• Meet our Team

    Meet our Team

    Alexis- Outreach Coordinator

    Hi everyone my name is Alexis (she/her) and I’m so happy that you’ve made it to our page! I am the outreach coordinator here at Sage Mind Psychology. A part of my goal is to match you with the therapist that’ll be your best fit and answer any questions you may have. I adore the field of psychology and therapy, I would like to be apart of helping you find the care and service that you need. A little bit about me is that I love the outdoors, creating art, organizing, spending time with my family, shopping, and reading.

    Communities our practice frequently works with: All of our therapists are highly trained in working with clients that struggle with emotion dysregulation and impulsivity. They are experienced in working with children, teens, parents, and adults. We commonly treat self harm, suicidal ideation, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, parent-child conflict, the 2E population, and trauma. Our entire team is LGBTQIA affirming and neurodiversity informed.

    You can schedule a complimentary consultation with Alexis by emailing info@sagemindpsychology.com or you can  call her at (631) 714-2024

    Dr. Rebecca Kason- Founder & Executive Director

    Dr. Rebecca Kason (she/her) is the founder and executive director of SageMind Psychology. Dr. Kason is a clinical psychologist  who earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Long Island University. She completed an APA accredited internship at Mount Sinai Services, where she gained extensive experience treating children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her concentrations included Dialectical Behavior Therapy and play therapy. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the importance of family inclusion in child therapy.

    Specializing in Dialectical and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dr. Kason has had great success in the treatment of clients struggling with emotion dysregulation, behavioral disorders, interpersonal difficulty, family conflict, anxiety, depression, and phobias. She passionate about creating a space that is inclusive and affirming for all of her clients. Dr. Kason’s approach empowers clients to improve the quality of their lives by changing patterns in their thoughts, feelings, emotional, and relational response. She has delivered evidence-based interventions across school, hospital, clinic, and research settings. She is dedicated to supporting her team so that they can thrive as therapists and provide top-notch, personalized care.

    • Specialties: Supervision, Diagnostic Assessment, DBT, CBT, Private Practice Coaching
    • Contact: rkason@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Communities I frequently work with: LGBTQIA+, medical professionals, creatives, health-related disorders, young adults, parents
    • Availability: Rebecca has limited availability for day time virtual appointments and treats residence of NY, NJ, VT, & MA

    Dr. Stacy Beach- Director of Clinical Training

    Stacy Beach (she/her) is a licensed  clinical psychologist and the director of clinical training at SageMind Psychology. Dr Beach earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Pace University and holds her masters of science in education (MSed) in School Psychology. Stacy is experienced in providing evidence-based practice to treat children, adolescents, adults, and families in many different settings, including schools, major hospital systems, and outpatient clinics. She has worked with clients who present with a variety of difficulties, including mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD and behavioral challenges, trauma, and medical diagnoses.

    In addition to providing individual therapy, Stacy has worked with parents in many capacities, and has particular expertise in infant and maternal mental health. Stacy provides therapy in various modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and play therapy.

    Stacy offers a warm and empathic environment for clients to explore all areas of their lives, and focuses on meeting her clients where they are in the therapeutic space. She encourages her clients to use the therapeutic relationship as a way to discover their strengths and learn new ways to grow and adapt to the changes and challenges that come their way.

    • Specialties: Early Childhood, Trauma, Anxiety and Mood Disorders
    • Contact: sbeach@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Communities I frequently work with: Religious Minorities, New Parents, First- and Second- Generation Immigrants
    • Availability: Stacy is currently open for referrals, same day appointments. She is licensed in NY as well as over 40 states through psypact- AL, AZ, AR, CO, CNMI, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MD, MI, MN, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and WY

    Caitlyn Roy

    Caitlyn Roy (she/her) is an engaging Licensed Master Social Worker who graduated Magna Cum Laude from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work Program. Caitlyn is passionate about redefining the therapy experience for her clients by integrating a holistic, whole-person approach with evidence-based interventions and tools.

    Caitlyn has significant experience working with children and teens, as well as their parents. She has particular expertise treating Anxiety, Depression, ASD, Social Skills, School Refusal, and low self-esteem. Caitlyn believes that those who are struggling are more than their story or circumstances, and works alongside her clients for them to begin constructing a healthier outlook and improved behavioral patterns. It is Caitlyn’s mission for her clients to feel seen, heard, and validated in their therapeutic experience. Caitlyn understands that every person and family has a story, and she welcomes you to share yours, without judgement. She’s glad that you found your way here.

    • Specialties: Executive Functioning, Social Skills, Couples, School Refusal
    • Contact: croy@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Identities I am particularly experienced with: Neurodiversity, Highly Sensitive Persons, Learning Disorders
    • Availability: Caitlyn is currently openfor referrals, same day appointments are available to residents of NY, NJ, MA, and VT

    Kristin Huffaker- Lead Therapist, Child & Adolescent Intensive Programs

    Kristin Huffaker (she/her) is a Licensed Master Social Worker and the lead therapist who oversees our Child and Adolescent intensive programs. These include our Intensive Outpatient DBT program as well as our Summer intensive programs. Kristin earned her degree in Clinical Practice with Children and Families from Monmouth University. She specializes in serving children, adolescents, teenagers, young adults, and their families.

    Kristin is experienced working with clients who present a variety of social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties such as anxiety, depression, attention deficits, emotional dysregulation, interpersonal relationships, and family conflicts. In her practice, Kristin employs a combination of methodologies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) under a strength-based, person-centered, trauma-informed lens to help her clients find effective treatment.

