We are a group of mental health professionals committed to providing high quality Cognitive Therapy and working diligently with our clients to help solve problems and improve psychological well-being.
Founded in 2005, NYCTWC is a group private practice specializing in the treatment of mental health issues. Our team of therapists has years of experience helping individuals, couples, and families overcome a wide range of mental health issues.
We believe that everyone has the potential for growth and change, and that therapy can help unlock that potential. At New York Cognitive, we pride ourselves on our commitment to using the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model to help clients improve their lives.
PRIDE @ NYCTWC produces a quarterly newsletter on topics of interest related to diversity and mental health awareness.
B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., PhD, Hofstra University
Dr. Lancaster is the co-director of New York Cognitive Therapy and Wellness Center . She is a NYS licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety and depression in adolescents and adults. Dr. Lancaster's primary research interests are in the area of academic integrity, the etiology and prevention of panic disorder, and the teaching of psychology. She is also a professor at St. Francis College where she teaches courses in experimental psychology, introduction to psychological research, psychology of the exceptional child and a clinical and counseling seminar. She also supervises doctoral candidates from various area colleges. She has presented research at both regional and national conferences.
B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., PsyD, Hofstra University
Dr. Poveromo is a NYS licensed psychologist and co-director of New York Cognitive Therapy and Wellness Center. She is skilled in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to adolescents, adults, and the elderly with depression, anxiety, and body image issues and has a great deal of experience in counseling clients in the LGBTQ+ community. In addition, she has completed a certificate program in smoking cessation. Dr. Poveromo received training in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings and has provided services to several Long Island school districts. Her research interests include media effects on body dissatisfaction and how social comparison contributes to body image distortion.