“At the core of my work is the belief that a strong therapeutic connection is a foundation for successful treatment, allowing for personal growth, insight, and healing.”
Ayanna

Ayanna Obando, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

State: New York
Currently accepting new patients.

Education

Master of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, St. John’s University

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, St. John’s University 

In-network Insurance

Cigna, Humana, Optum, Self-Pay, Oscar, United Behavioral Health, UMR, Oxford, Tricare, Cigna EAP, Aetna, Empire BCBS

Appointments

About Ayanna

Ayanna is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works with individuals looking to overcome the effects of adversity and trauma. She treats a range of trauma and stressor-related disorders including developmental and complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and issues related to adjustment and life transitions. Ayanna also provides support to individuals struggling with depression and anxiety. She helps her clients to navigate interpersonal/relationship challenges, family conflict, parenting, self-esteem, and personal growth. Ayanna has worked extensively with youth, families, and young adults within the foster care system, and through her graduate training, she provided individual therapy. In her work with clients, Ayanna incorporates methods from various interventions including trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, play therapy, couples therapy, and narrative approaches to treatment. Ayanna uses an integrative and systemic approach rooted in the science of attachment and relational neuroscience. At the core of her work is the belief that a strong therapeutic connection is a foundation for successful treatment, allowing for personal growth, insight, and healing. Ayanna received a B.A. in Psychology and M.S.Ed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from St. John’s University. She resides in Queens, New York with her partner and a 14-year-old pup named Jamie.

Angeli Pemberton, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

State: New York

Curently accepting new patients.
Education
Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, Iona College Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Iona College
In-network Insurance
Aetna, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana, Tricare (referral required) & Optum (Oscar, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare, VACCN & UMR)
Appointments
For new and existing patients, schedule a video appointment with Angeli by calling the office at 877.923.3643.
About Angeli

Angeli Pemberton is a licensed mental health coun-selor. Angeli’s approach is warm, compassionate, andpatient-centered. This DBT-informed therapist helpspatients become more empowered by teachingthem skills to manage their emotions and increasemindfulness. Angeli works especially well with indi-viduals who may not have felt safe, loved, or validatedin their relationships in the past. Her background intreating patients provides her with a unique frame-work that helps her guide individuals in exploringtheir issues’ root causes.

Angeli treats patients ages 18-55. She specializes intreating depression, anxiety, self-esteem challenges,relationship issues, and stress related to life transi-tions (career changes, parenting challenges, divorce,etc.). Angeli uses a psychodynamic approach to helppatients explore their past and gain self-awarenesswhen needed. She also uses solution-focused,strengths-based, and cognitive-behavioral therapyapproaches to alleviate symptoms. In her spare time,Angeli loves to write and play music. She grew up inTrinidad and Tobago.