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Omar Amores
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Prior to joining Greenwich House in 2012, Omar Amores worked at The Children’s Aid Society as the Assistant Director for the After-School and Summer Arts Camp program. Under his leadership as Director of After-School and Summer Arts Camp, the program

Shontel Arnold
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Shontel Arnold, joined the Greenwich House MMTP team in January of 2022 as a Counselor. She has worked in the field of Substance abuse over 12 years and has experience in several modalities; Outpatient, Rehab, Detox and of course Methadone. She

Caroline Astacio
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Caroline Astacio, LCSW joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in May 2021 as a Bilingual Psychotherapist. She provides Telehealth psychotherapy to 36 adults and is a fluent speaker of Spanish. Ms. Astacio has extensive experience as an administrator

Ruth Baptiste, MSW
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Ruth Baptiste, MSW joined Greenwich House Center for Resiliency and Wellness in May 2021 as a social worker/psychotherapist. She works primarily with adults and children who are dealing with mental health issues. Previously, Ms. Baptiste worked as a social work

Rachel Black
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Rachel Black is a native of Mississippi, and joined the Music School in June 2013. She has begun several new initiatives such as new public school outreach programs with PS 3, PS41, and the Museum School, Suzuki Violin/Guitar, Healing HeArts,

Shauntae Brown
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Shauntae Brown joined Greenwich House in 2020. Her years of experience in healthcare include revenue cycle management, healthcare administration and finance. She has worked in many types of organizations from major city hospitals to small physician practices. She holds a

Melissa Chattman, LCSW
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Melissa received her Master’s in Social Work at The Columbia University School of Social Work. After completing her Master’s program, Melissa worked as a Primary Trauma-Informed Therapist in Brooklyn Public Schools. During this time, Melissa also worked as a Primary

Chang Chih-Hsiang
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Pronouns: he/him Chang Chih-Hsiang is a Queens artist whose main body of work explores the tradition of clay through the mingei philosophy and rituals. His work is primarily wheel-thrown and plays around with a wide range of techniques shared among

Yenesey Concepcion
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Yenesey is a Greenwich Village native; lifelong artist and scientist. She is a Smith College graduate, who majored in Developmental Psychology with a focus in Cultural and Linguistic influence on Well – Being. She is certified in Humanitarian Communication (University

Margaret Cramer
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Margaret began her career at Greenwich House Music School as a faculty member in 1972. She became the Registrar in 1983 and has spent the rest of her career behind the front desk of the music school. Margaret on her

Leidy Deleon LMSW
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Leidy Deleon is a Licensed Bilingual Clinical Psychotherapist at Greenwich House’s Center for Resilience and Wellness. She joined the staff in 2020 and works with children, adolescents and adult clients. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Ms. Deleon has

Fabio J. Fernández
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Pronouns: he/him Fabio J. Fernández is an artist, arts advocate, educator, and arts administrator. He is the former Executive Director of the Society of Arts + Crafts in Boston where he led the organization through a pivotal time in its long

Kiani Ferris
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Pronouns: she/her Kiani was born in Seattle, WA though currently works and lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is a recent graduate from The Cooper Union School of Art and primarily focuses on drawing and sculpture. The majority of her work

Leah Floyd
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Pronouns: She/Her Leah Floyd is an artist and Art Therapist with experience in mental health and public school education settings. As an elementary educator for 4 years, Leah focused on projects to build confidence and gross motor skills. Her bachelors

Linda Giuliano
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Linda Giuliano is the Program Director of the Center for Resiliency and Wellness at Greenwich House. In 2021, she facilitated the merger of GH’s two existing mental health clinics to form CRW, which offers inter-generational trauma-informed mental health services for

Henriett Gonzales-Mastrapa
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Henriett Gonzales-Mastrapa joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in April 2022. She focuses on the needs of children, adolescents and families dealing with sexual abuse and domestic violence. Previously Ms. Gonzales-Mastrapa worked as a Child and Adolescent Therapist with Mental Health

Suzy Goodelman
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Pronouns: she/her Suzy Goodelman has a Fine Art and Graphic Design background having attended The Art Students’ League, Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts. She began her study of ceramics in 1999 and came to Greenwich House Pottery in

