OUR TEAM

SARA GLUCK, PHD, LCSW

CLinical DIRECTOR

Sara Gluck, PhD, LCSW, is licensed in NY and NJ. She earned her BA in psychology at Touro College in Brooklyn, NY. She then completed her Master’s in Social Work at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, where she became an active member in the Phi Alpha Honor Society. Sara then graduated with honors from Capella University, where she completed a Ph.D. in Psychology. Her research interests include social cognitive processes and media psychology. Sara has completed post-graduate training in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS), Sand Play Therapy, and Parent Leadership Coaching.  Sara offers clinical training and supervision to mental health professionals and is enjoys facilitating psycho-educational lectures and workshops. As the clinical director of psychotherapy at the Five Towns Wellness Center, Sara performs detailed psychological assessments and provides treatment that combines evidence-based modalities with a little bit of soul.

If you are an existing client and would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Gluck at the Cedarhurst location, please click here.
To schedule an appointment at the Upper East Side, NYC location, please call 516-405-0362.

Dvorah Levy, LCSW

SENIOR CLINICIAN & DIRECTOR OF SUPERVIsion

Dvorah Levy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. She maintains a private practice in Cedarhurst and Brooklyn, NY. Dvorah has over 20 years of experience working as an individual, marriage and family therapist. She is a graduate of Wurzweiler School of Social Work and received post graduate training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, Gestalt Therapy and EMDR. Among her areas of expertise are marriage therapy, dating issues, parenting, trauma, anxiety, depression and grief/loss. In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Dvorah has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of marriage, dating and parenting. Dvorah is an interactive, psychodynamic therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. **for more information about Dvorah’s services, please see www.dvorahlevylcsw.com.

Motti Shanet, LCSW

SENIOR CLINICIAN

Motti Shanet helps youth who are struggling with a range of challenges including: anxiety, depression, disruptive behavioral disorders, social difficulties and at risk behavior. Motti graduated from Touro college and was awarded excellence in psychology and graduated from YU with his MSW. Motti is a seasoned clinician who has garnished a wealth of experience working with programs including: Project Extreme, Our Place, Home Sweet Home, MASK, JBFCS and others. Motti has collaborated with dozens of Yeshivos instituting quality mental health services and decreasing stigma. He treats children, adolescence and their families and has completed trainings in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding Chronic Stress, Motivational Interviewing and the uses of therapeutic drumming. Motti has honed his clinical skills to make a lasting impact on the lives and families of those he serves. His acceptance, warmth and non-judgmental approach to client's challenges provide a safe container for them to explore what may not be working in their lives and identify what proactive changes need to be made. The relationships he develops with his clients strategically places him in a position to teach them latest most effective evidence based techniques in the field. He brings his extensive clinical experience to the Five Towns Community through both group and individual counseling.

Karen Pelcovitz Herrmann, LCSW

SENIOR CLINICIAN

Karen Pelcovitz Herrmann graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yeshiva University with a major in Psychology and received her Master’s in Social Work at Wurzweiler School of Social Work. She trained at the Family Institute of Neve Yerushalayim’s Family Therapy Clinic and Domestic Violence Unit. She has also completed post graduate training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS). Karen has worked as a therapist in North Shore University Hospital’s Crime Victims Unit, and as a social worker in Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls. She has provided counseling to children, adolescents and adults on a wide range of mental health issues including response to traumatic events, relationship building and parenting skills.

SHRAGI CHAFETZ, LMSW

CLINICIAN

Shragi Chafetz is a licensed psychotherapist. He received his Master’s in Social Work from Long Island University, where he graduated with honors. He then went on to obtain post-graduate training at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Shragi has also pursued training and consultation in Exposure Therapy, Trauma Treatment, and Play Therapy Modalities such as Sand Play Therapy and Art Therapy. Shragi played an integral role in post-Hurricane Sandy resilience and recovery programs in Long Island, where he implemented assessment and treatment planning services for school aged children who were affected by the storm. Most recently, Shragihas worked with children and families in the Five Towns communities, where he has facilitated support groups for children coping with divorce and initiated anti-bullying programs. Shragi believes strongly in using interdisciplinary collaboration with school faculty members, teachers, and parents in order to create the best possible support system for the success of his school-aged clients. Shragi’s empathetic and non-judgmental perspective helps his clients feel accepted and cared for throughout treatment.

