Meet Our Clinicians

Colin Jamron

Colin Jamron is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) with a MA degree from New York University and is the lead clinician at Jamron Counseling. He has been licensed in New York State since 2013 and has worked in a variety of environments including a inpatient psychiatric hospital, mental health clinic, and conducted trauma work in medical settings. He has experience working with adolescents and adults of various backgrounds and diagnoses, utilizing an eclectic cognitive behavioral  approach specifically tailored for each individual’s needs. Colin will provide a professional and confidential comprehensive treatment designed to maximize therapeutic progress.

Colin conducts therapy at HQ, located at 192 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11206. Please email at for more information or to schedule an appointment. An appointment can be easily booked online by going to the Book Online tab or by clicking the Zocdoc link.

LMHC, President

Brittany Butts is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a MA degree from Hofstra University. She has worked on psychiatric inpatient, outpatient and home-based levels, providing mental health counseling to a variety of individuals from all walks of life. Brittany’s therapeutic orientation is rooted in cognitive behavioral and mindfulness methodologies in which she collaborates with her clients to work toward individualized treatment goals. Brittany is a proponent of self-reflection as a means of developing insight into one’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors to enhance one’s ability to cope and facilitate self-growth. Brittany creates a warm and inviting space for therapy and is dedicated to maintaining the confidentiality of her clients.


Brittany conducts therapy at HQ, located at 192 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11206Please call at 929-314-3207 or email at An appointment can be set up by clicking Book Online tab or by clicking on the Zocdoc link. 

Brittany Butts

Clinical Director, LMHC

Leon Zohrabian

Leon adheres to a person-centered approach and uses the proper techniques based on the unique circumstances, issues, and goals of each individual. The various types of issues/conditions Leon works with include but are not limited to anxiety, depression, adjustment, grief, self-esteem and much more. His aim is to work together to identify what will work best for you, adapt to your needs, and to help you accomplish the goals that are set while providing a safe non-judgmental place to do so. Leon will work hard to foster self-awareness and insight in all individuals that he sees, so that they can leave therapy with the tools to help them conquer any obstacle that is thrown their way.

Leon Zohrabian conducts therapy at the Mineola office at 410 East Jericho Turnpike, Mineola, NY 11501. Leon can be contacted directly by calling 347-687-6616 or via email at An appointment can be easily booked online by going to the Book Online tab or by clicking the Zocdoc link.


Stephanie Sanz holds a B.A. in Psychology, a MS.Ed in Mental Health Counseling from CUNY Hunter College, and a certificate in Neurofeedback from New Mind Academy. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Mental Health Counseling Association and their respective Neurocounseling special interest groups.

Stephanie is an adjunct lecturer at CUNY Hunter College and conducts neurofeedback and psychotherapy sessions at Jamron. She has an eclectic counseling style. She draws upon classical theories and evidenced-based methods, such as CBT and Neuroscience, to inform the counseling process. Her interventions are diverse and range from mindfulness exercises to technology assisted Neurofeedback. She believes that trust is the bedrock of the therapeutic process and works with the patient to establish a safe space to explore their intricate thoughts and behaviors. She honors her patient's uniqueness and understands that everyone walks their own special path. Her hope is that she can play an integral role in helping them along their journey. 


Stephanie Sanz


Stephanie conducts Skype sessions at HQ, located at 192 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11206. She can be reached by phone at 646-801-0378 and via email at An appointment can be booked by clicking the Book Online tab. 

Alyssa is a graduate of New York University with an M.A. in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness/Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate in LGBT Health, Education, and Social Services. She draws from a variety of therapeutic modalities to find the best approach for each client, with the goal of creating a safe and affirming therapy environment for clients to discuss their experiences and work towards personal growth. Her therapeutic orientation is person-centered and psychodynamic, but she incorporates cognitive-behavioral therapy and other techniques based on the client’s needs. She has worked with adolescents and adults of diverse backgrounds and with a variety of presenting concerns, and believes in a collaborative relationship between the therapist and client. Her area of specialization is in working with the LGBT population and she strives to create a space where all clients feel affirmed and respected.

