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Meaningful human connections drive good care

Combining the power of human connection with an expertise in neuroscience to help everyday people achieve and maintain lasting mental wellness.

We believe mental health is a human right. Taking care of your mental health should be respected, expected, and attainable, regardless of your race, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or class.

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What makes us different

Compassion

Research shows that a meaningful relationship with a clinician is one of the most powerful drivers of successful health outcomes. We know that our “patients” are real people, so our relationship with you will always be based on trust and mutual respect.

Flexibility

Every person is unique, so every person deserves a unique treatment plan. We know that life happens and needs change. We provide a diverse range of services that grow with you and evolve to meet your needs over time.

Co-creation

You are the expert in your own health. We share our thoughts on the most effective ways forward and work with you to establish a plan that aligns with your beliefs. We are there for you with every aspect of your care, from your treatment plan to scheduling.

Commitment

Our dedication to your well being extends beyond each individual session. Whatever you need, our team is here for you. We’ll do everything in our power to find care options that are right for you.

Proactive

Working on mental health should not start just when you’re unwell. We encourage you to come see us wherever you’re at on your mental health journey. Preventative and ongoing care can lead to long-term, sustainable results.

Accessible

Caring for your mental health shouldn’t be hard. Whereas other practices might turn people away, we work to accommodate anyone who needs or wants mental health services, especially those from marginalized communities.

What makes us different

Compassion

Research shows that a meaningful relationship with a clinician is one of the most powerful drivers of successful health outcomes. We know that our “patients” are real people, so our relationship with you will always be based on trust and mutual respect.

Flexibility

Every person is unique, so every person deserves a unique treatment plan. We know that life happens and needs change. We provide a diverse range of services that grow with you and evolve to meet your needs over time.

Co-creation

You are the expert in your own health. We share our thoughts on the most effective ways forward and work with you to establish a plan that aligns with your beliefs. We are there for you with every aspect of your care, from your treatment plan to scheduling.

Commitment

Our dedication to your well being extends beyond each individual session. Whatever you need, our team is here for you. We’ll do everything in our power to find care options that are right for you.

Proactive

Working on mental health should not start just when you’re unwell. We encourage you to come see us wherever you’re at on your mental health journey. Preventative and ongoing care can lead to long-term, sustainable results.

Accessible

Caring for your mental health shouldn’t be hard. Whereas other practices might turn people away, we work to accommodate anyone who needs or wants mental health services, especially those from marginalized communities.

Our approach to care

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Build a connection

We build relationships with our clients to learn who you are and who you want to be so that we can look beyond symptoms and plan care that fits into your big picture.

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Agree on priorities

We work with you to determine the path that will most effectively lead to your idea of wellness. We will come up with a treatment plan that includes what you’re comfortable with and what you’re interested in working on.

Agree on priorities

We work with you to determine the path that will most effectively lead to your idea of wellness. We will come up with a treatment plan that includes what you’re comfortable with and what you’re interested in working on.

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Work towards wellness together

Your mental health journey is your own, and we are here to help guide you. Whether you’re taking steps forward or back or taking a pause in your journey, we’re here with you every step of the way.

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Maintain and thrive

We give you the tools to continue working on your mental health independently so that wellness can always be a part of your everyday routine.

Maintain and thrive

We give you the tools to continue working on your mental health independently so that wellness can always be a part of your everyday routine.

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Mental health exists on a fluid continuum. Our goal is to support you at your pace and offer the tools to help you redefine the life you want to lead.

Working with a therapist, psychiatrist, or other mental health provider can make a difference in your mental wellness. With services for ADHD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ASD, and more, our team is ready to support you. At our New York City-based therapy and psychiatry practice, we provide psychiatric consultations and services in conjunction with therapy modalities to help you get the best results possible. Ready to get started? Book an appointment or intro call with us to begin.

