“It takes a great deal of courage to come to therapy and bare the most personal side of yourself. Through some gentle but thoughtful work, my hope is that you will learn to face a challenge and become a more confident and resilient version of yourself. I am able to offer strong empathy, warmth, and compassion to support you through this process!”
Melissa

Melissa Lynyak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

State: New Jersey
Not Currently accepting new patients.

Education

Master of Social Work, Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology, New York University

Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Rockland Community College

In-network Insurance

Humana, Optum, Optum VACCN, Oscar, Oxford, Self-Pay, UMR, United Behavioral Health, Tricare, Horizon BCBS, Cigna EAP, Cigna, Magellan Health

Appointments

About Melissa

Melissa believes in providing a comfortable and accepting environment where you can expect to receive unwavering empathy, warmth, and kindness. She truly values individual experiences and perspectives. She strives to offer a personalized and collaborative approach to promote healing and growth. Melissa maintains a focus on strengths-based practices to encourage clients to feel empowered and confident in effectively managing many of life’s greatest challenges.   Melissa has experience working in various clinical settings with both adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, poor self-esteem, life changes, and relationship conflicts. Melissa draws from practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Positive Psychology.

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.