“Dee” is a dedicated behavioral health professional with over 25 years of experience. Her experience
includes Psychotherapist; Program Director; Manager/Supervisor of Clinical Services; Adjunct Professor;
Consultant; and LCSW Clinical Supervision. She has a Juris Doctor Law Degree from the Jacob D.
Fuschberg Law School in NY and she is a multistate licensed LCSW. She earned her Master’s degree in
Social Work from the Adelphi University- School of Social Work in NY with a specialization in mental
health and addictions She holds a BA from Hofstra University in NY with a Major in Sociology and a
Minor in Political Science and French Language/Culture. Dee has direct practice experience with
individuals, families, couples, and group work. Practice specialties include foster care/adoptions;
anxiety, depression, trauma, stress management, spirituality, employment/workplace issues; addictions;
grief/loss; court-ordered assessments/recommendations; diversity/inclusion/cultural issues.
Since each individual is different, the treatment approach and goals need to be based on the patient’s
needs. Starting where the patient is- is essential. Dee believes in creating an inclusive safe environment
that supports healing, trust, growth, and a therapeutic alliance.