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Shontel Arnold
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Shontel Arnold, joined the Greenwich House MMTP team in January of 2022 as a Counselor. She has worked in the field of Substance abuse over 12 years and has experience in […]

Caroline Astacio, LCSW-R
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Caroline Astacio, LCSW joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in May 2021 as a Bilingual Psychotherapist. She provides Telehealth psychotherapy to 36 adults and is a fluent speaker […]

Samson Baker
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As the Director of Education and Professional Learning, Samson directly oversees all aspects of the BSNS program, from day-to-day operations to teacher support and curriculum development, with a focus on staff professional […]

Ruth Baptiste, MSW
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Ruth Baptiste, MSW joined Greenwich House Center for Resiliency and Wellness in May 2021 as a social worker/psychotherapist. She works primarily with adults and children who are dealing with mental […]

Rachel Black
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Rachel Black (she/her) is a native of Mississippi, and joined the Music School in June 2013. She has begun several initiatives such as collaborative programming with New York City public […]

Marjorie Bobe
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Marjorie Bobe, also known as Margie has been a part of the Older Adult Center and Community for 9 yearss. She started out as a Program Aide, and also served […]

Maliek K. Branch
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Maliek K. Branch is a financial operations and policy leader with over 15 years of public sector and non-profit experience. Immediately prior to joining the team at Greenwich House Maliek […]

Day Brierre
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Pronouns: she/her Day is a Haitian-American ceramicist and illustrator based in Brooklyn NY. Her illustrations draw inspiration from Afro-indigenous myths. Her sculptural work focuses on building vessels that dissect narratives […]

Ryley Bright
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Ryley Bright joined Greenwich House in August 2023 as a Child and Youth Activity Coordinator at the Family Justice Center in Queens.     In this role, her responsibilities include the creation […]

Shauntae Brown
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Shauntae Brown joined Greenwich House in 2020. Her years of experience in healthcare include revenue cycle management, healthcare administration and finance. She has worked in many types of organizations from […]

Brandon Camacho
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Brandon Camacho is a sophomore at SUNY Stony Brook. His major is Forensic Science. He has volunteered at Irondale to uplift at Promise Youth. Brandon comes to us from Henry […]

Melissa Chattman, LCSW
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Melissa received her Master’s in Social Work at The Columbia University School of Social Work. After completing her Master’s program, Melissa worked as a Primary Trauma-Informed Therapist in Brooklyn Public […]

Chang Chih-Hsiang
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Pronouns: he/him Chang Chih-Hsiang is a Queens artist whose main body of work explores the tradition of clay through the mingei philosophy and rituals. His work is primarily wheel-thrown and […]

Donna Coles
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Donna Coles is the Director for Center on the Square, providing leadership and daily oversight for Greenwich House’s largest older adult center. She holds a bachelor of technology (BTECH) degree […]

Lenny Collado
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Lenny Collado is the new Workforce Case Manager who joined our team in November 2022. He serves individuals at the Lifelong Skills and Opportunity Center (LSOC) and our Methadone Maintenance […]

Brian Colon
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Brian Colon joined Greenwich House in February 2024 as the new Director of Workforce Services for the Lifelong Skills and Opportunity Center. He brings two decades of extensive workforce development, […]

Margaret Cramer
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Margaret began her career at Greenwich House Music School as a faculty member in 1972. She became the Registrar in 1983 and has spent the rest of her career behind […]

Sarah Eisenstark
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Sarah joined Greenwich House in March 2023 as the Outreach and Recruitment Manager. She has spent 7 years working with community-based organizations across the country to help build partnerships and […]

Fabio J. Fernández
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Pronouns: he/him Fabio J. Fernández is an artist, arts advocate, educator, and arts administrator. He is the former Executive Director of the Society of Arts + Crafts in Boston where he […]

Paige Fisk, LMSW
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Paige Fisk, LMSW is a counselor with Greenwich House, partnering with the NYC Family Justice Center to provide strengths-based, trauma-focused counseling services to children, youth, and young adults. Paige has […]

