“In order to truly heal, we need to understand what keeps our patterns in place and find the courage to face the deepest parts of ourselves.”

Liza Gold, LCSW, is a highly-regarded and well-respected mental health professional who has dedicated her career to helping adults. With over ten years of experience, Liza has built a reputation as a highly effective therapist. She has found her passion helping clients work through and heal from anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, toxic family dynamics, perfectionism, and low self-esteem.

Liza is highly attuned to her clients: where they struggle, how they struggle, how past ties to present, and what areas of themselves need attention, nurture, and healing. Her compassion and sincerity enable clients to safely delve into their personal issues and achieve growth that is long-lasting.

Liza is known for her ability to communicate with both warmth and directness in order for her clients to face and tackle the hard truths that will ultimately further their personal growth. She is unafraid to broach difficult topics and present her clients with unique perspectives to help them achieve important awareness about themselves. She recognizes that change can be incredibly difficult, but with her guidance and support, her clients are able to make meaningful changes in their lives. Liza is fully dedicated to helping her clients live the lives they desire and deserve.

Education: Columbia University

Certified in psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Founder & Director

Liza Gold, LCSW


Marin Lebowitz,LMSW

Marin Lebowitz, LMSW, is an insightful psychotherapist who offers a unique blend of therapy styles to help her clients navigate life’s challenges. She draws on the wisdom of understanding one’s past experiences, the power of meaningful relationships, and a focus on practical steps for changing unhelpful patterns in order to create a personalized approach to therapy.

Marin listens with a sharp and curious mind, and she works thoughtfully to support her clients every step of the way as they embark toward healing, growth, and self-discovery. Marin has found her passion helping individuals overcome depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, and complex family dynamics.

Education: Columbia University


Brianna Paruolo, MHC-LP

Brianna Paruolo, MHC-LP, helps adults navigate and work through stressful life transitions, perfectionism, low self-esteem, anxiety, and career-related stress. She partners with her clients to created individualized treatment plans that address their personal goals.

In therapy, Brianna enables clients to develop self-awareness by exploring patterns and beliefs that limit their progress. Equipped with new insight, Brianna can then provide her clients with powerful tools to face any obstacle that comes their way.

Brianna prioritizes forming a deep, trusting connection with every client. Her genuine care and empathy shine through, fostering a safe and nurturing environment that allows clients to dive deep within themselves to access their strengths and work through all internal obstacles that hold them back from their full potential. 

Education: St. John’s University

Certified in Dialectic Behavior Therapy.


Laura Gauer Bermudez, LMSW, PhD 

Laura Gauer Bermudez, LMSW, PhD specializes in work with adolescents and young adults experiencing grief, life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, body image, emerging adulthood, and men’s issues.   

Laura’s education in social work and in international public policy informs her human rights-oriented approach to therapy. She believes that, despite our differences, we all experience commonalities: a desire for meaning, mastery, purpose, belonging, and hope.  

In her work with clients, Laura focuses heavily on the therapeutic relationship to foster growth and reflection. She wants to deeply understand each client in order to give them the tools they need to grow, build confidence, and meet their goals.

Education: Columbia University

Certified Grief and Bereavement Specialist.


Alexa Holzberger, LMSW

Alexa Holzberger, LMSW works with individuals and couples of all ages. She is passionate about helping those living with depression, anxiety, trauma, low self-esteem, eating disorders, and relationship or family issues.  

Alexa has a deep understanding of how our past experiences, especially those early in life, impact our mind, body, and overall wellness.

Alexa considers the connection between a client and clinician to be the most crucial part of successful work in therapy. Using a trauma-informed, strengths-focused approach, she grows sensitive, supportive relationships with each of her clients. She strikes a balance between empowering and challenging her clients in order to help them reach their full potential.

Education: University of Pennsylvania                                              

Trained in Emotionally-Focused Therapy for Couples. Certified Shame-Informed Treatment Specialist.