 

Meet our team

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Tejal Kaur,
MD

Founder, Medical Director & Psychiatrist

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Ruth Alexander,
PMHNP-BC

Director of Clinical Services & Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Zuleka Henderson,
PhD, LMSW

Director of the Center for Black Wellbeing & Psychotherapist

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Amy (Lei) Zhu,
PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Jake Hernandez,
PMHNP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Katherine Sullivan,
PMHNP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Sabrina Sarro,
LMSW, C-DBT, CTP

Psychotherapist & Curriculum Development Specialist

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Mairead Keogan,
LMSW

Psychotherapist

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Anna Thomas,
LMSW

Psychotherapist

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Sharon Miao,
LMSW

Psychotherapist

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Brenda Liz,
MHC-LP

Psychotherapist

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Diana Lam,
RN-BC

Psychiatric Nurse

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Jessica Georges,
RN-BC

Psychiatric Nurse

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Colleen Kerrisk,
OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

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Justine Lee

Office Manager

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Natalie Soffronoff

Client Care Coordinator

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Tejal Kaur, MD

Founder, Medical Director & Psychiatrist

About Tejal Kaur (she/her/hers)

I believe that the relationship and connection we form through our work together lay the foundation for ensuring success in the treatment. Within that therapeutic relationship, I refuse to believe that my patients cannot get better. For those where medicine is an important part of the plan, I see it as a tool that allows therapy or other strategies to be most effective, allowing an individual to be in the right space to reach their potential.

Specialties: adolescents, college students, young adults, perinatal or postpartum depression or anxiety, attentional/executive function, autism-spectrum, early intervention for psychosis or bipolar disorder, learning disorders

Other Interests: exploring, going on adventures, cuddling with my children, learning, reading, writing, social justice

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(917) 720-4124

Ruth Alexander, PMHNP-BC

Director of Clinical Services &
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

About Ruth Alexander (she/her/hers)

My prescription pad is just one tool in my toolbox; it can be an option in your treatment but doesn’t necessarily need to be used for everyone. I collaborate with clients to create an individualized treatment plan tailored to their life goals. My goal for clients is sustainability in mental wellness by identifying and removing the barriers in their life to help them thrive on their own.

Specialties: early intervention & preventative care, social & communication skills, strengthening intuition & resilience, coping with life transitions, neurodiversity speciality training in children & adolescents; I also have experience and enjoy working throughout the lifespan with young adults, midlife adults, & older adults.

Other Interests: community and global mental health advocacy, coffee meditation, podcasts/audiobooks, Citi-biking around the city

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Zuleka Henderson, PhD, LMSW

Director of the Center for Black Wellbeing & Psychotherapist

About Zuleka Henderson (she/her/hers)

We all have the power to create and sustain wellbeing in our lives. For people of African ancestry, we also have a legacy of healing traditions and countless examples of people who’ve used personal and collective resources to transform pain and adversity. My commitment is to work together to create a path towards wellness that builds from this well of cultural strengths and that is personally tailored to how you view healing. 

Specialties: healing-centered practice, cognitive behavioral and narrative approaches, intergenerational trauma, intimate partner relationships, visioning and manifesting, caregiver-adolescent relationships, spiritually-grounded practice

Other Interests: laughing, great music and television, being outdoors, boxing, a good podcast, good food, and traveling

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Amy (Lei) Zhu, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

About Amy Zhu (she/her/hers)

I believe all aspects of health are important and interconnected, including psychological state, physical health, environment, and interpersonal relationships. I am here to support you in strengthening your coping skills and overcoming barriers. I am fluent in both English and Mandarin and seek to provide a culturally sensitive environment for my clients.

我提供中文的心理咨询跟药物治疗。专注于治疗抑郁症,焦虑症,睡眠障碍, 小儿/成人多动症, 以及留学生心里健康等问题.

Specialties: depression, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, international student mental health, play therapy, medication management

Other Interests: food lover and gym fan, anything that helps me increase physical activity

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(917) 920-9128

Kuljit Mann,
PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

About Kuljit Mann (she/they)

I focus on providing care for my clients by implementing the wellness model to deliver more holistic care. I also believe each individual is unique and aim to preserve that uniqueness when comprising a treatment plan. I’m fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu, which aids in my goal to provide individualized, culturally-competent care.

Specialties: depression, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating), millennial mental health and trauma, “geek therapy”

Other Interests: RPG video gaming, archery, and traveling to anime conventions

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(917) 920-9051

Sabrina Sarro,

LMSW, C-DBT, CTP

Psychotherapist &
Curriculum Development Specialist

About Sabrina Sarro (they/them/theirs)

As a Black/Haitian, mixed-race non-binary/trans* queer psychotherapist and spirit exfoliator, I am most interested in centering the voices of the unheard by providing intersectional, decolonized, and trauma-informed counseling. Charismatic, creative, and non-traditional, I am here to center your unique narrative and center the exploration of your past, present, and future.

