OUR SENIOR TEAM
Our Senior Team is a curated group of our most experienced and most popular therapists. This team is primarily out of network due to their experience level but they do take Aetna plans in-network. We find that many clients still pay under $50 a session using out of network benefits. Our dedicated billing team will check your coverage ahead of time and help you decide if this team is a fit for you. Read on to find a true specialist and to request your first appointment.
JAIME ELLIOTT, M.A., LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified School Psychologist
Providing Telehealth to NJ Residents
Watch Jaime's intro video. Jaime Elliot works with couples, teens (13+), and adults and has daytime, evening, and weekend appointments. With couples, Jaime uses the Gottman Method, an evidenced-based therapeutic approach that increases effective communication and emotional connection. With teens, Jaime uses CBT and solution-based approaches to address issues like ADHD, anxiety, depression, and academic success. She can help parents and families navigate 504 plans and IEPs as well. In her work with adults, Jaime brings a CBT and family systems lens to her work. Lastly, Jaime also offers psychological testing, which means she is trained to administer and interpret the kinds of assessments used to establish IEPs, 504 plans, gifted and talented capabilities, IQ scores, and more. She holds a Masters in Psychology from New York University and a Masters in School Psychology from Hofstra University. Jaime offers telehealth sessions on Tuesday 9:30am-2:30pm, Wednesday 11:30am-8:30pm, Thursday 12pm-8:30pm, Friday 9:30am-6pm, and Saturday 9am- 5pm.
AUDREY AUGUSTAVE, M.A. LAC, NCC
Site Director, Center for Addiction in the Family
Licensed Associate Counselor, National Certified Counselor
Jersey City Office, Providing Telehealth to NJ Residents
Audrey works exclusively with couples and families. She specializes in helping family systems impacted by addition and/or mental health concerns and utilizes her extensive experience in the substance abuse field to help strengthen and rebuild connection. She is also enthusiastic about assisting couples through infidelity history, intimacy & sex concerns, major life transitions, and frequent miscommunication using the Gottman Method. Audrey believes strongly in blending an empathetic approach with a healthy dose of honest reflection by compassionately challenging her clients to reach their goals. In addition to her therapeutic work, Audrey runs a podcast “Un-Loc’d” where she explores mental health and identity related topics through the Caribbean lens, a population she is extremely passionate about serving. She is also working on her first manuscript researching substance abuse counseling practices in the Caribbean landscape. Audrey earned her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at New Jersey City University, is a Licensed Associate Counselor, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), has a pending license as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and is beginning a Sex Counseling Certification. Audrey offers telehealth sessions on Mondays 11:00am – 6:30pm, Tuesdays 10:00am – 4:30pm, Wednesdays 11:00am – 5:30pm, Thursdays 9:00am – 5:00pm, and Sundays 9:00am – 7:00pm.
KAREN MITCHELL, MSW, LSW
Psychotherapist, Bloomfield Office & Telehealth
Karen works with teens, adults, couples, and families. In her work with adolescents and families, she utilizes a Bowen Family Systems lens, emphasizing the family as a unit where helping one person helps the whole. In couples work, Karen draws on the Gottman method and Imago therapies to increase emotional connection and improve communication. With adult individuals, she uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, and narrative therapies. Karen specializes in work with trauma as well--she is certified in EMDR, a research-based treatment for traumatic memories, and incorporates this technique and other body-based work to treat survivors of abuse and sexual assault. She received her masters from Rutgers University, graduating with top honors, and is a Licensed Social Worker. Karen works Mondays 12pm-8:30pm, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 12pm-9pm Thursday 9am-5pm, and Friday 9am-3pm. Currently she is offering telehealth sessions only but will also offer in-person appointments at our Maplewood and Bloomfield offices once they re-open.
TOVA MCCALL, MSW, LSW, PMH-C
Site Director, Family Wellness Support Center
Licensed Social Worker
Jersey City Office, Providing Telehealth to NJ and NY Residents
Tova works with couples, families, individuals, teens, and children. She earned her masters from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, has experience in school counseling, and is certified in Perinatal Mental Health counseling. Tova specializes in work with new moms and women who are pregnant or post-conception, supporting them in the challenges that can arise in these stages of life. In her work with couples, Tova uses the Gottman Method, an evidenced-based therapeutic approach that increases effective communication and emotional connection. With children and teens and their families, Tova uses play therapy and narrative therapy methods within a family systems lens. Tova values a holistic perspective in therapy, using the approach that will help each client most effectively, from CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) techniques to trauma repair to practical supports like goal-setting and self-care ideas. She is fluent in French and English (and speaks Spanish at an intermediate level). Tova works Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm. Currently Tova is offering telehealth only due to COVID-19 but normally offers both in-person and video sessions.
MELISSA SCHNEIDER, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Providing Telehealth to NJ and NY Residents
Melissa is our practice owner as well as staff therapist and a seasoned speaker and trainer. After getting her masters in Clinical Social Work at Columbia University, she worked as a Wall St. wellness counselor and consultant for many years. Melissa is trained in the Gottman Method, a research-based approach to strengthening relationships. Some very smart people have spent decades studying what factors matter most in happy relationships and Melissa specializes in teaching the tools, strategies, and mindsets people can use to heal, gain clarity, make decisions, and grow a great relationship. She launched Resolution Counseling Center in 2019 to create a user-friendly place for local couples, individuals, and teens to get excellent care from a hand-picked staff of caring professionals. She is not taking on new clients in 2020 to focus on growing the business, but she is available to speak at conferences, workshops, retreats, or community events.