Chief Executive Officer, LMHC
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.
Chief Operating Officer, LMHC
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 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.
Chief Clinical Officer, LMHC
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.
Chief Strategic Officer, LMHC
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.
Clinical Director, LCAT
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.
Michelle is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with years of experience working with anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral concerns and more. Her passion has always been helping children and families through challenging times. She offers a safe space for participants to express themselves, explore concerns and learn new ways to cope with stressors. She loves to look for everyone’s strengths and incorporate that in healing. Michelle uses tools such as open communication, art and play therapy to help encourage expression. She also likes to incorporate mindfulness into her practice to help participants build self awareness, cope with stressors and face challenges. Michelle holds sessions in both English and Spanish to children, adults, families and couples. Ofrece sesiones en español.
Katie Fowler holds a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A.in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is an active member of the American Counseling Association and has been trained in EMDR therapy. Katie continues to pursue EMDR certification through the EMDR International Association. Katie strives to provide a safe, nonjudgmental partnership that enables you to create goals and make strides towards them. She does this through EMDR therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and utilization of trauma-informed, mindfulness-based interventions that assist in building healthy coping and mood regulation skills. No individual is the same so therapy is tailored to your individual needs. Katie specializes in working with adults and teens who have lived through painful experiences such as domestic violence, sexual assault, or psychological/emotional abuse or neglect. Additionally, Katie provides counseling services to clients working with mood and personality disorders, depression, anxiety, grief, and troubling life transitions.
Senior Supervisor, LMHC
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.
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.
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.
Leigh completed a Postbaccalaureate Psychology Program at Columbia University and holds an M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from New York University. Her therapeutic orientation is person-centered and psychodynamic. Leigh believes that a safe and truly authentic relationship with the client is central to therapy. Her approach focuses on self-exploration, exploring past and current relationships and recurring patterns, and connecting past and present experiences. She also integrates techniques from other therapy approaches as needed. Leigh’s experience includes working with individuals and couples with past trauma, relational difficulties, problematic interpersonal problems and family dynamics, adjustment and major life transitions, grief, and mood and anxiety disorders.
David Zhang holds an MA in Mental Health and Wellness from New York University. David looks to utilize an integrative approach that includes theoretical frameworks such as CBT, Multiculturalism, Psychodynamics, and Mindfulness in his work with clients. He has experience working with clients looking to address depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, lack of routine, loneliness, to name a few. In addition, David has worked with clients of different ages from teenagers to adults. David aims to provide a safe, warm, open, and confidential space for all clients and guide them to embark on their therapeutic journeys.
Julia believes that healing starts with a strong therapeutic relationship and focuses on establishing an accepting, warm environment, filled with trust and free of judgement. This foundational relationship and your courage and willingness allow for deep exploration into your inner world. Through compassionate and curious exploration, you will bring awareness to unconscious patterns that may have once been adaptive but now keep you stuck. Julia uses a holistic approach embedded in a psychodynamic framework that is tailored to your unique needs with special attention on attachment styles, neuropsychology, and the mind/body connection. Julia strives to help individuals develop nervous system regulation strategies and establish a sense of internal safety and trust. Julia received her master's degree in mental health counseling and wellness at New York University and holds a BA degree in psychology from Castleton University. Julia has experience providing care in drug and alcohol rehabilitation settings and psychiatric crisis stabilization facilities. She has worked in a private practice setting since 2019 counseling adult and teenage individuals and specializes in areas of anxiety, depression, substance use and dependence, self-esteem, life transitions, and relationship and adjustment issues.
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.
Dena Durso Kology
Dena Durso Kology is a Mental Health Counselor with Jamron Counseling, with a Masters of Science from Hunter College. She specializes in utilizing a trauma-informed, person-centered perspective, focused on her client’s unique needs and desires. She believes that potential exists within each individual to gain personal insight, increase self-esteem, let go of narratives that no longer serve them, and discover their sense of purpose in the world. Dena approaches therapy from a compassionate, strengths-based stance, and collaborates with clients to transform their lives by reducing anxiety and stress. Her goal is to help clients create solution-based goals, increase self-confidence, recognize and regulate emotions, set boundaries, improve relationships and resolve trauma. Dena has worked with diverse populations experiencing a need for support surrounding anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, grief, substance use, impacts of the judicial system, self-esteem, gender expression, identity development, and relationships. She has extensive training and practice in meditation, mindfulness, yoga and grounding techniques. Dena understands the life-changing power of a strong therapeutic relationship and strives to create a collaborative, safe, supportive environment for her clients.
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.
Tiffany is a graduate of Hunter College with an MS.Ed 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.
