Our Staff

Each member of our clinical staff is exceptionally trained in the application of Cognitive Behavioral treatments for anxiety disorders and many other concerns. In addition, individual clinical team members have special strengths and areas of expertise, as outlined below. Our collaborative, team-based approach makes us uniquely suited to provide compassionate, specialized care for adults, adolescents and children presenting with a variety of problems.

David H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

David H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

David H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Founder/Director of the Center for Anxiety. He is a board certified psychologist…

Marcia Kimeldorf, PhD

Marcia Kimeldorf, PhD

Marcia Kimeldorf, PhD (Manhattan office) is the Director of Clinical Services and the Director of Clinical Training at the Center for Anxiety. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University…

Laura Vraney, PsyD

Laura Vraney, PsyD

Laura Vraney, PsyD (Rockland Office) is a supervising clinical psychologist at the Center for Anxiety. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Illinois School of Professional Psychology…

Staci Berkowitz, PhD

Staci Berkowitz, PhD

Staci Berkowitz, PhD (Manhattan Office) is a Supervising Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Anxiety. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Drexel University and a postdoctoral fellowship…

Lisa Chimes, PsyD

Lisa Chimes, PsyD

Lisa Chimes, PsyD (Brooklyn Office) is a Supervising Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Anxiety. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology with a specialty in Children and Families of Adversity and Resiliency from…

Becca Brodoff, PsyD

Becca Brodoff, PsyD

Brodoff, PsyD (Brooklyn Office) is the Clinical Director of Brooklyn and a supervising psychologist at the Center for Anxiety. She received her masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology with a specialization in school…

Anouk Allart, PhD

Anouk Allart, PhD

Anouk Allart, PhD (Brooklyn Office) is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Anxiety. She received her doctoral degree (PhD) in clinical psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and recently completed…

Aliza Shapiro, LCSW

Aliza Shapiro, LCSW

Aliza Shapiro, LCSW (Manhattan Office) completed her Master’s degree at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, and is the Assistant Director of Clinical Services at the Center for Anxiety. She provides…

Thanos Nioplias, LMHC

Thanos Nioplias, LMHC

Thanos Nioplias, LMHC (Manhattan office) is a licensed mental health counselor at the Center for Anxiety. Originally from Greece, where he is registered with the Association of Greek Psychologists…

Dovid Spinka, LMSW

Dovid Spinka, LMSW

Dovid Spinka, LMSW (Manhattan Office) is a staff clinician at the Center for Anxiety. Originally from London England, Dovid received his Masters degree from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work…

Shoshana Levie, LCSW

Shoshana Levie, LCSW

Shoshana Levie, LCSW (Rockland County office), is a staff clinician at the Center for Anxiety. She received her graduate degree from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and has completed…

Hannah O’Grady, LMSW

Hannah O’Grady, LMSW

Hannah O’Grady, LMSW (Brooklyn Office) is a staff clinician at the Center for Anxiety. She completed her Master’s degree at the Columbia University School of Social Work, where she was a…

Rebecca Holczer, PsyD

Rebecca Holczer, PsyD

Rebecca Holczer, PsyD (Rockland County Office), is a Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Anxiety. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from La Salle University in Philadelphia, and…

Nikki Eskenasi, PsyD

Nikki Eskenasi, PsyD

Nikki Eskenasi, PsyD (Rockland Office) is a Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Anxiety. She received her doctoral degree (PsyD) in clinical psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional…

Ben Johnides, PhD

Ben Johnides, PhD

Ben Johnides, PhD (Brooklyn Office) is completing a two-year combined internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Anxiety. As a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at the University of…

Rachel Lacks, PhD

Rachel Lacks, PhD

Rachel Lacks, PhD (Manhattan & Brooklyn Offices) is a doctoral intern at the Center for Anxiety. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in human development at Cornell University and her Master’s…

Jackie Zhou, MA

Jackie Zhou, MA

Jackie Zhou, MA (Brooklyn Office) is a doctoral intern at the Center for Anxiety, and a doctoral candidate at Stony Brook University. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Johns…

