Jennifer Slack, LMFT
B. Jasmine Zinser, LCSW has her MSW from New York University’s School of Social Work and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. She is certified by Postpartum Support International in Perinatal Mood Disorders, and is also trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Ms. Zinser’s theoretical training and background is in supportive psychodynamic therapy, but approaches each client’s needs individually and utilizes components of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and solution focused therapy, as well as mindfulness interventions and techniques.
Lisa A. Pribesh, LADC, Addiction Specialist, is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor with over two decades of clinical experience along the full continuum of care for chemical dependency treatment. She earned an M.Ed. and CAS in Counseling from Springfield College and a B.S. in Psychology from American International College. Her expertise in the addiction treatment field is coupled with extensive experience with a broad spectrum of presenting problems including trauma, grief and loss, and chronic pain. Lisa employs a holistic, client-centered approach to therapy and has a strong belief in honoring the courage and commitment of every individual with whom she has the privilege to engage in the therapeutic process. She meets with clients individually and facilitates the Early Recovery group, which provides a focus on a wide variety of issues encountered in the early stages of sobriety and relapse prevention strategies.
Rimma Gofman, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Supervisor, who obtained her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University. Rimma has completed an Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), is a trained facilitator for Prepare/Enrich program designed to help couples explore and strengthen their relationships, and is a trained facilitator for Parenting Education Program (PEP) for the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch. Rimma has worked with a diverse population of individuals, couples and families, to help them overcome struggles with personal issues, relational and family challenges, new marriages, separation and divorce, parenting concerns, financial challenges, depression and anxiety, domestic violence and other trauma, eating disorders, aging issues, caregiver burnout, struggle with substance abuse and recovery, long term illness, and grief and loss.
Cynthia Vail, LPC, NCC, is a licensed and nationally certified Counselor. She earned her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Fairfield University and a B.A. in Psychology from S.U.N.Y. Potsdam. Cynthia has worked with individuals, couples, and groups, and with a variety of presenting concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, health and end-of-life issues, and spiritual/religious concerns. Her therapeutic approach is client-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and humanistic. Cynthia’s work with others is predicated on the belief that clients have within them what they need to heal when provided with a safe, trusting, non-judgmental environment in which to work collaboratively on removing obstacles to growth and change.
Dorothy Zweibaum, LCSW received her MSW from the University of Connecticut. She has extensive experience working with the adult population in individual, couples, families, and groups. Her treatment skills were developed in outpatient, inpatient, intensive outpatient and substance abuse settings. Although she believes that good clinical skills are essential to good treatment, Dorothy also believes that the therapeutic relationship in a caring, supportive, and accepting environment is essential to a good outcome.