Lauren Gianfagna, M.S.Ed., LMHC, CASAC-Advanced
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A native New Yorker, Lauren Gianfagna, Behavioral Health Workforce Manager, has dedicated her work to helping underserved communities in the non-profit sector for almost a decade providing mental health, substance […]

Linda Giuliano LCSWR
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Linda Giuliano LCSWR is the Program Director of the Center for Resiliency and Wellness (CRW) at Greenwich House. In 2021, she facilitated the merger of Greenwich House’s two existing mental […]

Amanda Gomez
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Amanda Gomez is a Master’s level Social Worker working at Greenwich House. She joined the Greenwich staff in the summer of 2023, working at the Queens Family Justice Center as […]

Henriett Gonzales-Mastrapa
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Henriett Gonzales-Mastrapa joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in April 2022. She focuses on the needs of children, adolescents and families dealing with sexual abuse and domestic violence. Previously, […]

Suzy Goodelman
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Pronouns: she/her Suzy Goodelman has a Fine Art and Graphic Design background having attended The Art Students’ League, Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts. She began her study of […]

Avi Green
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Avi joined Greenwich House in January 2023 as the Computer and Technology Instructor, and the Computer Lab Manager, at Lifelong Skills.  With an affinity for people and for teaching; a natural […]

Danette Hamilton
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Born and raised in The Bronx, NY; Danette Hamilton, also known as Ms. Dee is the Workforce Specialist at the NEW Greenwich House: Lifelong Skills and Opportunity Center. Danette stumbled […]

Ethan Hernandez
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Ethan Hernandez is an Information Technology major at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. He joins us from the Boys Club of New York where he worked as a counselor […]

Lindsay (Lou) Howard
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Lindsey Howard is a ceramic sculptor born in Dallas, Texas and based in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from University of Northern Colorado in 2018 with a Bachelors in Art History. […]

Joel Hunter
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Pronouns: he/him Raised in Southeast Michigan, Joel is a visual and theatre artist and carries 8+ years of ceramics practice. He joined the GHP community the summer after moving to […]

Frances W. Jha, LCSW
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Frances W. Jha (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who joined the Greenwich House Center for Resiliency and Wellness in August 2023. Drawing from a range of therapeutic […]

Andrew Jordan
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Andrew Jordan was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. After completing a BA in Music and Audio Production at American University in Washington DC, he moved to New York City […]

Ann Treesa Joy
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Ann Treesa Joy is a multi-media artist, currently working primarily in clay. Her work is mainly figurative and humorous, although recently her work has been a critical examination of the […]

Kiani Kodama
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Pronouns: she/her Kiani was born in Seattle, WA though currently works and lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is a recent graduate from The Cooper Union School of Art and primarily […]

Cecilia Land  LCSW-R, LCAT
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Cecilia Land joined Greenwich House in 2011 as a Senior Clinical Social Worker for the Children’s Safety Project. She focuses on the needs of children, adolescents and families, with a […]

Megan Mi-Ai Lee
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Pronouns: she/hers Megan Mi-Ai Lee is an interdisciplinary artist working in Brooklyn, New York. Lee has held residencies at Ox-Bow School of Art, Storm King Art Center, and Smack Mellon, and was […]

Jackson Leeds
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Jackson joined Greenwich House in August 2023 as the Employer Engagement Specialist at the LSOC. With several years of experience in the advertising industry and recruiting expertise, he works to […]

Judith Levin
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Judith Levin has served as Senior Director of Older Adult Services at Greenwich House since 2015. She has oversight of all services delivered at the organization’s four centers, social work […]

Perry Longo
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Perry is a music producer, audio engineer, and song-writer based out of New York, NY. Perry earned a Bachelor’s degree from Drexel University’s prestigious Music Industry Program in Philadelphia, PA […]

Sara Lorenz Taki, MD
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Dr. Sara Lorenz Taki serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Greenwich House. She provides medical direction for all healthcare services, including mental health treatment, treatment for substance use disorders, […]

Jerry Lue
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Pronouns: He/Him Jerry Lue is a Brooklyn based artist from California who received a BFA in illustration from Rhode Island School of Design. His work draws inspiration from fun things […]

