Meet The Team
Deborah Asherian, MHC-LP
Deborah is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, with a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor's in Psychology. She has worked with many different kinds of clients and specializes in Trauma, Suicidal Ideation, Depression, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Substance Abuse, and Addiction.
Deborah’s goal is to help her clients, help themselves, with a very empathetic, sympathetic, loving, genuine, compassionate, and non-judgmental approach. She enjoys helping her clients improve their quality of life and reach goals and desires that are of significance to them. Deborah specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Mindfulness, to assist her clients in their therapy sessions. Deborah’s goal is to help her clients work on their challenges and hardships and therefore work on improving their happiness and quality of life.
Schela Brun, MHC-LP
Schela is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor who enjoys working with young adults and children in finding their passion in life. By helping them process and manage difficulties they encounter that keep them from being the most accomplished and productive future adults they can be. Schela has worked with teenagers to overcome trauma, grief, loss, depression, anxiety, hopelessness, suicide ideation and feelings of being overwhelmed.
Schela also works with a diverse population of people struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, loss and trauma from the ages of 5 and up. She utilizes a variety of techniques including, CBT, stress management, mindfulness, increasing self worth and empowerment, mood management, anxiety reduction, and others. She has a Bachelors from Queens College in Psychology and completed her Masters Degree at Mercy College in Mental Health Counseling.
Amanda Mosher, MHC-LP
Amanda completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and received her M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Molloy College. She is currently practicing as a Mental Health Counselor-Limited Permit (MHC-LP) as she continues to work towards licensure.
She believes that counseling is a process that encourages individuals to open up physically, mentally, and emotionally to improve their way of life and reach the goals they set out for themselves. She has experience working with individuals of all ages with anxiety and depression as well as intellectual disabilities. Amanda’s approach to counseling is an integration of Person-Centered Counseling, Mindfulness Approach, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Bisma Nasar, LMSW
Bisma is a Social Worker licensed within the state of New York. She graduated from Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work in 2011 with her Master’s in Social Work, where she focused her work on immigrant families and individuals. Bisma has experience working with women, adolescents and families, and recently received a certification in anxiety treatment and telemental health. She is bilingual, and is able to practice therapy in English and Urdu. Bisma’s areas of specialty include anxiety, relationships, and parenting.
Bisma’s goal is to help people, couples, and families negotiate the challenges of life with grace, compassion and generosity. She believes in open communication and honesty between therapist and client, where both can engage with each other in a supportive, encouraging and non-judgmental environment. Beginning therapy can be intimidating and her goal is to make the process as safe and welcoming as possible, so clients can thrive, grow and experience real change.
Sara Rahman, MA
Sara is our intake specialist who works with our clients to find the best therapist to fit their needs. She handles scheduling our new patients for initial consultations, intake appointments, and all of the documentation and paperwork for our practice.
Manal is our assistant in charge of handling all scheduling matters such as rescheduling, cancellations, and changes in recurring appointments for our clients.