Tyler Green
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Pronouns: they/he/she Tyler Green (b.1999 Brooklyn, NY) is a multi-interdisciplinary artist whose work experiments with the macabre through impishness, spirituality, decomposition, and the Black experience. They are interested in the unsettling and disturbing feelings that they create in their pieces.Through their

Ednan Haroon RN, PMHNP-BC
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Ednan Haroon is a Kashmiri born, Michigan transplant who joined Greenwich House in December of 2021. He splits his time between two signature programs: the Center for Resiliency and Wellness (CRW) and the Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP). Mr. Haroon

Lindsay (Lou) Howard
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Lindsey Howard is a ceramic sculptor born in Dallas, Texas and based in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from University of Northern Colorado in 2018 with a Bachelors in Art History. She has participated in group exhibitions in Texas, New York,

Andrew Jordan
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Andrew Jordan was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. After completing a BA in Music and Audio Production at American University in Washington DC, he moved to New York City to seek his fortune in the music industry. Along the

Ann Treesa Joy
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Ann Treesa Joy is a multi-media artist, currently working primarily in clay. Her work is mainly figurative and humorous, although recently her work has been a critical examination of the social norms concerning the female body. She particularly loves using

Cecilia Land  LCSW-R, LCAT
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Cecilia Land joined Greenwich House in 2011 as a Senior Clinical Social Worker for the Children’s Safety Project. She focuses on the needs of children, adolescents and families, with a focus on dealing with sexual abuse and domestic violence. In

Megan Mi-Ai Lee
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Pronouns: she/hers Megan Mi-Ai Lee was born in Los Angeles, CA and currently lives in Queens. She received her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art, after which she was a Public Art Curatorial Fellow and Assistant Educator at

Judith Levin
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Judith Levin has served as Senior Director of Older Adult Services at Greenwich House since 2015. She has oversight of all services delivered at the organization’s four centers, social work case management, and two off-site service programs. Under her watch,

Sara Lorenz Taki, MD
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Dr. Sara Lorenz Taki is medical director of Greenwich House’s Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program. She oversees all health services, including the utilization of medications for opioid use disorder, hepatitis C treatment, overdose prevention, psychiatric services, and the Greenwich House COVID-19

Jenni Lukasiewicz
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Pronouns: she/hers Jenni Lukasiewicz is an artist living and working in New York City. Originally from South Hadley Massachusetts, she studied studio art at Mount Holyoke College and papermaking and bookbinding in Italy before spending 5 years living in New

Wren Macdonald
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Pronouns: she/her Wren grew up in Boulder, Colorado and received her BFA in Ceramics at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. She makes work that urges a form of attention attuned to overlooked details. Minutiae, both tangible and intangible, are boundless

John Mahoken
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John Makohen joined the Greenwich House MMTP team in 2020. He has eight years of experience working as a counselor with people in recovery. What motivated you to become a counselor and work in a recovery program?  Honestly, counseling found

Maria Marquez
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Maria Corina “Pekky” Marquez, LMSW joined The Center for Resiliency and Wellness at Greenwich House in April 2022. She currently works with kids, adults, and older adults dealing with issues ranging from depression and anxiety to domestic violence. Her diverse

Joe Mayock
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Joe Mayock joined Greenwich House in April 2022 as Director of the Independence Plaza Older Adult Center in Tribeca. Mayock has significant experience working in community-based settings and conducting community outreach. He has worked and volunteered in a variety of

Kaitlin McClure
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Pronouns: she/hers Kaitlin McClure is a cultural historian focusing on craft and oral history. Finding it impossible to spend her days reading and writing about making practices without making anything herself, Kaitlin returned to her early love of clay, using

Hani Members
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Hani Members is Chief Physician Assistant at Greenwich House MMTP. She is a graduate of Touro College School of Health Sciences with 14 years of experience working with individuals with substance use disorders. She specializes in treating individuals with opioid

Daniel Monahan
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Daniel Monahan has over two decades of experience in the field of facilities and property management working specifically with the non-profit sector.  Daniel is also a honorably discharged veteran from the United States Air Force.

