Intuitive Healing Therapists
Our therapists share a common goal of helping you discover and appreciate the true you - underneath perfectionism, expectations of others, and relationship patterns that are keeping you stuck. We are trained in various modalities ranging from trauma-focused EMDR, Jungian sandplay therapy, cognitive-behavioral approaches, cultural intersectionality, and more.
Please reach out to any of our therapists below to set up a free 15-minute phone consultation to assess the right fit and determine next steps.
Samantha Waldman, MA, EdM, MHC
Samantha takes a collaborative and humanistic approach to her practice. She believes there is no “one-size-fits-all” in therapy and aims to tailor her work to each individual’s needs, helping clients work towards their growth and goals as defined by them. While Samantha is open to working with a wide variety of clients some of her areas of interest include life transitions, processing trauma, substance use recovery aftercare, racial and cultural identity development, women’s issues, and relationship issues. She offers couples counseling and family therapy in addition to her work with individual clients. Samantha earned her master’s degree from the Teachers College, Columbia University psychological counseling program. She is an avid reader and musician and works to infuse her love of creativity into her practice.
Deanna Fernandez, MA, EdM, MHC
Deanna enjoys working with and learning from individuals of all walks of life! She specifically has interest in working with individuals who struggle with trauma (sexual, physical, emotional, combat, and generational), racial and cultural identity, minority stress, emotional intelligence, and relationships (including relationship with self). She also works with underserved populations and communities, including women of color, Hispanic and Latinx, LGBTQ, and military Veterans. Deanna received her master's degree in psychological counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her "flavor" is realistic and practical, infused with sensitivity, humor, and honesty - She's here to ride along with you, help you minimize barriers, and maximize your potential to align your real self with your ideal self.
Robert Sullivan MA, MHC
Robert is an open-minded, compassionate therapist who values a person’s unique story. He aims to help individuals cultivate ways to break down barriers in order to live their most rich and fulfilling life. He is passionate about working with those struggling with life transitions, academic/career concerns, relationship patterns, processing past trauma, and developing a sense of identity and/or self-esteem. Robert utilizes an integrative approach, tailored to the needs of each person, to explore, gain insight, and develop strategies towards achieving one’s goals. Robert also offers couples counseling for those who are interested.
Alana Carvalho, MA, LMHC, LPC, CASAC-T
Alana Carvalho is the Co-founder of Intuitive Healing Psychotherapy Practice. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and graduate of Columbia University, Teachers College’s psychological counseling program. Alana held the position of Site Director of an outpatient substance abuse program for several years before creating a private practice. Alana has also been a lecturer at The College is Staten Island’s graduate mental health counseling program. She specializes in assisting people towards creating intimacy in their lives both in their relationship with the self and others. She has a passion for supervising other therapists in the field. Alana has a strong spiritual foundation and provides creative interventions for exploring, processing and healing therapeutic issues.
Lindsey Pratt, MA, LMHC, NCC
Lindsey is the co-founder of Intuitive Healing Psychotherapy Practice, and is passionate about helping clients who are in recovery from addictions, working through codependency, overcoming trauma, or exploring difficulty in relationships and/or family circumstances. Utilizing a humanistic approach to therapy, Lindsey helps clients explore patterns, build trust in themselves and the world, and find their truest expression in life. Lindsey is trained in Jungian sandplay therapy, EMDR, and is a Certified Rape Crisis Advocate. Lindsey completed her Master's degree at University of Holy Cross in New Orleans, LA, and is passionate about hiking, holistic/spiritual healing, and prefers to be outside in nature as much as possible!