Jenni Lukasiewicz
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Pronouns: she/hers Jenni Lukasiewicz is an artist living and working in New York City. Originally from South Hadley Massachusetts, she studied studio art at Mount Holyoke College and papermaking and […]

Wren Macdonald
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Pronouns: she/they Wren grew up in Boulder, Colorado and received her BFA in Ceramics at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. She makes work that urges a form of attention attuned […]

Shade Mack
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Shade Mack is a bilingual Child Youth Activities Coordinator at the Manhattan Family Justice Center, joining Greenwich House in 2023. With over 11 years of experience, she has worked with […]

John Mahoken
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John Makohen joined the Greenwich House MMTP team in 2020. He has eight years of experience working as a counselor with people in recovery. What motivated you to become a […]

Maria Marquez, LMSW
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Maria Corina “Pekky” Marquez, LMSW joined the Center for Resiliency and Wellness at Greenwich House in April 2022. She currently works with kids, adults, and older adults dealing with issues […]

Joe Mayock
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Joe Mayock joined Greenwich House in April 2022 as Director of the Independence Plaza Older Adult Center in Tribeca. Mayock has significant experience working in community-based settings and conducting community […]

Kaitlin McClure
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Pronouns: she/hers Kaitlin McClure is a cultural historian focusing on craft and oral history. Finding it impossible to spend her days reading and writing about making practices without making anything […]

Sasha Milanes
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Pronouns: she/her Sasha Milanes is a Latina artist living in Brooklyn, NY, and holds a BA in English with a minor in Literature and Psychology from William Paterson University. Her […]

Daniel Monahan
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Daniel Monahan has over two decades of experience in the field of facilities and property management working specifically with the non-profit sector.  Daniel is also a honorably discharged veteran from […]

Gabriella Morales
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Gabriella “Gabby” Morales recently graduated from Muhlenberg College with a degree in Anthropology and Africana Studies. She has volunteered, interned and worked with several nonprofit organizations such as Encore Community […]

Carly Moreno
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Carly Moreno is a multidisciplinary artist working in photography, printmaking and ceramics. She graduated in 2015 with a BFA in Printmaking and Photography from Purchase College and has since been […]

Paula Moreno
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Paula Moreno joined Greenwich House MMTP team in 2020. As a member of our front office staff, Paul is one of the first people our clients see when they arrive […]

Ruby Ng
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Ruby Ng joined Greenwich House as Director of Westbeth Older Adult Center in May 2022. Most recently, Ms. Ng worked for the Henry Street Settlement Older Adult Center. She had […]

Megan O'Boyle, LCSW
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Megan O’Boyle, LCSW joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in July 2021. As, her key responsibilities include: conducting screenings and psychosocial assessments of potential clients; assigning cases to […]

Shoanyn Palomeque
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Shoanyn Palomeque, MSW joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in August 2023. Her focus on youth, families, and transition contributes to the populations through emphasizing the cultural diversity […]

Brad Parsons
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Pronouns: he/him Brad Parsons is a multidisciplinary artist and craftsperson living in New York. Originally from Boston, he relocated to Brooklyn to attend Pratt Institute. Brad has enjoyed several roles […]

Keira Phillips
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Pronouns: she/her Keira grew up in Frisco, Colorado, and received her BFA in Painting and Art History at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Her work is often inspired by […]

Ana Bessie Ratner
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Pronouns: she/her Ana Ratner is an artist and plant enthusiast. Her sculptural work spans various mediums and is inspired by furniture design, experimental tableware, and traditional craft. She teaches botanical […]

Deborah Reed
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Pronouns: she/her Deb Reed started working with clay at Greenwich House Pottery in 2006 after a career in law and psychology. Deb has studied with ceramic artists including Sequoia Miller, […]

Georgia Reidy
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Pronouns: she/her Clay vessels of early potters were representative of the “cosmic womb”, the feminine divine and nature to protect, nourish, give, and provide. I create effeminate objects and vessels […]

Samantha Restal
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Samantha joined the MMTP team in 2019. She has 4 years experience as an LPN. What motivated me to become an LPN and work in a recovery program? I’ve always […]

