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Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis Candidates

Dayna Bandman, LCSW MA
209 Cooper Avenue, Suite 5C, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Phone:973-509-2955
Email:d.bandman@verizon.net
  
John Charles, EdS, MS.
1405 Third Avenue Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Phone:732-449-4628
Email:jchar00@aol.com
  
Gayle M. Coakley, MA, Ed.S.
261 Springfield Avenue, Suite 103
Phone:908-665-7755
Fax:908-665-0855
Email:gaylecoakley2@gmail.com
Special Interests: Therapy - Adults; Couples; Adolescents 13 and over; Women's Interests, Anxiety, Depression, Loss
  
Madine R. DeSantis, Ph.D.
307 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904
83 W. Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone:732-253-0755
Email:docmdesantis36@gmail.com
Education:Ph.D. in Clinical and School Psychology, Hofstra University
Clinical Interests:Children, Adolescents and Adults with Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Trauma, Sexual Abuse, and LGBT Issues. Children and Adolescents with Sexually Inappropriate Behaviors.
  
Bette Drucker, MSW, LCSW,
195 Buckingham Way, Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-841-4666
Email:betdrc@aol.com
  
Ellen Fenster-Kuehl, PhD
209 Cooper Avenue, Suite 10, Montclair, NJ 07043
Phone:973-744-8842
Email:ellenfenster1@verizon.net
  
Claire Forte-McRobbie, MSW, LCSW
Family Connections, 395 S. Center St., Orange, NJ 07050
Phone:973-675-3817 x 2254
Email:fortemcrobbieHS@aol.com
  
Roslyn L. Gawthney, MSW, LCSW
522 West Broad Street, Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone:908-653-1801
Email:roslcsw@verizon.net
Education:MSW New York University
Clinical Interests:Working with African American patient populations as well as other ethnic minorities.
  
Susan D. Gerstley, LCSW, MBA
Psychotherapy Associates of NJ
75 N. Maple Ave #201, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 and
297 Kinderkamack Road #214, Oradell, NJ 07649
Phone:201-580-1449
Email:suegerstley@gmail.com
Website:www.PsychotherapyAssociatesNJ.com
Education:MSW New York University, MBA Northwestern University
Clinical Interests: Individuals and Couples; middle school girls
  
Caroline B. Goldberg, LCSW
10 Birkett Court, Wayne, New Jersey 07470 (Home/Office) and
8 North Second Avenue, Highland Park, New Jersey 08904
Phone:973-305-9751
Fax:973-305-9651
Cell:201-970-7617
Email:cbgoldberg@hotmail.com
  
Ruth Goldsmith, MSW, LCSW
134 West End Avenue, 2nd Floor, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone:732-977-9104
Email:ruthgoldsmithlcsw@gmail.com
  
Alexandra Granville, LCSW
51 South Street, Suite 3, Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone:973-944-0833
Email:Alexandra@AlexandraGranville.com
Education:MSSW, Columbia University, 1997; NASW Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Certification C-CATODSW, 2000
Clinical Interests:Individual and Couples Therapy, Addictions, Athletic Performance
  
Nathan Hilton
37 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901
Phone:908-598-0737
Email:nhilton13@gmail.com
  
Elaine Hopkins, LCSW
415 Route 34 Colts Neck, NJ 07722
Phone:732-546-5138
Email:elaine5138@verizon.net
  
Tom Jones, LCSW
699 Aldrich Road, Howell, NJ 07731
Phone:732-252-8615
Fax:732-534-7834
Email:ommm2@optonline.net
  
Melanie Karger, PsyD
482 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
Phone:908-273-5558 ext. 129
Email:mkargerpsyd@gmail.com
Email:www.SummitPsychologicalServices.com
  
Marianne Kehoe, M. Div., LCSW
15 Alden Street, Cranford, NJ 07016
Phone:908-276-2254
Email:marekehoe@comcast.net
  
Marissa Koziar, PhD
138 Beech St Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone:862-208-9418
Email:mkoziar@yahoo.com
  
Lenore Lerner, MSW, LCSW
176 Grove Terrace, Livingston, NJ 07039 and
268 Green Village Road, Green Village, NJ 07936
Phone:973-533-0826
Email:lernermsw@gmail.com
  
Heather Lopes
77 North Main Street, Suite 2, Milltown, NJ 08850
Phone:908-202-0550
Email:heathermccloskey@hotmail.com
  
Sharon L. McCombie, LCSW
283 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928
Phone:973-635-1195
Email:sharon.mccombie@gmail.com
Education:MSW, Smith College School for Social Work
Clinical Interests:Relationship work with couples and individuals, Group Therapy; Personality Disorders; Sexual Abuse, Trauma and Dissociation; EMDR; Women's Developmental Issues
Theoretical Interests:Attachment Theory; Relational Psychoanalytic Theory
  
Lisbeth McGovern, LCSW
303 Claremont Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone:973-780-7388
Email:lisbethmcgovern@me.com
  
Tara McSorley, LCSW
37 Kings Road, Madison, NJ, 07940
Phone:973-294-4199
Email:mcsorleytara3@gmail.com
  
Wendy Newman, LCSW
103 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone:973-567-1668
Email:WendyNewman22@gmail.com
  
Dorothy O'Keefe-Diana, LCSW
37 Kings Road, Post Office Box 154, Madison, NJ 07940
Phone:201-788-3189
Email:okeefediana.dorothy@gmail.com
Website:www.therapeuticconnection.net
  
Paige Oszmanski, LCSW
10 Pine Street, Suite 103, Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone:973-644-9490
Email:paigeoszlcsw@gmail.com
Education:New York University MSW 1991. NJITP Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training 2002.
Clinical Specialties:Individual adults, adolescents and children
Clinical Interests:Children and Adolescents, Play Therapy, Parenting, Divorce, Depression, Anxiety and Relationships.
  
Lisa M. Paddock,
6A Leigh Street, Clinton, NJ 08809
Phone:908-581-7255
Email:lisampaddock@aol.com
  
Sherree Pecci, MSW, LSW
965 Severin Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 and
50 Church Street, Suite 101, Montclair, NJ 07042
Cell Phone:908-347-3983
Email:peccisherree@yahoo.com
Education:BA in Psychology; MSW at Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work; CPPNJ certification is pending
Clinical Interests:Trauma, Addictions, Co-Occurring Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Obesity, Family issues, geriatrics, women's issues, men's issues, spiritual issues, chronic illness, career and GLBT issues. Individuals, couples,and groups; older children, adolescents and adults.
  
Lauren Poleyeff, PsyD
41 Rosemont Terrace, West Orange, NJ 07052
Phone:973-243-0888
Email:yank4848@aol.com
  
Lila Redmount, MSW, LCSW
365 Park Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Phone:908-418-8606
Email:lila.redmount@gmail.com
Education:Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work, 1997
Clinical Interests:children, adolescent and adults; individual and family therapy; autism spectrum disorder; depression/anxiety.
  
Leslie Yarvin Rugg, LCSW
101 Park Street, Suite 3, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone:973-509-1212
Email:lyrugg@verizon.net
  
Marlene Rybinski, LPC
58 Benvenue Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 and
101 Mountain Court, Suite B101, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Phone:973-243-0794
Email:mrybins@aol.com
Education: MA from Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ (2000)
Clinical Interests:Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Addictions, Chronic Illness, Attachment/Separation, Aging, Art/Creativity, Domestic Violence, Bereavement - (Individuals/Couples)
Theoretical Interests: Object Relations, Ego Psychology, Attachment Theory
  
David Sard, PhD
227 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928
Phone:973-731-7030 and 973-902-8813
Email:dsard@att.net
  
Margot Schwartz, PsyD, licensed psychologist
33 Plymouth Street, Suite 105, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone:201-704-6033
Email:margotschwartz@yahoo.com
Education: PsyD, Yeshiva University, 1994
  
