Who We Are
Christine Machlica, LCSW-R, obtained her Master's degree in social work from Adelphi University and is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. She has extensive post-graduate training in family therapy, anxiety disorders and modern psychoanalysis, and receives on-going clinical supervision. She treats patients with various anxiety disorders, depression, and mood disorders, and has specific training in the areas of incest and sexual assault, PTSD, and family therapy. Her approach is psychodynamic, with a focus on modern analytic techniques.
Fred Russo, LCSW-R, obtained his Master's degree in social work from Barry College. His post-graduate training includes courses, workshops and conferences in modern psychoanalysis, as well as continuing clinical supervision. He works particularly well with elderly patients and has been involved with long term care for over ten years. While his primary orientation is psychoanalytic, he uses a cognitive or behavioral approach when more appropriate.