Students on the Pace Pleasantville Campus

New York City Staff

Senior Supervising Staff

Richard N. Shadick, Ph.D.

Pennsylvania State University, Clinical Psychology
New York State Licensed Psychologist
Theoretical Orientation: Psychoanalytic (Interpersonal/Relational)
Professional Interests: Psychoanalytic theory; child, adolescent, and family psychotherapy; group psychotherapy; psychological testing; trauma and recovery; supervision, suicide.

Richard Khan, Psy.D.

Associate Director/Director of Training
Marywood University, Clinical Psychology
New York State and New Jersey State licensed Psychologist
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, CBT
Professional Interest: Training and supervision, college/university students, gender identity, men’s issues, sexual orientation, complex trauma, acculturation/diversity, group therapy

Wendy Gonzalez-Canal, Ph.D.

Assistant Director/Group Coordinator
Ball State University, Counseling Psychology
New York State and New Jersey State licensed Psychologist
Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal/Psychodynamic from a Multicultural Lens
Professional Interests: Interpersonal and relationship concerns, adjustment and identity development (racial, LGBTQ+, immigrant), trauma and recovery, group psychotherapy, training and supervision

Rhea Benjamin, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Consultation and Outreach
New York State Licensed Psychologist
Graduate Center, City University of New York, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, and CBT informed
Professional Interests: Outreach, coping with anxiety and depression, multicultural psychology, issues related to race, gender and identity development, family systems, and complex trauma.

Part-Time Staff

Libbey Walker, Psy.D.

AOD Specialist
Antioch University New England, Clinical Psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Relational Psychodynamic, Eclectic
Professional Interests: Substance misuse and addiction recovery, LGBTQ+ mental health, neurodivergence and neurodevelopmental disabilities, trauma and recovery, and disordered eating (through the lenses of Health at Every Size and fat liberation)

Faedra Rose Dagirmanjian, Ph.D.

Part-Time Psychologist
Boston College, M.A. and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

Theoretical Orientation: Relational psychodynamic

Professional Interests: Identity development, emerging adulthood, the impact of oppression and marginalization, supervision

Adjunct Supervising Staff

Regina Hund, Psy.D.

Independent Clinical Consultant
Clinical Psychology
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
New York State Licensed Psychologist

Ana Eugenia Ferreira, PH.D.

Independent Clinical Consultant
Psychoanalysis and Psychology
William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry

Support Staff

Sandip Sandhu, B.S.

Office Coordinator
York College, CUNY
Graduated with Honors in Sociology, Minor in Psychology

Adjunct Staff

Daniella Lukashok, M.D.

Psychiatric Consultant
Albany College of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine (Licensed Psychiatrist N.Y.)
Board Certified in Psychiatry (ABPN) and Neurology and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry;
Psychoanalytic Training: The New York University Psychoanalytic Institute.

Nobuko Yoshizawa Meaders, C.S.W.

Intern Process Group Leader
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
University of Texas, Arlington
Psychoanalytic Training: Postgraduate Center for Mental Health-Psychoanalytic Institute

Health Service Psychology Interns 2023–2024

Jonathan Perlow, B.A.

Springfield College
Counseling Psychology, Psy.D.

Sarah Telzak, M.A.

Adelphi University
Clinical Psychology, Ph.D.

Bryan Beccerra, M. Psych, M.L.F.P.

George Washington University
Clinical Psychology, Psy.D.

Andreas Stocker, M. Psych.

Wright Institute
Clinical Psychology, Psy.D.

Health Service Psychology Externs 2023–2024

Jocelyn Kim, B.A.

Fordham University
Counseling Psychology Ph.D.

Nicholas Norman, M.F.A.

Yeshiva University
Clinical Psychology Psy.D.

Jarett Lee, B.S.

William Paterson University
Clinical Psychology Psy.D.

Sarah Hamilton, M.S.E.

Fordham University
Counseling Psychology Ph.D.

Summer Interns 2024

Agnes Cheung

Baruch College

Chenxi Lu

University of Washington

Meg Giatzis

University of Glasgow

Skyla Ross-Graham

Syracuse University