with clients in their struggles as a social justice advocate, a voice for their empowerment using strength-based therapy, CBT, and family systems; through a trauma-informed, healing, and holistic lens to help them discover what works to promote post-traumatic growth.
Investing in your mental health and overall well being can be the first step in achieving the kind of life you deserve. We provide racially competent therapy for men and women who want more out of life.
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