Providers

Bethea Coppola-Rios,  LPC, NCC, ACS, CCTP

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I earned both a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Seton Hall University.  I am licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  I am a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS).  I also hold a certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).   I have over 18 years of experience working with adults and families in the mental health field. Prior to working in this setting, I worked in Inpatient, Partial Hospital, and Intensive Outpatient.  My areas of specialty include Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder, as well as Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues.  I work with adults, both individuals and couples, and provide psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, although other treatment approaches can be used depending on the person or condition being treated.


Helene Lewis-Bird, LCSW

My experiences in the behavioral health field began over twenty years ago, while studying at the University of Maryland for my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  Since then, I have earned my Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University, become licensed in the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and received certification in Clinical Supervision from Rutgers University.  My experiences working the behavioral health field have included working with both adults and families in various settings, as well as college students who have issues adjusting to college life.  I have participated in the development and marketing of the FIRST program, an inpatient service for young adults experiencing their initial psychotic break.  My areas of specialty include anxiety and mood related disorders, ADHD, initial and persistent episodes of psychosis, forensics, LGBT and sexuality issues. I work with adults, both as individuals and as couples, providing psychotherapy and Cognitive behavioral Therapy, although there are other treatment approaches that can be applied dependent upon the person or condition being treated.

 

Maribelle Torres-Morris, LCSW

Maribelle Torres-Morris, LCSW earned a Bachelor of Science in Community Health and a Minor in Sociology from William Patterson University and a Masters Degree in Social Work from Kean University.  She is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She has over 13 years of experience working with children and families in the mental health field.  Her areas of specialty include Post Traumatic Stress Management and Functional Family Therapy.  Ms. Torres-Morris, LCSW, has significant experience working with children and their families to identify their issues and work towards healing and improving their communication and relationships.  She also works with adults, both individuals and couples. Ms. Torres-Morris, LCSW provides services in both English and Spanish.

 

Shawanna Quick Eugene, LPC, NCC

Shawanna_13_ppAfter taking an Intro to Psychology class during my first year of college I instantly became drawn to learning more about brain function and human behavior.  With that one class my passion was born and my journey toward a career in the mental health field began.   I earned a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Child and Family Studies from The State University of New York at Stony Brook.  I later earned a Masters Degree in School Counseling from Seton Hall University.  I also obtained New Jersey  licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor and national licensure as a National Certified Counselor.   I have worked in many mental health settings including a community residence for mentally ill adults, a group home for teenagers, a homeless shelter for single mothers, a domestic violence safe house, a middle school and a high school.  I have a great deal of experience working with families, children and adolescents.  I have worked with children who lost a parent in 9/11. My professional experiences have included in-home counseling, group therapy, and crisis counseling services.

 

Stacey Dabul, LCSW, LCADC

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Stacey Dabul, LCSW, LCADC  has earned a BA in Psychology and a Masters of Social Work from Kean University and is licensed by the State of NJ as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Alcoholism and Drug Counselor. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in mental health settings providing outpatient therapy to clients suffering with depression, anxiety, insecurity and low self-esteem, stress, grief and loss, alcoholism, addiction, along with family issues related to them. Her therapeutic approach is broadly based in cognitive–behavioral and mindfulness therapy, with practical strategies to alleviate problems and achieve personal growth, with a focus on achieving relief and results as soon as possible.  She also performs Bariatric Evaluations; while insurance is accepted for the eval, the report is an additional fee.

 

Lori Mennona, LCSW

Lori_05_ppI am licensed by the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.   I earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the State University of Oneonta in 1995 and a Master’s Degree of Social Work in 1998 from New York University. I have over 18 years experience working in the mental health field. I specialize in clinical social work and have worked in a variety of settings. I have experience working in residential, inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient settings with adults and adolescents. In addition, I have been providing in-home therapy with children, adolescents, and families, and worked in private practice for over 10 yrs. My areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues and parenting. My experience includes providing therapy to children ages 6-18, families, individual, couples and groups. I utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities focusing primarily on the here and now in an empathetic and supportive way.

