Stephanie Newman, Ph.D.
Dr. Newman earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Columbia University and a post-doctoral certificate in psychoanalysis from PANY (formerly NYU Institute). A board certified analyst, she has practiced in New York City for more than 25 years, treating adults and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, and workplace concerns and consulting with families on issues relating to parenting and divorce. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, where she teaches doctoral candidates. Dr. Newman has authored several books on topics such as the psychopathology of daily life and analyzing the characters of a popular TV show, on bullying and parenting adolescents, and on money and it’s meanings in therapy practice. She has written for The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal.com, NBC.com, Parents.com, Psychology Today.com, and has spoken at numerous schools and professional societies.
Beth Mause is a Certified School Counselor with a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana State University in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree from Troy University in Counseling and Psychology. Beth serves as the Clinical Intake Coordinator and Assistant to Dr. Bridbord where she assists scheduling clients with clinicians in our practice. Beth has worked in the education system for 24 years. She was a teacher for 14 years and is currently a School Counselor.
Fran Parker, L.C.S.W., is a licensed clinical social worker and organizational consultant who integrates psychotherapy, workplace coaching and wellness counseling in her practice. Her experience encompasses working with people from over thirty-five countries and is based in cultural competence. Working with Karen Bridbord & Associates, she helps couples and individuals, as well as corporations navigate times of transition, disruption and change.
She uses a multi-faceted approach, integrating concepts from systems theory, Gottman, developmental psychology and psychodynamic therapy. Her working style is collaborative, combining warmth and humor with thoughtfulness and creativity. Fran Parker, L.C.S.W. is licensed in New York and New Jersey.
Jami Fener, L.C.S.W, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience working with adults, couples, and families. Jami is a relationship expert who has been trained in the Gottman Method. She has also specialized in the areas of trauma, medical and palliative care, as well as grief and anxiety. Jami believes that great insight can be achieved through developing a deeper understanding of how our unique backgrounds contribute to the lens through which we perceive the world. She graduated with her BA from Washington University in St. Louis before earning her MSW from Hunter College.
Sarah Baginski, L.M.S.W, is a Licensed Master Social Worker with experience working with adolescents, groups, couples, and adults. Sarah is an individual and couples therapist who has been trained in the Gottman Method. She has also specialized in the areas of anxiety, eating disorders & body image, and working with individuals who have experienced trauma.
Sarah is a certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy Practioner (DBT-P) and is skilled in providing person-centered, acceptance-based therapy. She is passionate about strength-based care, and values incorporating all systems in attending to the holistic needs of her clients.