Meet Our Therapists

Jennifer Byrnes, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Byrnes is a founding member and partner at CCDBT where she serves as the Director of Training and the Director of Research. Dr. Byrnes also serves as the Director of the Corporate Mindfulness Training program at CCDBT. A member of the original DBT team at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Byrnes has experience running DBT skills groups for both adolescents and adults, as well as providing individual DBT therapy. Research conducted at CCDBT under the leadership of Dr. Byrnes has focused on demonstrating the effectiveness of DBT in decreasing depression and suicidal ideation among adolescent participants. Research has also examined individual factors predicting successful treatment completion in DBT as well as familial factors that impact positive change among the adolescents and their families who received treatment at CCDBT. Dr. Byrnes currently sits on the board of the Behavioral Health Research Consortium (BHRCH), a private institutional review board based out of Seattle, for psychological researchers who conduct research independently of a university or hospital. Dr. Byrnes received training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) from Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli in 2011 and has been running MBSR groups at CCDBT ever since. In addition, Dr. Byrnes has conducted trainings in Mindfulness practice in a variety of private settings outside of CCDBT. Dr. Byrnes received her BA from Tufts University and her Ph.D. from St. John’s University where she also received a certificate in Family Therapy.

Loey Bromberg, Psy.D., Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Bromberg received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University – Post. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center (LMMHC) in the South Bronx where she worked with individuals across the lifespan in several capacities: outpatient clinics, integrated primary care settings, crisis triage services aimed to connect children/adolescents to appropriate services to avoid further emergency room visits, and inpatient medical units, consulting to medical patients experiencing co-occurring psychological distress. Dr. Bromberg has had extensive clinical experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, working in the 3East Partial Hospitalization Program at McLean Hospital, the Behavioral Health College Partnership at The Zucker Hillside Medical Center and Cognitive Behavioral Associates. She has also been trained in multiple Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) approaches, including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma, CBT for Psychosis (CBT-P), Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT), and exposure therapy for anxiety disorders and OCD.  Prior to starting at CCDBT, Dr. Bromberg worked across the lifespan, with particular emphasis on adolescents and emerging adults, with a range of struggles, including depression, suicidality, non-suicidal self-injury, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, psychosis, and oppositional and behavior-related disorders. Dr. Bromberg is grateful for all the opportunities she has had to work with individuals that hold diverse racial, sexual, cultural, religious, socioeconomic, and gender identities and strives to honor the intersection of those identities within therapeutic work. At CCDBT, Dr. Bromberg provides individual CBT and DBT and co-leads DBT skills groups for adolescents and adults.

Laura Conn, L.M.S.W., Licensed Social Worker

Ms. Conn received her Master of Science in Clinical Social Work from New York University. Prior to joining the CCDBT team, Ms. Conn worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families in a range of clinical settings including hospitals, outpatient programs and schools. She completed her clinical internships working as a Social Work counselor at Bellevue Hospitals Opioid Outpatient treatment program and at a Middle School in Brooklyn. She has experience treating a range of issues including emotional and behavioral dysregulation, anxiety, depression, substance use, OCD, ADHD, trauma and self-injury.  She has received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as well as other Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatments including exposure therapy for OCD and anxiety, Prolonged Exposure (PE) for Trauma and PTSD, and Family Based Treatment for childhood behavior problems. Ms. Conn currently provides individual CBT and DBT, and co-leads DBT skills groups for adolescents and adults.

Angela Juliano, L.M.S.W., Licensed Social Worker

Ms. Juliano received her Master’s in Social Work from Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work. Prior to working at CCDBT, Ms. Juliano worked at a nonprofit that monitored individuals that have been diagnosed as Seriously Mentally Ill at Rikers Island who participated in treatment as an alternative to incarceration or for re-entry services. Ms. Juliano has comprehensive training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), exposure therapy for OCD, family therapy, trauma therapy, and is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as provided by Behavioral Tech, LLC. Ms. Juliano has experience treating adolescents, adults, and families in a range of difficulties including those related to mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety, and trauma. Currently, she provides individual DBT and CBT, and co-leads DBT skills groups for adolescents and adults.

Aaron D. Drucker, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Drucker has been a member of the DBT team since 2001. He attended various training by Behavioraltech, LLC. Dr. Drucker was a staff psychologist at the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, at Schneider Children’s Hospital for the past seven years providing treatment for adults, children, adolescents and their families. In addition, Dr. Drucker was the consulting psychologist for the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic and the Allergy and Immunology Clinic at Schneider Children’s Hospital during his tenure. Dr. Drucker received his M.A. and Ed.M from Teacher’s College, Columbia University in 1995 and his Psy.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology- Alameda in 2000.

Megan Granski

Megan Granski, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Granski received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from New York University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Mount Sinai Morningside, where she worked with children, adolescents, and families in outpatient, day treatment, and inpatient settings. She has experience treating a range of difficulties, including severe emotion dysregulation, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Dr. Granski has received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), as well as various Cognitive Behavioral Therapy treatments, including exposure therapy for anxiety and OCD, Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT), and Parent Management Training (PMT) for childhood behavior problems. Dr. Granski currently provides individual CBT and DBT, and co-leads DBT skills groups for adolescents and adults.

