At the office of Dr. Angela Reiter and Associates, our dedicated staff are who make our therapy practice so effective.
Our mission to provide an unwavering commitment to our individual patients is what makes us stand out; at Dr. Angela Reiter and Associates in Eastchester, we strive to make a true difference in mental health and overall well-being. Our goal is to not only diagnose certain conditions but to provide effective treatment that brings you peace and comfort.
Whether you are looking for therapy or you would like a mental health evaluation performed, you can rely on one of our experienced doctors to provide you with the specialized treatment and care that you deserve. We believe that through our services we are able to build a long-lasting relationship founded on trust and integrity with each of our patients. We want to get to know you and invite you to get to know us before you begin therapy with us. Read about each of our team members below and get to know them on a more personal level.
Meet Our Team
Ayesha Uddin, Ph.D.
Dr. Uddin has extensive training in cognitive -behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, motivational interviewing, and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She is also trained in conducting comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations used in developing educational and behavioral intervention plans, including IEP plans and 504s. Dr. Uddin has experience working with patients presenting issues including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, PDD, and disruptive behavior disorders. She has a background in working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with emotional regulation, impulsivity, poor problem-solving skills, and interpersonal conflicts.
Dr. Uddin utilizes evidence-based treatments which focus on reducing symptoms by tailoring treatment to an individual’s needs. Her other areas of interest include the development of effective conflict resolution and making healthy adjustments to major life changes.
Dr. Uddin received her B.A. and M.A. in psychology from the City College of New York, and completed her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology from Walden University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Behavioral Health Center of Westchester Medical Center where she provided psychotherapy and psychological assessment to children and adolescent in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Prior to Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Uddin provided clinical services to children, adolescents, and adults at the Family Life Education Center (FLEC) of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She also serves as a part-time faculty at the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Mercy College. Dr. Uddin is also fluent in Bengali & Urdu.
Dr. Uddin also recently completed her CBT-I certification, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia and helps patients beat Insomnia, without expensive prescriptions which can cause harmful side effects.
Liz Byrnes, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Liz Byrnes, LMHC received a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Brooklyn College. Before receiving her masters degree, she received her bachelor’s degree in Art Therapy from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to joining Dr. Angela Reiter and Associates group practice, Liz spent several years at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Westchester, NY, conducting individual and group therapy for people in recovery from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. After some training and experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy at St. Vincent’s, Liz pursued more advanced DBT training through Behavioral Tech: A Linehan Institute Training Company and completed the rigorous DBT Foundational Training. Liz concurrently works as a Mental Health Therapist at Columbus Park [Collaborative] which is Manhattan’s leading outpatient eating disorder treatment center for adults, adolescents and children. At Columbus Park Liz exclusively focuses on treating eating disorders and their co-occurring conditions like depression and anxiety. Working with a multi disciplinary team Liz delivers the best evidence-based treatments available for eating disorders (fully adherent CBT-E and DBT). Liz would describe her therapeutic style as warm, compassionate and creative.
Julie Pappalardo, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Julie Pappalardo, LMHC has a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling and received her license while gaining clinical experience working at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Westchester, NY for several years. During this time she provided group and intensive therapy for adolescents and adults facing a broad range of challenges. These challenges included depression and anxiety disorders, addiction, personality disorders and serious mental illnesses. She provided a collaboration of psychodynamic therapy as well as evidence-based treatments of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Julie has been intensively trained in DBT through Marsha Linehan’s Behavioral Tech trainers. She concurrently works at Columbus Park Behavioral Health, treatment for eating disorders. Her treatment modalities include an integrated style incorporating, behavioral and cognitive therapies with humanistic approaches in an effort to fit the needs of the individual client. She is also a proud member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). Julie strives to create a warm, trusting environment, while delivering evidenced-based treatments in order to maximize outcomes and provide genuine healing and wholeness to individuals.
Rosemarie Faliciano, MHC-LP
Rosemarie Falciano MHC-LP, a mental health therapist that specializes in helping people gain control of their well-being. Working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Helping individuals cope with daily stressors and life-long disorders. I work closely with parents to develop better strategies in helping their child succeed. I assist in IEP and 504 planning for the school year.
My treatment approach utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal skills, mindful techniques, and behavioral intervention. My focus includes assisting in depression, anxiety, mood, and behavioral disorders.
We are excited to announce that we are a site for a Northwestern Counseling student who will offer adult patients free or low-fee individual therapy sessions. Please contact our office to discuss scheduling!
If you have further questions about our staff or our therapy practice, read over our FAQs page or give us a call. If our staff sound like the right fit for your needs, contact us for your free 15-minute consultation and schedule your first appointment!