Shmaya Krinsky, PsyM

Shmaya Krinsky, PsyM

Shmaya Krinsky,PsyM (Manhattan Office) received his B.A. from Yeshiva University and PsyM from Rutgers University. He is currently pursuing a PsyD in School Psychology at Rutgers University…

Jamal Waire, PsyM

Jamal Waire, PsyM

Jamal Waire, PsyM (Manhattan Office) is a doctoral intern at the Center for Anxiety. Jamal is currently a fifth-year doctoral student at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University…

Barry Eichenbaum, MA

Barry Eichenbaum, MA

Barry Eichenbaum, MA, (Brooklyn Office) is a doctoral intern at the Center for Anxiety. He has received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a doctoral candidate at Ferkauf Graduate School, a division of Yeshiva…

Yisroel Dov (YD) Goldstein, MA

Yisroel Dov (YD) Goldstein, MA

Yisroel Dov (YD) Goldstein, MA (Brooklyn Office) is completing a doctoral externship at the Center for Anxiety. YD received his BA in Psychology from Touro College and an MA in Clinical Psychology from Hofstra University…

Keryn Kleiman, MA

Keryn Kleiman, MA

Keryn Kleiman, MA (Rockland Office) is a doctoral extern at the Center for Anxiety. She is interested in mood and anxiety-related disorders, as well as acceptance- and mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapies. Keryn is currently...

Amanda Fisher, BA

Amanda Fisher, BA

Amanda Fisher, BA (Brooklyn Office) is completing a doctoral externship at the Center for Anxiety. She previously graduated with a B.A. from New York University. As a current doctoral student in clinical psychology at St. John’s University…

Melissa Sital, BA

Melissa Sital, BA

Melissa Sital, BA (Rockland Office) is completing a doctoral externship at the Center for Anxiety. She previously earned her Bachelor’s degrees in psychology and English at Trinity College. She is currently in the process…

Monica Shah, PsyD

Monica Shah, PsyD (Manhattan Office) is a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Anxiety. She received her doctoral degree in school psychology from St. John’s University, during which she completed a dual clinical internship at CBT/DBT Associates…

Andrew Shimkus, PsyD

Andrew Shimkus, PsyD (Rockland Office) is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Anxiety. He received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford. Andrew specializes in treating adults struggling with OCD…

David Braid, MBA

David Braid, MBA

David Braid, MBA, is the program manager at the Center for Anxiety, where he oversees operations at all locations. A native New Yorker, David completed his undergraduate studies at the  University of Michigan…

Hillary Cohen, BA

Hillary Cohen, BA

Hillary Cohen is one of the Center for Anxiety’s Patient Care Managers. Her duties include acting as a liaison between clinicians and patients to deliver quality services and track and facilitate the Center’s…

Alexandra Bishop, BA

Alexandra Bishop is the Patient Care Manager for the Great Neck Office. She is the first point of contact for patients to ensure quality care and communication with the clinical staff. She is also a… 

Ethan Chee, BS

Ethan Chee is the Patient Care Manager for the Brooklyn Office. His responsibilities include working as a liaison between clinical staff and patients, managing the center’s billing and insurance requests…

Molly Friedel, BS

Molly Friedel is the Patient Care Manager for the Rockland County Office. Her responsibilities include working as the head administrative coordinator for the virtual group intensive outpatient…
Moshe Appel, MA

Moshe Appel, MA

Moshe Appel, MA, is a research coordinator at the Center for Anxiety, where he helps track patient clinical outcomes at each session. Moshe graduated summa cum laude from Touro College…

Steven Pirutinsky, PhD

Steven Pirutinsky, PhD

Steven Pirutinsky, PhD (All Offices) is the director of research at the Center for Anxiety. As a trained and talented statistician, Dr. Pirutinsky directs our research program to help evaluate clinical outcomes…

Gavriel Hizami

Gavriel Hizami

Gavriel Hizami is an Administrative and Research Assistant at the Center for Anxiety. He assists in ensuring that all needs of clinicians and patients are met. He also assists in research activities including assessment…

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