Alicia C. Lesniak
Mrs. Lesniak graduated magna cum laude from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. She then went on to attend graduate school at Florida International University in Mental Health Counseling where she graduated summa cum laude and at the top of her class. Mrs. Lesniak has experience providing therapy, facilitating groups, and coordinating services for children, teens and adults from outpatient to residential settings. She also has provided consultation in Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Oliver-Pyatt Centers, a residential eating disorder program in South Miami. In addition to her individual and group therapy work, Mrs. Lesniak is passionate about providing evidenced-based treatment to couples experiencing relationship distress. Therefore, Mrs. Lesniak received extensive training in the The Gottman Method, a research based treatment protocol for couples who are seeking new tools for communication and connection. Mrs. Lesniak currently collaborates with Dr. Holly Bedotto, Dr Kym McCabe and Dr. Vivina Elgueta in running a child, adolescent and adult DBT program. Supervision is available for psychotherapists looking for a more advanced understanding of DBT.
Dr. McCabe has more than 15 years of experience as a psychologist and marriage and family therapist providing psychotherapy to individuals of all ages, couples and families for a wide range of clinical issues including depression, anxiety, life transitions, behavioral/parenting issues and eating disorders. As a particularly area of interest, Dr. McCabe is passionate about working with children, teens and young adults as well as a coaching parents who are struggling to manage behavioral issues with their children or teen. Dr. McCabe's approach to therapy is warm, direct and outcome driven. She is interested in who you are as an individual as well as the your role within the context of your family and other environments. Dr. McCabe's initial therapeutic goal is to meet you where you are, identify clinical goals and foster an open and collaborative therapeutic relationship. Throughout working with Dr. McCabe your personal strengths will be identified and bolstered in response to individual challenges with compassion and expertise that is grounded in research based clinical interventions from Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy, as well as Family Systems theory and Relational-based interventions.