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AFCC NY Member DirectoryFind New York AFCC Members Near You

New York AFCC Chapter members have led the way in developing new processes and programs to meet the needs of families in conflict. Use the New York AFCC Chapter Member Directory to find members near you. Members of the association have conducted research and written books that have served as the impetus for reform in family courts and public policy arenas throughout the world. Indeed, the changes in family court systems and within New York AFCC Chapter over the years have been remarkable.

Member Directory


Alton Abramowitz, JD, LLM
Mayerson Stutman Abramowitz

Naomi Adler, PsyD

Kristin Arcuri, JD
Watson Bennett


Jacqueline Bashkoff, Ph.D.

Allison Bell, PsyD
Allison J. Bell, Psy.D., PC

Susan Bender
Bender & Rosenthal LLP

Doris Bertocci, LCSW, BCD

Robert Block, Ph.D.

Adam Bloom, Psy.D.
Westchester Forensic Psych Services, LLC

Elise Bloustein, JD
Law Offices of Adria S. Hillman

Yishai Boyarin, JD, LLM
Hofstra Law School

Lawrence Braunstein, JD
Braunstein & Zuckerman, Esq.

Michele Brown
Children’s Legal Center

Christopher Burr, Ph.D.
Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester


Neil Cahn, JD
Neil Cahn, PLLC

Mary Carlin, Ph.D.

Robin Carton, JD
Carton & Rosoff, PC

Hilary Casper, JD
Abrams Fensterman

Jacqueline Cazar, BS

Larry Cohen, Ph.D.
Forensic Mental Health Studies


Victor DeFazio, PhD

Vaia Delidimitropulu, Ph.D.
Aristotle Psychological & Biofeedback Services

Steven Demby, Ph.D.

Robert Dobrish, JD
Dobrish, Zeif, Grossl, LLP

Sherri Fae Donovan, Esq.
Sherri Donovan & Associates PC

Jo Ann Douglas, JD


Nancy Erickson, JD, LLM


Elizabeth Fee, JD
The Law Offices of Kraus, Diamond & Fee

Samuel Ferrara, JD
Abrams, Fensterman et al

Jenifer Foley, BA, JD
Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP

Jason Fredenberg, Psy.D.
Jason Fredenberg, Psychologist, PC

Karen Freedman
Lawyers for Children

Lesley Friedland, BA, JD

Candi Fulop, BA, JD


Kathleen Garrigan, BS, JD
Law Office of Kathleen M. Garrigan

Suzanne Gavin
Family Solutions for Healing

Tanya Gesek, Ph.D

Betty Gewirtz, LCSW, BCD

Marion Gindes, Ph.D.

Kathleen Gleeson, JD
Family Mediation Service

Rachel Green

Elayne Greenberg, Esq.
St. John’s University – School of Law

Nina Gross, JD
Dobrish Zeif Gross & Wrubel, LLP

Linda Gunsberg, Ph.D.
Washington Square Institute


Raymond Havlicek, Ph.D.

Charles Heller, Ph.D.
Heller Consulting Group, Inc.

Ellen Herskowitz, MSW, LCSW

Diane Hessemann, MSW

Paul Hymowitz, Ph.D.


Laura Kagan, Ph.D.

Alayne Katz
Law Office of Alayne Katz, PC

Michele Katz, BA, MA, JD

Warren Keller, Ph.D.
Collaborative Parenting Associates

Cara Klein, Ph.D.

Daniel Kremin

April Kuchuk, Ph.D.
Child Protection & Development Center


Robyn Landow

Louis Lauro, Ph.D.
LL Psychology, P.C.

James Lennon, PhD

Juliet Lesser, Ph.D.

Dorothy Lew


Nic Ma

Ronald McCormack, JD

Drew Messer, JD, Ph.D.
Electronic Gaming Therapy, Inc.

Sophie Michelakou, Ph.D.

Tamara Mitchel, AB , JD
Berman Bavero Frucco & Gouz p.c.

Eileen Montrose, LCSW, MSEd
Eileen Montrose, LCSW, P.C.


Daniel O’Leary, Ph.D.
Stony Brook University

Teresa Ombres, JD
The Law and Mediation Offices of Teresa Ombres, PLLC


Densin Parker, Ph.D.

Jane Pearl, JD, PhD
New York Family Court

JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, PhD, MA, MEd
Independent Practice

Alan Perry, PhD
Kings County Hospital

Andrea Phoenix
Nassu District Court

Rodrigo Pizarro, MD

Laura Platt, LCSW, PhD

Bonnee Price Linden, PHD
Linden Psychological Services PLLC


Mark Rand, Ph.D.
Forensic Psychological Services of NY, PLLC

Alan Ravitz, MD
NYU Child Study Center Division of Child &

Jayne Roberman, LMSW

Erica Rogers
Dr. Marvin Aronson Forensic Psychology

Janice Rosa
New York State Supreme Court

Elliot Rosen, Ed.D.
Family Institute of Westchester

Jamie Rosen, BA
Abrams Fensterman et al.

Karen Rosenthal, JD
Bender, Rosenthal, Isaacs & Richter LLP

Cynthia Rubin, JD
Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP

Elaine Rubinson, JD, MSW
Law Offices of Eline Rubinson, LLC

Betsy Ruslander, JD
Apellate Division, Third Department


Andrew Schepard, JD
Hofstra Law School

Claude Schleuderer, Ph.D.

Maaryon Schravendeel, LCSW
Family Court Services

Lois Schwaeber, JD
Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Linda Beth Seaver, MPS, LCAT

James Sexton, M.A., JD, Esq.
Law Offices of James J. Sexton

Sherill Sigalow, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Silbermann
Blank Rome LLP

Karen Simmons
The Children’s Law Center

Emily Singer, JD, MS 

Sydell Sloan, M.A.

Laura Soden, Ph.D.

Richard Spitzer, LCSW
Comprehensive Family Services

Kelly Sykes, PhD


Eli Taub, JD

Eric Tepper, JD
Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP

Timothy Tippins, JD

Karl Topor, JD
Law Offices of Karl W. Topor

Sharon Townsend
Office of Court Administration NYS

Susan Turi, MSW


Andrea Vacca, JD
Andrea Vacca, PC


Marc Weiler, Ph.D.
Cross River Psychology Services

Rodney Wells, CFP

Margit Winckler, Ph.D.
Staten Island Family Court Services

Jeffrey Wittmann, Ph.D.
The Center of Forensic Psychology


Alberto Yohananoff, Ph.D.


Brian Zimmerman, BA, JD 

Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD