Gianna Vaccarino is a licensed mental health counselor offering services to children, adolescents and adults in New York. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in trauma and PTSD, anxiety disorders, domestic violence and abuse, and self-esteem. Gianna found a lot of personal relief in therapy through the different stages of her life. It is because of this experience that she chose to pursue a career that could do the same for others.

Gianna takes a very human to human approach with her clients. She wants them to feel comfortable and to feel as though they are equals. Gianna tries her best to combine empathy and therapeutic skills to be an integrative part in overcoming whatever obstacles her clients bring to therapy.

Gianna has a fur-baby named Theo and is currently learning to speak Italian. Her favorite thing to do is to read a new book at the beach.

“The only way out is through it.”

Dr. Glen Davis is a psychiatrist providing services to adults in California, Maryland, New Jersey and New York. He has a variety of clinical interests, specializing in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, and LGBT issues. As an undergraduate, Dr. Davis studied literature because he was interested in character development and loved learning about people’s stories. After medical school he decided to pursue psychiatry because of his interest in the social and psychological determinants of health.

Dr. Davis’ approach to care is person-centered and collaborative. He draws from diverse professional experience working in a spectrum of community-based settings. His approach is holistic, helping people maximize their potential in life through health and wellness.

Fun fact: Prior to medical school, Dr. Davis served for three years as a community health education volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Burkina Faso (West Africa).

When not providing care to AtHome patients, Dr. Davis serves as a medical director for a social services agency that provides psychiatric and medical care to homeless individuals in New York City. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for a non-governmental organization that funds health, education and entrepreneurial projects in the developing world.

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” – Pema Chodron

Anthony Lopez is a licensed mental health counselor offering services to adults in California, New Jersey, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. He has a variety of clinical interests; however, he specializes in men’s issues and health, stress management, depression, anxiety disorders and faith-based counseling. In his practice, Anthony’s philosophy of care is to form a true connection and trust with each patient. He usually begins by focusing on equipping patients with the resources to manage their symptoms and then looks for deeper issues that may exist. Anthony’s approach to care is collaborative, insightful and enjoyable. Patients have expressed that he’s very down to earth and that their situation was well understood.

Anthony’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare developed while working as an administrator at a university. There, he started a mentoring and leadership program. He ended up mentoring some of the students and loved it. Anthony then felt that pursuing a career in therapy was the next step.

Anthony speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. He’s traveled to Israel, Jordan, Brazil, Guatemala and Bolivia, and has received U.S. Senate Congressional Recognition.

“Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve got.”- Jim Rohn

Jessica Passero is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescents and adults in New York and Wisconsin. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in wellness and health promotion, relationships, child and adolescent therapy, parenting, and women’s issues and health. In her practice, Jessica uses traditional counseling techniques such as cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapy, as well as complementary therapy approaches such as mindfulness, meditation and guided imagery to help clients work towards greater happiness. As a therapist, she empowers clients to make changes to improve their lives. Jessica sees herself as a guide who supports clients in their own journey of personal and emotional growth. She helps clients become more self-aware, improve their communication skills, and understand their emotions at a deeper level. She also aims to teach clients coping skills to help them better deal with life’s stresses, as well as the challenges of their mental health symptoms.

Jessica’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare developed at a young age. Because she was very empathetic towards those in suffering, she realized early on that she wanted to be in a profession that helped people. Furthermore, Jessica was naturally drawn to psychology because she had always been curious and interested in people. In college, she saw a flyer looking for individuals to become peer counselors and remembers thinking, “I would like to do that”. Shortly after she started began taking peer counseling training classes. She later realized that it was this experience as a peer counselor that planted the seed in her becoming a professional therapist.

Jessica loves to travel. She thinks immersing yourself into a different place, culture, and/or among people is a great educational experience. Her dream is to eventually travel the world. Jessica enjoys spending time outdoors; it helps her relax and feel more grounded. Most of her weekends are usually spent hiking or doing other outdoor activities. She is also an avid crafter. She dabbles in making all types of crafts including creating signs, jewelry, personalized gifts and art.

“The real voyage of self-discovery consists not in seeking out new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust

Wendy Fiol is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescents and adults in New York. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in adolescent therapy, marriage and relationship counseling, mood disorders and women’s issues and health. In her practice, Wendy believes that everyone deserves and is entitled to happiness. She understands that everyone’s happiness may look different but believes that if a person can build a rapport of trust and security, then they can ultimately work through any issues to achieve their happiness.

Wendy’s interest in mental and behavioral health care began early on. At the age of 15, she decided that she wanted to become a social worker in order to help people. She would see how her school counselor would help her classmates and wanted to be able to do the same. As she researched and learned about a career in social work her passion grew, and she felt an added desire to reach individuals with especially complex struggles with their mental health. Wendy believes that her respectful, non-judgment approach and genuine concern and desire for each of her clients’ happiness and well-being is what allows her to help clients tackle some of their most oppressive and inhibiting obstacles.

Wendy loves dogs and believes in their therapeutic qualities. She loves home DIY renovation projects and rarely feels any project is too big to take on, which sometimes gets her into some precarious situations. Wendy is very proud of being a social worker; she loves the values and goals of the profession and shares her passion for her work with others.

You can never judge someone until youve walked in their shoes but since you can never truly walk in another person’s shoes, you can never judge them.