    Kristin provides a safe, non-judgmental and affirmative space for all clients to feel supported in achieving their goals. As a therapist, her goal is to collaboratively explore a balance between acceptance and change to navigate life’s challenges. She feels that being authentic, empathic, and compassionate sets a foundation for clients to feel comfortable connecting and sharing their story. Kristin encourages her clients to show up for themselves each day and is always by their side cheering them on.

    • Specialties: Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Attention Deficits
    • Contact: khuffaker@sagemindpsychology.com (914) 747-6157
    • Identities I am particularly experienced with: Children and Teens, LGBTQIA+, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
    • Availability: Kristin is currently open for referrals, same day virtualappointments are available to residents of NY, NJ, and VT

    Paige Scrofani

    Paige Scrofani (she/her) is a therapist who graduated Summa Cum Laude from New York University Silver School of Social Work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York and New Jersey. Paige received specialized postgraduate training in EMDR and DBT. These trainings were led by experts in the field.

    Paige has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and their families in outpatient and school settings. Paige has expertise working with clients who experience a range of challenges, including, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma. Paige has a certification in Trauma Informed Clinical Practice from New York University Silver School of Social Work. She utilizes an integrative approach to individualize treatment, drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and play therapy modalities.

    Paige believes in the value of the therapeutic relationship as the key to successful therapy outcomes. She offers a safe and warm environment, utilizing humor and genuineness to support clients in allowing themselves to feel uncomfortable in order to grow. Paige wants her clients to feel supported and like they are making meaningful change during every session.

    • Specialties: Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Trauma (EMDR certified)
    • Contact: pscrofani@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Identities I am particularly experienced with: children of all ages, adults, chronic pain, parents, recently divorced
    • Availability: Paige is currently open for referrals. She has in person availability at 26 Court St in Brooklyn Heights as well as virtual availability for residents of NY and NJ

    Meg Hudon

    Meg Hudon (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who graduated from Silberman School of Social Work where she earned her degree in Clinical Practice with Children and Families. Meg has worked with children of all ages and their caregivers for over ten years using various therapeutic interventions including non-directive and directive play therapy, and Child-Parent Psychotherapy.

    She has treated children and adults with a variety of presenting issues including anxiety, depression, and PTSD among other socio-emotional/ behavioral challenges.

    Meg prioritizes building authentic relationships characterized by trust and safety so the true work can begin. Meg believes that given the right environment, all individuals have the capacity for growth and change within them. It’s her job to help facilitate this growth by creating a healing centered environment and providing some additional tools and skills along the way. Together, you and Meg will work to identify your goals and collaborate to build your capacity for joy, connectedness, and resilience.

    • Specialties: Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Trauma
    • Contact: mhudon@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Identities I am particularly experienced with: children of all ages, parents, and trauma survivors
    • In person availability at 26 Court St in Brooklyn Heights

    Julia Rubens 

    Julia Rubens (she/her) is a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW) who graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice, where she completed a specialization in Child Welfare. She currently works with children, families, and adolescents across all ages, through modalities of directive and non-directive play therapy, as well as trauma-informed Psychotherapy.

    In her clinical practice, Julia specializes in child and teenage anxiety and depression, grief and loss, anger management skills, high conflict divorce, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and relational conflict.

    She is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Trans-Sensitive Play therapy, and Complex Grief Work.

    Julia brings her warmth, humor, and unconditional acceptance to every session, and acts as a guide to understanding your experiences, challenges, and entire self through a combination of talking, playing, and role-playing. She works closely with parents and caregivers to provide a family-inclusive and client-centered therapeutic experience, which she has found helps clients develop and thrive in the therapeutic setting.

    She understands that therapy can feel intimidating and nerve wracking (especially for children and teens!), and is here to help make the experience as calm, comfortable, and supportive as possible.

    Julia looks forward to helping you reach your full potential, develop the strengths that you already possess, and to being a part of your journey.

    • Specialties: Anxiety and Depression, High Conflict Divorce, Relational Conflict, Trauma
    • Contact: info@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Identities I am particularly experienced with: Children and Teens of Divorce, LGBTQIA+, Neurodiversity
    • Availability: Julia is currently open for referrals with a start date of August 18th. She has in person availability at 26 Court St in Brooklyn Heights as well as virtual availability for residents of NY and PA.

    Dr. Amber Cope 

    Dr. Cope (she/her) is a limited-permit clinical psychologist at SageMind Psychology. Dr. Cope earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Long Island University Brooklyn, as well as her masters of arts in psychology. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, families, and young adults across various community and clinical settings.

    Dr. Cope has experience in treating a wide range of psychological challenges, including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, and attention and social deficits. She is particularly adept at working with families with histories of trauma, parents navigating complex dynamics, and young individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, and ADHD. She employs a blend of evidence-based approaches tailored to each client’s unique needs. She draws from psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral techniques, mindfulness practices, and trauma-informed methodologies to create a comprehensive treatment plan. Dr. Cope believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship and strives to create a warm, accepting environment where clients feel safe to explore their challenges and strengths.

    Dr. Cope is committed to empowering her clients to develop resilience and discover their innate capacity for growth. She views therapy as a collaborative journey, working alongside her clients to identify goals, build coping skills, and foster meaningful change. Her approach is both compassionate and practical, helping clients not only understand their experiences but also develop concrete strategies for navigating life’s complexities. She welcomes individuals and families from all backgrounds, believing that everyone deserves a space where they can feel heard, validated, and supported on their path to emotional well-being.

    • Specialties: Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, and Attention and Social Deficits
    • Contact: info@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Communities I frequently work with: Families with histories of trauma, parents, and  children through young adults experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, and ADHD.
    • Availability: Dr. Cope has open availability beginning October 15th. She has in person availability in Brooklyn Heights as well as virtual availability for residents of NY and NJ