Genevieve Shineman, LCSW
519 Westfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone:908-451-2624
Email:gshineman@gmail.com
Education:MFA Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, MSW New York University, Certificate in Family Therapy - Ackerman Institute for the Family, Trauma, attachment, and neuro science informed training in psychosensorimotor and information processing modalities.
Clinical Interests:Individuals: children, adolescents, adults; families, couples.
Theoretical Interests:Neuroscience, relational psychotherapy, trauma and anxiety, mind/body interventions, family systems
  
Meg Sosnow, MD
332 Springfield Avenue, Suite 204, Summit NJ 07901
Phone:908-277-1990
Email:sosnowm@yahoo.com
  
Shoshana Stockelberg, LCSW
50 Highway 9, Suite 101, Morganville, NJ 07751 and
294 State Street, Suite 2, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone:732-547-5082
Email:shoshanak@msn.com
  
Christine Sukovich, MSW, LCSW
92 Monmouth Road, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Cell Phone:908-510-6387
Email:csukovich1@yahoo.com
  
Martha Temple, MBA, Psy.D.
35 DeForest Avenue, Summit NJ 07901
Phone:908-605-0071
Email:drtemple@verizon.net
Website:therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/50915
Education:The University of Chicago, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, GSAPP
Clinical Interests:trauma and dissociation, especially in couples
Theoretical Interests:Interpersonal, gestalt, object relations
  
Casey Terzis, MS, LPC, LCADC
208 East Main Street, Manasquan, NJ 08736
Phone:973-714-9484
Email:inletcounseling@gmail.com
  
Mary Toolan, PsyD
675 Morris Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081
Phone:973-699-1903
Email:marytoolan@gmail.com
  
Elizabeth Vergoz, PhD
65 North Maple Avenue, Suite 301, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone:201-655-5434
Email:elizvergoz@gmail.com
  
Joe Vernic, LCSW
37 Kings Road, Madison, NJ 07940
Phone:973-255-6127
Email:jvernic@optonline.net
Education:Lesley College, Hunter College School of Social Work, NPAP Institute, Hakomi Institute
Clinical Interests:Personality Development, Mind/Body Integration, Trauma and Dissociation, Adults, Immigrants, LGBT, Adult Children
Theoretical Interests:Kleinians, Relational Psychoanalysis, Psychosomatics, Creativity and Development
  
Glen Wagner, LCSW
73 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone:215-962-0701
Email:glenwagner@hotmail.com
  
Ilya Weiner, PhD, PsyD
73 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone:908-917-3484
Email:iweiner1@optonline.net
  

Couples Program Candidates



Kelly L. Bassett, LP, MEd
One Sheppard Road, Suite 703, Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone:646-510-1593
Email:kellylynnbassett@hotmail.com
  
John Caliso, PhD
10 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone:201-447-4715
Email:jcaliso@optonline.net
  
Diane Harth, MSW, LCSW, BCD
119 Maple Avenue, Suite 203, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone:732-383-7342
Fax:732-963-9410
Email:dharth@optonline.net
Education:Ramapo College of NJ, Fordham University
Clinical Interests:Adolescents, Individuals, Couples, Domestic Violence
  
Roberta B. Knowlton, LCSW
238 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904
Phone:732-846-3264
Email:robertaknowlton@aol.com
  
Michael P. Lepak, LCSW
103 Park Street, Suite 4, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone:973-380-9381
Email:michaellepaklcsw@gmail.com
  
Sharon L. McCombie, LCSW
283 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928
Phone:973-635-1195
Email:sharon.mccombie@gmail.com
Education: MSW, Smith College School for Social Work
Clinical Interests:Relationship work with couples and individuals, Group Therapy; Personality Disorders; Sexual Abuse, Trauma and Dissociation; EMDR; Women's Developmental Issues
Theoretical Interests:Attachment Theory; Relational Psychoanalytic Theory
  
Kristen Peck, PhD
37 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901
Phone:908-598-0737
Email:kpeck2@aol.com
  
Toby Reifman, MSW, LCSW
310 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone:201-569-7209
Email:tobyreifman@gmail.com
  
