Andrew Seltzer, EdD

Dr. Andrew Seltzer, a licensed psychologist, earned his Master’s Degree in Education from Queens College and his Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Rutgers University. He has published scholarly articles on Individual Achievement and Community Schools, and he is an Associate Director and Psychologist for the Children’s Aid Society. He specializes in psychotherapy with teenagers, adults, couples, and families, with a particular focus on learning and attention issues. Dr. Seltzer joined Familyhealth Associates in 1987.

Dr. Seltzer practices out of the New York City office.

 

Anne Margolis, LCSW

Mrs. Anne Margolis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (RE-CBT) - a form of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), which allows for effective treatment of individuals of all age groups. She specializes in Pediatrics and Young Adults, as well as Family Psychotherapy.  She focuses her practice on the evaluation and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety Disorders and Mood Disorders.  She also treats those struggling with Life Stage Transitions, Relationship Struggles, Familial and Behavioral issues, Social Skills Deficits, Communication Disorders (i.e. Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders), as well as Learning Disabilities. 

Mrs. Margolis offers different levels of care for those who require more comprehensive and integrated treatment models.  Ms. Margolis’ clients are able to receive support across the multiple areas of influence that are simultaneously impacting a child’s or family’s functioning.  Ms. Margolis will gather extensive background information by consulting with those involved in her client’s care. She is willing to travel to collaboratively consult with other providers included in your child’s treatment while organizing a system for ongoing communication unparalleled in typical private practice settings. Interventions can occur within the scholastic arena, familial, social or after-school environments.  Interventions also commonly occur with other medical providers and professional supports, such as tutors and specialists. 

Mrs. Margolis is a graduate of New York University’s Shirley M. Ehrenkranz’s School of Social Work located in New York City. She received her Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work and completed training in Clinical Psychotherapy with a heavy emphasis on Abnormal Psychology, Family and Pediatric Practice, as well as Multicultural Issues and Grant Administration. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Boston University in Boston, MA. There, she trained in several areas of research mainly focusing on Infant’s Theory of Mind, as well as Hospital Administration and Anxiety Disorders at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Her post-graduate training was completed at the world-renowned psychotherapy training institution, the Albert Ellis Institute in New York City.

Mrs. Margolis currently lectures on the treatment of Psychiatric Illness, Learning Disorders and the idea of a Multi-Systemic approach for the treatment of children.  She holds professional memberships with the New York State Society for Clinical Social Work (NYSSCSW), National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), and with the New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions (NYSED OP).

Mrs. Margolis has been in Private Practice since 2003 and has been working with Familyhealth Associates since 2006.

Anne Margolis practices out of the New York City and White Plains offices.

 

Richard Repaci, LCSW

Mr. Richard Repaci, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from The Hunter School of Social Work and has a Master's Degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 

Mr. Repaci specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT).  

His area of expertise includes providing psychotherapy to children and their families, adolescents, adults and couples. Mr. Repaci is adept at engaging with hard to connect young adults, adolescents and children experiencing attentional issues, anxiety and mood disorders. 

Mr. Repaci works in close collaboration with Dr. Wachtel and other FHA Psychiatrists in order to provide direct and effective care to our Familyhealth patients. Mr. Repaci joined Familyhealth Associates in 2000.

Richard Repaci practices out of the New York City office.

 

Alana O'Leary, LCSW

Ms. Alana O’Leary, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University, Social Work Honors Program. Ms. O’Leary has extensive experience in her field and has served many populations. She is a certified student supervisor at the Master’s level and is a member of The National Association of Social Workers.

At FamilyHealth Associates, her area of expertise includes providing psychotherapy to children and their families, adolescents, adults and couples, with a particular focus on learning, organization and attention issues. She also sees adults and couples who experience a variety of symptoms and works in close collaboration with Dr. Wachtel in order to provide direct and effective care to FamilyHealth patients. Ms. O’Leary joined Family Health Associates in 2001.

Alana O'Leary practices out of the White Plains office.

 

Rachel Gerson, MA

Ms. Rachel Gerson is a Mental Health Counselor who enjoys working with children and adults struggling with issues related to personal organization and time management. Ms. Gerson uses cognitive behavioral techniques and other empirically supported methodologies to help her clients achieve their goals. In addition to her position with FamilyHealth Associates, Ms. Gerson works with pregnant women at Bellevue Hospital on a pilot study designed to prevent postpartum depression. She concluded her externship at the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Downers Grove, Illinois, in the Behavioral Health Services department.

Ms. Gerson earned her Master of Art in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her Bachelor of Science in Psychology was earned from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Rachel Gerson practices out of the New York City and White Plains offices.