Nena Forshee is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to child, adolescent and adult residents in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. She specializes in anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and adolescent and early adulthood therapy. Nena’s philosophy of care is centered around the belief that the most important part of providing care is understanding where patients are in their mental health journey and meeting them at that point. She enjoys taking a collaborative approach with clients to determine how they will work together in meeting their set goals.

Nena’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare stems from her innate passion for helping others. She took a strong interest in mental health in high school which continued into college. She began working with children and adolescents in a residential program, where she became increasingly interested in diagnostic evaluations and different treatment models for therapy. Nena then went on to pursue her master’s in social work.

Last year Nena explored Europe visiting Ireland, France and England. She is extremely family oriented and her favorite place to be is on the beach listening to the ocean.

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places…” – Ernest Hemingway

Joshua Taffet is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in New York, New Jersey and Florida. He has a vast array of clinical interests; however, he specializes in depression, relationship issues and life transitions. His approach to therapy is personalized, client-centered and emotionally focused. Joshua aims for patients to feel completely heard, understood and on a clear path toward their goals. His philosophy of care emphasizes the healing power of the therapeutic relationship. He has worked with hundreds of adults and couples to identify the root of their issues so they can move forward on a happier, more fulfilling path.

Joshua’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare started at an early age, people would tell him that he was an excellent listener and helped bring clarity to their challenges. It wasn’t until he saw a therapist himself, who helped him navigate his life challenges, that he realized he wanted to become a licensed therapist. In his opinion, there is no greater gift than helping people live their most fulfilled life.

Joshua absolutely loves Hawaii, has been there five times and is planning his sixth trip. He was a speaker at “Advocating for Our Patients” at the Fifth Annual Urban Mental Health Conference at Rutgers in Newark, NJ, and has adopted three rescue cats.

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” – Zig Ziglar

Clinician Gender Identity: Male

Clinician Racial/Ethnic Identity: White

Language(s): English

Treatment Age Range: 18+

Treats:

Anxiety Disorders

Codependency

Depression

LGBT Issues

Life Transitions

Relationship Issues

Self Esteem

Stress Management

Treatment Modalities:

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)-focused

Humanistic

Integrative

Interpersonal

Person-Centered

Judith Creecy is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescents and adults in New York. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are mood disorders, addiction, relational issues and trauma. In her practice, Judith takes an empathic approach when working with clients and views the therapeutic relationship as a collaboration in which the client and she work to achieve their goals.

Judith’s interest in mental health care began with her interest in human behavior and psychology in college. She had a mentor, a therapist, who supported and encouraged her choice of behavioral health.

Judith enjoys and writes poetry. She is a nature lover, lived many years in Arizona and hiked the Grand Canyon.

“To thine own self be true.” – William Shakespeare

Clinician Gender Identity: Female

Clinician Racial/Ethnic Identity: White

Language(s): English

Treatment Age Range: 12+

Treats:

Addiction

Anger Management

Anxiety Disorders

Bipolar Disorder

Codependency

Depression

Geriatric Therapy

Mood Disorders

Panic Disorder

Parenting

Relationship Issues

Stress Management

Substance Abuse, Dependence and Addiction

Trauma and PTS

Women’s Issues and Health

Grief Counseling

Treatment Modalities:

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)-focused

Compassion Focused

Culturally Sensitive

Dialectical (DBT)-certified

Emotionally Focused

Humanistic

Reality Therapy

Trauma Focused

Jessica Pacannuayan is a board-certified adult, and child and adolescent psychiatric nurse practitioner, who is licensed to work in New York. Ms. Pacannuayan is willing to work with patients ages 18-65+ and is able to offer care in English and Filipino. Her clinical interests include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adult), anxiety disorders, bariatric clearances, behavioral disorders, bipolar disorder, grief counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, eating disorders, gender identity and dysphoria, geriatric psychiatry, LGBT issues, mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, panic disorder, postpartum depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychopharmacology, relationships, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, separation anxiety disorder, substance abuse, dependence and addiction, trauma and abuse, and wellness and health promotion. Ms. Pacannuayan’s philosophy of care is to use positivity along with realism.

She became interested in behavioral health care when the mystery of its subjectivity absorbed her passion and commitment to psychiatry. Ms. Pacannuayan describes herself as family-oriented and a non-judgmental person. She also considers herself full of wanderlust and well-traveled, with her favorite continents being Europe and Asia.

Martha Frame is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in New Jersey, New York and North Carolina. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are anxiety and mood disorders, spiritual and faith-based counseling, school refusal, grief counseling, child and adolescent counseling and DBT. In her practice, Martha believes that our earliest life experiences and the course of our development shape our sense of self and others. When there has been damage in these life experiences and relationships, it can affect our perspective of self, our response to others and the course of our lives. She believes and practices that the construct of the professional therapeutic relationship is designed to provide the opportunity for an individual to repair and resolve these central experiences and to experience healing in the self.

As a child, Martha grew up in a family that valued helping others. Her home was often a refuge for people in crisis and she was able to observe her mother counsel and guide these individuals, which inspired her to pursue this work. Her mother later became a marriage and family therapist and was a mentor for her.

In her free time, Martha enjoys cooking and has catered and cooked in restaurants in the past. She is also a writer and studied creative writing as an undergraduate. In 1970, she made a transatlantic voyage on a Swedish ocean liner and lived in Holland for three years.

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