Carly Moreno
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Carly Moreno is a multidisciplinary artist working in photography, printmaking and ceramics. She graduated in 2015 with a BFA in Printmaking and Photography from Purchase College and has since been living and working in New York City. Her work addresses

Paula Moreno
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Paula Moreno joined Greenwich House MMTP team in 2020. As a member of our front office staff, Paul is one of the first people our clients see when they arrive at our facility. What motivated you to work in a

Ruby Ng
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Ruby Ng joined Greenwich House as Director of Westbeth Older Adult Center in May 2022. Most recently, Ms. Ng worked for the Henry Street Settlement Older Adult Center. She had oversight for the daily operation of the Older Adult Centers,

Megan O'Boyle
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Megan O’Boyle, LCSW joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in July 2021. As, her key responsibilities include: conducting screenings and psychosocial assessments of potential clients; assigning cases to therapists, supervising fee-for-service clinicians and MSW student interns, working on-site

Brad Parsons
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Pronouns: he/him Brad Parsons is a multidisciplinary artist and craftsperson living in New York. Originally from Boston, he relocated to Brooklyn to attend Pratt Institute. Brad has enjoyed several roles at Greenwich House Pottery since 2010 including resident artist, studio

Deborah Reed
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Pronouns: she/her Deb Reed started working with clay at Greenwich House Pottery in 2006 after a career in law and psychology. Deb has studied with ceramic artists including Sequoia Miller, Bryan Hopkins, Randy Johnston, Malcolm Davis, Paula Shalan, Greg Miller

Samantha Restal
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Samantha joined the MMTP team in 2019. She has 4 years experience as an LPN. What motivated me to become an LPN and work in a recovery program? I’ve always wanted to become a nurse, every time that I’ve gone

Teshera Russell LCSW
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Teshera Russell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resilience and Wellness in May 2021. Ms. Russell provides psychotherapy to adults and seniors who are experiencing challenges related to aging, illnesses, grief, trauma, life transitions,

Hae Won Sohn
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Hae Won (first name) Sohn (last name) is a medium-centric sculptor currently based in Queens, NY. In her practice, the artist utilizes studio-artifacts such as broken molds or material remnants; further incorporating the action of de-/reconstruction in her (re)development of

Mary Springer
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Mary Springer joined Greenwich House in June 2022 as Director of the Our Lady of Pompeii Older Adult Center, one of five that comprise their Older Adult Network. Ms. Springer has more than 20 years experience with organizations that primarily

Taylor Stone
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Pronouns: she/hers Taylor is an artist and designer living in Washington Heights, NYC. She received her BFA in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2014. Throughout her studies, she focused on process driven means of creating

Matthew Stukalin
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Matthew Stukalin, LCSW joined Greenwich House’s Center for Resiliency and Wellness in January 2020. His focuses on the mental heads needs of older adults ages 60 and up, the fastest growing demographic in the metropolitan New York area. Previously, Mr.

Ruben Torres
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Ruben Torres joined Greenwich House MMTP team in 2020 as a Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CPRA). Ruben’s lived experience with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and his passion for helping people on their road to recovery inspires many of clients and

Jose Valdez
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José brings to us his extensive background in Human Resources and Operations. His career has included work in social services, performing arts, media and publishing. Most recently José led HR for the Institute for Career Development (ICD), and prior to

Hannah Westerman
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Pronouns: they/them Hannah grew up in the East Village and now lives in Queens. She has returned to Hunter College to study Studio Art, but previously received a BA in Psychology. Hannah is interested in ceramics as an embodied practice

Julia Woltjen
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Pronouns: she/her Julia Woltjen was born in Dallas Texas and currently resides in Manhattan. She received a BA in Psychology and a BA in Art, with an emphasis in ceramics, from the University of Oklahoma (Class of 2021). She is

Anjuli Wright
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Pronouns: she/her Anjuli Wright is a ceramic artist that explores ideas of truth and perspective through the medium of the vessel. Anjuli holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, where she earned a Merit Scholarship in Ceramics, and a

Krísteli Zappa, LMSW
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Kristeli Zappa Monterroso was born and grew up in Guatemala City, Guatemala.  After studying Mandarin in Taiwan she came to New York to continue her studies and ended up calling Brooklyn home. Kristeli received a B.S. in Digital Communications and