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Anne F. Malavé, Ph.D.
330 West 58th Street, Suite 406 New York, NY

Anne F. Malavé, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist-psychoanalyst (William Alanson White Institute) working in psychotherapy with (but not limited to) individuals, couples, and small groups in adoption, infertility, and third-party reproduction. Dr. Malavé also provides psychological evaluations for prospective adoptive parents and third party reproduction participants (egg and sperm donors, gestational carriers/surrogates and intended parents).

Dr. Malavé is a past Board Member of the Adoptive Parents Committee (APC) and the Latin America Parents Association (LAPA); APC Parenting Workshop Leader and Author of Adoptalk’s “Dear Anne” advice column; RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association: Past Chair, National Support Group Oversight Committee; past Adoption Coordinator, and Professional Support Group Leader; Consultant, Reproductive Specialists of New York. (RSNY); Author: ‘From Infertility to Adoption’ in “Frozen Dreams”, The Analytic Press, 2005, and ‘Adoption After Infertility’ in “Infertility Counseling”, 3rd edition (to be published in 2013); Active Member, American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Mental Health Professional Group (MHPG); Member, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), International Infertility Counseling Organization (ILCO), The White Society, NYSPA, and APA.

Fees: sliding scale

Arthur Becker-Weidman, PhD
920 Broadway, suite 1703B New York, NY

Dr. Becker-Weidman received his doctorate in Human Development from the University of Maryland, Institute for Child Study. He achieved Diplomate status from the American Board of Psychological Specialties in Child Psychology and Forensic Psychology. He is Director of the Attachment-Focused Treatment Institute. Dr. Becker-Weidman is an internationally acclaimed speaker and workshop leader. He consults with therapists, governments, and organizations throughout the US and internationally. He was a Vice-President of the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children. He is a founding member and First President of the Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute. Art is an adjunct Clinical Professor at SUNY at Buffalo, The Academy for Human Development in Singapore, and Medaille College, PsyD program. He has published five books, including Attachment Parenting: Developing Connections and Healing Children, several popular DVDs, and many scholarly papers in professional journals. He regularly presents at international and national conferences.

Art specializes in the evaluation and treatment of families with adoption related issues, Complex Trauma, Developmental Trauma Disorder, and attachment difficulties.
Ina Gail Goldberg, LCSW-R

Address: 410 E. 92nd St. New York, NY 10128

Business Genre: Adoption Therapist

Long Business Description: Ina Gail Goldberg, LCSW-R is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience focusing on the needs of children. Ina Gail received post-graduate clinical training at the New Hope Guild and is passionate about integrating breath and movement techniques into therapy in order to develop skills to regulate affect and mood. She is an expert in working with children in the child protective and foster care systems. She Ina Gail is passionate about Ina Gail is trained in providing psychodynamic psychotherapy, theraplay, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy.

Ina Gail is part of a team of therapists at Spence-Chapin’s Modern Family Center.

Education: Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, CUNY Hunter, Master of Social Work, New York University

Business Phone Number: 646-539-2167

Jennifer Griesbach, LCSW
109 West 27th St. #8A, New York, NY 10001
245 West 29th St., #304, New York, NY 10001

Jennifer Griesbach,  LCSW works with adults who joined their families by adoption in a general psychotherapy practice that is sensitive to how issues around adoption show up in times of life transition, in relationships, and in the quest for health and wholeness, and she works with couples where one or both partners were adopted as children.  As an adoptee herself, she is interested in how we come to know ourselves, grow as individuals, and make deep connections in relationship. She is a clinical social worker, with a 4-year postgraduate training in Gestalt Therapy and additional training in Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy and EMDR, a therapy that helps people with trauma including attachment trauma.  She also work with adoptive parents and their infants or young children to help create better connection and understanding and help adoptive parents learn more about who they are as parents.

Insurance: Jennifer Griesbach is an out of network provider with most insurances, and take Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield as an in-network provider.
Lorna Bosak, LCSW-R
Child & Family Psychological Services
811 West Jericho Turnpike
Suite 106E
Smithtown, New York, 11787

Lorna Bosak, LCSW-R is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years experience with children and families. She provides  cognitive behavioral therapy and cognitive play therapy to children of all ages. Additionally she provides attachment based therapy to foster and adopted children and their families. Ms. Bosak assists individuals in developing coping skills for problems related to divorce, social skills issues, anxiety, school problems, foster care placement, grief, as well as assisting those who have been in abusive situations.  A strong component of Ms. Bosak's work is assisting parents with developing positive skills to manage their children's behavioral or emotional issues. Ms. Bosak is one of the members on the team of therapists at Child & Family Psychological Services.

Education:  Masters in Social Work from Adelphi University

tel:(631) 265-9850
Steven M. Baranowski, LMSW
Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Steven has worked in adoption for twenty years, providing guidance and counseling to individuals and families whose lives have been touched by adoption. As a social worker with extensive training in adoption and as an adoptee, Steven understands the role and impact adoption has on individuals and families over a lifetime. Steven has worked with all members of the adoption triad, including those considering adoptive placement, those building their family through adoption and anyone considering adoption reunion. Services for prospective adoptive parents include the decision to adopt, home studies and post adoption assistance. In person, telephone and online consultations available to anyone looking for more information regarding adoption.