Sophie Desnoyers earned her M.A. in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness with an Advanced certificate in LGBT Health, Education and Social Services. Her experience includes working with clients on a variety of issues such as life transitions, complex trauma, stress, anxiety and depression. She utilizes an eclectic approach and primarily draws from cognitive behavioral and acceptance and commitment therapeutic techniques. Sophie strives to create an inclusive and affirming space in therapy that allows clients to own their life narratives.
Hannah received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Goucher College and her Master of Arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness from New York University. In practice, Hannah works collaboratively with clients to explore distressing and unresolved areas of concern, while nurturing their capacity for self-compassion and insight. Through empathy, warmth, and respect, she aims to create a validating environment where clients feel safe and liberated to express themselves and reflect upon their experiences. Her background in public relations has helped shape her communication and processing skills and fostered an ability to anticipate needs and attend to what is unsaid. She uses an integrative approach that incorporates person-centered, psychodynamic, and feminist orientations. Ultimately, she is guided by the unique needs of the individual client—what is most critical is meeting the client where they are in the therapy space.
Tasha completed her MA in Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern 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 move forward. Cultural competency allows her to design unique therapeutic interventions values her patient’s individuality.
Coach, CAT-LP Pending
Kiri holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with a minor is Studio Art, and is currently completing her Masters of Professional Studies in Creative Arts Therapy from Pratt Institute. Her upbringing in Southeast Asia has given her perspective on the importance of cultural humility and opportunities for connection, and her experience working with adults with developmental disabilities has influenced her belief in person-centered psychology that focuses on a person’s strengths. Her training at Pratt Institute has involved a focus on object-relations based approaches to how individuals and groups can heal through art materials, and the importance of the co-created therapeutic space and relationship.
Coach, MHC-LP Pending
Gwen holds a B.S. in Psychology from West Virginia University and a M.A. in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness at New York University. Gwen has experience working with diverse clientele on a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and so on. Her orientation leans towards person- centered therapy, while pulling from a variety of therapy modalities such as cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches. She also utilizes an integrative approach to counseling, as she believes that one’s therapeutic approach should be tailored to the client and their needs. Gwen strives to create a safe, collaborative space for her clients, to foster self-awareness and promote client growth.
Mental Health Counseling Intern
Nethra is working towards her masters in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness with an Advanced Certificate in LGBT Health, Education, and Social Services at New York University. Her focus is on creating a safe, collaborative relationship between counselor and client. This allows the client to empower themselves in a way that meets their individual needs. She uses a person-centered, psychodynamic, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive approach. Nethra is also a certified yoga and meditation instructor. She was trained in the Yoga Institute, India and incorporates these mindfulness techniques in her therapeutic practice. She pays close attention to the mind/body connection and helps clients learn how to regulate their nervous systems, use breathing techniques, and build a sense of safety within themselves.
Coach, MHC-LP Pending
Alina holds a MS.Ed in Mental Health Counseling from Hunter College. She is bilingual (English/Russian) and able to conduct therapy for clients who prefer or need a bilingual therapist. Her approach to therapy leans towards evidenced-based methods, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and schema therapy. Alina believes everyone should have a safe and healing place to work through life's difficulties. She provides an empathic, non-judgemental and transparent space so her clients can freely express their concerns, and she hopes to support them in cultivating a more satisfying life. Alina believes therapy is a collaborative process and guides clients to increase self-awareness, gain new perspectives, and increase personal strengths to have a more meaningful life experience
Mental Health Counseling Intern
Ilise is working towards her masters in Mental Health with Northwestern University’s counseling program. Her counseling practice is based on the philosophy that to form meaningful connections with others, we must first connect with ourselves. In a nurturing environment, Ilise brings enthusiasm and creates a safe, supportive space where she will meet you wherever you are, as your ally and advocate, and help you get to where you want to go. Along the way, together you will explore life’s inevitable challenges and roadblocks to help gain a better understanding of root issues and how to move forward in healthier, more productive ways. Ilise uses techniques from schema and narrative-focused therapies to expand your perspective and help map out attainable goals to take back control of your story. Ilise's holistic approach to counseling considers the mind-body connection, as well as the external influences at play in your life, to attune to your needs and encourage discovery of your strengths and abilities.
Mental Health Counseling Intern
Mel has a B.A. in Psychology and is currently pursuing her M.A. in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness at NYU, with an Advanced Certificate in LGBTQ Health, Education, and Social Services. Mel hopes to empower queer clients using an integrative approach that tailors to the unique needs of this population, including techniques from relational, psychodynamic, and DBT orientations. Additionally, she strives to foster an affirming environment where all clients can explore themselves safely and constructively in order to promote understanding, self compassion, and growth.