Meet Our Commack Therapists

Anna Pirveli, MS, LMHC

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Anna is a licensed psychotherapist who works with diverse populations. She meets clients where they are in their life journey and offers therapeutic experience tailored to their individual needs. Anna provides a safe,

non-judgmental and compassionate space so that her clients can learn how to be kind and accepting of themselves. She has several years of clinical experience in working with individuals who are dealing with a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, stressful life events, loss and grief, and relationship problems. During a therapy session, Anna’s goal is to achieve a balance of active listening, homework, reflection, feedback, problem-solving, and goal-setting. She believes that it is equally as important to address the past, as it is to address the present and the future. She believes that her diverse experience and genuine enthusiasm for helping others will allow her to help a client feel understood as they learn to navigate complex emotions and life stressors. In her personal life, Anna is a mother of two. She enjoys traveling and cooking with her family.

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Post-Partum, Couples Counseling, Family Dynamics, Self-Esteem, Women’s Issues, Addiction and Substance Use

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Fatima Mehmood, MS, MHC

Fatima is a Mental Health Counselor who believes therapy can be a powerful force when one is ready and willing to bring about change and healing. She is rooted in psychodynamic psychotherapy however she tailors her therapeutic treatment based on your individual needs. She works with children, adolescents, and adults on a wide range of topics. This includes managing stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, major life changes, and childhood trauma. Fatima will work collaboratively with you to ensure that you identify and build on strengths, explore different pathways in managing challenges, and work on creating a more positive, and gratifying life. Her goal is to create a safe and healthy environment for growth and change to transpire and ultimately provide guidance, and support to help navigate through life’s challenges. In her personal life, Fatima enjoys reading murder/mystery books, spending time with her 1 year old Golden-doodle, Toby, and loves caring for house plants!
 

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Adolescents & Adults, Life Transitions, Family Dynamics, Women's Issues, Young Adult Stress, Trauma Recovery, Interpersonal Issues, Coping Skills, Self -Esteem

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Kristine Troescher, MS, MHC

Kristine is a mental health counselor with experience in clinical settings. She establishes an empathic and trusting therapeutic relationship in a warm and accepting environment for her clients to feel safe to speak freely and openly. Although the techniques and approaches Kristine uses are tailored to each client, she favors the psychodynamic approach. She believes it is important to gain insight into where our thoughts and behaviors stem from in order to make lasting change. Kristine's goal is to help her clients gain insight into themselves through reflection and self-awareness, achieve their goals for therapy and to improve their overall well-being. Kristine believes anyone can reach their potential when they are ready and willing to put the time and effort in to make the changes they would like to see in themselves. During her free time, Kristine enjoys relaxing with family and friends, self-expressive activities, comedy, and trying new things.
 

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Identity Counseling, Life Transitions, Family Dynamics, LGBTQ, Young Adult Stress, Self-Esteem, Interpersonal Issues, Coping Skills, Life Coaching

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Brianna Quirk, MS, MHC

Brianna is a mental health counselor who believes that through therapy, every person has the ability to become their best self. Brianna has experience in private practice and working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. As a cognitive behavioral therapist, her goal is to help you recognize and change negative thoughts and behaviors for a happier and healthier life. Brianna utilizes techniques from different therapeutic approaches to tailor specifically to her client’s needs. Brianna believes in working as a team with her clients to find the best possible path for healing. She places great emphasis on creating an empathetic and comfortable environment for her clients. In her personal life, Brianna enjoys reading, listening to music, and playing with her dog Winter.

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Adolescents, Life-Coaching, Academic/Career Stress, Social Anxiety, Trauma/PTSD, Self-Esteem, Women’s Issues

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Margaret Bailey, MS, MHC

Margaret is a mental health counselor who uses a holistic and therapeutic approach to inspire her clients to a journey of a better life. She has experience working with adolescents and adults in clinical settings, struggling with a variety of mental health matters. Clients can expect a non-judgmental environment and a process of working collectively toward healing, and emotional strength. Her work is in the psychodynamic approach and each session is person-centered, individually tailored to the client. She has additional experience in cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness methods. She believes through an empathetic environment, clients can work towards a positive mindset through focusing on their unique needs and individual goals. In her personal life, Margaret enjoys hikes with her dog, beach days, and a good cup of coffee.

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Self- Esteem, Family Dynamics, Occupational Stress, Life Coaching, Social Anxiety, Academic Stress and Trauma/PTSD