Specialties: couples, families, GSM community, LGBTQIA*/LGBTQIA*POC communities, polyam/consensual non-monogamy* communities, BDSM/kink communities, Enneagram, writing, creative expressive arts, “personality” disorders, eclectic psychodymamic therapy, spirit wizardry. I am also a C-DBT and CTP clinician, which means that I am Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and a Certified  Trauma Professional. 

Other Interests: Nen-Types, Astrology, Human Design, Haiti, menstrual activism, shadow work, moon magic

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(917) 909-2592

Julita Braxton,
RN-BC

Psychiatric Nurse

About Julita Braxton (she/her/hers)

I strive to create space for clients to bring their whole selves to the experience of wellness. An effective wellness plan is dynamic and collaborative, and each person is the expert of their own experience. I tailor a variety of psychotherapeutic modalities in accordance to client need in the moment, and I believe in meeting people where they are.

Specialties: all ages and stages of life, mental health stigma, neurodiversity, creative expression, trauma, palliative care, bereavement

Other Interests: the natural world, libraries, museums, meditation, traveling, learning and discovery

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(917) 909-2592

Diana Lam,
RN-BC

Psychiatric Nurse

About Diana Lam (she/her/hers)

I strive to help my clients improve their emotional wellbeing and develop personal
coping strategies that target their current difficulties. It is my belief that every client is unique
with their own unique set of challenges – therefore I hope to collaborate with each client to
provide comprehensive care. My goal is to support my clients in overcoming obstacles in their
lives so they can live their “best” lives.

Specialties: depression, anxiety, substance use, mood disorders, schizophrenia, disordered eating

Other Interests: community mental health advocacy, reading, learning, spending time with
family, traveling, outdoor recreational activities – I also consider myself a foodie!

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(917) 810-2099

Jessica Georges,
RN-BC

Psychiatric Nurse

About Jessica Georges (she/her/hers)

I believe it is especially important to be passionate about providing compassionate and high-quality care to clients. My goal is to provide genuine, individual, and comprehensive mental health services while building a rapport with clients, letting you know I see you as an equal partner and allowing you to be your true self.

Specialties: adolescents, young adults, older/geriatric adults, forensics, PTSD, mood disorders, trauma, anxiety

Other Interests: spending quality time with my family, shopping, listening to music, traveling, watching movies

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(917) 540-0266

Jake Hernandez,
PMHNP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

About Jake Hernandez (he/him/his)

As a queer person of color, I want to bridge the existing gap of BIPOC & Queer mental health providers and hold a therapeutic space for folx who want to focus on their mental wellness so that they may be the best version of themselves. With fluency in both English and Spanish, I hope to provide culturally-competent and sensitive care to my clients.

Specialties: college students, young adults, early episode psychosis, borderline personality disorder, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, POC, LGBTQIA community

Other Interests: traveling, cooking, exercising, cuddling with my Yorkie, photography and interior decorating

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(917) 970-9031

Justine Lee

Office Manager

About Justine Lee (she/her/hers)

I have a background as a movement artist, educator, and facilitator with a belief in movement as a medium for community engagement and enhancing the qualities that make us human. I also believe that through movement, everybody and every BODY can feel like a better version of yourself. My work with both trained dancers and non-dancers has shown me the compelling connection between physical and mental wellness.

Specialties: communicating with all people!

Other Interests: knitting as my main form of gift-giving, trying to find the time to learn how to skateboard, finding unique things to decorate my apartment, taking long walks in my neighborhood with my doggo and an iced coffee

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Natalie Soffronoff

Client Care Coordinator

About Natalie Soffronoff (she/her/hers)

I have a background in psychology, and I am passionate about mental health education, access to mental health care, and overall improved mental wellness. I believe that mental wellness comes from interconnectedness of the mind, body, relationships with others, and physical environment. It is my goal to make navigating the mental health field and the steps to get there as encouraging as possible.

Specialties: warmth and education

Other Interests: practicing many forms of yoga – from heated to acro, listening to audio books, journaling poetry reflections, reading books with mental health themes, teaching my old dog new tricks, and pickleball!

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(917) 720-4247

Katherine Sullivan, PMHNP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

About Katherine Sullivan (she/her/hers)

I strongly believe that mental health care should be universal for everyone. My approach is collaborative and patient-tailored with a strong foundation in various therapeutic modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and interpersonal psychotherapy. I believe everyone is capable of resilience and hope to work on coping strategies together so that mental well being is sustainable in the future.