Jose Rodriguez, LMSW
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Jose Rodriguez, LMSW joined the Center for Resiliency and Wellness at Greenwich House as a Therapist in May 2024. Jose approaches therapy as a collaborative and tailored experience. Jose strives […]

Andrew Ross
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Andrew Ross is the Workforce counselor at both the Lifelong Skills and Opportunity Center and our Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program. He has over 27 years of experience in the field […]

Lipi Roy, MD
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Dr. Lipi Roy is an addiction medicine physician at Greenwich House Center for Healing. She also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Roy […]

Teshera Russell, LCSW
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Teshera Russell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resilience and Wellness in May 2021. Russell provides psychotherapy to adults and seniors who are experiencing […]

Jasmin Sanchez
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Jasmin Sanchez joined Greenwich House in August 2023 as the Director of the Youth Community Center. Sanchez has dedicated over 20 years to developing impactful and innovative programs for youth […]

Tiffany Satterly
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Tiffany Satterly is a Tejana artist living in New York City. Her handbuilt ceramics reference memories of growing up in Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. Iconic Western symbols rendered […]

Kemi Schleicher
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Pronouns: she/her Kemi is a ceramic artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her educational and working background is primarily in design and community engagement, and has recently shifted to include ceramics […]

Gabby Severson
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Pronouns: she/her Gabby grew up in Oregon and is currently enrolled at Parsons School of Design in New York to get her BFA in Fine Arts. Through the use of […]

Hae Won Sohn
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Hae Won (first name) Sohn (last name) is a medium-centric sculptor currently based in Queens, NY. In her practice, the artist utilizes studio-artifacts such as broken molds or material remnants; […]

Mary Springer
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Mary Springer joined Greenwich House in June 2022 as Director of the Our Lady of Pompeii Older Adult Center, one of five that comprise their Older Adult Network. Ms. Springer […]

Taylor Stone
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Pronouns: she/hers Taylor is an artist and designer living in Washington Heights, NYC. She received her BFA in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2014. Throughout […]

Matthew Stukalin, LCSW
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Matthew Stukalin, LCSW joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in January 2020. His focuses on the mental heads needs of older adults ages 60 and up, the fastest […]

Ruben Torres
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Ruben Torres joined Greenwich House MMTP team in 2020 as a Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CPRA). Ruben’s lived experience with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and his passion for helping people […]

Jose Valdez
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José brings to us his extensive background in Human Resources and Operations. His career has included work in social services, performing arts, media and publishing. Most recently José led HR […]

Syd Walter
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Syd Walter has been podcasting for the past five years covering human interest stories in the nature of This American Life. Her podcast Teen-y was nominated for a Webby Award for best non-fiction podcast […]

Ashley Warren
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Ashley Warren is the Admissions Director of the Barrow Street Nursery School since 2019. She spent 14 years at Montclare Children’s School in many roles, including a 4s assistant teacher, 9 […]

Hannah Westerman
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Pronouns: they/them A New York native, Hannah continues to live and work in Harlem. They received a BA in Psychology and BFA in Studio Art from Hunter College. Hannah is […]

Julia Woltjen
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Pronouns: she/her Julia Woltjen was born in Dallas Texas and currently resides in Manhattan. She received a BA in Psychology and a BA in Art, with an emphasis in ceramics, […]

Anjuli Wright
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Pronouns: she/her Anjuli Wright is a ceramic artist that explores ideas of truth and perspective through the medium of the vessel. Anjuli holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, […]

Patricia Young, LMSW
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Patricia Young, LMSW joined Greenwich House in March 2024 as a therapist with CRW’s Department of Geriatric Mental Health team. Patricia’s early career focused on media production and recreational programming […]

Krísteli Zappa, LMSW
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Kristeli Zappa Monterroso was born and grew up in Guatemala City, Guatemala.  After studying Mandarin in Taiwan she came to New York to continue her studies and ended up calling […]

Jessica Zur-Linden, LCSW 
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Jessica Zur-Linden, LCSW, joined The Center for Resiliency and Wellness at Greenwich House in March 2022. She works primarily with adults and older adults, who are managing issues ranging from […]