Meet The Team
Dr. Tamar Blank
Founder + Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist Tamar@RiverdalePsychology.com
Tamar works with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, group, and couples therapy providing a solution-oriented approach and treats individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal relationships, and other life stressors.
Dr. Jeff Kilstein
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Jeff works with adolescents, college students, and adults looking to address anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and challenges with communication and motivation. He specializes in helping his clients understand their obstacles, discover effective coping strategies, identify personal goals, and develop the skills for self-actualization.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Michael@RiverdalePsychology.com
Michael works with adults and couples struggling with anxiety, chronic illness, depression, domestic abuse, grief, infertility, panic disorders, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, reproductive loss and trauma, and sexual abuse.
Robyn E. Rozwaski
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Robyn@RiverdalePsychology.com
Robyn works with women challenged by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. She incorporates a somatic experience into her approach to treat underlying feelings hidden in the body which affect beliefs and behaviors.
LMSW / CASAC-2 Psychotherapist Steven@RiverdalePsychology.com
Steve works with adolescents and adults and has a specialty in geriatrics. He treats individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, agoraphobia, low self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTDS), as well as substance abuse disorders.
Maeva Rich Kennedy
PsyM, NCSP, NYS
Certified School Psychologist
Maeva works with children, adolescents, and their families who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, difficulties with communication and social skills, executive function deficits, and other school related difficulties.
Dr. Michelle Sarna
Dr. Michelle Sarna is a licensed developmental psychologist who has worked with children, adolescents, emerging adults and their families in multiple settings, including schools, camps, university campuses, and community centers.
Mental Health Counselor Intern Jessica@RiverdalePsychology.com
Jessica works with individuals struggling with generalized anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive behaviors an thoughts, behavioral difficulties, and everyday difficulties that cause distress socially, occupationally, or in other areas of functioning.
MFT, MA Marriage and Family Therapist Saradee@RiverdalePsychology.com
Saradee works with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety and depression. She specializes in working with parents to develop effective strategies to guide children through difficult transitional phases.
M.D. Psychiatric Consultant
Dr. Kaplowitz provides consultations for cases that defy easy or standard diagnosis; for questions about psychopharmacology, such as whether medication could be a helpful part of the treatment plan; and whether the current medication regimen could be improved upon to maximize efficacy and minimize side effects. He is often asked to provide a "second opinion" concerning treatment people receive from other psychiatrists.
MS RD Registered Dietitian Yael@RiverdalePsychology.com
Yael works with children and adults to improve their understanding of how to lead a healthy lifestyle. Through providing personalized education, Yael empowers her clients to make appropriate food and exercise choices to achieve their unique nutrition goals.
Monica works with children of all ages and treats a wide range of challenges including development delays, genetic disorders, muscle weakness or imbalance, poor coordination, motor planning, nerve/muscle conditions, and sports related injuries