About us      


 We are a full-service group practice of dedicated, experienced psychotherapists who believe in working with our patients to maintain and improve their quality of life. We work to serve you for all of your needs and in all stages of life. Our psychotherapists believe in providing comprehensive health care services to our patients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them to reach their potential. 

Our goal is to help eliminate or reduce the use of medication if possible. Most clients that approach us prefer a non-pharmaceutical approach to treatment. If the need for medication becomes evident, we can work with your preferred physician, psychiatrist or neurologists who can prescribe and monitor medication. If you would like to learn more about what causes anxiety attacks, what causes depression, anxiety symptoms, depression symptoms, how to deal with anxiety or how overcome depression,  look for our monthly installment of articles addressing these issues.


Each therapist is licensed and comes to our practice with experience in their area of specialty.  

Our staff are listed below:

Dr. E. Maler Ed.D., LCSW Founder. Dr. Maler is a psychotherapist with more than 20 years of psychoeducational success in providing children, adolescence and adults insight into their family dynamics and therapy that brings about desired change and communication skills.

Ellen Ostrovsky LSW, Co-Founder.Ellen Ostrovsky is a solution-oriented, client-centered family therapist, focusing on supportive, behavioral and interactive therapy and empowerment through conventional and neurofeedback methods.


Yuli Fradkin MD. Dr. Fradkin is a psychiatrist, certified through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Working with children, adolescence and adults.

Mindy Schachter, LSW. Mindy Schachter has decades of clinical social work experience in individual, group and family therapy. She uses systems theory and psychoanalytic theory to guide children, adolescents and adults to lead better lives. She is in currently training to become a certified psychoanalyst.


Joel Kaplan, M. Ed. Joel Kaplan is a holistic oriented family therapist specializing in mindfulness based intervention, child rearing and educational issues. For years, families have benefited from this awareness-centered approach


Raphael Hess, LSW. Graduate of Long Island University, specializing in Child and Family Welfare. Licensed in NY/NJ



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