Alyssa conducts therapy in Bushwick at 2 St Nicholas Ave, #20, Brooklyn, NY, 11237. She can be reached by phone at (469) 431-1207 and via email at


Alyssa Jenkins

Christine Atkinson

Christine Atkinson is a licensed creative arts therapist and is board certified (LCAT, ATR-BC) with a MA degree in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University. Christine focuses on a person-centered approach while creating self-awareness, increasing quality of life, and promoting growth. She has worked with a variety of individuals from all age ranges, from children to adults to seniors. Christine has previously worked in settings such as hospitals, domestic violence shelters, nursing homes, short-term rehabilitation centers, and in both group and individual settings. She has experience that includes working with clients to reduce stress and strive towards allowing individuals to redefine themselves. Christine creates a safe creative space to begin a journey of growth, renewal, and a path towards achieving authenticity.


Christine Atkinson conducts therapy in Williamsburg at 178 Walworth St, Studio 403, 4th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205 Please call (860) 880-2446 or email to book an appointment.

Erika is a licensed mental health counselor and received her MA from Brooklyn College. She has worked in outpatient hospital chemical dependency care as well as outpatient mental health and chemical dependency clinics. Erika’s approach to collaborating with individuals is multicultural and holistic. She has worked with adolescents and adults from diverse populations to address a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, substance misuse, adjustment and relationship issues. Her therapeutic orientation is rooted in psychodynamic and mindfulness practices, but she works eclectically to accommodate each individual’s needs.Erika believes that all individuals have the innate potential for healing and growth, and strives to
create a warm, supportive, and empathic atmosphere to facilitate this potential.

Erika conducts therapy sessions in Greenpoint at 252 Java St. Suite 331. Please call
(917) 727-4122 or email to book an appointment.


Erika Arnold

Michelle Blanco


Michelle is a warm and caring psychotherapist who enjoys working with children, adults and families in both English and Spanish. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Play Therapy and other useful tools to help people reach their goals. She has experience providing therapy services to individuals with low income and the homeless community at various locations throughout the city. Michelle was also a behavioral specialist for children in foster care. She often encourages clients to tap into the their strengths, reframe negative thoughts and increase self care.

Michelle holds sessions at HQ, located at 192 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11206. She can be reached via email at or by phone at (347) 921-1371.

Makayla received her master's degree in clinical mental health from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Her training includes working with adults, teens, and couples. My types of therapy includes Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), solution focused, person centered, strength based, and humanistic approaches. 


Makayla believes there is no problem too big to be overcome! She uses an individualized approach with each client, establishing that each person's unique concerns, perspectives, and goals are met with warmth, respect, and acceptance. She works with a variety of diagnoses including thinking disorders, depression, anxiety, unresolved emotional issues, behavioral issues, low self-esteem, the LGBTQ population, domestic violence, and finding meaning/purpose in life.

Makayla conducts therapy in Williamsburg at 87 Richardson Street Studio 11. Please call (516) 595- 9494 or email to book an appointment.


Makayla Gerhardt

Maryalice Burke


Maryalice holds a B.S. in Psychology from Clemson University and an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy with an Advanced Study certificate in Child therapy from Syracuse University. During her time in Syracuse, she primarily worked with those in the LGBTQ+ community, specifically those going through transition. She has also worked with diverse and low-income families and couples through in-home therapy. Maryalice has experience with women issues, depression, anxiety, life changes and transitions, grief, trauma and family and relationship issues. Maryalice has a client-therapist collaborative approach and provides a safe and nonjudgmental space for all clients. She believes that the relationship between the client and therapist is imperative for a positive experience and change. Her therapeutic orientation is rooted in Narrative, Acceptance and Change, Cognitive Behavioral, and Family Functional
therapy with mindfulness practices intertwined.

Maryalice holds sessions at Greenpoint, located at 252 Java St. Brooklyn, NY 11222. She can be reached via email at or by phone at (929) 251-4214.

Defne believes in the healing power of the human connection and works to establish a safe, genuine, and compassionate environment for personal growth and change. She collaborates with her clients to come up with the best strategies to meet their unique needs. As such, she makes use of different modalities while staying rooted in a person-centered and mindfulness-based approach. She has reflected on the meaning of multiculturalism, intersectional identities, and how they interface with mental health as someone who had to leave her home country with the hopes of constructing a new future. 


Defne completed her M.A. and an Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University. She has experience working with a variety of issues including substance misuse, anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem, life transitions, women’s issues, relationship issues, and the LGBTQ+ population. Defne speaks English and Turkish.


Defne conducts therapy in Bushwick at 2 St Nicholas Ave,#20, Brooklyn, NY, 11237. She can be reached by phone at (516) 495-3444 and via email at


Defne Sayiner

Caitlin Hatch


Caitlin holds a M.A in Mental Health Counseling from St. Edward’s University. Her approach to therapy leans towards attachment, psychodynamic, and relational-cultural therapy. This means that her work with clients often explores early life experiences, trauma, past and current relationships, as well as cultural, political and social influences that may have been encountered. Caitlin also utilizes techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches in her work to provide tools that one can use outside of therapy. She believes that connection is the foundation of growth and works with her clients in creating a safe and non-judgmental space to process difficult emotions and gain a stronger sense of self-awareness and understanding. 

Caitlin holds sessions at Bed-Stuy located at 178 Walworth St, Studio 403, 4th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205. She can be reached via email at or by phone at (516) 847-2302.

Tasha completed her MA in Mental Health Counseling from Northwetsen University.  Her experience includes working with individuals and couples experiencing a myriad of issues including substance abuse, trauma, anxiety, grief, depression and bi-polar disorder. Tasha is a person centered counselor who is trained in psychodynamic, acceptance & commitment and cognitive behavioral therapies.  Tasha allows patients to examine their experiences at their own pace and on their own terms to inspire patients to reach their own conclusions and make their own choices as they to move forward.  Cultural competency allows her to design unique therapeutic interventions values her patient’s individuality.


Tasha conducts therapy at the Mineola office at 410 East Jericho Turnpike, Mineola, NY 11501. Tasha can be contacted directly by calling 516-218-3141 or via email at


Tasha Kinzonzi

Melissa Trachtenberg


Melissa Trachtenberg, LP, is a Mental Health Counselor with a cognitive-behavioral and humanistic approach to helping clients explore and understand the driving factors behind their thoughts, feelings, and actions in the pursuit of optimal wellness. Melissa believes in strengths-based treatment approaches and holistic wellness outcomes beyond pathology and symptom management. She has experience working with clients with various diagnoses, including anxiety, depression, disordered eating, low self-esteem, co-dependent relationships, behavioral issues, and substance abuse. 

Melissa received her Masters in Mental Health Counseling & Wellness from New York University. Her background in psychiatric and behavioral research at NYU’s Psychiatry department and the Visiting Nurse Service of NY’s Center for Homecare Policy and Research provides her with the valuable knowledge needed to offer the best evidence-based care for her clients

Melissa conducts therapy at the Mineola office at 410 East Jericho Turnpike, Mineola, NY 11501. Melissa can be contacted directly by phone at (718) 283-4345 or via email at

Tiffany is a graduate of Hunter College with an MSEd in Mental Health Counseling. Tiffany's theoretical orientation is centered on Person-Centered Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The utilization of these orientations is aimed to promote self-awareness, self-understanding, and personal growth. Previously, Tiffany worked at a short-term out-patient vocational rehabilitation program assisting adults and seniors with co-occurring diagnoses of Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders. It is Tiffany’s goal to create a supportive and non-judgmental space that facilitates self-exploration and growth for her clients.


Tiffany conducts therapy at HQ, located at 192 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206. She can also be reached via email at or by phone at (929) 921-1371.


Tiffany Hamlin 

Carly Miller


Carly holds a master’s degree in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness from New York University. She is a firm believer that the alliance between counselor and client is at the core of healing, and she therefore strives to create a warm, safe therapeutic space that is defined by comfort, compassion and acceptance. Viewing the therapeutic process as the client’s journey to a more fulfilling life, Carly seeks to understand and empower her clients, and ultimately help them to uncover the tools they need along the way.

Carly utilizes an integrative, collaborative approach to counseling, carefully tailoring her approach to each individual and their goals. Her orientation is person-centered, typically pulling from cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches. Carly has experience with young people and adults facing a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship and interpersonal issues, low self-esteem and obsessive-compulsive tendencies.

Carly is currently available to hold sessions remotely via Telehealth. She can be reached by email at or phone at (646) 397-6062.

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