Miriam Korbman, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Korbman received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University – Post. She completed her pre-doctoral internship in the outpatient Mental Health Department at Andrus in Yonkers where she worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Dr. Korbman has received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy from Behavioral Tech LLC. She has also been trained in multiple Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) approaches, including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and PCIT-SM for child behavior problems and selective mutism, Organizational Skills Training (OST) for youth ADHD and executive functioning concerns, and exposure therapy for anxiety disorders and OCD. Prior to starting at CCDBT, Dr. Korbman worked with children, adolescents, and young adults with a range of struggles, including depression, suicidality, non-suicidal self-injury, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and oppositional and behavior-related disorders. Dr. Korbman is especially interested in working with anxious youth, and in providing DBT and trauma treatments for adolescents and young adults. At CCDBT, Dr. Korbman provides individual CBT and DBT and co-leads DBT skills groups for adolescents and adults at the Lake Success office.

Julia B. Marks, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Marks is a founding Partner of CCDBT and serves as the Managing Director of CCDBT Manhattan. Dr. Marks is the head of the CCDBT Family Therapy Program.  Dr. Marks has 17 years of clinical experience working with adolescents, adults, families, and couples, and she has expertise in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Insight-Oriented Psychotherapies.  Dr. Marks received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, after completing a B.A. in Psychology and Classics at Swarthmore College. Dr. Marks has a background in social work with adopted and foster children. Additionally, she worked as a special education teacher for teenagers with learning and emotional issues. Dr. Marks was a staff psychologist within the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Schneider Children’s Hospital where she specialized in psychotherapy with adolescents and families. She has been practicing Dialectical Behavior Therapy since 2002.

Elizabeth Moses, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Moses is a Senior Staff Psychologist at CCDBT and serves as the head of trauma supervision for CCDBT’s trauma treatment program. Dr. Moses has received extensive training in treatments for PTSD, Complex PTSD and traumatic exposure, including Prolonged Exposure Therapy (DBT-PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). She has experience integrating trauma treatment with patients in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy program.  In addition, Dr. Moses has received training in evidence-based treatments including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and completed an intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) offered by Behavioral Tech, LLC. She received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology in 2016. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. She currently provides individual and family therapy, and co-leads DBT skills groups for adolescents and adults.

Laura Pantaleo, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Pantaleo received her PsyD in Clinical and School Psychology from Yeshiva University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, and her post-doctoral fellowship at the Zucker Hillside Hospital. Dr. Pantaleo has worked with adults, adolescents, children and families in a variety of settings including outpatient, inpatient, school and residential. She has experience treating a range of difficulties including anxiety, mood, trauma, suicidality, and self-injury. She has received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as well as various Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatments, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for PTSD, exposure therapy for OCD and anxiety disorders, and Parent Management Training (PMT) for childhood behavior problems. Dr. Pantaleo currently provides individual CBT and DBT treatment and co-leads skills groups for adolescents and adults at the Lake Success CCDBT office.

Adam C. Payne, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Payne is a DBT – Linehan Board of Certification, Certified DBT Clinician. Dr. Payne provides DBT Intensive Trainings for Behavioral Tech, LLC. Within his role as a Behavioral Tech Trainer, he has provided DBT training to clinicians across the nation and internationally. Dr. Payne has served as a Clinical Supervisor for the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics (BRTC) at the University of Washington in Seattle, the clinical research center led by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., ABPP. Dr. Payne was the Program Chair for the ISITDBT Conference for 2012 and 2013. Dr. Payne served as the Clinical Coordinator of the DBT Program at NSLIJ Schneider Children’s Hospital for seven years prior to starting the CCDBT with his colleagues. Dr. Payne currently provides individual DBT and CBT as well as serving as a DBT Skills Group Leader at CCDBT. Dr. Payne received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1996.

Shannon Walsh, Psy.D., Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Walsh received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from La Salle University in Philadelphia. She completed her pre-doctoral internship in the intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization units at Penn Medicine Princeton House where she worked with adults presenting with substance use, disordered eating, and emotional regulation difficulties. Dr. Walsh has worked in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient psychiatry clinics, partial hospital programs, and children’s hospitals. She has experience treating various presentations including anxiety, trauma, substance use, suicidality, self-injury, mood disorders, with a specific focus in eating disorders. She has received training Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as well as other Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatments including exposure therapy for OCD and social anxiety, Family Based Treatment for children with anorexia, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for anxiety and chronic pain. Dr. Walsh currently provides individual CBT and DBT, and co-leads DBT skills groups for adolescents and adults.

Mitch Young, L.C.S.W., Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Mr. Young has more than 30 years of experience providing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to children, adolescents and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He joined the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program at NSLIJ Schneider Children’s Hospital upon its inception in 1999. Since then he has been both an individual therapist and skills group leader and has attended many DBT-oriented trainings. Mr. Young has given many presentations in the community and helped to orient trainees to DBT at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Mr. Young worked for 4 years as a therapist at the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Schneider Children’s Hospital and then for 5 years on the Child Psychiatry Inpatient Unit at Schneider Children’s Hospital. For the 10 years prior to starting the CCDBT with his partners, Mr. Young was also in private practice on the south shore of Long Island. Mr. Young received his Master’s Degree in Social Work in 1991 from Florida State University.