Ruxandra Ritter, PhD, LPC
340 East Northfield Road, Suite 1E, Livingston, NJ 07039 and
All Women's Healthcare, 3461 Route 22E, Building E-2, Branchburg, NJ 08876
Phone:908-310-7173 and 908-864-6406
Email:riritter@fdu.edu
  
Gerti Schoen, M.A., LP
61 North Maple Avenue, Suite 301, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 and
1 Milligan Place, New York, NY 10011
Phone:917-607-4525
Email:gerti@gertischoen.net
Education:M.A. in Sociology and Journalism. Licensed Psychoanalyst. Certificate from Washington Square Institute for the Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (2007) and the Training and Research Institute for Self Psychology NYC (2007).
Clinical Interests: Anxiety disorders, Trauma, Adoption/Attachment Issues, New Immigrants
Theoretical Interests:Dream interpretation, Jungian psychotherapy, Meditation, Imago couple's therapy
  
Tricia Stern, LCSW
38 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone:973-761-0902
Email:triciasternlcsw@gmail.com
  
Elizabeth Vergoz, PhD
65 North Maple Avenue, Suite 301, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone:201-655-5434
Email:elizvergoz@gmail.com
  
Katherine Webber, LCSW
33 Plymouth Street, Suite 208, Montclair, NJ
Phone:973-744-1600 ext. 4
Email:katywebber@comcast.net
  

NJCTTP Graduates

Lauren S. Becker, PhD
930 Mt. Kemble Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960
Office Phone:973-326-1212
Cell Phone:973-714-7029
Email:dr.lauren.becker@gmail.com
  
Meryl Weinman Dorf, PhD
395 Pleasant Valley Way, W. Orange, NJ 07052
Phone:862-250-0126
Email:meryldorf@gmail.com
Websites:www.meryldorfphd.com and www.adoptsupport.com
  
Alexandra Granville, LCSW
51 South Street, Suite 3, Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone:973-944-0833
Email:Alexandra@AlexandraGranville.com
Education:MSSW, Columbia University, 1997; NASW Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Certification C-CATODSW, 2000
Clinical Interests:Individual and Couples Therapy, Addictions, Athletic Performance
  
Lisa Grossi, LCSW
220 St. Paul Street, Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone:908-232-5025
Email:lgrossilcsw@gmail.com
Website:www.lisagrossi.com
  
Tana Hacken, MSW, LCSW
7 Wheeler Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone:973-633-1728
Fax:973-633-9143
Email:tana.hacken@gmail.com
  
Veronica Horenstein, PhD
10 Park Avenue, Suite 2C, New York, NY 10016
Cell/Office:347-534-8461
Email:vdphorenstein@yahoo.com
  
Glenda Insabella, PhD
Summit Psychological Services
482 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
Phone:908-273-5558 ext 117
Fax:908-273-3355
Email:glenda_insabella@hotmail.com
Education:Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology) University of Virginia
Clinical Interests:Individual Therapy with Adolescents and Adults, Couples and Family Therapy.
  
Arlene Kappraff, LCSW
169 Maplewood Avenue, Suite 1, Maplewood, NJ 07040
Phone:973-763-0158
Email:akappraff@verizon.net
  
Maria Lorditch, MSW, LCSW
66 Maple Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone:973-216-0724
Email:marialorditch.lcsw@me.com
  
Donna Pass Schatten, PhD
340 East Northfield Road, Suite 1E, Livingston, NJ 07039
Phone:973-378-5565
Email:doctordonnaschatten@gmail.com
Website:www.doctordonnaschatten.com
  
Claire Vernaleken, PhD
246 Edison St (Corner of Edison Street and Valley Road), Clifton, NJ 07013
Phone:973-977-9001
Email:cvernaleken@yahoo.com
Website:drclairevernaleken.com
Education:Seton Hall University, 1997, Candidate in Couples Therapy Training Program. Internship - Kessler Institute, 1995.
Theoretical Interests:Relationships in Later Life, Object Relations Couple Therapy, Gender and Relationships, Analytic Theory and Adjustment to Physical Disability