Kensho Psychotherapy Team

Kenshō is insight, an understanding of reality as it is. It’s an experience. It’s an awakening to needing something more in your life, to be followed by further skills or Psychotherapy to develop a deeper understanding and ability to express it in daily life.

We have assembled a dynamic group of independent professional therapists dedicated to providing the care you need. Meet the Kensho Psychotherapy Team:

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Tamara Dopwell, LMSW

Tamara Dopwell, a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with over 15 years of experience, excels as a teen and family therapist. Her expertise, particularly in supporting women with goal setting, boundaries, and healing, makes her a standout professional. Tamara, a New York University MSW graduate and a Pennsylvania State University alumna in Criminal Justice, has always been dedicated to children and families.

Her therapeutic approach is client-centered and strengths-based, focusing on issues like anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship challenges. Tamara’s commitment to social justice and mental health equity is evident in her inclusive and safe practice for all clients. Beyond her clinical work, she contributes to the mental health field through training and consultation, emphasizing trauma-informed care and ethical practice.

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Deborah May

A Psychotherapist in practice for over 20 years who specializes in women’s mental health; exploring a variety of female issues such as self worth and confidence, anxiety, feelings of depression as well as other emotional issues that prevent you from living up to your potential and finding a satisfying balance in your life. It is possible that during the darkest times in our lives the greatest amount of growth, self discovery and fulfillment can occur. Ms. May provides a safe and non-judgmental environment for our clientel to explore themselves and their lives. She incorporates mindfulness, journaling and art, and traditional verbal therapy. The use of mindfulness is a direct and simple technique which reduces anxiety and creates a feeling of calm, therefore making the therapy more productive and sustaining.Her work is unique in that it is multi-modal and focuses on both mind and body. In the first few sessions you will collaboratively decide which modality or combination of modalities best suits your needs. Ms. May works with all ages.

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Beata Pezacka

“At the center of your being you have the answer. You know who you are, and you know what you want.”

Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to explore a career path that would make a difference in people’s lives. I am an experienced psychotherapist specializing in counseling and mental health therapy, offering compassionate care for Complex Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, and more. Tailored approach for your unique healing journey.

Your mental health journey is a beautiful, intimate, vulnerable journey that doesn’t have a finish line. We keep growing. Keep learning. One day at a time. Finding balance, connections, and belonging requires emotional, somatic, cognitive/ behavioral, and spiritual healing. It takes honesty and trust.

I am honored to support my clients in their journey towards better mental health, helping them foster a healthier relationship with themselves and others. My extensive background in psychology and continuous learning in the field ensures that I bring the best strategies to our sessions.

If you’re looking for a psychotherapist for counseling and mental health therapy, I am here to walk with you on this path of healing and growth. Let’s work together to uncover the strength and resilience within you.

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Rosaly Carrasquillo, LMSW

Therapy is important because it provides a secure environment for navigating life’s obstacles. The process of addressing challenges in therapy or through mental health counseling has the potential to profoundly transform an individual’s life and I am here for that work.

When working with clients, my goal is to make them feel seen, heard.  I believe in normalizing the feelings and experiences of my clients, making sure they know they’re not alone in their struggles. It’s crucial for me to provide a safe, supportive space where you can openly express yourself and gain the coping skills and tools to heal.

While I have a broad range of experience with various age groups and mental health issues, I enjoy working with adolescents dealing with anxiety and depression. I understand the challenges faced by teens and young adults and offer tailored strategies to help them navigate life and cope with stress, anxiety, communication problems and big emotions.

In our sessions, you’ll receive more than just support; you’ll gain practical tools and strategies to help you manage your mental health well.

Rosaly is a graduate of Fordham Graduate School of Social Servies.

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Sabine Alexis

My work is centered around supporting the youth of all ages, helping them navigate the complexities of their emotions and experiences. Whether it’s dealing with school-related stress, family dynamics, or personal challenges, therapy is here to provide the guidance and tools necessary to improve the quality of your life.

What you are experiencing isn’t your fault, and as your therapist I want to help you find the tools and answers to bring peace, joy, connection and acceptance back to your life.

We often struggle with therapy because it isn’t yet the norm for us, but it needs to be! The longer we wait because of fear, stigma, stereotypes, the worse it is on our health (stress, headaches, problems with sleep, anxiety, panic attacks, and suicidality, amongst others). I want to be part of the community that helps our brothers and sisters with understanding the importance of mental health. I am so glad you are ready to take the next step and find a therapist.

As a therapist my passion lies with young adults through adulthood and especially Afro-Caribbean and BIPOC communities. I specialize in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), child therapy, family work, adults dealing with transitions and relationship trouble.

Sabine is a graduate from Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University.

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Kim James

Kim’s extensive experience in working with children and families has uniquely positioned her to understand and address the needs of adults seeking therapy for childhood experiences. Her approach is centered on healing from past conflicts, and learning new ways to cope with stress, anxiety, and sadness, while also improving communication skills.

Kim offers a therapeutic environment where clients feel actively involved in their healing process. She emphasizes the importance of listening and understanding, coming up with clear goals for therapy and consistently doing the therapy work. Her goal is to help you with the coping skills necessary for continued growth and change beyond the therapy sessions.

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Amanda Fludd, LCSW-R

Mrs. Fludd is the lead therapist and Executive Director at Kensho Psychotherapy. Her approach goes beyond conversations and worksheets. She is focused on getting to the root of the issues behind your stress, difficulty sleeping, overthinking, trauma, anxiety, and overwhelm, ensuring you have the tools to cope with your experiences and show up as the brilliant professional that you are.

Trained in EMDR, CBT, Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Mental Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis. Amanda is down to earth, engaging, and serious about her craft with over 17 years of mental health experience. Her clients who typically include educators, lawyers, influences, C-Suite women and tech professionals, are commited to doing the work in therapy and prioritizing their emotional wellbeing.

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