 

Gino Tramotelli, MS, LPC, NCC, CAMTP

Gino_05_ppGino Tramontelli, MS, LPC, NCC, CAMTP earned both a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Loyola College.  He also earned a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from Monmouth University.  He is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  He is also a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Certified Anger Management Treatment Professional (CAMTP). He has over 12 years of experience working with adults and families in the mental health field.  His areas of specialty include Anger Management and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  He provides individual and group therapy to older adolescents (16+) and adults.  He uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy although other treatment approaches can be used depending on the person or condition being treated.

 

Brian D. Howard, LCSW

Brian D. Howard, LCSW- I earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. I am certified by the National Association of Social Workers-New Jersey Chapter to provide Clinical Supervision to Social Workers. I have 30 years of experience working with Individuals, Families and Groups from the most vulnerable populations.  The former includes experiences ranging from working with children and adolescents in an in-patient setting to providing adults in acute phases of distress with clinical evaluations and crisis counseling.   “Life-Crisis” is my area of expertise. It is my belief that anyone reaching out for help in crisis situations already possesses the tools to resolve his/her dilemma; together, we will work to regain equilibrium.

 

 

Ash Desai, LCSW

Ash Desai, LCSW- I  earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice from North Carolina State University in 2004 after which I began my career in behavioral health. Initially, my focus was children and I have experience in residential settings and case management for children and teens.  Following completion of my Master’s in Social Work from Rutgers University in 2012, I began working with adults, as well.  I have experience in inpatient settings in both general medical hospitals and dedicated psychiatric facilities.  My areas of interest include: acculturation and family of origin issues, mood disorders and working with people as they progress and adjust through various stages of change in their lives.  I utilize a cognitive behavioral approach to treatment and focus on solving problems together with my clients.

 

Juan Flores, LCSW, LCADC

Juan Flores, LCSW, LCADC  is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Montclair State University and a Masters degree in Social Work from Kean University. He is also a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor.  He has worked with several populations, including couples & families, adolescents, veterans & the chronically homeless. He has also worked in various settings, including John F. Kennedy High School in Paterson, NJ & Elijah’s Promise in New Brunswick. Juan’s specialties include being multilingual in English, Spanish & French and working with the LGBTQ population.
 Siobhan McDermott, MA, LPC, LCADC
 Siobhan McDermott is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), as well as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC).  She obtained her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Georgian Court University.  Siobhan has been working in the mental health and substance use field for over five years.  She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families in an outpatient, in-home and school settings.  She has specific experience working with individuals with anxiety and/or depressive disorders, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity, stress management and substance use disorders.  Siobhan utilizes Cognitive and Dialectic Behavioral, Solution-focused, Motivational, and Individualistic techniques to appropriately and effectively meet client’s specific needs in order to encourage positive and healthy personal growth as well as assisting clients in achieving their personal goals.  She is also a member of the American Counseling Association.

Vanessa Russo, MA, LPC, NCC

Vanessa Russo has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has a Bachelors in Fine Arts as well as a double minor in Health and Sociology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), is part of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and a  member of Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society in counseling. Vanessa has worked in various environments within the Counseling field. She has trained extensively in areas of crisis, trauma, addictions, and mental illness. She works with both adolescents and adults. She has most recently worked in a therapeutic treatment center for adolescent victims of human trafficking. Previous work includes Intensive Outpatient treatment, and Residential Treatment Facilities for dual diagnosis. Vanessa believes deeply in change. Life is extremely difficult and each individual is in a battle of their own. It is her want and wish, to help each person through their personal journey in a way that will best suit them for success and growth. Family, individual, and group therapies mixed with eclectic theories applied and creative therapeutic interventions are some of the techniques used to best help her clients.