MICHAL SIMON, LMSW, CFLE

CLINICIAN

Michal Simon is a licensed psychotherapist and family life educator. She completed her Master’s in Social Work at Adelphi University. She received her B.A. from Queens College, where she majored in Psychology and Family & Consumer Sciences. Michal then went on to obtain certification as a Family Life Educator by the National Council on Family Relations. Michal has worked with families at New York University Medical Center’s Child Study Center, where she used Parent Child-Interaction Therapy to improve parent-child relationships. Most recently, Michal pursued one year of post-graduate training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and has found the modality to be very effective with clients of all ages. She is also proficient in the use of Sand Play therapy and finds it very valuable in her work with children experiencing a range of challenges.  She looks forward to continuing to treat clients with evidence-based practice and a client-centered approach. Trust and compassion are the guiding elements in her successful therapeutic relationships. Each client is treated as the expert on his or herself and is given practical tools to cope with life's challenges. Michal's goal is to get to know each client and create an individualized plan to work on personal challenges and obstacles.

Rebecca Jerozolim, LMSW

CLINICIAN

Rebecca Jerozolim received her Master’s in Social Work from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work and is currently completing a PhD in Psychology. Rebecca also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Queens College with a dual major in Psychology and Sociology. Rebecca has experience working in outpatient mental health clinics in various communities with varying aged clientele. She has been working in private schools for the past 5 years. In addition to her work in private schools Rebecca is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-working with children who have a history of trauma induced anxiety
and behaviors. Rebecca has run various support groups for children and adults of all ages on topics such as grief and bereavement, self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and executive function management. She is skilled at working with parents, siblings, administration, and educators in order to support children in meeting their potential. Rebecca is experienced at helping children to find their inner strength and learn to believe in their own ability to blossom, grow, and thrive.

Orly Gross

Case Manager

Orly Gross graduated Summa Cum Laude from Touro College with a B.A. in psychology, where she was awarded excellence in psychology.  She is currently pursuing a doctorate in psychology in Hofstra University's School-Community Psychology Psy.D. program. Orly has completed training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and multiple forms of Play Therapy, including Art Therapy and Sand Play Therapy. She has managed cases and facilitated treatment of childhood trauma and dissociation. Orly has taught social-emotional skills to early elementary school students, empowering them with tools to enhance their interpersonal communication and resolve conflicts more effectively. She collaborates with local schools as a liaison between clients and therapists, conducting school observations and scoring psychometric tests. Orly's strong communication skills and natural empathy enables her to connect with children and families as they celebrate their successes.

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  • OFFICE

    504A Central Ave
    Cedarhurst, NY 

    PARKING
    municipal lot behind the building.

    TEAM

    Sara Gluck, PhD, LCSW 
    516-405-0362 // drsaragluck@gmail.com
    Additional Location: 1619 3rd Ave, Suite #2
                                                  New York, NY 10128

    Karen Herrmann, LCSW 
    516-366-4188  // karenherrmann@gmail.com

    Dvorah Levy, LCSW
    516-660-7157 // dvorah.levy@yahoo.com

    Motti Shanet, LCSW 347-620-4769  // shanetmotti@yahoo.com

    Michal Simon, LMSW, CFLE 
    516-986-8202 // m.simon.therapy@gmail.com

    Shragi Chafetz, LMSW
    516-405-5477 // shragi.c@gmail.com

    Rebecca Jerozolim, LMSW
    516-253-5523 // Rebecca.5twc@gmail.com

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