Specialties: reproductive psychiatry, women’s mental health, depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, homeless population/marginalized communities

Other Interests: hiking, walking my dog, reading, community advocacy and social justice, cooking, visiting all of NYC’s unique museums.

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(917) 979-9739

Mairead Keogan, LMSW

Psychotherapist

About Mairead Keogan (she/her/hers)

I recognize that mental health is much more than what’s happening mentally, but also deals with issues of physical health, social and environmental factors, and relationships. I use a collaborative and tailored approach with each person I work with. Along with the right therapy modality, I love to incorporate clients’ interests into my therapeutic work with them!

Specialties: all ages and stages of life, working with marginalized communities,  anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, bipolar disorder, psychosis

Other Interests: movies, TV, video games, reading, embroidery. social justice and mental health advocacy

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(917) 982-2738

Colleen Kerrisk, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

About Colleen Kerrisk (she/her/hers)

As a mental health trained occupational therapist, I am passionate about empowering clients to lead meaningful lives by fostering successful and continued engagement in daily activities. Utilizing a client-centered, functional approach, I collaborate with you to examine the roles, routines, and habits that are enhancing independence and function, as well as ones that may be hindering your wellness and health. Together we can develop a broad range of coping strategies, environmental modifications, and holistic wellness tools for you to live your best life.

Specialties: chronic pain and fatigue, environmental modification, executive functioning, life skills, self-care, social skills, sleep hygiene, physical disabilities, sensory-based therapy, spirituality, wellness recovery action planning, laughter yoga, leisure exploration, stress management

Other Interests: playing softball, volleyball, and Ultimate Frisbee, biking, hiking, reading, and taking my cat on walks (yes, you read that correctly!)

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(917) 242-4616

Anna Thomas, LMSW

Psychotherapist

About Anna Thomas (she/her/hers)

As a trauma-informed, culturally sensitive therapist, I strive to form meaningful connections with my clients and create spaces for them to thrive. I am a South Asian woman of color and value honoring and holding space for each individual’s unique identity. I strongly believe that we are all experts in our own mental wellness and am guided by that principle in therapy. I work collaboratively with clients to create strengths-based, individualized treatment plans to meet their goals and develop coping strategies for sustainable wellness.

Specialties: depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, gender-based violence and survivors of sex trafficking, female-identified individuals’ mental wellness, individuals experiencing homelessness, spirituality, intersectionality

Other Interests: traveling, hiking, cooking, trying new cuisines, caring for my plant babies

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Brenda Liz,
MHC-LP

Psychotherapist

About Brenda Liz (she/her/hers)

I believe in holistic and integrative care and am most interested in assisting individuals find their voice. I use yoga and meditation to cultivate balanced mental health and wellness with my clients. As a queer Latinx, I want to provide a safe space where identity can be explored and affirmed. By incorporating mindfulness to a multicultural, person-centered perspective, we can creatively delve deeper into the self and your unique path to healing.

Specialties: yoga therapy, LGBTQ, life transitions, anxiety, depression, anger & fear, attachment issues, sexual & self-identity issues, academic concerns, perfectionism, body image, young adult issues

Other Interests: exploring NYC hidden gems, the earth, biking, hiking, nature walks with my dog, solo museum dates, cooking tasty vegan food, astrology, tarot, coffee magick, and all things Bruja!

 
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Sharon Miao
LMSW

Psychotherapist

About Sharon Miao (she/her/hers)

I believe psychotherapy is not only about curing or resolving pain, but also increasing awareness, understanding, and accepting the full range of human emotion. It’s important to feel the different emotions and learn how to express ourselves fully. We will start a journey to explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences together, reflect on your past, and connect the dots to live your life to the fullest. The beauty of our work is finding your strengths and having an “aha moment” during our positive therapeutic process. I am fluent in both English and Mandarin and will always work to meet you where you are.

我可以用中文普通话进行咨询。我擅长抑郁、焦虑、心理创伤、人际关系,新移
民以及留学生群体心理健康等问题。

Specialties: adolescents, young adults, adults, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, immigrants, international student mental health

Other Interests: hiking, cooking, trying new cuisines, podcasts/audiobooks, learning, traveling, and exploring NYC

We hire highly trained clinicians from multidisciplinary backgrounds, who are compassionate, accommodating, and dedicated to your mental wellness.