• Meet our Team

    Meet our Team

    Leo Massey (He/Him)

    Is our compassionate and dedicated community outreach coordinator. He is also currently an LMSW student at Columbia University with a specialization in DBT. Leo is commonly the first point of contact for interested new patients and he often will discuss our practice policies, specializations, and availability so that you can see if SMP is the best fit for you. He can also help answer any insurance questions you might have and help you find out if these sessions will be covered by your out of network benefits. A man of many trades, Leo is our therapist match maker and can set you up with a consultation or intake with the best fit for you. If for some reason our practice is not a good fit, he will help you find treatment that can better suite your needs.

    You can schedule a complimentary consultation with Leo by emailing lmassey@sagemindpsychology.com, or calling (929) 359-3241

    Dr. Rebecca Kason (she/her)

    is the founder and clinical director of SageMind Psychology. Dr. Kason is a clinical psychologist (licensed in NY, NJ, VT, & MA) 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, Private Practice Coaching, DBT, CBT
    • Contact: rkason@sagemindpsychology.com
    • For questions about our programs and getting started: welcome@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Communities I frequently work with: LGBTQIA+, medical professionals, creatives, health-related disorders
    • 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.
    • Availability: Rebecca is currently not accepting new patients as she is heavily involved in supervising the therapists on our team. If you are unsure about which of our therapists would be the best fit for you, you are welcome to schedule a consultation with her or Leo and they will be happy to match you with the best fit.

    Dr. Stacy Beach (she/her)

    Stacy 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
    • Virtual services available for residents of NY and NJ
    • Availability: Stacy is currently open for referrals, same day appointments are available

    Kristin Huffaker (she/her)

    Kristin Huffaker is a Licensed Master Social Worker in New York and Licensed Social Worker in New Jersey, who 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
    • Virtual services available for residents of NY, NJ, and VT
    • Availability: Kristin is currently open for referrals, same day appointments are available

    Caitlyn Roy (she/her)

    is an engaging therapist 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: Career Coaching, Executive Functioning, Social Skills, Couples
    • Contact: croy@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Identities I am particularly experienced with: Neurodiversity, Highly Sensitive Persons, Learning Disorders
    • Virtual services available for residents of NY, NJ, MA, and VT
    • Availability: Caitlyn is currently open for referrals, same day appointments are available

    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 currently a Licensed Master Social Worker in New York.

    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, OCD, Trichotillomania/Excoriation Disorder, trauma
    • Contact: pscrofani@sagemindpsychology.com
    • Identities I am particularly experienced with: children of all ages, adults, chronic pain, parents, recently divorced
    • Virtual services available for residents of NY
    • In person availability at 26 Court St in Brooklyn Heights on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
    • Availability: Paige is currently open for referrals, same day appointments are available