Providers...

Mary Kathleen Martin

Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry

 

Mary Kathleen (Kate) Martin is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with a diverse history in nursing for the past 20 years.  She recieved her Master's degree in Adult Health from Stony Brook University in 2010.  She received her Post Master's Certificate in Psychiatry from Stony Brook in 2015.  Kate has practiced at South Shore Neurology and most recently, East End Family Practice in Riverhead.  She was also recently affiliated with East End Mental Health in Hampton Bays. She is on staff at Northwell Health/ PBMC and is currently providing a lecture series on Psychiatry for the Resident Physicians. Her current community focus includes the T.E.S.S. Project (Terminating Electronic Screen Syndrome) for parents of elementary children managing the pitfalls of internet overuse and mood disorders associated with it.  Kate's passion to move into the field of psychiatry stems from caring for patients at the primary care level. 

Lara McNeil

Nutrition and Dietetics Professional

 

Lara McNeil, MS, RDN, CDN is a nutrition and dietetics professional with a Masters of Science in Nutrition from Stony Brook University’s School of Medicine where she also completed her Dietetic Internship with a Clinical Nutrition emphasis.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Kansas State University.  As a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she keeps up to date with the latest nutrition research and continuing education to enhance her knowledge and skills. Lara is also certified by the State of New York as a Dietitian-Nutritionist, holds an advanced certificate of training in Adult Weight Management, and is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Contact Lara at 631-740-9330 or Lara@eastendnutrition.com. Visit her website at EastEndNutrition.com.

 

Alisa Norton

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW, CASAC-t, EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Alisa Norton is a Psychotherapist who has been practicing for over 11 years. Her specialty is in working with people affected by Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Life Changes and Grief.  She currently facilities a Support Group for those who have lost a loved one to Suicide. Additionally, she has received her certification in EMDR and is certified in treating those suffering from PTSD. Alisa follows the Strengths Perspective Treatment Modality and implements Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) while cultivating a safe environment for you to heal. 

 

Contact Alisa at 516-523-7072 or alisanorton@aol.com.

Alisa Norton is currently accepting: Aetna; Beacon Health/Value Options; Empire State Carpenters Union; MHC, Inc.; Medicare Insurance. *Please contact Alisa about these and if you need assistance checking your out-of-network benefits.     

Maryann LaRosa

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LCSW-R, EMDR, OASIS

 

Maryann received her LSW degree from SUNY Stony Brook in 1994 and has been in private practice since 1996. She specializes in Substance Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and general mental health issues. She is certified in EMDR therapy and is an OASIS provider, conducting intake screenings. 

 

Treating ages 18 and up, Maryann participates in most insurances. Contact Maryann at 631-737-2727.       

Viola Quintero

Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Certified Imago Relationship Therapist

LCSW

 

Viola Quintero has been a social worker in diverse settings since 1978 and most recently worked in community mental health at FSL- North Fork Counseling in Mattituck for eight years.  Her diverse experience gives her a unique perspective on how people can face their individual life challenges to make positive changes in their lives; challenges such as divorce, trauma, serious illness, loss, loneliness, relationship conflicts, depression, anxiety, gender issues or other emotional or behavioral concerns. She brings this perspective into her practice with individual adults, couples and groups.

From the first session, her goal is to create a caring, attentive, and trustful atmosphere in which you feel comfortable. Her approach is person-centered: offering guidance, support and structure and providing you with unconditional positive regard to help you discover the solutions you have within yourself. She is certified as an Imago Relationship Therapist which is a model of couples’ therapy that is respectful of each person’s point of view. Her office hours are on Tuesdays; she accepts Medicare, Cigna, and will assist you to determine if you have out of network mental health benefits. Call her at 631-530-8291 or email at violaquintero@gmail.com

Louise Abitbol

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

MSW, R-LCSW

 

Louise is a graduate of the NYU Silver School of Social Work practicing for over 20 years in New York City, Shelter Island, Riverhead and Mattituck. She has a Post Masters Degree in International Trauma with past practice in Child Advocacy, Refugee Victims of the Blood Diamond War and Recovery for Victims of 9/11. She has extensive work with local governments in providing advocacy to families and clients caught in the legal system. She is published in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing for her Interaction Between Veterans and Horses. Currently, Louise practices from a holistic approach, which creates the courage to embrace life’s conflicts and our humanity. The inclusion of Equine Enlightened therapy adds bravery, awareness and trust to enrich pathways of thinking. This work takes place in Riverhead in collaboration with an Equestrian Rescue. She has become an advocate for Veterans engaging in Nursing Education and is currently working on the development of restorative programs with Stony Brook University. She continues private Supervision Practice for Social Workers attaining their certifications. She also engages in the tradition of Eastern Medicine including Tai Chi, Mindfulness, Energy work and Emotional Freedom Tapping.

 

Contact Louise at 917-969-5834 or via email at lousieabitbol@yahoo.com.

Tess Nopper

Social Worker in Early Childhood & Adolescent/Family Studies

LMSW

 

Tess has a long and successful healthcare employment history. Beginning her education at SCCC, she specialized in Early Childhood & Adolescent Education/ Family Studies. Moving forward in her academic endeavors, Tess received a Specialty Certificate in Healthcare and Social Work at Stony Brook University while maintaining an Advanced Standing & LMSW upon graduation. Specialties include Addictions, Eating Disorder, Cognitive Therapy, Experiential therapy, Adolescent and Family therapy, Marriage and Couples, to name a few. Tess has worked in hospital social work that has also provided her with numerous and invaluable resources. Tess has worked with youth at Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch, The Butterfly Effect Project, Riverhead Country Day School, and has provided family workshops to form cohesive relationships for youth as a liaison with school, community, and home.

Tess has a long-standing affiliation with community and public service on various non profit board positions. Tess spent 5 years employed as Consulting LMSW Clinical Social Worker for LEAP Institute, working alongside Dr. Xavier Amador acclaimed and respected PhD in Psychology known for his forensic work with cases such as the Theodore John Kaczynski also known as the Unabomber and high profile mass shooting tragedies. Tess is passionate about “clients leaving better than they walked in.”

 

Contact Tess at 631-987-3594 or via email at tess.nopper@gmail.com.

 

Staff...

Theresa Wells

Practice Administrator

Contact our office at 631-624-7839.

Gina Aiello

QMR Medical Billing Company

All billing inquiries, please email gaiello@qmrbilling.com or call 631-438-0707.

Chris Saitta

Insurance Inquiries

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Jacqueline Brennan

New Patient Coordinator

Contact our office at 631-624-7839.

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