Meet Our Team
 
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Silvia Torres, LMHC, NCC
Founding Clinician

Ms. Torres is a licensed mental health counselor and nationally board-certified counselor by NBCC. She graduated with a M.S. Ed in Mental Health Counseling with honors from Hunter College. Ms. Torres has extensive experience working with victims of trauma, bereavement, life transition,  and those struggling with anxiety and depression. Ms. Torres focuses on working individuals who are interested in exploring the cultural impact of their identity and how this relates to their place in the world.  

Languages: English and Spanish

Population served: 14 and up

Providing services in New York, New Jersey, and Florida (in-person in Garden City, NY or telehealth)

In-Network with: Aetna, 1199SEIU (with Aetna), Cigna, Empire BCBS, Harvard Pilgrim, Oscar, Oxford, United Healthcare, UHC Student Resource, and UMR

Rates:

Initial session: $225

45 minute session $175

**Not currently taking new clients**

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Margaret Riback, MHC-LP, CRC
Associate Clinician

Ms. Riback is a provisionally licensed mental health counselor in the state of New York.  She graduated from Hofstra University with a M.S. Ed in Mental Health Counseling. Ms. Riback is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.  She has experience working with working with children, families, and adults experiencing varying difficulties. Ms. Riback focuses on assisting those experiencing anxiety, depression, PTSD, mood disorders, and work stress. 

Languages: English 

Population served: 10 and up

Providing services in New York (in-person in Garden City, NY or telehealth)

Insurance: Aetna, 1199SEIU (with Aetna) and Cigna

Rates:

Initial session: $175

45 minute session $125

**Limited availability**

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Michelle Hong, MHC-LP
Associate Clinician

Ms. Hong is a provisionally licensed mental health counselor in the state of New York.  She graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University with a MA in Mental Health Counseling. Ms. Hong has several years of working with individuals and couples in the New York area. Ms. Hong focuses on working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, and trauma. She also works with couples seeking to improve communication and strengthen their relationship. 

Languages: English, Korean

Population served: Adults

Providing services in New York (telehealth only)

Insurance: Aetna, 1199SEIU (with Aetna), and Cigna

Rates:

Initial session: $175

45 minute session $125

Immediate availability

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Sandy Torres
Office Administrator

Ms. Torres is a dedicated assistant who focuses on managing administrative duties within the practice. She has experience in a variety of fields. Ms. Torres enjoys reading and is a dedicated mother and military spouse.  

Our team is growing, please check back soon to view more profiles.