Our Therapists

 

Marina Roshal, LCSW
Social Work Director

Marina Roshal, LCSWMs. Roshal received her undergraduate degree in Biology and Psychology at Rutger’s University and her graduate degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Ms. Roshal works with children and adults with various psychological issues. In addition, she specializes in treating 9/11 first-responders who are certified through the Mount Sinai WTC Program. For the last 3 years Ms. Roshal has been successfully facilitating our 9/11 First-Responder PTSD Program. She also supervises our clinical staff and interns pursuing masters degree in Clinical Social Work from affiliated universities.

 

 

 

 

 

Daniella Tozzi-Polimeni
LMSW

Daniella Tozzi-PolimeniDaniella Tozzi-Polimeni received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Marketing and Management from the City University of NY at Brooklyn College in 2005 and then received her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the State University of NY at Stony Brook in 2008. Daniella has extensive experience working with different populations with a wide array of psychiatric conditions. Daniella has worked as a social worker doing individual and group psychotherapy with the chemically dependent and mentally ill population. In addition to Daniella’s clinical experience she has worked on Riker’s Island alongside Administrative Law Judges to assess parole violators’ substance abuse and mental health status to determine if they are ready to be released to an alternative to incarceration program. Daniella has a special interest in helping individuals overcome their interpersonal and relationship struggles because she believes in the importance of social and family support in one’s life and she is dedicated to helping people improve their emotional stability in order for them to endure life’s struggles and gain success.

 

Jenny Savkub
LCSW-R

Jenny SavkubJenny Savkub is a licensed psychotherapist with over 10 years of experience in diagnosing and treating children ( 0 and up), adolescents and adults. Ms. Savkub has completed various advanced trainings in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, dialectical behavior therapy, trauma, loss and bereavement and early intervention. Ms. Savkub completed her Bachelor’s Degree in psychology at Hunter College and her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Adelphi University. She has been providing individual, family, group and couples counseling.

Ms. Savkub specializes in working with teenagers and young adults who suffer with mood disorders (Depression, Bipolar d/o) and anxiety/panic attacks disorders helping her patients to improve coping skills, their self-esteem and overall functioning.

 

Anna Teske
LMFT

Anna Teske Anna received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from SUNY Albany in 2005 and then received her Masters in Counseling with a dual specialization in Clinical Mental Health and Marital, Couple, Family Counseling from Barry University in 2008.

Anna has 5+ years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families in diverse capacities. She has been working within the NYC child welfare system since 2011, beginning as a family therapist providing intensive evidence-based services in a home setting. Anna collaborated with families to help them discover new common ground together and building their skill set through unique and creative interventions and prevent the need for children to enter the foster care system. Most recently, she has been working with at-risk and traumatized adolescents placed in the custody of ACS in need of diagnostic evaluation and stabilization.

In addition to Anna’s clinical experience, she has also worked as a special education paraprofessional within the NYC Department of Education before entering the clinical field. This experience validated Anna’s passion of working with children, adolescents and seeing the importance of the amount of support from family.

Anna is experienced in providing individual, family and group counseling as well as crisis intervention. She is well-versed in working with LGBTQ youth and their families as well. Her expertise lies in using creative and unique techniques to help her clients achieve their goals of stress reduction, improving coping skills, communication, and self esteem.

 

Noel Avitabile
LMSW

Noel AvitabileMs.Noel Avitabile is a dedicated therapist with over 10 years of clinical experience. She received her bachelors degree in Pre-law/Political Science from Seton Hall University (NJ) and her bachelors in Social Work from New York University (2010).

Noel has a wide variety of experience in many areas including child welfare, court cases, adoptions, custody issues, foster care, individual, family and group therapy. She is also a certified divorce and relationship mediator. In addition, she has extensive experience in trauma, anxiety, emotional issues, substance abuse, addiction and depression. She has an excellent retention rate and is very dedicated to her work. Noel is comfortable with working with all ages. She believes in a strength based approach to solving issues and conflicts.

 

Laura LaBega
LMSW Psychotherapist

Laura LaBegaMs. La Bega is a devoted and talented professional with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She received her graduate degree from Touro College Graduate School of Social Work.

Laura’s experience includes working with adolescents, adults, senior adults, families, and couples in community organizations, resource centers, and treatment centers. She has worked with people suffering from mood disorders, anxiety and depression, grief and loss, and individuals seeking to find a healthier stable way of life. Laura has a special interest in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in helping her clients overcome depression and anxiety. She uses her expertise as a Cognitive Therapist in helping her clients change dysfunctional thinking to healthy thoughts and behaviors.

 

Victoria Porcell
LMHC

Victoria PorcellVictoria is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Victoria is passionate about treating individuals who have been stigmatized and marginalized due to their behavioral health issues. She specializes in addictions and trauma. She is certified in utilizing integrative trauma treatment and trained in EMDR. Victoria also has experience with treating anxiety, depression, phase of life issues, relational concerns, family members of those affected by severe mental illness, and adult children of alcoholics. A Staten Island native, Victoria received her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the College of Staten Island, CUNY. She received her B.A. from Macaulay Honors College at CSI.

 

 

Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: Closed